As the only gorilla family in the area, anyone staying at Mount Gahinga Lodge to trek gorillas will have visited the Nyakagezi group.
Led by a dominant silverback called Mark (named after the first tourist who trekked the group) the Nyakagezi gorilla family is a wonderful and unique group. Comprising of nine individuals including two juveniles and one infant, the group is known for its high number of silverbacks and the playful and inquisitive nature of the gorillas!
Guests at Mount Gahinga Lodge can directly connect to the park on foot, starting off their trek by walking out of the lodge and into the forest in search of the gorillas.
You can stay at Mount Gahinga Lodge and trek the Nyakagezi group as part of the newly launched 10-day Gorilla, Chimpanzees, Volcanoes, and Batwa Culture safari. Follow this link to enquire now.