This is a species of Old World monkey found in the Virunga volcanic mountains of Central Africa, including four national parks: Mgahinga, in south-west Uganda; Volcanoes, in north-west Rwanda; and Virunga and Kahuzi-Biéga, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It is restricted >>>read more
The Virungas are a chain of eight volcanoes which dot the borders of Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. Most of these volcanoes are dormant, except Mount Nyiragongo 3,462 metres (11,358 ft.) and Mount Nyamuragira 3,063 meters (10,049 ft.), both in the DR of the Congo >>>read more
Some of the steep mountain slopes contain caves formed by lava tubes, one of them being the famous Garama Cave located near the park headquarters. This is a sacred place for the Batwa, and during the Batwa Trail you can discover how it was used as a shelter during battles and as a place to store >>>read more
With a diverse collection of activities that visitors can get involved in, gorilla tracking in Uganda comes out to be the best leading activity at Mgahinga Gorilla national park and almost 75% of Mgahinga's visitors come to view the precious primates. With Country Uganda being left with an estimate of 400 mountain gorillas, the Smallest Mgahinga park becomes one of the two blessed places where a visitor can have high chances to view >>>read more
Uganda safaris offer you an oportunity to trek to the Rugezi Swamp, the bamboo forest or the Sanbinyo George for the best bird watching opportunities. The three to four hour Gorge Trail between Gahinga and Sabinyo can provide a spectacular sightings of the Bronze Sunbird ,Dusky turtle Dove, Olive Thrush ,Cape Robin-chat, Kivu-ground Thrush, , Rwenzori Batis, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Regal Sunbird, Blue-headed Sunbird, Black-headed Waxbill and Streaky Seedeater >>>read more
A tough day’s hike will take you to the peaks of Muhavura; Gahinga or Sabinyo .All three volcanoes in this park can be climbed. Mountain Sabinyo which is, 3,669m high can take roughly eight hours to cover a distance of 14km trip, following a steep ridge up to the peak.It takes around six hours to ascend and descend Mt. Gahinga (3,474m), topped by giant lobelia and a swamp-filled crater During this activity the most lucky >>>read more
Mgahinga is situated about 15 kilometers (9.3 mi), by road, south of the town of Kisoro and approximately 55km.
Accommodation facilities catering for both up-market, medium range and budget visitors are available.
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