Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park – With Guaranteed Gorilla permits at $700
Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga, mountain Gorillas habit the parks of Bwindi impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, even though most f the travelers/tourists take Bwindi impenetrable National Park to be the main destination for gorilla trekking, the same activity is done in Mgahinga National Park along the border of Rwanda and Rwanda. The park is located in south western Uganda around 15 Kilo meters from kisoro town. The park is a home to mountain gorillas and it has well habituated gorilla family that is available for trekking.
There was a story before that Mgahinga mountain Gorillas are not reliable and they are difficult to see as they cross over to Rwanda, so you can trek them and fail to find them, but this is no longer the case as now Uganda has an advanced team to trek gorillas before you enter the forest and the reason why the gorillas used to trek was because of food and it is the same forest, so now they are well monitored and trekking gorillas is mgahinga is always successful.
Mgahinga National Park can easily be accessed from Kigali-Rwanda, 20minutes drive from the cyanika border to the park and road is not that rough, so tourists coming from Kiagli Rwanda can easily trek gorillas in Mgahinga National Park.
Why trek Mountain Gorillas in Mgahinga from Kigali-Rwanda?
The closeness of Mgahinga National park from Kigali-Rwanda, makes it so easy to access the two destinations, getting to mgahinga from Kigali, you only need 4 hours’ drive as compared to the 8-9 hours if you drive from Entebbe/Kampala, This makes it more flexible for tourists with short time in Kigali to trek the cheap mountain gorillas in Uganda through the cyanika border or Katuna border, with our 2 Day Gorilla trekking from Kigali and 3 Day Gorilla trekking from Kigali, you can now enjoy affordable gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali with Great Adventures Uganda.
Gorilla family in Mgahinga National Park
There is only one gorilla family in Mgahinga National Park called Nyakagezi even though some call in Mgahinga family, this family used to cross over to the neighboring Rwanda and Congo making gorilla safaris in Mgahinga un reliable but now the family settled in Uganda and it is available for trekking every day all year round and the gorilla permit are booked and would advise to book the in advance at least 3 months to catch availability
Great Adventures Uganda organizes gorilla trekking safaris to Mgahinga National Park from both Kigali Rwanda and Entebbe/Kampala Uganda, contact one of our safari consultants for a quote and detailed information about Gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali.