3 Day Mgahinga Gorilla trekking Safari


3 Day Mgahinga Gorilla trekking Safari

Our 3 Day Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari will take you to Mgahinga National Park insouth western Uganda. Small and still marginalized by tourists and tour operator,Mgahinga National Park is the only park in Uganda where mountain gorillasco-existwith Golden monkeys hence a saying that its where “Gold meets silver”. EncounterAfrica Safaris organizes gorilla tours to Mgahinga and our 3 Day Mgahinga gorillatrekking safari is meant for those who do not have enough time on their disposal butwant to trek mountain gorillas. Our 3 Day Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari starts andends in Entebbe with stops at the equator crossing for photography

Tour Summary

You’ll go to Uganda Uganda

This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)

You’ll visitMgahinga National Park

Activities:gorilla tracking

Gettingaround:open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day canbearranged for extra cost

Things To Consider

Accommodation is Inclusive

Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group

Tour Can Depart any day

Tour can be customized

Solo travelers can join this tour

Age Limit: 15 years and above

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    Schedule Details

    Day 1: Start your 3 Day Mgahinga gorilla trekking Safari

    You will be picked from your overnight hotel in Entebbe or Kampala by our driver guidewho will brief you about your trip, make sure that you have all the necessary gear andpaper work. You will then drive to Mgahinga National Park in southwestern Uganda withsome stopovers at Mpambire royal drum makers to witness how drums are made fromskins and wood. You will then proceed to the Equator crossing and then to Mbarara townfor Lunch at Agip Motel or Igongo Cultural Center depending on the time at your disposal.After lunch you will take a scenic drive to Kisoro district starting with theflat lands ofNtungamo, and the rolling hills of Kabale to terraced hills and meandering roads toKisoroDistrick. You will arrive in time for a short relaxation, dinner and overnight at thelodge.

    Drivetime:Approximately 9-10 hours

    MealPlan: Lunch andDinner

    Lodging: Kisoro Travellers Rest Inn

    Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga

    After an early breakfast, our driver will drive you to Mgahinga National Parkheadquarters arriving in time for briefing. Before briefing, your passport details will berequired to make sure that you are eligible to trek mountain gorillas. This will be followedby briefing from one of the UWA rangers about gorilla trekking, dos and don’ts andinstructions to be followed on the trek, with the gorillas and after the trek. You will thenbe led to the forest to search for the mountain gorillas. Mgahinga National Park has onlyone habituated mountain gorilla family called Nyakagezi which used to move betweenRwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Mgahinga National Park but it is now permanentlyresident in Uganda. Once you find Nyakagezi Family, you will be allowed one hour withthe gorillas and then return back to the Lodge for your overnight

    MealPlan: Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner

    Lodging:Kisoro Traveller’s Rest Inn.

    Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe International Airport

    After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport for yourlate departure flight out marking the end of your 3 day Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari