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Gorilla Trek!

This is a pretty arduous hike, but the guides and porters are definitely helpful. We were a group... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Barbara L
,
Kampala, Uganda
Small park but plenty to see

Where to start? Firstly the Golden Monkeys are a must see. Located in the bamboo forests, the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
rdella
,
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This volcano, together with Mount Muhavura and Mount Sabinyo, are the three northernmost peaks of the Virunga chain. The entire area is home to rare mountain gorillas.
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7 May 2017
“Gorilla Trek!”
11 Oct 2016
“Small park but plenty to see”
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a pretty arduous hike, but the guides and porters are definitely helpful. We were a group of 8, with a couple of us in our 60's. The trek is a 3 hour affair: one hour up, one hour with the gorillas, one hour...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Where to start? Firstly the Golden Monkeys are a must see. Located in the bamboo forests, the climb is not too strenuous and the number of people will be smaller than elsewhere. There is also a family of gorillas with 5 silver backs. As they...More

Thank rdella
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Decided to climb this mountain before the popular mount sabinyo and it was the right decision. It was only my friend and I with a female guide Julliet. She was amazing, chatty, informative and motivating which allowed us to climb the mountain swiftly and safely....More

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Climbed June/July 2013. Anyone who is fit can and should make this climb. Incredible views from the top and the crater itself is beautiful. Lunch at the top. Make sure you travel with Volcanoes Safaris and stay at their lodges--THE BEST way to visit Uganda...More

Thank clenor2013
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Once I met up with my park guide and accompanying trail guards it was off to see the mountain gorillas by myself. This was a rare opportunity and based on the gorilla group location, we had a steep trek and cut through dense volcano sloped...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

thick vegetation zones, golden monkeys, beautiful bird species but quiet steep in some areas to climb

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Reviewed 20 August 2016
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Reviewed 20 August 2016
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