3 day gorilla tracking in Uganda



Destination:



Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Gorilla tracking in Uganda is done Mgahinga Gorilla National park 510km (9hrs) from Kampala the most common route passes through kabala to Kisoro. The park is about 15 kilometers, by road south of the town of Kisoro and approximately 55 kilometers by road, though unpopular, is the second habitat of the mountain gorilla in Uganda after Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It has only one habituated gorilla family, Nyakagezi group. A maximum of 8 people are allowed to see the great apes in a day. While sighting the gorilla you will be amused of their actual behaviors while on it you will not hesitate to site different bird species. For those short on time and eager for a glimpse of the mountain gorillas plus a bird's eye view of the southwest parts of Uganda, we offer the chance of a lifetime!

Detailed Itinerary for 3 day gorilla tracking in Uganda


Day 1: Drive to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

After breakfast, our driver guide will pick you from your hotel in Kampala or at the airport and drive you south west to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with a mini stop at the Equator for photography and a lunch stop over in Mbarara later on.

You will get a chance to see the Ankole long horned cattle and fascinating scenery of rolling hills of Kigezi region. Arrive Mgahinga in the evening.

Accommodations
Midrange: Amajambere iwachu camp
Luxury: Volcano lodges
Meal plan: All meals


Day 2: Mountain gorilla tracking

Early in the morning at 7:00 am, we will have breakfast and then go for briefing. There after, set off for tracking which takes about 2 hours. It takes about 1 hour trying to locate them and the other hour for viewing and photographing.


Day 3: Departure to Kampala

Early in the morning after breakfast, start your journey back to Kampala with a lunch stop in Mbarara and later another brief stop at the equator in case you need to buy any craft to take home. Arrive in Kampala late in the evening and retire to your hotel or transfer to Entebbe for your departure flight if on schedule.



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