Mt. Mgahinga National Park is another Gorilla National park found in south western Uganda where Gorilla Tracking, Golden monkey Tracking, Batwa Trail and Mt. Mgahinga Hike are done. Visit the Nyakagezi Gorilla family, the only Gorilla group in this park. Gorilla permits cost 600USD only
Mount Mgahinga National Park Uganda
Being the tiniest national park, Mgahinga protects the Ugandan part of the ‘Virunga mountains; a vary of extinct and active Volcanoes that straddle the border. A tropical woodland, much of the lower slopes are depleted by the encroachment of farms, however, the bamboo and alpine forests stay mostly intact and provide refuge to visiting Gorilla teams from neighbor Congo and Rwanda.
These gorilla teams often’pop in’ and take temporary residence for a couple of months at a stretch. The following primates are also available within the park, the Blue Monkeys, Black & White catarrhine, leopard, forest elephant, and giant forest hog similarly as varied?species of birds.
This park is a famous refuge for ‘Gentle Giants’ Mgahinga is additionally a favorite with hikers who returnto explore the numerous caves and also the 3 volcanoes, which lie partly within the park’s borders.
Mountain gorillas form the most attraction at Mgahinga national park just as Bwindi Forest Park, that protects the Ugandan portion of the Virungas, an imposing string of 9 separate extinct and active volcanoes that run along the board with Rwandese Republic and Congo.
This park shares boarders with Congos Parc National des Virunga and Rwandas Parc National des Volcanoes.