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Mount Gahinga Lodge is situated at the base of the three magnificent Virunga Volcanoes on the edge of Mgahinga National Park in South West Uganda, home of the mountain gorilla. This luxury safari lodge is full of rustic charm and offers breathtaking views of the dramatic landscape. The lodge is an hour’s flight from Entebbe.
Offering impeccable service, warm hospitality and top-notch cuisine, it will appeal to adventurous travellers seeking a tranquil and unforgettable wilderness safari experience. Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities for them. Children under 15 are not allowed to track the gorillas.
Mount Gahinga Lodge provides nine circular, stone bandas with papyrus roofs and verandas overlooking the volcanoes. Nestled in lush landscaped gardens and offering the utmost privacy, each banda features colourful, African inspired décor, a fireplace and an en suite bathroom with a bush shower. Hot water is available on request.
There are endless adventures to be had at Mount Gahinga Lodge. Track gorillas or golden monkeys in Mgahinga or Nkuringo, hike up a volcano or visit local communities and learn about local farming, After a busy day, unwind with a glass of wine in front of the fire, admire the views from the terrace, or ease tired limbs with a massage.
Mount Gahinga Lodge Information
40 minutes from Entebbe International Airport
9 bandanas, 2 tents
Gorilla tracking, golden monkey tracking, bird watching, walking safaris, volcano climbing, Batwa community walk, guided nature walks
Restaurant, bar, open fireplace, sunroom, eco-friendly
- Open fireplace
- Gorilla tracking
- Golden monkey tracking
- Bird watching
- Walking safaris
- Volcano climbing
- Batwa community walk
- Guided nature walk
"Tucked away in the far southwest of Uganda, Mount Gahinga Lodge rests at the base of the Virunga Volcanoes at the border between Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo; a remote and secluded slice of nature. While gorilla tracking is the obvious highlight, spend some time with the local Batwa Pygmies, the oldest inhabitants of the rainforest, and discover their ancient traditions and cultures."
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