3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking Safari Uganda

Safari Overview

Jewel Safaris brings you a 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking safari. Mgahinga Gorilla national park is located in southwestern Uganda found in Kisoro district and the park is the smallest national park in Uganda with a famous tourist attraction that makes tourists 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 center where gorillas are trained to get used to people and tourists are allowed to spend the entire day with endangered mountain gorillas at a cost of 1500 USD only.

Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

The park has more than 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.

Brief Itinerary – 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking tour Uganda

  • Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking.
  • Day 3: Departure for Kampala

Options. You may go for gorilla or golden monkey tracking

Pricing  

Gorilla trekking – 700 USD per person

Golden monkey tracking- 100 USD per person

Detailed Itinerary – 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking safari

Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

On this 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking safari, our company driver will meet you from the hotel after your morning breakfast. He will then brief you on the 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking tour and then set off with the journey to Mgahinga gorilla national park for gorilla trekking.

Trekking Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Trekking Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

You will have your first stopover at the Uganda equator for a photoshoot, to get refreshments, and have some historical information about the place. Our drive will continue with you to Mbarara town where you will have a lunch break from Agip motel.   Proceed to Mgahinga gorilla national park where you will check-in at the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Gahinga lodge, Travelers rest Inn, Ikoroo Safari lodge. 

Meal Plan: Dinner

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, a rain jacket, trekking boots, and a waterproofed bag. The time to allocated mountain gorilla depends on how first will you find gorilla, it sometimes takes half to 5 hours which is why you are encouraged to carry packed lunch. You will spend one hour with the gorillas taking photos, learning about the gorillas, and viewing them eating. Depending on the time you come back from tracking, you can choose to do the Batwa experience or do a cruise on Lake Mutanda before heading back to the hotel overnight.

Accommodation: Gahinga lodge, Travelers rest Inn, Ikoroo Safari lodge. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Departure for Kampala

 After breakfast, you will depart for Kampala with a stopover at Mbarara town for lunch. Continue to Kampala reaching in the evening hours where the driver will transfer you to the hotel where you will spend overnight and have dinner or he will drop you at Entebbe international airport to catch up with your flight back home. End of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari to Mgahinga gorilla national park.

What is included in the 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking tour?

  • 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 expenses which are not in the itinerary

Route; 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking safari