This remarkable excursion lets you visit Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in the South Western part of Uganda on Uganda’s border with Democratic Republic of Congo. Granting you a once in lifetime experience which includes meeting with the shy endangered ground dwelling Mountain Gorillas in the Jungles.
On arrival at Entebbe international airport, our Safari guide will pick you and transfer up to your booked hotel of residence either in Kampala or Entebbe.
Day 1: Kampala, Set off to Mgahinga National Park
The journey starts on day one, early in the morning have breakfast and after embark the Safari jeep for a rousing journey from Kampala to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park via Kampala- Masaka- Mbarara highway.
En route stop over at the equator for brief explanation about it, photos and snacks is included. After continue with the journey for another stopover in Mbarara to have lunch, after lunch the stimulating Journey continues up to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Check in for dinner and Overnight.
Accommodation options include:
Budget: Kisoro Tourist Hotel
Midrange: Travellers’ Rest Hotel
Luxury: Mgahinga Safari Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Experience in Mgahinga.
Have early morning delicious breakfast, after transfer up to the Park offices in Mgahinga with your packed lunch for the short briefing conducted to highlight trekkers on how to behave while in presence of Mountain Gorillas.
There is only one habituated Gorilla family trekked in Mgahinga known as Nyakagezi Gorilla Family
After briefing, the journey to the Jungle starts in a group of eight trekkers and Park ranger guide following the well-established routes searching for these apes
After discovering their presence in the Jungle you are allowed to be in their presence for only one hour while seeing them playing with young ones, feeding, laughing plus taking photos and videos of them.
After one hour session next is vacating the place back to Park offices for Gorilla trekking certificate award. Return to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 3: Mgahinga – Drive Back to Kampala for Return flight
Have your morning breakfast at the lodge and after check out for your journey back to Kampala with en route stopover in Mbarara town for Lunch at Agip Motel. After lunch continue with the Journey back to Kampala.
Our guide will drop you off at the airport if you have a return flight that day or hotel of residence if you are to stay.