3 Days Mount Sabinyo Hiking safari tour
3 Days Mount Sabinyo Hiking safari tour is one of the shortest volcano hiking safaris carried out in Uganda the pearl of Africa. Mount Sabinyo is situated between Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo though the only adventurous part is found in Uganda thus hikers have to visit Uganda in order to enjoy the fascinating ascending and descending of Mount Sabinyo. Mount Sabinyo is as well, one of the 8 volcanoes in Virunga massif that are well distributed with Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Mount Sabinyo obtained its name from the nature and its shape which is made like the worn out old man’s teeth. This 3 days mount Sabinyo hiking safari tour starts and ends in Kampala Uganda though it’s also possible to start from Kigali for travelers who need short distance drives.
Highlights of 3 days mount Sabinyo hiking safari tour
- Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park- stopover at the Equator
- Day 2: Hike mount Sabinyo (Ascend and descend)
- Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala for departures
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park
Transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park: On day 1 of 3 days mount Sabinyo hiking safari tour, you will be met by our company representative in Kampala or Entebbe who will pick you and brief you about how this 3 days adventure in Uganda the pearl of Africa will be conducted as you embark on a road drive to Mgahinga gorilla national park situated in south western part of Uganda. The first stopover will be at the equator for you to stretch and take some photographs as well as experiments after which you will proceed to Mbarara city for lunch before proceeding with your drive to Mgahinga gorilla national park a home to one and only Nyakagezi Gorilla family that has been habituated for trekking on a daily basis by 8 persons per day. Expect to arrive at the park late in the evening then check in your reserved lodge for dinner and overnight sleep.
Meal plan: Lunch and dinner
Day 2: Hike mount sabinyo (Ascend and descend)
Hike mount sabinyo: After breakfast on day 2 of 3 days mount Sabinyo Hiking safari tour, pack all that you require for a successful hike including enough water for drinking, snacks, appropriate attire including water proof hiking boots, long sleeved attire, a rain jacket and may other without forgetting a lunch box then meet your safari driver to be transferred to Ntebeko for briefing which is the first thing done before starting the hike. During briefing, you will be offered a walking stick then ensure that you hire a porter to assist in carrying the back pack during the hike. After briefing, you will start the hike through the swamps and proceed to ascend through thick vegetation cover filled with Bamboo forest where you will be able to spot some wildlife mammals including Elephants, Gorillas sometimes, golden monkeys, and lots of bird species that thrill in Mgahinga gorilla national park. Proceed the hike via the Sub Alpine region with few scattered trees where you will be able to spot more of the bird life as you approach the summit. Upon arrival at the summit, you will be rewarded with a stunning view of 3 beautiful countries within Virunga massif including Uganda the pearl of Africa itself, Rwanda the land of a thousand hills and Democratic Republic of Congo. Is the climatic conditions are favorable, you will have a golden opportunity of viewing both Lake Kivu in Rwanda as well as Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda, the ranges of Mountain Rwenzori as well as some of the volcanos in Virunga massif that are situated nearby Mount Sabinyo. After spending some time at the top of Mount Sabinyo, descend back to Ntebeko where your safari driver will be waiting to drive you back to your lodge for dinner and overnight. Descending is more fun and less tiresome than ascending thus you will just be sliding while overlooking lots of attractions ahead.
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala for departures
Drive back to Kampala: After breakfast on day 3 of 3 days Mount Sabinyo hiking safari tour, check out of the lodge and meet your safari driver to start the drive back to Kampala the capital city of Uganda with an enroute lunch in Mbarara city. After lunch move on with your drive to Kampala where you will arrive in evening hours. You may either be dropped off at a hotel in Kigali or direct at Kigali international airport to catch a night flight.
Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch
END OF 3 DAYS MOUNT SABINYO HIKING SAFARI TOUR
Inclusive in this 3 days mount sabinyo hiking tour
- Mount Sabinyo hiking permit
- Kigali pickup and drop off
- A 4×4 safari vehicle
- An English speaking safari guide/ driver
- Enough bottled drinking water throughout the trip
- Meals and Accommodation as per itinerary
Exclusive in this 3 days mount Sabinyo hiking tour
- International travel Visa and flight air ticket
- Porter fees
- Life insurance
- Laundry fees
- Alcoholic drinks, juices and other beverages
- All other expenses of personal nature such as cigar, emails, airtime and many more.