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Uganda gorilla safari from Kisoro, This gives you a chance to explore more other activities in and around Kisoro area, Kisoro is also the main bass for all Uganda gorilla safaris for example form Kisoro town to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is just 40 km while it is only about 12 km to Mgahinga gorilla national park making Kisoro the best starting point for gorilla and golden monkey in Uganda
Our budget gorilla tracking safaris from Kisoro make it easier for the low budget travelers who wish to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga gorilla national park, this means that budget travelers can go with public transport from Kampala to Kisoro and from Kisoro to Bwindi forest or Mgahinga which makes it even more affordable
Other activities that can be done before after Uganda gorilla safari from Kisoro
There are many more other activities that can be added to your gorilla trekking safari which includes hiking Mt Muhavura volcano 4,127 meters, mount Sabinyo Volcano 3,669 meters and Mount Gahinga 3,474 meters, these mount hiking activities are all done in Mgahinga gorilla national park where you can as well trek famous mountain gorillas and golden monkey trekking, exploring Batwa (Pygmies) trail and bird watching and guided nature walk. Both Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national are located in Kisoro district southwestern Uganda bordering with Rwanda and DR-Congo
Best time to go for Uganda gorilla safari from Kisoro
Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest and in Mgahinga is done daily throughout the year and take note the there is no weather condition in Uganda that can stop gorilla trekking and other activities to take place but most people prefer to visit Uganda during the dry seasons in the months also known as high season in the months of June, July, August, September, and December, January and February because most tourists believe that during the dry season it is easy to hike/walk through Impenetrable forest while during the rainy season the forest is muddy making it had to hike/walk through the forest so during the dry season is recommended but also gorilla permits are on the high demand because everyone is trying quire gorilla permit at the same time.
How to get to Bwindi forest and Mgahinga
Both Bwindi forest and Mgahinga can be easily accessed by both air and road, both public transport and private, for example, those who are coming from Kampala or Entebbe airport by road through the drive takes you through Maska, Mbarara, Kabale town and different towns and villages and then to Kisoro town it will take you about 9 to 10 hours’ drive including stopovers, one can as well access Bwindi and Mgahinga by use of daily flights which from Entebbe airport and Kajjansi airstrip to Kisoro every day. For any other information contact us we are at your disposal for other details you may need.
Accessing Bwindi forest and Mgahinga via Kigali Rwanda
Bwindi and Mahinga can also be easily accessed from Kigali Rwanda, in fact accessing Bwindi forest or Mgahinga gorilla national park from Kigali is the easiest way, you can fly to Kigali international airport and cross into Uganda for gorilla trekking safari, for example, if you fly to Kigali Rwanda it is only 3 to 4 hours drive to get to either Bwindi forest or Mgahing via Kyanika border in Kisoro or Katuna border in Kabale so this means you fly to Kigali airport in Rwanda instead of Entebbe airport in Uganda it means that you will be saving about 5 to 6 on the road.
Explore Lake Mutanda in Kisoro Aera
This is another exciting place that can be explored before or after your Uganda gorilla safari from Kisoro, Lake Mutanda is a freshwater lake situated approximately 20 kilometers north of Kisoro town, Lake Mutanda is an ideal place you should venture while you are in this part of Uganda Lake Mutanda near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park so it is easy to add it to your Uganda gorilla safari from Kisoro
Activities at Lake Mutanda Includes the Following
Canoeing at Lake Mutanda is one of the best and common activity for most people who visit lake Mutanda, Using the traditional dugout canoes is one greatest way to explore this beautiful lake flora and fauna giving you spectacular views of amazing islands
For those who love bird watching Lake is one of the best to go for bird watching while you are in Kisoro area, among the bird species spotted includes Great cormorant, malachite different kingfishers, Pin-tailed whydah and many more other water birds
Go for sports fishing at the great lake Mutanda, those who love fishing we can organize for few hours of sport fishing with local fishermen who are well-experienced fishermen on Lake Mutanda after or before your gorilla trekking activity, just let us know at of booking of your Uganda gorilla safari from Kisoro we will organize it for you at affordable price.
Go for Swimming in the freshwater of lake mutanda, Lake Mutanda in Kisoro is 100% Bilharzia-free and it has no dangerous animals like Hippos and crocodiles so it is safe to swim in Lake Mutanda making it the perfect place to relax after a long day on the gorilla trekking