What Can I Do In Mgahinga Gorilla National Park In 2024



Mgahinga Gorilla National park is an adventurous destination best known for the mountain gorilla trekking and Golden monkey trekking safaris. Mountain gorilla trekking involves movement in dense forests, searching for mountain gorillas in their natural environment.


Mgahinga Gorilla National Park mountain gorilla trekking starts with an early morning briefing at the park’s headquarters at 70:00 am , and then after, trekking begins in the African jungle with a knowledgeable park ranger who is conversant with all the trekking trails.


What to do in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park In 2024

Golden monkey trekking

Golden monkey trekking is another active tourism activity that can be done at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. It starts with a briefing at the headquarters regarding the rules and regulations to be followed during golden monkey trekking.

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After the briefing, tourists are allocated a well-experienced park guide, and your trekking begins in the forest, which takes between 30 minutes and four hours depending on the location of golden monkeys because they move from one place to another looking for food. check our sample gorilla trekking tours 


Volcano climbing

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is attached to three dormant Virunga-chained volcanoes, and hiking to any of these peaks is an adventurous experience.


The Virunga chained volcanoes include mount Muhavura, which is the highest volcano standing at 4,127 meters above sea level; hiking to the summit of Muhabura takes between 8 and 10 hours; mount Gahinga, and mount sabinyo, among others


Bird watching

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is home to over 184 bird species, including Albertine endemics, migratory birds, and forest birds, making it an ideal bird-watching destination in Uganda. These birds can be best seen along the gorge trail between Mount Gahinga and Mount Sabinyo, within the bamboo trails, among others.


Batwa trail experience

Mgahinga gorilla national park is another interesting tourist activity at Mgahinga gorilla national park, where tourists get an interesting opportunity to interact with the pygmies who used to stay in Mgahinga forest before the national park was gazetted.

When is the best time to visit Mgahinga Gorilla National park in 2024

The long dry season in Mgahinga Gorilla National park is the best time to tour and lasts from June to September. The short dry season happens in the months of December to February and it is another good season again to travel in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Although Mgahinga can be visited throughout the year.

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