Overview of the 1 Day Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari / 1 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park
A 1-day Uganda safari to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park takes you on an amazing expedition that traverses the Mgahinga ranges forest as you get close to nature at its best tranquillity. Mgahinga National Park has rich biodiversity and this 1 day Uganda gorilla trekking safari gives you unlimited access to enjoy a truly rewarding experience in this tropical paradise. Mgahinga Gorilla National park has 1 gorilla family that has been habituated to give the ultimate Uganda gorilla safari experience. Although Mgahinga National Park lies about 500km away from Kampala which makes it had to a 1-day gorilla safari Uganda here, this Uganda tour begins from Kigali city the Rwandan capital which closer to Mgahinga than Kampala lying about 150km or 3.5hours of a drive from Kigali
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda is located in the Kisoro Uganda covering the 3 Virunga ranges of Uganda which are Sabinyo, Gahinga and Muhavura. The mountain gorillas that are found in Mgahinga Park are part of all the gorilla families that are found in the Virunga massif which totals to 604 gorillas as of today. The Virunga massif gorillas are found in the 3 countries of Rwanda, Congo and Uganda that are traversed by the 8 Virunga ranges.
The highlight of this gorilla trekking Uganda is an epic gorilla trekking experience as you track down the Nyakagezi gorilla family in the Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
Highlights of the 1 Day Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari / 1 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park
Day 1of the 1 Day Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Transfer from Kigali to Mgahinga gorilla national park and engage in a thrilling Uganda gorilla tour then return to Kigali.
Detailed itinerary of the 1 Day Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari / 1 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park
Day 1 of 1 Day Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari; Kick starts off this incredible adventure to Mgahinga National Park with an early morning pick up after early morning breakfast at your hotel in Kigali and this leads on the start of an awesome road trip adventure through the land of a thousand rolling hills. This road adventure is fascinating as your eyes are in for a treat of the truly magical experience loaded with a lot of sightings that will leave you breathless. This treat begins with a glorious view of the natives going about their daily routines from tilling their lands, to fetching water in jerrycans, to men and women riding bicycles loaded with agricultural products headed towards the nearest market areas. This road trip to Mgahinga gorilla National Park on your 1-day Uganda gorilla tour via Kigali Rwanda is a very comfortable one as it is done on the tarmacked road all the way to Cyanika or Katuna border which is about 125 km away from Kigali the capital of Rwanda.
Cross into the Ugandan territory on this Uganda tour and be fascinated by the towering hills and the never-ending winding corners as you drive towards your final destination. This Uganda safari to Mgahinga Gorilla Park still has one more gift to you and that is the African massage feeling you get as the drive from Cyanika to Mgahinga is done on a dirt or murram road. On arrival to Mgahinga park, transfer to the park headquarters for a quick short briefing about the dos and don’ts to follow during your gorilla trekking safari Uganda. After the briefing, embark on a spectacular Uganda tour journey into the jungle as you search for the Nyakagezi gorilla family that habituates the slopes of these great Virunga slopes of Mgahinga. On meeting this family, you have a full hour to observe these great mountain giants as they go about their daily rounds. Take numerous photos of these giants to remind you of this epic short Uganda gorilla safari to Mgahinga Gorilla Park. After the lapse of your hour with these magical beings begin your return journey to the park centre. Transfer to any of the lodges close to Mgahinga Park for a nicely prepared local lunch buffet after which you get comfortable in our safari van for a return journey to Kigali to either continue with your Africa safari to Rwanda or a flight back home.
Although this was rather a short Uganda safari, next time you can enjoy another round of Africa gorilla safari with a Uganda safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to over 400 gorillas and 18 habituated gorilla families or take a Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park where you will meet any of the 10 gorilla families that exist here. You can also make a Congo gorilla safari detour with a Congo safari to Virunga National Park which home to 8 gorilla families or visit the lowland gorillas with a Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park.
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