3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda
These 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda is the shortest itinerary by road to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This trip is 3 days and 2 nights of accommodation at a hotel of your preference at the park with transportation on a 4×4 safari vehicle. Kampala to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is a road distance of about 499km which takes about 9 hours of driving. This, therefore, means you need a full day of driving to the park and another to return with the second day for gorilla trekking. The 3 days Mgahinga gorilla trekking safari is suitable for any category of travelers including luxury, mid-range, and budget. Accommodation is booked according to your preference.
Detailed 3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda
Day 1: Transfer drive from Kampala to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Depart from Kampala, stopover at the Equator for photography at the world’s center line. Continue with the journey through the western Uganda highlands till Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Arrive and check in at a booked hotel near the park.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga
After early morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing from the park guides. Thereafter head to the jungle for gorilla trekking that starts at 8:00 am. Head to the forest for a trek that lasts about 2 to 4 hours or more depending on where the mountain gorillas have spent their night.
After meeting with the gorillas, you spend a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas. After an encounter with the giant gorillas, you trek back to the start point. Remember to carry some drinking water and snacks or foods to keep you energized. Receive a congratulatory certificate at the park headquarters and then transfer to the hotel or lodge for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Return drive from Mgahinga to Kampala
On the last day of the trip, have breakfast then return to Kampala. The drive lasts more than 8 hours and therefore you will have lunch. Arrive in Kampala in the evening for drop off at a hotel or place of residence.
End of 3 days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda
3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Inclusions and Exclusions
- Transportation in a tour van/Land cruiser
- Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Park admissions
- Accommodation on full board
- Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
- Transfer to and from the airport
- All activities not mentioned in the program
- Phone calls bills
- International transfers
- Gratitude to tour guides
- Personal insurance
- Personal effects of any nature
- Hotel fees before and after the Uganda safari