MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK-UGANDA
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is Uganda’s smallest national park, with the most scenic and epic national park situated in south-western Uganda at an altitude of between 2,227m and 4,127m. That favors habitat for the world’s remaining endangered mountain gorillas, and it is close to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, another home to mountain gorillas in Uganda.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is an icon of Uganda’s national parks, seated in the high clouds. Mgahinga National Park possesses a majestic natural beauty that welcomes visitors all year round, mostly travelers interested in sightseeing, mountain gorilla trekking, golden monkey tracking, birding, and mountain hiking.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is home to three Virunga volcanoes, abundant wildlife, and awesome, inspiring caves. As travelers look for mountain gorilla adventures, they can immerse themselves in the stillness of nature by hiking in the beautiful forest of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Mgahinga National Park is the only four-gorilla park in the world that is protected for the endangered mountain gorillas. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has a habituated gorilla family living in the park. Mountain gorilla trekking is sporadically possible since the park has a habituated gorilla family that wanders through the volcanic watershed. The Mgahinga Gorilla National Park slopes harbor a rich faunal diversity that boosts guided forest walks.
Mgahinga National Park forms part of the larger Virunga Conservation Area, which includes adjacent parks in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda. Mgahinga National Park is bordered to the west by Virunga National Park of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and to the south by Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda. The volcanoes’ slopes contain various biological ecosystems, and their peaks are a striking backdrop to the beautiful scenery.