3 Days Safari To Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Enjoy Incredible gorilla tracking a main attraction in Mgahinga National park which protects part of Uganda Gorillas (Virungas). However, it is also one of the most dramatic park lieing on the northern slopes of Mt.Muhabura.The park experience two rainy seasons; March-May and September-november. October is the wettest month, with 250mm of rain and July the driest with just 10mm.
Day 1: Kampala-Mgahinga Gorilla Ntaional Park
Day 2: Gorilla tracking /oprional community walk
Day 3: Return back to Kampala
Detailed Tour Itinerary
DAY 1: Kampala – Mgahinga National Park
Our guide will pick you from your hotel early in the morning and drive you west towards the Congo/ Rwandan borders. While on this trip you will pass through the equator on Masaka road. You will have a stop in Mbarara for lunch and will continue after lunch through Kabale and reach the border town of Kisoro then to Mgahinga. On arrival you will spend the night in Virunga Lodge/ Travelers Rest House and for dinner.
DAY 2: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga National Park
After an early morning breakfast and a briefing from the guide, you will start your journey for the Gorilla trekking which is the most exciting and memorable activity in the park. Where you get to learn the behaviors of these primates. It may take long depending on where the family is located. After the trekking go and have an overnight at Mgahinga safari lodge/ Travellers rest.
DAY 3: Return Trip to Kampala
After breakfast, start the journey back to Kampala where you will have lunch in Mbarara and also get to re- cross the equator in Masaka and may stop at the crafts village for shopping if there’s still time.
The tour quotation Includes
– Gorilla tracking permits
– Ground transport in a comfortable 4WD safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
– Full Board accommodation
– Full time English speaking professional driver/guide
– All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
– Bottled water while on safari
– Airport transfers
The tour quotation excludes
– Kampala hotel fees (the night before the safari and the night after the safari)
– Laundry services
– International flights
– Items of a personal nature
– Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary