Location of Camp: Mgahinga National Park
Type of Safari Camp: Permanent Lodge
Rating (1-5+): 4
Camp Accomodations: 8 stone and tile Banda’s with full ensuite facilities (compost toilet, bush shower), main building houses dining and lounge area. The lodge is solar powered and there are charging facilities in the main building.
Local Wildlife: 350 Mountain Gorillas in Virunga Volcanoes,, 1 habituated family in Mgahinga. Golden Monkey, Blue Monkey.
When to Visit: Year round (except April during heavy rains)
Safari Activities at Camp: Gorilla trekking, volcano climbing, hiking, bird watching.
Mount Gahinga Lodge
Mount Gahinga Lodge is nestled the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes on the border of Uganda, Rwanda and the DRC.
The lodge has been totally renovated, a sunroom facing the volcanoes, a new terrace and gardens. The 1 habituated Gorilla family has recently returned from the Rwanda side, so trekking is now available. You can also visit the Nkuringo group in Southern Bwindi. Other activities include climbing a volcano, birding, and guided forest walks.
To get to Mount Gahinga Lodge An hour’s flight or a long day’s drive from Entebbe, four hours’ drive from Kigali.