Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Where Silver Meets Gold

mgahinga gorilla national park where silver meets gold


Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is Uganda’s smallest National Park that is covering over 33. 9km. sq situated in Southwestern Uganda. Mgahinga gorilla national park was declared a national park in 1991 and is among the worlds’ 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 Congo, and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Mgahinga Gorilla national park has a blessed unique other primates’ types such as known as Golden Monkeys which can also be seen in Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda.


Mgahinga Gorilla National Park features unique hiking experiences such as Mount Sabinyo hiking and Mount Muhavura hiking which belong to the Virunga chained Ranges that cut into 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 the 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, forest birds, and the three Virunga chained volcanoes that is mount Muhavura standing at 4127 meters above the sea level, followed by mount Sabinyo standing at 3645 meters above sea levels, and mount Gahinga which is 3474 meters above the sea level.