Mount Gahinga Lodge and Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari

Mount Gahinga Lodge and Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari, near the southwestern border with Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is situated in the foothills of the Virunga Mountains and is part of the Volcanoes National Park, which is famous for its population of endangered mountain gorillas.

 

Key features and information about Mount Gahinga Lodge:

  • Location: Mount Gahinga Lodge is located in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, which is part of the Virunga Conservation Area. This area is renowned for its biodiversity, including the endangered mountain gorillas.
  • Accommodation: The lodge offers comfortable and well-appointed cottages or bandas, each with its own unique design and décor. These accommodations provide guests with beautiful views of the surrounding volcanoes and forests.
  • Facilities: The lodge provides various amenities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. These can include a restaurant serving local and international cuisine, a bar, a lounge area with a fireplace, and a gift shop.
  • Activities: Guests staying at Mount Gahinga Lodge have the opportunity to engage in a range of activities, including gorilla trekking, golden monkey tracking, volcano hiking (such as hiking the nearby Mount Gahinga), and bird watching. Guided tours and cultural experiences with the Batwa people, who are indigenous to the region, are also often offered.
  • Conservation: The lodge is committed to sustainable and responsible tourism. It often support local conservation efforts and community development initiatives.
  • Accessibility: The lodge is accessible by road from the nearby towns of Kisoro and Kabale. Kisoro has a small airstrip, making it possible to access the lodge by air as well.
  • Weather: The weather in this region can be quite cool due to its elevation, so it’s advisable to pack accordingly.
  • Permits: If you plan to do activities like gorilla or golden monkey tracking, you will need to obtain permits in advance, as these activities are highly regulated to protect the endangered wildlife.

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Mount Gahinga Lodge and Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari

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