7-Day Flying Volcano Primate Trekking

7 Days START ENTEBBE, UGANDA END ENTEBBE, UGANDA

The Virunga Mountains, which are a chain of volcanoes along the northern border of Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda. The mountain range consists of eight major volcanoes. Most of them are dormant, except Mount Nyiragongo 3,462 meters (11,358 ft) and Mount Nyamuragira 3,063 meters (10,049 ft), both in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Recent eruptions occurred in 2006 and in January, 2010. Mount Karisimbi is the highest volcano at 4,507 meters (14,787 ft).

The oldest mountain is Mount Sabinyo, which rises 3,634 meters (11,923 ft.) above sea level.

Nkuringo Walking Safaris arranges day treks to the peaks of the Virunga Volcanoes along the border of Uganda.

These include Mt. Muhavura, Mt. Gahinga and Mt. Sabinyo. All treks are led by a National Parks Ranger and one of our Nkuringo Walking Safaris guides.

Highlights:

  • Scale the heights of majestic Virunga Volcanoes.
  • Unforgettable encounter with the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Meet, explore and learn from the local communities
  • Support sustainable tourism initiatives

Specially created for:

  • Nature lovers
  • Primates lovers
  • Walking enthusiasts
  • Adventure travellers

Your Safari at a Glance

Day Routes/activities Accommodation Meal Plan
Day 1 Arrival in Entebbe and
transfer to the Guest House
– Optional Exc. to Mabamba
Swamps
Papyrus Guest House Bed & Breakfast
Day 2 AeroLink Flight
Entebbe/Kisoro. Optional
Community Walk
Gahinga Lodge Full Board
Day 3 Hike Mt Sabinyo/ Mt
Muhavura/ Mt Gahinga
Gahinga Lodge Full Board
Day 4 Golden Monkey trekking Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla
Lodge
Full Board
Day 5 Hike & canoe on Lake
Mutanda or community
walk,
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla
Lodge
Full Board
Day 6 Gorilla trekking- Nkuringo
or Rushaga gorilla groups
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla
Lodge
Full Board
Day 7 Hike across Bwindi
Impenetrable Forest to
Buhoma
Mahogany Springs Full Board
Day 8 QENP. Game drive, Ishasha
sector and Kasenyi sector
Kasenyi Safari Camp Full Board
Day 9 Queen Elizabeth NP:
Morning Chimps Trekking
and boat safari in Kazinga
Channel
Kasenyi Safari Camp Full Board
Day 10 Aerolink flight to Entebbe,
Outbound Flight
Papyrus Guest House Full Board

 

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