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2 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari From Kigali

This 2 days Mgahinga gorilla safari from Kigali will let you trek Uganda gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda from Kigali. Your arrival point and departure point is Kigali International Airport.

The distance from Kigali to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes compared to the 9 – 10 hours you would have spent on road from Entebbe or Kampala. Beginning your 2 days Mgahinga gorilla safari from Kigali is the best way to save on driving time and keep refreshed and not fatigued. Read the detailed tour plan below.

Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

This 2 days Mgahinga gorilla tour from Kigali starts with a pickup at your hotel in Kigali or an early morning pickup from Kigali International Airport. When you meet your guide, you can decide to carry out a short city tour in Kigali and visit the main points of interest or drive straight o Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda.

The drive from Kigali to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is approximately 3 hours, including border transfer time. When you reach Kisoro, you will check in to your lodge, have dinner and rest. This is also the perfect opportunity to prepare for your gorilla trekking experience the next day.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga & Departure

Breakfast will be served early on this day. You should have heavy breakfast because the trek in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park can be hectic at times. The park apparently has only one mountain gorilla family and occasional immigrants from Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Trekking gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park could take up to eight hours including a hour encounter with these gorillas. After your magical hour around gorillas, you shall return to the starting point, receive your respective gorilla trekking certificates and transfer back to Kigali.

The drive to Kigali takes 3 hours. When you reach Kigali, you will be transferred to your accommodation facility or straight at the airport to catch up with your departure flight. This marks the end of your 2 days mgahinga gorilla trekking safari from Kigali in Rwanda.

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