Kisoro District Travel Guide

  • Cone shaped Virunga chain of volcanoes
    Cone shaped Virunga chain of volcanoes
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  • The beautiful mountain Gorilla.
    The beautiful mountain Gorilla.
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  • The huge silverback.
    The huge silverback.
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park


Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

  • Gorilla Trekking

    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Things to Do

    Seeing one family of 9 out of 600 gorillas left in the wild is special. To know that on a given day I was one of only 6 people in the world to get to do it makes it even more special. And on the day I went I got to see them roll about for about an hour in play, chest beating and nose picking sessions. The first thing I remember is hearing this...

  • You shouldn't mind soldiers!

    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Warnings and Dangers

    When doing an activity in Mgahinga NP, whether it is gorilla tracking or just hiking, you will be continuously accompanied by a small army.In & around the Park another 1000 troops will protect you from the "buffalos".Actually the presence of so many bullets around me did me at first feel pretty unsafe, but I got used to it soon.The main reason for...

  • Pythontracking on Lake Mutanda

    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Off The Beaten Path

    At Virunga Hotel (Kisoro) we were offered a hiking/boattrip to search for pythons that supposed to be about 10 meters long and even eat dogs.After we had been taken by dug out canoe to some kind of island the pythontracking took us through banana plantations and swamps during which we attracted huge attention from locals.It was a very nice halfday...


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