Kisoro City

Kisoro is a City in the Western Region of Uganda and it is the chief City of Kisoro District and the site of the district headquarters.

It is approximately 43 kilometres, by road, west of Kabale. It is the largest town in the Kigezi sub-region.

This is approximately 460 kilometers, by road, southwest of Kampala City, the capital of Uganda and its largest city.

The city is east of Rumangabo and the Virunga Mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The geographical coordinates of Kisoro are 1°17’06.0″S, 29°41’06.0″E (Latitude:-1.2850; Longitude:29.6850) respectively.

Itcan be seen under the peaks of the Mufumbiro Mountains(Virunga ranges) that are part of the Virunga Mountains and home to rare mountain gorillas.

Intersting Points here to people are;  Lake Mutanda, colorful markets, Kisoro Airport and volcano trekking also are available for visitors to Kisoro.

It is the nearest town to the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and is an access town for those traveling to Rwanda or the DRC for gorilla tracking in the Volcanoes National Park or the Virunga National Park