9-Day Volcano Primate Trekking
By Road

9 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.activity. 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

Drive Entebbe to Kisoro via

the Equator and Mbarara

Travellers Rest

Full Board
Day 3

Hike Mt Sabinyo/ Mt

Muhavura/ Mt Gahinga

Travellers Rest

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 and continuation by

car to QENP

Kasenyi Safari Camp

Full Board
Day 8

Queen Elizabeth NP: Morning

Chimps Trekking and boat

safari in Kazinga Channel

Kasenyi Safari Camp

Full Board
Day 9

Drive to Entebbe, Outbound

Flight

Papyrus Guest House

Day Use

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