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3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari

Bordering Rwanda & Congo, 14 km's from Kisoro Town - Uganda

(Our 3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari is a short vacation to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park located 540 kilometers Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda for Gorilla Tracking which is the main activity in the Park.)

 

 
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3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari - Uganda

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3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari journeys to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park located 540 kilometers Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda, which is an 8-hour drive going through Kabale.

 

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has about 39 mammal and 79 bird species. Animals like elephants, leopards, buffalos and warthogs/ bush pig are rarely seen at the park. But the most famous and common inhabitants of the park are the mountain gorillas.

 

Gorilla Tracking is the most thrilling tourist activity in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The habituated gorilla in this park is called the Nyakagezi, which consists of 9 members, 2 silverbacks, 3 adult females, 2 juveniles and 2 infants. It is an intensive experience that can last a day long. The tour guide leads you through the gorilla's world, explaining comprehensively ecological and behavioral aspects of the gorillas.

 

Whereas chances are high that you will the gorillas, this is not guaranteed. Gorillas by nature wild creatures with no fixed routine and finding them requires the skill and experience of your trackers and guides as well as luck by your side on that day.

 

The trackers and guides have helped to habituate the gorilla groups and know them intimately. They will take you to the area where they left the gorillas the day before.

 

Before leaving they may be able to suggest how long the hike might be. While walking, please feel free to ask guides to slow down if they are going too fast and if you need a rest. Feel free to stop and look at birds or flowers, the guide will ensure that you don't get left behind.

 

The exercise can be tiresome, so better you are fit physically and please wear shoes with good traction ideal for steep muddy slopes and when taking photos dim and flash lights are not allowed since these animals are black in color.

 

 

 

3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari Prices

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Notes

3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari Prices Include:

* Gorilla permits
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Water on board

* Lunch en route
*
Airport transfers

* Entrance fees, taxes
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Full board accommodation
*
English speaking Driver/Guide
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Ground transportation by 4x4 tourist Land Cruiser


3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari Prices Exclude:

* Drinks and tips
* International Flights
* Tourist insurance/ local health insurance
* Entrance visas: Uganda 50 US Dollars directly from Entebbe International Airport

 

 

 

3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari - Uganda Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Drive to Mgahinga National Park
Our professional safari driver guide will pick you up at 0700 Hours from your hotel after breakfast and depart by road driving to the south-western part of Uganda via Kibale town.

 

Time permitting you may have a break at the Equator for photography. The scenic journey will take you past Lake Mburo where you may have a chance of seeing zebras grazing and incredible long horned cattle alongside the road.

 

Our lunch break will be at Mbarara town then proceed to Kabale, Kisoro and finally reach the Park in the evening. Check in into your preferred lodge for dinner and an overnight.

 

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Nkuringo Safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation : Mount Mgahinga Lodge
Mid range Accommodation : Travelers Rest Hotel

Meal Plan: (Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Mgahinga National Park (Gorilla Tracking)
After breakfast, you will have for a short briefing followed by registration for gorilla tracking. The tracking takes a while as searching for these great apes is like going for fishing.

 

It’s recommended to pack a light lunch and water. Some levels of fitness are necessary in order to do the walking through the thick jungle and thick forest. Gorillas will be heard grumbling to each other in thick forest.

 

It is such the most breathtaking wildlife experience on earth. Other primates can also be seen include golden monkey, black and white colobus monkey. Later you will return back to the lodge in time for lunch followed by some rest time.

 

In the afternoon you may opt to for guided walk and visit the Garama cave which is 342 metre long and 14 deep. It’s one of the caves where the Batwa lived and fought their neighbors the Bantu although it’s now inhabited by bats. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight.

 

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Nkuringo Safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation : Mount Mgahinga Lodge
Mid range Accommodation : Travelers Rest Hotel

Meal Plan: (Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking/ Hiking
After a leisure breakfast depart by road back to Kampala/ Entebbe making a stop at Mbarara Hotel for lunch.

 

Meal Plan: (Breakfast & Lunch}

 


 

Booking & Reservations for 3 Days/ 2 Nights Mgahinga National Park Road Safari - Uganda

Booking Office Tel: + 254 (0) 20 2437871
Mobile : + 254 (0) 721242711

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

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