3 Days Mountain Mgahinga Hiking Uganda Safari is an interesting adventure that gives you a fine taste on the authentic pearl of Africa Safari as you visit the magical Mountain Mgahinga seen loaming in a distance with a chute snow seen detaching itself from higher elevations trundling down the mountain foot steps in a dead silence covered by the cold wilderness appearing to freeze your marrow in away that makes you feel that mountain Climbing Mgahinga is for the special native professionals.
Activities or Places that are to refreshing to see, include:Hiking Mgahinga, Sight Seeing, Gorilla Tracking, Nature Trails, Vegetation, Wild Life, Birding,Uganda’s Equator Line all these to be explored and adventured in 3 days. 3 Days Mountain Mgahinga Hiking | Volcanoe Ranges in Virunga Mountains between Rwanda and Uganda
Summary of the 3 Days Hiking Mountain Mgahinga Uganda Safari
Our 3 Days Mountain Mgahinga Hik, involves a lot of sport activities, mountain hiking, sight seeing and many others. Mgahinga boasts of its 3,474 meters height. It is among the famous Virunga ranges and has a wide variety of wildlife. The features to welcome you in this wilderness Safari include; vegetation consisting afro-montane, bamboo being the main and harboring different species of animals like the endangered golden monkey.. The name Mgahinga was got from the word ‘Gahinga’ that means the piles of stones in the local lingo. It lies between the mountains Muhavura and Sabinyo.Hiking and Nature Walks in Mgahinga Gorilla: Have an Opportunity to hike through the forest till further deep Sabinyo Gorge, Enjoy Birding, see there rwenzori Turaco.
Birding Mgahinga Mountain Safari
Birding Mgahinga Gorilla National Park: The Afro-montane and bamboo forests play a big role in the ecosystem of mgahinga, they are habitats for over 300 different bird species making Birding Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This activity can stretch further to the amazing sceneries; in the gorge between Mountains Gahinga and Sabinyo, through the bamboo forest, and in the montane forest.
The walk is expected to take us four hours, as we pass through the Rugezi Swamp looking at the different rare birds in the swamps, To those who enjoy birding, You will surely like this point. The walk to the Congo border: We shall transcend through different vegetation zones. Have an opportunity to see the calderas on top of the Gisozi hill, On further observation, see Kisoro and Bunagana towns, there lies Lake Mutanda, you willbe captivated by this view.
Golden Monkey Tracking Mgahinga forest
Golden Monkey Tracking Uganda Safari :Spend a trek of about 2 hours through the former farmland to the bamboo forest. Sight out the monkeys jumping from tree to tree, making noise, getting rowdy by your visit. On a clear normal day, you may view the Virunga Volcano ranges and have a chance to come across buffaloes, duike and many others. Interestingly, spend some time to fully explore the swampy caldera on its peak that is about 180metres wide. It takes about 6 hours to climb the mountain, However we encourage to prior make some training or else you shall need a potter to carry you, when you are tired.
Day 1: Transfer to Kisoro City, an 8 hours Drive
You will be picked up after your breakfast and have a briefing before your 8hrs journey to Kisoro. The journey to kisoro sights out numerous Up trendy catchy places, the serrated planes bending down the curving roads is a rewardy picturesque, the locals along the roads, different plantations along the slopes will a remedy to give you a fine taste on this authentic Safari
We shall have a stopover at the Uganda Equator for photographs in Masaka town and then continue to Mbarara City for lunch, Mbarara City is a town referred to as the land of milk, you will be shown a school of Long horned cattle along the western plains. Be welcomed to Kisoro City the largest town in the Kigezi sub-region, marking its position in east of Rumangabo and the Virunga Mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Check in your accommodation and prepare for the next day activities.
Day 2: Transfer to Ntebeko gate, Mgahinga Mountain Hiking
You will be picked from your accommodation after your breakfast, to the main Ntebeko gate where your adventure starts. Our trek will start at 7:00am as you ascend the mountain through the magnificent pure bamboo forest. Be keen not to miss the various bird species and animals like the rare golden monkey. Trek through the ericaceous belt as you reach the top of the mountain where you find the swampy crater that was once a lake due to climatic changes as guided by our trusted and responsible tour company. Expect to be be thrilled by the sight of the other mountain peaks close by plus the swamps and saddles between the mountains that retain water all through the year. The trek takes a full day.
Day 3: Head Back to Kampala, Place of Pick Up
After your memorable Safari, Early morning, Wake up on the echoing sweet bird songs in the adjacent forests, feel the lige giving sun light rays early morning as you prepare to get enrouted back to the place of Pick up or back to Kampala City after your breakfast from the hotel.
Optional Accommodation; : Chameleon hill lodge ( luxury ), Travelers’ rest hotel ( Mid-range ), Amajambere Iwacu camp ( budget )
Recommended;Walking sticks, Rain jackets, Hiking Boots, Sunscreen/insect repellent, Head Caps, Packed food and water.Meal Plan:Day1 :Lunch, Dinner. Day2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch.