3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Tour
The 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Tour allow you trek the amazing mighty apes in their natural environment to have very close encounters with them in one of the most thrilling places in Uganda. The park encloses three out of the eight Virunga volcanoes.
Mgahinga national park is one of the only four lucky national parks in Africa that are homes to the endangered mountain gorillas. Located in southwestern Uganda at the border of Uganda Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the Virunga ranges, Mgahinga national park is a home to more than 300 mountain gorillas.
TRIP HIGHLIGHTS of 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Tour
- Day 1: Travel to Mgahinga national park
- Day 2: Gorilla trekking and the Batwa community trail
- Day 3: Travel back to Kampala
Day 1: Travel to Mgahinga national park
On arrival at the airport, or early morning, be picked by our knowledgeable driver guide from the lodge where you will have spent the previous night. Be briefed about the whole trip and immediately start travelling to the park. Have the first stopover at Kayabwe for a photo session at the Uganda equator. From here proceed to Mbarara the town of milk and honey for lunch. Embark on the safari vehicle till Mgahinga national park. The journey offers stunning views of the Virunga ranges. Arrival will be in the evening just for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
After an early breakfast, the driver guide will pick you up and drive to the park headquarters for briefing at 8am and then tracking. You will walk through the forest, in slippery trails, with just support from the walking stick and tree branches, meet the gorillas and spend one magical hour with them, watching them carry on their daily lives and taking many pictures as you want as long as the camera doesn’t have a flash.
After the tracking, you will drive back to the lodge for hot lunch and relaxing and later in the afternoon do the Batwa community trial, here you will interact with the native inhabitant of the forests who were forced out of the forests and had to start a new life out the forests. Hidden treasures of information are discovered. Evening relaxation at the lodge as waiting for dinner and preparing to embark on our return journey.
Day 3: Travel back to Kampala
In the morning, have breakfast and check out of the lodge to travel back to Kampala. That will be the end of the three days gorilla safari in Uganda.
PRICE INCLUSIONS of the 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Tour
- Gorilla permit
- Drinking water
- Guiding fees
- All activities as per the itinerary
EXCLUSIONS are; Visas, Air tickets, Souvenirs, Optional activities, Other kinds of drinks like beers, Night outings.