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Mount Muhavura

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda
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Challenging day-hike

This is definitely not a beginners hike! You have to be fit and prepared to make it back before... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Julie C
,
Belgium
Great challenge

A really impressive volcano, it can be seen from miles around and the climb does not disappoint... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
Ivan_Lourie
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London, United Kingdom
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This13,500 foot volcano is part of the Virunga chain that spans Rwanda, Zaire and Uganda.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good68%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“day hike” (3 reviews)
“rain gear” (2 reviews)
“zones” (2 reviews)
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is definitely not a beginners hike! You have to be fit and prepared to make it back before dark. Start as early as possible: UWA recommends you to be there around 7 am. Take walking sticks (or one of the bamboo sticks they offer...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 22 April 2015

A really impressive volcano, it can be seen from miles around and the climb does not disappoint. Unfortunately we set out late (9am) and did not have time to reach the top, so I would recommend to climbers in the future to set off as...More

Thank Ivan_Lourie
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This one's pretty good. Before going make sure that the weather is good, or else this is going to be hell. The climb is pretty steep, and muddy trails would be really hard. even when they're not muddy, it's not to easy. at 60$ pp....More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 1 September 2013

different vegetation zones, golden monkeys viewed and mountain gorilla enjoying their habitats, the different climatic zones and the beautiful view of the crater lake

1  Thank mbaro s
Reviewed 22 December 2012 via mobile

Climbing mt muhavura was a mixed day. I went solo and with a young ranger. We began the climb at 730 and by 10 we had reached the misty covered summit. The small lake in the centre was covered in cloud but it was an...More

1  Thank scottplume
Reviewed 22 November 2011

This is a very challenging one day hike as the trail is very steep and depending on the season the weather conditions can seriously affect your experience. The altitude sickness is not a joke and should be taken seriously. You are ascending way over 3000m...More

2  Thank Dara_1361
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