Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga National Park in Uganda
Take a 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Tour in South Western Uganda. Mgahinga National Park is 14km from Kisoro town covering about 33 square kilometers in the district of Kisoro whose inhabitants are Bafumbira. The park is habituated by the rare mountain gorillas making it much conducive for the primate tours. Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are the only wildlife reserves in Uganda inhabited by the gorillas.
A Complete Gorilla Safari Package
Day 1: Kampala to Kisoro Town
In the morning after breakfast, depart from Kampala, Uganda’s Capital city to Kisoro which is about 540 km. You drive through Mpigi, Masaka, Lyantonde, Mbarara (lunch stop), Ntungamo and finally arrive in Kisoro in the afternoon. Overnight at Mgahinga Safari Lodge and Travelers’ Rest.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga.
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and shortly after, the guide leads you through the gorilla’s world, clearing up aspects of their ecosystem and behavior. Gorilla trekking is the most thrilling and extraordinary experience that might take one through a thick tropical forest for a whole day.
Tracking Mgahinga gorillas can take three to eight hours. The trekking activity may be tiresome and therefore needs visitors who can strongly walk for some time. It is wise that you to wear good foothold shoes suitable for mud-covered places and carry binoculars for straightforward visualization. Overnight at Mgahinga Safari Lodge and Kisoro Travellers Hotel.
Day 3: Depart Back to Kampala
After a morning breakfast, head back to Kampala. Lunch in Masaka and have a brief stop t the Uganda for a few photo shots and handicraft shopping.
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