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Mountain Gorilla trek in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda

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What to Expect

Day 1: Drive to Uganda

Stop At: Kisoro District Local Government Office, Kabale-Kisoro Rd, Kisoro, Uganda
Our driver will meet you at your hotel in Kigali, be transferred to Kisoro for overnight. You’ll need an East African visa that you’ll obtain at the Kigali International Airport. On the way, you’ll have spectacular views of the terraces of the Ugandan and Rwandan mountains. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Travelers' Rest Hotel or Virunga hotel and campsite

Day 2: Mountain Gorillas trekking and return to Kigali

Stop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro Uganda
Early morning, get up and drive to Mgahinga National Park for gorillas trekking. Trekking gorillas is among the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6hours, but it is worthy the effort. You’ll be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna in the jungle and the lifestyle of the gorillas. Stay with the gorillas 1hour, then go back to Musanze, have lunch then be transferred to Kigali.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel or airport in Kigali
Departure Time
1:00 AM
2 days
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Gorilla permits
  • Accommodation
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and after the end of the tour
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa, etc.)
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips
  • Other expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator

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By: Ubuntu Voyages
20 reviews
Amazing Time and Incredible Service
To start, the opportunity to travel in the DRC and trek in Virunga is not for the faint of spirit, but if you can
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Lisbon, Portugal
Thank you Ubuntu team!
Thank you for organizing our trip to DR Congo and make it possible. Thank you to our guide Pauline for taking care
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AWESOME!!! An incredible hike adventure
Thank you for this 2 days. Adili relly helped me to organize this hike and my amazing guide Roger climbed up with
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Lowland Gorillas
Hiked 90 minutes to see the gorillas. Trail is thru forest but guides made sure trail was clear for us to trek.
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It was amazing trip. I felt absolutely safe whole time. I slept in tent in the middle of the jungle. The support
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Warsaw, Poland
Definately "must see" place.
I have given the highest rating to Kahuzi-Biega gorilla experience with no doubts. Professional rangers, open and
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Great Experience!
Great customer service. Adili was extremely responsive before and during my trip. He was able to arrange
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Great experience with Ubuntu!
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Alejandro T
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Amazing experience with Ubuntu
I recently went to DRC and did the Mt. Nyiragongo Volcano Trek with Ubuntu Voyages and it was one of the best
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Vanessa D
Great trip thanks to Adili
My partner and I wanted to go gorilla trekking in the DRC but weren't sure how to go about it. Thankfully, we were
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Juan P
Gorillas and Volcano trip, highly recommend Ubuntu!
Fully recommend using Ubuntu to book your DRC trip! Adili is incredibly helpful and well connected in the area to
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Arjen d
Hoevelaken, The Netherlands
Active volcano and Gorillas in three days!
Ubuntu Voyages was recommended by two travellers in Kisoro Uganda for their budget friendly all-in packages to the
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Jeff R
Incredible Nyiragongo volcano hike!
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