3 Days Mount Mgahinga Hike

3 Days Mgahinga

is an interesting adventure that has attracted many tourists from across borders.
Our 3 Days Mountain Mgahinga Hike, involves a lot of sport activities, mountain hiking, sight seeing and many others

boasts of its 3,474 meters height. It is among the famous Virunga ranges and has a wide variety of wildlife.

The features include; vegetation consisting , bamboo being the main and harboring different species of animals like the endangered golden monkey.

The name Mgahinga was got from the word ‘Gahinga’ that means the piles of stones in the local lingo. It lies between the mountains and Sabinyo.

It has a swampy caldera on its peak that is about 180metres wide. It takes about 6hours to climb the mountain

3 Days Mountain Mgahinga Hike

3 Days Mountain Mgahinga Hike over view

3 Days Mount Mgahinga Hike over view

3 Days Mount Mgahinga Hike over view
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DAY: 1 – HEAD TO KISORO

You will be picked up after your breakfast and have a briefing before your 8hrs journey to .

We shall have a stopover at the Uganda Equator for photographs in town and then continue to for lunch. You will then check in your accommodation and prepare for the next day hike.

DAY: 2 – THE HIKE

You will be picked from your accommodation after your breakfast, to the main Ntebeko gate where your adventure starts.

Our trek will start at 7:00am as you ascend the mountain through the magnificent pure bamboo forest. Be keen not to miss the various bird species and animals like the rare golden monkey.

Trek through the ericaceous belt as you reach the top of the mountain where you find the swampy crater that was once a lake due to climatic changes.

Expect to be be thrilled by the sight of the other mountain peaks close by plus the swamps and saddles between the mountains that retain water all through the year. The trek takes a full day.

DAY: 3 – HEAD BACK TO

After your breakfast, we shall return to Kampala and have lunch enroute.

Optional Accommodation;

  • Chameleon hill lodge ( luxury )
  • Travelers’ rest hotel ( Mid-range )
  • Amajambere Iwacu camp ( budget )

Recommended;

  • Walking sticks
  • Rain jackets
  • Hiking Boots
  • Sunscreen/insect repellent
  • Head Caps
  • Packed food and water

Meal Plan;

  • Day1 : Lunch, Dinner.
  • Day2 : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Day3 : Breakfast, Lunch.