3 Days Mount Gahinga Volcano Hike

This 3 Days Mount Gahinga Volcano Hike is a short Adventure trip that will take you to hike the Gahinga Mountain one of the eight volcanic mountains that make up the Virunga Mountain ranges bordering Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. Mountain Gahinga is the smallest of the Virunga Volcanoes with an elevation of 3,474 meters above sea level. The hike up Mount Gahinga to its highest point takes approximately 3-4 hours best to start the hike in the morning. You will need to be fit for this hike given the fact the hike is worth it giving you an opportunity as well to see various primates including Golden monkeys and depending on luck that day mountain Gorillas and other wild animals. This 3 Days Mount Gahinga Volcano Hike is an all inclusive adventure trip that will start and end in Entebbe/Kampala, it can as well be customized and end in Kigali or start and end in Kigali.

Day 1: Pick up from Kampala/Entebbe and Drive to Kisoro for overnight via the Equator for photographs and lunch en-route

Day 2: Full Day Hiking of Mount Gahinga Volcano.

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe for drop off to end the 3 Days Mount Gahinga Volcano Hike.

Included
  • All transportation as scheduled
  • All park entrance fee, crater service and concession fee
  • Meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner as indicated above
  • Four wheel transportation for safari with pop up roof ideal for game view
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Complementary bottled water while doing game drive
  • All activities as per above proposal
Excluded
  • Uganda visas
  • Meals, transport, and lodging outside the regular itinerary
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
  • Any items of personal nature
  • International vaccinations
  • Insurance

Travel Days


DAY 01:  Pick up from Kiampala/Entebbe and Transfer to Kisoro for overnight

The driver will pick you from the hotel or Airport in Kampala/Entebbe and you will start your drive to Kisoro a town close to Mount Gahinga Volcano arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight, you will have a stop visit at the Equator and an en-route lunch, then after drive towards south to Kisoro for overnight. The drive is long but very adventurous you will have various stops for stretching and sightseeing the beautiful landscapes of Uganda.

Drive Time: Approximately 8-9 hours drive

Accommodation: Lake Chahafi Resort Hotel or Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge

Meals: Full Board.

DAY 02: Full Day Hiking Mount Gahinga Volcano

You will wake up early morning have breakfast at the Lodge and drive to the headquarters of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for briefing and you will be given well knowledgeable guides for your hike after you will set off for the hike, the hike will take you around 3-4 hours to reach the summit of Mount Gahinga Volcano and back, you will have various resting sessions. After sometime of sightseeing at the top of the volcano you will descend back to the starting point and drive to the lodge for relaxing and later dinner and overnight. Depending on the time you descend back from the mountain and fitness you will as well visit the local community for Batwa cultural experience.

Accommodation: Lake Chahafi Resort Hotel or Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge

Meals: Full Board.

DAY 03: Departure back to Kampala/Entebbe to End the 3 Days Mount Gahinga Volcano Hike

You will have breakfast at lodge after drive back to Entebbe/Kampala for drop off to end your 3 Days Mount Gahinga Volcano Hike. If you choose to end this trip in Kigali you can opt to do a Morning Gorilla trek or Golden monkey in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and after the trek then proceed to Kigali for drop off to end the trip with either your flight out or drop off at the Lodge.

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