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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Mgahinga National Park?

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is located in South Western Uganda. The Park is situated about 8-10 hours drive from Kampala, Uganda and about 6 hours drive from Kigali, Rwanda. The can be accessed using both road and air transport. Read More

Which entrance to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park should I take?

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has one main entrance for visitors and it is accessible from all directions. The Ntebeko gate is

How should I get to Mgahinga National Park

Most people travel on organized safaris that are arranged by various tour operators. If you are looking to an independent trip, you should consider driving to to the park or using public transport as per our resource information. On this website, you can also check out our road trip ideas. Once you get to the park, you hike through the park on foot.

Is a day trip possible to Mgahinga?

Yes a day trip to Mgahinga National Park is possible. Like the day trip to Rwanda gorillas, this trip starts from Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. The journey from Kigali to Mgahinga National Park takes about 4 hours. Therefore you need an early start from Kigali. Most trips depart at 3.30AM in the morning.