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Very nice park to hike in the volcano region between Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo.
They have a group of habituated golden monkeys and gorillas.
We did the gorge trail and it was very beautiful. However in the wet season the path can be quite slippery.
We were the only two on the trek and had just 30 minutes to walk before finding the gorilla family. We didn't plan to trek the gorillas in advance but had a contact of a guide, Jonah, who was very helpful with the permit process,...More
This is a pretty arduous hike, but the guides and porters are definitely helpful. We were a group of 8, with a couple of us in our 60's. The trek is a 3 hour affair: one hour up, one hour with the gorillas, one hour...More
Where to start? Firstly the Golden Monkeys are a must see. Located in the bamboo forests, the climb is not too strenuous and the number of people will be smaller than elsewhere. There is also a family of gorillas with 5 silver backs. As they...More
Decided to climb this mountain before the popular mount sabinyo and it was the right decision. It was only my friend and I with a female guide Julliet. She was amazing, chatty, informative and motivating which allowed us to climb the mountain swiftly and safely....More
Climbed June/July 2013. Anyone who is fit can and should make this climb. Incredible views from the top and the crater itself is beautiful. Lunch at the top. Make sure you travel with Volcanoes Safaris and stay at their lodges--THE BEST way to visit Uganda...More
Once I met up with my park guide and accompanying trail guards it was off to see the mountain gorillas by myself. This was a rare opportunity and based on the gorilla group location, we had a steep trek and cut through dense volcano sloped...More