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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

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Uganda, Kisoro, Uganda
+256 486 430098
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my visit to the endangered mountain gorillas of western Uganda in Mgahinga gorilla national park.

it was my first time to see and be with the mountain gorillas but i managed to get the best... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
MURINDWA B
Hiking adventure

Mgahinga is the perfect location for hikers. I have climbed all the three volcanoes (Muhavura... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Leo_Purn
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Uganda, Kisoro, Uganda
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+256 486 430098
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

it was my first time to see and be with the mountain gorillas but i managed to get the best experience in my life that will ever be unforgettable to my side and the friends that i had.

Thank MURINDWA B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Mgahinga is the perfect location for hikers. I have climbed all the three volcanoes (Muhavura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo) and enjoyed the experience.

Thank Leo_Purn
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This was one of the highlights of our trip and did not disappoint. We walked for about 3 hours (after much advertising by the staff about what else we could do - read "buy") and got within 4 or 5 metres from these gorillas who...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We have visited Mgahinga Park only for half day to visit Batwa tribe, but is was a nice experience. They also have one gorilla family, the adventage is easy access.

Thank 266j_ns
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

book your safari today and experience Uganda's best of primates. Come face to face with chimpanzees and habituate them...........

Thank Skymate T
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Beyond breathtaking. I want to be an animal conservationist now. The Gorillas were so peaceful and beautiful. It was worth every penny of the pricey visa.

Thank Lauren W
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We spent a couple of days here after our gorilla hike in Rwanda. Here at Mgahinga, we did the trek to see the golden monkeys and also (separately) to hike with the Batwa tribe. The Batwa experience was very interesting. I thought it would be...More

Thank kittyhead
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were briefed by the head guide before we set off. We were put into groups and briefed again. We were lead by a guide and police. The trek was exciting as it was up the mountainside with the guide really actually chopping down our...More

Thank aands60
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

There is so much to do in this park: Gorilla tracking, Golden Monkey Tracking, hiking to Sabinyo Gorge, to Mount Gahinga, and two other volcanoes, and more. The guides are excellent, and so are the trackers. These people really believe in what they are doing....More

Thank Angela W
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife and I spent 2 days at the Park - 1 doing a day climb up Mount Sanyinyo Volcano and 1 day doing a Golden Monkey Trek. The guides and porters were amazing people who were very friendly and informative about the Park, Uganda...More

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kena272017
5 December 2017|
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Response from tsavoman | Reviewed this property |
Hello kena27201. Sorry about the delay in responding as I have just returned from the Christmas markets in Wroclaw, Poland (highly recommended by the way!). The fees for March are USD$600 per person for Mgahinga and I would... More
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111lucka
27 March 2016|
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Response from adam11111 | Reviewed this property |
500 USD in low season and 750 USD in high season, I went in November and paid 500 USD, plus transfers etc
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