The 3 days Mgahinga Gorilla Tour takes you to the place where the silver meets the gold in South West of Uganda. Gorilla trekking in the bamboo forests of Mgahinga gives you opportunity to meet the Nyakagezi Gorilla Family the only group in this small but most scenic national park, the only habituated gorilla family in the park.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Kisoro

You will be picked by your local smiling driver/guide and set off from Kampala to Kisoro which is an 8 or 9-hour drive (540 km). You will enjoy the stunning views of the country side of the pearl of Africa as you drive towards the home of the mountain Gorillas in Uganda. There will be a stopover for lunch at Igongo cultural center and later proceed to Kisoro district through Kabale town and arrive in the evening hours. Dinner and overnight at Bakiga lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla tracking
After an early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to the park headquarters for briefing with other guests. You will then set off to the jungles of Mgahinga in search for this gorilla family which will take you take you 3 to 8 hours. Carry enough drinking water and snacks or packed lunch. On finding the Gorilla family, you will be allowed to spend one full hour with the them learning about their behaviors and taking pictures for great memories. You will later be led back to the starting point for your Gorilla tracking certificate with other guests and return to the lodge for relaxation. If time allows you will have a community tour to have an interaction with the local people and learn their culture.  Dinner and Overnight at Bakiga lodge.

Day 3: Return to Kampala/Entebbe
After a delicious breakfast, drive back to Kampala or Entebbe Airport. You will have enroute lunch at Igongo cultural center and for a cultural encounter of the Ankole culture. You will later proceed to Kampala and have another stopover at the Equator for another photo moment and head to Kampala/Entebbe to the hotel for your Flight.