Track Nyakagezi Gorilla family in Mgahinga from Rwanda, Uganda has 2 national parks where tourist and other visitors can track mountain gorillas, many people think that gorillas in Uganda can only be seen in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, it important to note that in Uganda gorillas can as well be tracked in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, this park has only one habituated gorilla group called Nyakagezi gorilla family.
It is very easy to Track the Nyakagezi Gorilla family in Mgahinga from Rwanda because Mgahinga national park is located in southwestern Uganda in the Kisoro district on the border with Rwanda and DR-Congo, Nyakakezi gorilla family has 12 gorilla individuals among them there are 4 sliver backs which make this gorilla group special for those who won’t get the best gorilla photos.
In Mgahinga gorilla national park there are three volcano mountains found in this same park that can be hiked after or before gorilla tracking safari here is their names mount Sabinyo volcano (3669) this is the most difficult to hike because it is very steep and also hiking Mt Sabinyo to the top it will mean that you will be standing in three countries Uganda, Rwanda, and DR-Congo, it will take you a whole day to climb to the top and back, the second one is mount Gahinga volcano (3,473) and last one mount Muhavura volcano which has the highest peak (4,127) among the three volcanoes, at the top of Mt Muhavura there is a crater lake which is also very beautiful.
The price for climbing the three volcanoes in Mgahinga national park, it only cost $80 per person per day for the foreign nonresidents, $70 for the foreign residents, and 30,000 Uganda shillings for all Ugandans and East African Citizens to hike Mt Sabinyo, Mt Muhavura or Mt Gahinga, each of the volcanoes can be hiked within one day before or after tracking Nyakagezi Gorilla family in Mgahinga from Rwanda or anywhere in Uganda.
It is only about 3 hours drive from Kigali airport to reach Mgahinga so If you choose to fly to Kigali Rwanda instead of flying to Entebbe airport in Uganda you will save about 5 to 6 hours drive because if you choose to fly to Entebbe airport you will spend about 9 to 10 hours to reach Mgahinga national park.
The easiest and nearest way to access Mgahinga gorilla national park for gorilla tracking and volcano hiking safari in Uganda, I would recommend that you fly to Kigali International Airport in Rwanda and cross via Kyaniika border into Kisoro town and connect to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Kisoro tours Uganda we are specialists in gorilla tracking in Uganda, Rwanda, and DR-Congo and we recommend Uganda as the best gorilla tracking destination because of the few reasons one gorilla permit price is affordable if compared to Rwanda gorilla permit price, also security is guaranteed in Uganda compared to other countries, it is also known Uganda is the most friendly country in Africa, Uganda also has more habituated gorilla families among the three countries with 2 national parks where you can track gorillas in the wild. Contact Kisoro tours for your Uganda gorilla trekking safari from Kigali Rwanda we will make your trip memorable. Kisoro tours Uganda is also highly recommended on the Trip Advisor and on Safari bookings so you can always check what our previous clients say about us.