Mgahinga Gorilla Park is home to one habituated gorilla family known as Nyakagezi led by a dominant silverback called Mark. The Uniqueness of this group is that it has 3 adult silverbacks living together in the same family harmoniously. Nyakagezi has a number of 9 members. The 3 days Gorilla tour in Mgahinga tour is probably the most precious opportunity to explore this small National park in the southwest of Uganda.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Mgahinga National Park
You will be picked by our professional guide and transfer to Mgahinga National park in the west of Uganda. Enjoy the beautiful views and fresh breath of the lush vegetation in this countryside of the pearl of Africa. There will be a stopover at the equator for a photo moment and then proceed to Igongo cultural center for a cultural experience. You will enjoy traditional performances from a local cultural troupe. After having lunch in this place, you will have lunch and then proceed to Mgahinga arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Mgahinga
The day starts with a briefing at the park offices for a briefing by the park staff on the clear guidelines. Hit the forest to meet these gentle giants to spend time with them as they go about their lives in the forest. The knowledgeable guides will share more information with you during the trek. After spending a full hour with the Gorillas, you will return to meet your driver and go for the Batwa cultural experience. There will be performances from the local people as they share their former ways of life of depending on the forest for their entire livelihood. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Departure
After the early breakfast, you will be led out of the lodge by your driver and drive off back to Entebbe/Kampala.
• Gorilla permit
• Ground transport
• Bottled drinking water
• All activities as mentioned
• Accommodation and meals