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1 Day Mgahinga gorilla trek tour – Short Uganda Gorilla Excursion

Explore Mgahinga Gorilla National Park one of the only 4 parks with mountain gorillas worldwide only on 1 day Mgahinga gorilla trek tour. This park has only Nyakagezi group as its habituated gorilla family set for gorilla tourism. It is the smallest of the 10 Uganda safari parks, occupying only 33.7sq.kms of land area. Your one day excursion at Mgahinga includes border crossing from Kigali via Katuna or Chanika.

1 Day Mgahinga gorilla trek tourDetailed itinerary of 1 day Mgahinga gorilla trek tour

Rise up early in the morning to make preparations and by 4:00am, leave Kigali for Mgahinga via Katuna/Chanika border crossing. Get briefed on gorilla etiquette at Ntebeko and by 8:00am, go explore Nyakagezi gorilla family.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is popular for amazing gorilla treks less of crowds since it accommodates only 8 trekkers per day. But you will have one hour face to face with gorillas like it is in other gorilla safari parks.

Your gorilla adventure isn’t predictable and it may last 2-6 hours but depending on your speed of hiking or location of gorillas. After, you will get back to Ntebeko to meet your driver guide who then will drive you back to Kigali.

End of 1 day Mgahinga gorilla trek tour

The 1 day gorilla Uganda safari includes;

  • Gorilla trek permit
  • Travel in a Van or Land Cruiser
  • Service of an experienced driver guide
  • Bottle of drinking water
  • Relevant Uganda government charges/taxes
  • All trip activities but excluding optional ones

This 1 day Mgahinga gorilla trek tour excludes;

  • Airfares
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
  • Insurance
  • Telephone bills
  • All optional activities and their costs
  • Alcoholic drinks or beverages
  • Laundry
  • Visas
  • Shopping

Location of Mgahinga National Park

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Gorilla Families in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga gorilla National park has got two habituated gorilla families/groups and these are; Nyakagezi gorilla family and Hirwa gorilla family. These groups are easy to trek for example if you book this 1 day Mgahinga gorilla trek tour. Read more about the gorilla families

Cost of Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga National Park

What is the cost of gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla National Park? The cost of gorilla tracking in Mgahinga varies depending on different factors. By putting into consideration those factors, it becomes easier to ascertain or establish the cost of the tracking.

Factors to consider while determining the cost (1 day Mgahinga gorilla trek tour cost) are; cost of gorilla permits, type of accommodation, number of people on the safari, tour company used and the time of the year. Read more

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    Facts about Mountain Gorillas of Mgahinga National Park

    Mountain gorillas unique sub-species of the Eastern gorilla thrive only in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C). Mountain gorillas are slightly lighter than the Eastern Lowland gorillas. They live in forests at altitudinal range of 2500-4500m and prefer montane areas.

    A total of not more than 1063 of mountain gorillas are still left on earth and only possible to see while you are on gorilla safari in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.

    Gorilla trekking to see mountain gorillas is only possible in the 4 National Parks- Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park- Southwestern Uganda; Volcanoes National Park Ruhengeri- Rwanda and the Virunga National Park of Congo. Read More

    Top Lodges in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park ( Accommodation)

    D o you plan to go gorilla trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla Park Uganda? The you need to know which accommodation to consider. Know the best places to stay while on a gorilla tour to this park. Below are the top lodges in Mgahinga;

    Budget accommodation in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

    Amajambere Iwacu community camp

    Mid-Range Accommodation in Mgahinga National Park

    Travellers rest hotel and Mutanda Lake resort

    Luxury Accommodation in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

    Mount Gahinga Lodge

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