2 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Park Tour

The days Mgahinga gorilla tour offers is aprefect package for you to visit and interact with Nyakagyezi, the only gorilla family in Mgahinga Gorilla national park and visit batwa pygimies. Besides gorillas, Mgahinga is home to the highest population of golden monkeys in Africa Mgahinga park is Uganda’s smallest park located in Kisoro district, covering Uganda’s share of the Virunga Conservation Area. The trip starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda

Trip Activities

  • Mountain gorilla trekking
  • Batwa cultural encounters
  • Trip Summary

    Day 1: Pick & Transfer to Mgahinga – Visit Batwa Pygmies
    Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & Departure

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1: Pick & Transfer to Mgahinga – Visit Batwa Pygmies

    Pick up from your hotel in Kigali or the airport and leave Rwanda to Mgahinga gorilla National park. Enjoy this 5 hours epic drive through Rwanda’s rolling hills and cross to Uganda via Cyanika border in Kisoro district. Check into the lodge and in the evening visit Batwa pygmy communities for a cultural encounter. You will learn about Batwa’s initial forest life and enjoy their traditional performances. Overnight stay at Mt Gahinga Lodge/ Amajembere Iwacu Community Camp, Kisoro Travelers Rest Camp

    Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & Departure

    Mgahinga gorilla national parkWake up very early, have breakfast and with your packed lunch transfer to Ntebeko information center for pre gorilla trekking briefing and registration. At 8:00am, start off a hike to meet Nyakagyezi gorilla family, the only gorilla group in Mgahinga Gorilla National park. The hiking time may be short or long but you are 99% assured of meeting these endangered species. After meeting gorilla, you will spend an hour in their company. Enjoy the human like behaviors of mountain gorillas and witness how each gorilla plays a different role in its family. Hike back to meet your driver guide and tranfer to Kigali for your connecting flight.

    Tour inclusions

    • Accommodation & meals
    • Mountain gorilla permit
    • Ground  transport
    • Full time English Speaking guide
    • Bottled drinking water
    • All activities in the itineray
    • government Taxes.

    Tour Exclusions

    • International flights
    • Driver guide tips
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Personal expenses
    • Other activities not in the itinerary