Gorilla tours from Lake Mutanda – With Gorilla permits for Mgahinga and Bwindi Forest.
Gorilla tours from Lake Mutanda -The lake is located in kisoro district in southwestern Uganda, approximately 20 kilometers north of the town of kisoro where the district headquarters are located. This location is approximately 454 kilometers, by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city It is nestled in the foothills of the Virunga mountain ranges, at an altitude of 1,800 metres. The three volcanoes within the range that is partly located in Uganda, namely: mount muhavura, mount Sabyinyo and mount gahinga, can be viewed from Lake Mutanda. There are several islands in the lake. The lake is drained by the Rutshuru, which flows northward to Lake Edward.
How to get to upper southern Biwindi forest.
Using a 4×4 car travelers can by road drive the 1 hour drive to the park’s visitor center in Nkuringo where the gorilla trekking activity start from.
How to get to lower southern Bwindi forest
Using a 4×4 car travelers can by road drive to the visitors center in Rushaga , depending on the time of the year this trip can take between 1-2 hours.
How to get to Mgahinga Gorilla National park
In a 4×4 safari car clients can drive to the visitors center in Ntebeko or muhavura where the gorilla trekking starts from
Bes time to book Gorilla safaris from Lake Mutanda.
Uganda’s raised topography means a cooler climate than its equatorial setting suggests but if you’re planning a gorilla trek, it’s important to know when to go to Uganda for the easiest trekking conditions. Although it’s regarded as a year-round activity, the best time to visit Uganda for gorilla trekking is during the country’s two dry seasons: January and February and from June to September. Great Adventure Safaris can help you secure a gorilla permit and all other services for your gorilla tours from Lake mutanda.
Gorilla trekking safaris offered by Great Adventure Safaris
Please note; all mentioned safari packages can be customized to start from Lake Mutanda and include a boat cruise trip on the Lake.