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4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari

Bordering Rwanda & Congo, 14 kms from Kisoro Town - Uganda

(Our 4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari is an exciting holiday to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park located in the southwestern corner of Uganda about 540 kilometers from Kampala - Uganda's Capital City. Mgahinga Gorilla Park offers activities such as Birding, Cultural visit, Gorilla Tracking, Hiking and Mountain/Volcano Climbing)

 

 
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4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari

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4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari is a gorilla safari adventure taking you for gorilla trekking in Mgahinga National Park situated southwards of Uganda about 540 kilometers from Kampala (Uganda's Capital City)

 

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has 76 identified mammal species, including mountain gorillas, endangered golden monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys, elephants, bushbucks and buffalos. Your guide will know which areas are most frequented by each species of animal.

 

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Birding has over 115 bird species have been recorded here, including several endemic to the Albertine Rift. Rwenzori turacos, handsome francolins, olive woodpeckers and western green tinker birds are among the species you can hope to spot in the forested hillsides.

 

Mgahinga National Park is a full day’s drive from Kampala to Kisoro, and a further 30 minutes to the Park entrance. Kisoro is the nearest town. While it is still warm in the sunshine, Mgahinga’s high altitude means it gets very cold. The nights are very chilly indeed – you will be glad for your lodge’s open fire in the evenings!


Mgahinga National Park Activities
Gorilla Tracking

Permits are limited and must be booked in advance with African Spice Safaris. We are able to confirm that the group has not crossed the border to Rwanda.


Golden Monkey Tracking

Hike through stunning bamboo forests to see this attractive and endangered primate.

 

Volcano Climbing

A tough day’s hike will take you to the peaks of Muhavura, Gahinga or Sabinyo – whose summit is crossed by the Uganda-Rwanda-Congo border.


Bird Watching

Trek to the Rugezi Swamp, the Sabinyo Gorge or the bamboo forest for the best bird watching opportunities.


Batwa Forest Trail

This unique cultural trail is led by Batwa guides, and visitors will learn about day-to-day life as a hunter-gatherer in the forest, and watch an astonishing performance in the sacred Ngarama Cave.

 

 

 

4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari Prices

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Double Room

(2 Guests)

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31st Dec 2014
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Notes

* We have a 4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari Flying Package option to Kisoro and a stay for 3 Nights stay in Mount Gahinga. Kindly inquire at info@africanspicesafaris.com


4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari Checklist of What to Take
* Camera
* Binoculars

* Sunscreen

* Rain gear and hat
* Insect repellant
* Drinks and snacks

* Solid walking shoes or boots

* You can have the assistance of porters at a modest fee


4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari Prices Include:

* Park entry fees

* 3 Meals Per Day while on safari

* Meet & greet at Hotel/ Home in Kampala

* Service of an English Speaking Professional Driver Guide

* Accommodation for 2 Nights based on Twin/ Double Occupancy
* Round trip transportation from Kampala to
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and back to Kampala

4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari Prices Exclude:

* Alcohol and spirits

* Personal Travel Insurance

* Soft Drinks at Dinner and lunches at Lodge
* Lunches on the way to and from the National Park

* Tips & gratuities for your driver guide and lodge staff

 

 

 

Day 1: Kampala – Drive to Mgahinga National Park Safari
Breakfast at your hotel then depart by road from Kampala/Entebbe and drive south west all the way to Kisoro district. Stop briefly in Masaka at the equator and later in Mbarara for lunch. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you drive past Kigezi highlands, views of the Virunga ranges and Lakes.

 

Mgahinga is part of the Virunga Mountains having 3 major peaks Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabinyo. Though this is the smallest park in Uganda it is richly endowed with a great photogenic scene and various primate species mainly the mountain gorillas, golden monkeys among others.

 

The park has over 115 bird species including local forest Albertine species.

 

Accommodation Options

Mid Range Accommodation: Kisoro Tourist Hotel

Budget Accommodation: Mgahinga Community Campground

Luxury Accommodation: Mount Gahinga Rest Camp or Gorilla Safari

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Mgahinga National Park (Gorilla Tracking)
Gorillas are normally present in Mgahinga from October – May and the rest of the year in Rwanda. On a day of tracking wake up early and go in search of the mountain gorillas.

 

It takes about 3 or 5 hours as given the small size of the park. Spend an hour or two with these highly endangered species as you learn a few things about them. Return to your lodge.

 

Accommodation Options

Mid Range Accommodation: Kisoro Tourist Hotel

Budget Accommodation: Mgahinga Community Campground

Luxury Accommodation: Mount Gahinga Rest Camp or Gorilla Safari

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking/ Hiking
You may go for golden monkey tracking alongside other primates or you can go hiking on any of the volcanic peaks of your choice. This requires fitness and an early start.

 

Go for a least stressing hike on Gahinga which also offers a chance of spotting golden monkeys and forest birds. Or you can hike Muhabura the highest peak in about nine hours. Relax and dine at your lodge.

 

Accommodation Options

Mid Range Accommodation: Kisoro Tourist Hotel

Budget Accommodation: Mgahinga Community Campground

Luxury Accommodation: Mount Gahinga Rest Camp or Gorilla Safari

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 4: Mgahinga National Park Kampala
Enjoy breakfast and drive to back to Kampala. Stop for lunch in Mbarara on your way. This marks the end of this trip.


Meal Plan {Breakfast & Lunch}

 


 

Booking & Reservations for 4 Days/ 3 Nights Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Safari - Uganda

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

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

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