What Can I Do In Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Where Silver Meets Gold

what can i do in mgahinga gorilla national park where silver meets gold


Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is Uganda’s smallest national park, covering over 33.9 km2 and situated in southwestern Uganda. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park was declared a national park in 1991 and is among the world's few national parks harboring Mountain Gorillas, and the rest stay in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park of Uganda, Virunga National Park of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Other unique primates found in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park include the Golden Monkey, which can also be found in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park.


Mgahinga Gorilla National Park offers one-of-a-kind hiking experiences, such as Mount Sabinyo hiking and Mount Muhavura hiking, which are part of the Virunga chained ranges that cut through Uganda, Congo, and Rwanda. Many tourists are usually thrilled as they hike these Virunga-chained mountains. Mgahinga gorilla national park other attractions include Lake Mutanda and the Batwa pygmies, which offer a great cultural experience in their authentic environment as you visit the park.


Mgahinga Gorilla National Park harbors approximately 39 mammals, which include Uganda’s endangered mountain gorillas, magical golden monkeys, elephants, buffaloes, bushbucks, forest hogs, duikers, over 115 bird species, which include migratory birds and forest birds, and the three Virunga chained volcanoes, which are Mount Muhavura, standing at 4127 meters above sea level, followed by Mount Sabinyo, standing at 3645 meters above sea level, and Mount Gahinga, which is at 3474 meters above the sea.