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How to get to Mgahinga Gorilla Park from Kigali or Entebbe

Getting to Mgahinga National Park from Kigali or Entebbe.

The easiest ways of Getting to Mgahinga Gorilla Park Uganda

Getting to Mgahinga Gorilla Park in the Southwest area of Uganda on the boundary with Rwanda & DR Congo. The Park is Uganda’s trivial park, yet the spot with several activities like Gorilla & Golden Monkey Trekking, Hiking and Nature Trails, Virunga Volcano Climbs, plus the interactions with the famous earliest people in the ancient forest (Batwa Trail).

Just 3 dissimilar ways can get you to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in approximately in a 9 hr transfer from Entebbe to the Southwest of Uganda without get weary. Those that tour Southwest Uganda often do not transfer that there is an easier way than a long transfer from Entebbe. The park is on our Off-the-Beaten-Path-List for Uganda. Though you can easily access it, moderately/reasonably few travelers come here, most of them select Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as an alternative.

Getting to Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda – The Best and Easiest Ways

Fly into Kigali and transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National park.

From Kigali (Rwanda) it takes you 3 hrs plus reliant on the boundary crossing to Mgahinga Gorilla Park. A half hour longer than it costs you to transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, the trade- off is that you save $900 on the Gorilla Permit costs because Permits do cost $1500 in Rwanda and $600 in Uganda. (The savings will almost cater for 2 nights at the luxurious Mount Gahinga Lodge)

RwandAir, the National Airline of Rwanda has added direct flights to London, Brussels, many eminence Airlines fly into Kigali like the Emirates, Qatar, Turkish Air, Kenya Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM,etc, making the Kigali International Airport an entryway to Southwest Uganda.

Many of our Customers/visitors either fly into Rwanda and engage in Gorilla trekking in Uganda, while others outspread their trip far beyond the Southwest of Uganda and involve in other parks Queen Elizabeth Park, Kibale Forest, Mburo National Park and on concluding their Tour they fly out of Entebbe.

Fly from Entebbe to Kisoro – Southwest Uganda

The second fine selection for those that can pay for their flight from Entebbe International Airport – Kisoro, it’s okay and actually a shorter drive (14 km) to Mgahinga Gorilla Park. This is the fastest and most appropriate way but comes at a cost. In-country charges can advance than flights in Europe and North America. The suitability offsets the rate with many who have gotten the funds. This is a picturesque flight over the Gorilla Highlands, Lake Bunyonyi, you spot the Virunga Volcanoes prior landing in Kisoro. The undesirable is that you can only have 30 Pounds of pounds.

You can make your flight in Tour, transfer Tour where we endure your time in Uganda/ Rwanda by Vehicle. You have the decision to book a flight out from Kigali/ from Entebbe reliant on the position of the last park that is toured on your venture.

Mgahinga Gorilla Park Safaris

This park (Mgahinga Gorilla) Park is the nearest Gorilla Trekking spot in Uganda from Kigali(Rwanda).Not only can you engage in Mountain Gorilla trekking in this park with its 3 Volcanoes inclusive, but you can also engage in trekking of the incredible Golden Monkeys, Hike Volcanoes and hit the climbing Trails, Birding and communicative cultural encounters with the Batwa Pygmies/community.

Bwindi Impenetrable National park is 1hr from here, and most of them select and decide to trek mountain Gorillas from both Mgahinga Gorilla National Park & Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. One of the structures of the park is that unlike other parks in both Uganda & Rwanda consecutively, there are no mobs/masses.  It is not Uganda’s Prime Gorilla Trekking spot but it is the park where the Silver meets the Gold.  (Golden Monkeys vs silverback Gorilla).

Things to do and See in Mgahinga Gorilla Park

Getting to Mgahinga Gorilla Park is quite easy if well prepared out by a safari company like Monumental Expeditions Safaris. For years we have used the above means /habits to get to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park on the boundary with Rwanda and the DR Congo.