Mgahinga National Park, covering an area of 33 sq km is found in South Western Uganda, about 14 km from Kisoro town. The park is occupied by rare mountain gorillas, whose trekking is the major activity. This gorilla habitat is in Kisoro district, where tracking takes place in the plentifully forested Virunga Volcanoes.
Tour Prices – per Person
$2265 (1 Person)
$1845 (2 People)
$1635 (3 People)
$1415 (4 People +)
including 1 gorilla permit per person
The Safari Itinerary to Mgahinga National Park
Day 1: Kampala to Kisoro
Drive a distance of 540 km from Kampala to Kisoro and have your overnight at Mgahinga Safari Lodge or Travelers rest.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Mgahinga Forest
After an early morning breakfast, the guide will lead you through the gorilla’s world, explaining features of their ecosystem and behavior.
Gorilla trekking is the most thrilling and remarkable experience that takes one through a thick tropical forest for the whole day. The Nyakagezi group (tourists group) consists of 9 members; 3 adult females, 2 silverbacks, 2 juveniles and 2 infants (tracking can take three to eight hours).
This exercise can be tiresome, so one has to be in good physical shape. It is prudent that you wear good foothold shoes, suitable for mud-covered places and carry binoculars for easy sightseeing. Spend overnight and dinner at Mgahinga Safari Lodge or Travelers Rest.
Day 3: Departure for Kampala
Have an early dawn breakfast and drive back to Kampala to your accommodation for overnight and dinner. Take a lunch stop in Masaka Town at Brovad Hotel, then proceed to Kampala, where you will arrive in the evening. End of Gorilla Tracking in Mgahinga National Park.