Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

 

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the smallest park in the country. It is about 38 sq km. Though it is very important as it is one of the two parks in Uganda that are habitat for the endangered mountain gorillas. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is situated in south western Uganda, Kisoro district. This park was gazetted in 1999 and is part of the Virunga conservation area. This park adjoins Rwanda’s volcanoes, and the democratic republic of Congo’s Virunga national parks. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park experiences two wet seasons in the year that is February to May, and September to December.

Several activities are enjoyed during one’s stay in this national park;
Gorilla tracking, Pygmy tribe tour, Golden monkey tracking, Visiting caves, Bird watching.

 

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