1 Day Mount Gahinga Hiking Tour

Mount Mgahinga Gorillas park is located in South Western Uganda and is such a great place to be. This one day trip is arranged for you to have abit of Uganda’s smallest wildlife park that hosts 3 of the Virunga Mountain ranges; Muhavura, Gahinga and Sabinyo. Mgahinga Park also habours alot of other wildlife including the endangered ones like the Mountain Gorillas and Golden monkeys, elephants, buffaloes, duikers, among others. The Gahinga hike is short and an easy one to even inexperienced hikers. This day trip is only feasible for pickups and drop offs in areas with in Kisoro or those close to Mgahinga Gorillas Park

Packing list for Mount Gahinga Volcano Hike:

You are required to have good hiking shoes/boots, rain ponco, back pack, head cap, sun glasses. Carry a camera with you, Wear long pants and long sleeves.

How to get to Kisoro – how to reach Mgahinga Gorillas Park.

For this 1 day trip, you are required to reach Kisoro/Mount Mgahinga Park a day before. You can hire a private car or use public bus transport from Kigali in Rwanda or Kampala in Uganda. It is 4 hours on the road from Kigali to Kisoro and 8 or 10 from Kampala/Entebbe. It is 13km From Kisoro town to Mgahinga Park offices at Ntebeko on a bumpy road.

Scheduled and charter flights from Entebbe or Kajjansi to Kisoro are available if you find the drive by road to be long to bear with.


  • When the urge to climb Mount Gahinga develops when already in Kisoro, contact our reservations team for further guidance. Please be aware of our readiness to gladly organise for you a full package for a day trip to Gahinga Volcano.
  • There is flexibility in this trip. It can be booked or arranged for the Sabinyo or Muhavura hike.

Trip highlights



Day 1 - Detailed program for a day hike of Mount Gahinga in Mgahinga Gorillas Park.
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