Nestled just a short 20-minute drive from the charming town of Kisoro, Lake Chahafi Resort offers an idyllic retreat amidst untouched natural splendor. Enveloped on three sides by the gentle, rolling hills of the Virunga mountains, this resort boasts a singular and awe-inspiring vista. On the fourth side, the grandeur of the Virunga peaks is crowned by the majestic Mount Muhavura, standing in solitary grandeur. Amidst these picturesque surroundings, Lake Chahafi Resort presents itself as the perfect tranquil haven, a respite from the hustle and bustle of town life. Whether you seek a day of relaxation by the lake’s shore or an intimate evening beside the warm embrace of a fireplace in the resort’s bar, culminating in a restful night in one of the luxurious permanent canvas tents with ensuite facilities, Lake Chahafi Resort guarantees a memorable stay in the heart of nature.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park beckons you to a world of captivating adventures, with its stunning landscape and fascinating wildlife. Set your sights on the following exciting activities during your visit to this remarkable park:
As you journey towards Kisoro town, the Virunga Mountain chain comes into full view, casting a mesmerizing backdrop. Most travelers are drawn to this region for the incredible opportunity to visit the Mountain Gorillas in either Bwindi ‘Impenetrable’ or Mgahinga National Parks.
Gorilla tracking offers an enthralling and unforgettable experience that is well worth the effort required to reach Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This adventure leads you into the lush forest to engage with the habituated Gorilla family, an awe-inspiring encounter available daily for visitors.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park opens its doors to Golden Monkey tracking, an opportunity to observe these unique primates often regarded as a distinct race of the more widespread blue monkey. They are a little-known bamboo-associated primate species classified as ‘endangered’ by the World Conservation Union.
The Batwa People, also known as Pygmies, are affectionately known as the “people of the forest.” Have you ever had the chance to meet them during your visit to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park? Engaging with the Batwa People allows you to witness the deep connection they hold with the forest. The cultural trail in Mgahinga National Park invites you to explore the ancient ways of the Batwa people, who once thrived within this forest, offering insights into their time-honored traditions.
Immerse yourself in the Batwa Trail, which commences from the base of Muhavura Cave. This guided journey is akin to a living museum, offering you a unique opportunity to learn about the Batwa People, a pygmy tribe that once inhabited the Mgahinga National Park.
The Garama cave stands as a significant attraction not to be missed when exploring Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These caves served as the abode of the Batwa people for many years until their recent resettlement.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is a sanctuary blessed with a rich avian population. With a record of 79 bird species within the park, including several endemic to the East Congo Montane region, bird enthusiasts have a splendid opportunity to venture into this National Park’s remarkable world of birds.
To make the most of your adventure in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and secure your stay at Lake Chahafi Resort in Kisoro, along with thrilling Gorilla tracking safaris, we invite you to get in touch with Trek Africa Expeditions. We’re here to assist you in turning your wildlife dreams into an unforgettable reality. Contact us to book your stay at Lake Chahafi Resort Kisoro and embark on thrilling Gorilla tracking safaris in Mgahinga National Park.