Top places to eat at Mgahinga
Kisoro Coffee Pot Café
Located in Kisoro town, Southwestern Uganda, Kisoro Coffee Pot Café is one of the best places where you can have something to eat from. This coffee shop is suitably located in the area where visitors can easily connect up to their preferred gorilla safari destinations –Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla National as well as Lake Mutanda and Lake Chahafi. The other sites that you can easily connect to in Southwestern Uganda from Kisoro Coffee Pot Café include Echuya Forest, Virunga Volcanoes –Gahinga, Sabyinyo, and Muhabura. While at Coffee Pot Café, you can have the best of Italian coffee, homemade German cakes and many other international drinks and delicious snacks and cuisines.
Supa’s Bistro and Guesthouse
At Supa’s Bistro and Guesthouse, expect to more than ultimate comfort. This guesthouse also offers the best food, coffee and other beverages. It is found on Kabale-Kisoro road, Kisoro in Southwestern Uganda.
Mount Gahinga Lodge
Gahinga Lodge is a luxury accommodation property in Kisoro district, built not far from Mgahinga NP entrance. This luxury facility features one of the best restaurants offering exceptional meals, breakfast and fully stocked bar for you to have something to quench down the thirst.
Kisoro Tourist Hotel
Kisoro Tourist Hotel is another most favorite spot for guests to grab something from after or before embarking on any adventure. It is one of the best locations to eat from on Uganda tour to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. It comes with the best restaurant and a fully stocked bar providing variety of eats and drinks for guests. The other amenities that make up this hotel facility include fireplace, conference, sauna and more.
Mucha Hotel is a mid-range hotel facility set on River Mucha banks. From Kisoro town to this hotel is about 6km. It has the best restaurant providing delicious African cuisines, continental breakfast and British cuisines. In case you want to have something to drink, there is also a fully stocked bar.
Mutanda Lake Resort
Mutanda Lake Resort is 14km off from Kisoro town and takes its name from Lake Mutanda. At this resort, expect not only ultimate comfort but also delicious meals.
Traveler’s Rest Hotel
This is one of the oldest hotels in Uganda, set in Kisoro town about 14 km from Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This hotel has one of the best restaurants providing the most delicious food. Besides, it has comfortable rooms totaling up to 11 in varying categories of single, twin, double and triple.
Top things to do
Gorilla trekking –While in Kisoro town or Mgahinga itself, gorilla trekking is a must-do primate adventure. It is a life changing experience offering guests a remarkable chance to interact with the endangered mountain gorillas in the wild. To be allowed to enjoy a gorilla trek in Mgahinga National Park, a valid gorilla permit is needed and each costs USD 700 per person.
Golden monkey tracking – Golden monkeys are unique primates and they survive within the Virunga region and Albertine rift area of Virunga National Park, Mgahinga and Volcanoes National Park.
Other experiences to include on your travel plan include the Batwa trail experience, birding, nature walks and more.