3 days Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari
Taking part in this 3 days Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari is going to be an interesting adventure which takes you to the Mgahinga gorilla national park, which is the smallest national park in the southwestern part of Uganda for Uganda Gorilla Safaris.
There is a variety of wildlife species found in the national park, including mammals, primates, including endangered mountain gorillas, golden monkeys, and l’hoest monkeys, as well as a variety of bird species.
One habituated gorilla family is located in the Mgahinga gorilla national park, and it is available for trekking on a daily basis, named Nyakagezi.
Highlights of the 3 days Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari
Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park
Day 3: Departure to Kampala
Day 1: Pick up and drive to Mgahinga gorilla national park
On day 1 of the 3 days Safari to Mgahinga gorilla national park, depending on where you are located on that first day, our driver guide will be there to greet you and tell you more about the safari, and then we will start our journey to Mgahinga gorilla national park.
You will take a full-day journey to the park and on the way enjoy stunning views of the landscape, beautiful scenery, terraced farmlands, the Kigezi hills, and views of the countryside among others.
As soon as you arrive at the park, you will be taken to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park
As the second day of your Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari begins with an early breakfast, you will carry a packed lunch with you and meet your guide to transfer to the starting point of the trail where you will be briefed about the rules and regulations to follow on the treks.
Afterwards, you will be briefed by an experienced park guide, who will take you on a trek through the jungle with information regarding the gorillas as well as a detailed description of the trekking trails.
During the trekking which takes about 30 minutes to 6 hours, you will get the chance to see a variety of primate species such as l’hoest monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, as well as different species of birds, plants, and many more.
As soon as the gorillas are found, you will have the opportunity to spend an hour with them in their natural habitat. This gives you the opportunity to learn about their behavior, habits, watch them feed, breastfeed, groom young ones, take pictures and record the breath-taking moments to show people once you return home from the safari.
Day 3: Departure to Kampala
We will be able to enjoy a relaxing breakfast on the final morning of our 3 day gorilla trekking safari in Mgahinga National Park before we check out of the lodge and meet up with our driver guide to begin our journey back to Kampala.
After lunch in Mbarara, you will continue your journey to Kampala arriving early in the evening. Your driver guide will pick you up at Entebbe airport for your departure flight or to any place of your convenience, depending on your schedule. Once you arrive, your driver-guide will drop you off at the airport for your departure flight.
End of 3 days Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari
Inclusions of the 3 days Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Full-time English-speaking driver guide
- Full board accommodation
- Pick up and drop off
- 4WD safari Vehicle and fuel
- Bottled drinking water
Exclusions of the 3 days Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari
- Air flight tickets
- Optional activities not included on the itinerary
- Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, crafts, drinks, laundry services, hiring a porter, tips among others.