3 Days Mgahinga national park safari

3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga Gorilla national park is located in southwestern Uganda found in Kisoro district and the park is the smallest national park in Uganda with the famous tourist attraction which makes tourist to visit it always. Mountain gorillas are the main tourist attraction in Mgahinga national park and the park is covering an area of 36 square kilometers. Mgahinga gorilla national park has a habitation centre where gorillas are trained to get use to people and tourists are allowed to spend the entire day with endangered mountain gorilla at cost of 1500 USD only.

The park has more 79 bird species and over 39 mammals. Not only will you view mountain gorilla but will view some of the animals like spotted hyenas, golden monkey, leopards, elephants, buffalos and zebras to list the few.

Options. You may go for gorilla or golden monkey tracking

Pricing  

Gorilla trekking – 600 USD per person

Golden monkey tracking- 100 USD per person

Safari highlights

Day 1; transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park

Day 2: gorilla trekking/golden monkey tracking

Day 3; departure for Kampala

Day 1: transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park

Our company drive will meet you from the hotel after your morning breakfast. He will then brief you on the safari and then set off with the journey to Mgahinga gorilla national park for gorilla trekking. You will have first stop over at the Uganda equator for photo shot, to get refreshments and have some historical information about the place. Our drive will continue with you to Mbarara town where you will have lunch break from Agip motel.   Proceed to Mgahinga gorilla national park where you will check-in at the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

Mount Gahinga lodge- luxury

Mount gahinga lodge is located near the entrance gate to Mgahinga gorilla national park. The lodge has the main building that has living room with fire area and lodge has terrace for sun bathing. The lodge has many rooms and each room has fire place with en-suite bathroom, clean flush toilet and showers. The lodge has restaurant and well stocked bar alongside well trained chefs who prepare both local and international foods.

Mgahinga community campground- Budget

Mgahinga community campground is located in the gate of Mgahinga gorilla national park. The lodge has banda accommodation and camping grounds with comfortable beds. The lodge offers restaurant which prepares delicious African foods prepared by well trained chefs. Book with Mgahinga community Campgroup for the budget accommodation.

Day 2: gorilla trekking

You will take morning breakfast and head to the park’s headquarters for briefing by the game rangers. Before leaving the lodge you should carry packed lunch, enough drinking water, rain jacket, trekking boots and water proofed bag. The time to allocated mountain gorilla depends on how first will you find gorilla, it sometimes takes half to 5 hours that is why your encouraged to carry packed lunch. You will spend one hour with the gorillas taking photos, learning about the gorillas and viewing them eating. After return to the lodge and have refreshment and leisure time while waiting for dinner and overnight time.

Mount Gahinga lodge

Mgahinga community campground

Day 3: departure for Kampala

Morning breakfast and after breakfast you will depart for Kampala with stopover at Mbarara town for lunch. Continue to Kampala reaching in the evening hours where drive will transfer you to the hotel where you will spend overnight and have dinner or he will drop you to Entebbe international airport to catch up with your flight back home. End of the 3 days safari to mgahinga gorilla national park.

What is included on the safari?

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation and meals full board
  • Bottle water
  • Gorilla permit
  • Park fees
  • Government taxes

Excluded

  • Laundry services
  • Tips for local guides
  • International flights
  • Visa
  • Extra expanses which are not in the itinerary