Budget / Basic Safari Lodges in Mgahinga Gorilla National  Park Uganda

Amajambere Iwacu Camp

Amajambere Iwacu Camp: The Community Camp is situated by the entrance to Mgahinga National Park and is only 12 km from the southwestern town of Kisoro near the Rwandan border. Read More

Golden Monkey Guest House

Golden Monkey Guest House: The Guest House is ranked among the best Budget lodges in Kisoro town and it is a home away from home. They also offer a wide range of delicious food menu with meat. Read More

Countryside Guest House

Countryside Guest House: Countryside Guest House is located a few minutes’ walk from Kisoro town Centre. At Countryside, you will be welcomed with genuine warmth and friendship. Read More

Mutanda Eco Community Centre (M.E.C.C)

Mutanda Eco Community Centre (M.E.C.C): Located just 6 kilometers away from Kisoro town in south western Uganda, Mutanda Eco Community Centre (M.E.C.C) is a community owned eco-lodge located. Read More

Attractions in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Attractions, What to see in Mgahinga Gorilla Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park contains one habituated family of the elusive mountain gorillas called Nyakigezi and other unhabituated gorillas roaming the jungles of Mgahinga as opposed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that has 18 gorilla families, the two parks giving joy to various travellers undertaking Uganda Gorilla tours / Uganda Gorilla safaris  This Park is a famous Uganda birding safari / Uganda birding tours/ bird watching safari in Uganda destination because she has various species of birds (180 bird species) including the Albertine rift endemics like the Rwenzori turaco other primates in Mgahinga include; chimpanzees, monkeys like the golden monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, the three famous extinct conical volcanoes of Muhavura, Sabinyo and Gahinga. The endangered tribe of Batwa people can also be found here.

Mgahinga gorilla national park

Mountain Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla Park: Mgahinga is home to the habituated Nyakagezi gorilla group that can be visited while on a Uganda safari – a fairly nomadic bunch that has been known to cross the border into Rwanda and the Congo. The family includes the lead silverback. Read More

attractions in mgahinga park

Golden Monkey in Mgahinga Gorilla Park: 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, Read More

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Virunga Volcanoes in Mgahinga Gorilla Park: The Virungas are a chain of eight volcanoes that dot the borders of Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. Most of these volcanoes are dormant, except Mount Nyiragongo 3,462 meters (11,358 ft.) and Mount. Read More

Batwa Garama Cave in Mgahinga Gorilla Park

Batwa Garama Cave in Mgahinga Gorilla Park: 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. Read More

bird Watching

Birds in Mgahinga Gorilla Park: Mgahinga national park has various species of the Albertine rift endemic birds and the common ones sited in this park include; Handsome francolin: This bird species has a dark reddish brown plumage, grey head, red legs and bills with a rufous grey under. Read More

black and white colobus monkeys

Wildlife at Mgahinga National Park Uganda: Other Wildlife, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has 76 identified mammal species, although they are difficult to glimpse in the wild forest vegetation. They include giant forest hogs, bush pigs, forest buffaloes, elephants, bushbucks. Read More

Ntebeko Visitors’ Centre

Ntebeko Visitors’ Centre Images: The Visitor Centre at Ntebeko is the starting point for nature walks, volcanoes hiking, golden monkey and gorilla tracking and the short (4km) Batwa Trail. The trailhead of the long Batwa trail is at the base of Mt Muhavura. Exhibits inside the building. Read More

Batwa people in Mgahinga Gorilla Park

People and Culture in Mgahinga Gorilla Park: Within the confinements of Mgahinga National Park, are the Batwa or twa people or commonly referred to as pygmies because of their short sized heights, a fully grown Mutwa person has an average height of about 4 meters tall or even less. Read More

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