2 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Safari – Short Gorilla Tours to Mgahinga Forest
Book and enjoy the best of Uganda safari on 2 days Mgahinga gorilla safari. This is one of the outstanding short safari packages leading you through a thrilling gorilla trekking adventure in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Southwestern Uganda. On this gorilla safari, not only do you have opportunity to get close to mountain gorillas at the cheapest price but also you stand a chance to enjoy your trek less of crowds unlike other gorilla destinations.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of the spectacular gorilla safari parks and inhabits a section of 1063 mountain gorillas that still exist on earth today with only Nyakagezi group being its only habituated gorilla family. Your 2 days Mgahinga gorilla safari trip commences and ends in Kigali Rwanda but includes border crossing via Katuna/Chanika.
Detailed itinerary of 2 days Mgahinga gorilla safari
Day 1: Leave a hotel for Kigali city tour & drive to Mgahinga
After breakfast, get a warm welcome from your guide and later, go enjoy a Kigali city tour. This will be a short tour including visit to Gisozi genocide site, other historical sites, craft markets and so much more. Later, go have lunch and proceed to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park through Chanika/Katuna border, about 3-4 hours’ drive and you will use a 4WD Safari Van/Land Cruiser.
Where to stay:
Luxury: Gahinga Lodge or in Bwindi Jungle Lodge
Mid-range: Kisoro Travelers Hotel
Basic: Kisoro Tourist Hotel
Day 2: Gorilla trekking & return to Kigali via Katuna/Chanika border
Get up early to enjoy a leisurely breakfast at a lodge in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Southwestern Uganda. After, report to Ntebeko for briefing on gorilla trekking etiquette by park official. Mgahinga accommodates only 8 trekkers who go explore its only habituated gorilla family group; Nyakagezi family for about 2-6 hours inclusive of an hour of magical encounter. After a magical encounter and photo taking, return to have your gorilla trekking certificate at briefing point. Later, your driver guide will drive you back to Kigali.
End of the 2 days Mgahinga gorilla safari
This gorilla safari to Mghainga Park Includes;
- 4WD safari vehicle for road trip
- Gorilla permits
- Kigali city trip
- Professional driver guide
- Bottled water
- All relevant government charges/taxes in Rwanda & Uganda
- Accommodation for 1 night & meals
The Mghainga gorilla trip excludes;
- Visa fees
- Personal insurance