4 Day Mt Sabinyo hiking safari
This 4 Day Mt Sabinyo hiking safari takes you to the southwestern part of Uganda for amazing outdoor adventure. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the mountainous region of Kisoro on this Uganda hiking safari.
At 3,669 meters above sea level, Mt Sabinyo offers some of the best hiking adventures in Uganda. The mountain is located in Mgahinga gorilla national park and is one of the 3 mountain ranges that make up the park. The others include; Mt Muhabura and Mt Gahinga. The summit of mount Sabinyo is shared by the three countries of Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. On this Uganda hiking safari, you will get to relax and enjoy the serenity of Lake Bunyonyi after the hike.
4 Day Mt Sabinyo hiking safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Mt Sabinyo.
After a short briefing, you will have an early departure for the mountain ranges. Driving along the Kampala-Masaka highway, you will make a breakfast stop at the equator. Here, you will be able to take some photos at the equator monument before proceeding on your Uganda mountaineering and hiking safari. We will have another lunch break in Kabale before embarking on the last leg of this drive. The rolling hills of Kabale offer spectacular views of Lake Bunyonyi and terraced hills. On arrival, you will check into the lodge, relax as you prepare for your hike up the mountain.
Day 2: Hike Mt Sabinyo.
After an early breakfast, you will depart the lodge for the park headquarters. You will carry a packed lunch and plenty of drinking water as this hike is a whole day’s hike. At the park headquarters, you will be briefed about the park and the hike to the top. You will accompanied by rangers and you can hire porters in case you need someone to carry your supplies. The day hike takes up to 8 hours depending on your level of fitness. The summit marks the border of Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. The hike has rare but amazing wildlife sightings of buffalo, forest Elephants and golden monkeys. After the hike, your guide will pick up and transfer you to your hotel for the evening and night.
Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
After a much needed recovery night, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi on this day of your 4 Day Mt Sabinyo hiking safari. This short drive is scenic with amazing views of all the 3 mountains of Muhabura, Sabinyo and Gahinga. On arrival, you will enjoy a relaxing boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi, exploring the different islands on the lake. Here, you will learn of the deep history like Sharp’s island, leprosy colony and Punishment Island. After the island tour, you will check into your lodge in time for lunch. The free afternoon on the lake will allow you to relax and enjoy the beauty of Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 4: Transfer to Kampala.
On the last day of this 4 Day Mt Sabinyo hiking safari, you will have an early breakfast and check out of the lodge. You will then transfer to Kampala with a lunch break at the Igongo cultural center. On arrival in Kampala, your guide will drop you at your residence, hotel or airport. This will mark the end of your 4 Day Mt Sabinyo hiking safari.