Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro

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Visit the protected gorillas that live in the forests of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, extending between 2,227 m (7,306 ft) and 4,127 m (13,540 ft) above sea level. You can also spot the rare golden monkey, as well as bush pigs, jackals, forest buffaloes, and hundreds of bird species including the ibis and paradise fly-catcher. The park has three volcanoes, swamps, and rich vegetation that flourishes year-round. Bringing snacks and water is recommended, as well as wearing waterproof clothing for this damp area. Take a look at our Kisoro trip builder tool to schedule your visit to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Uganda is a spectacular country to spend time in and if gorilla's are on your list, you are in luck. Uganda has two forests with habituated gorilla families and while Bwindi oversees most of the goril...  more »
  • We spent the day after our mountain gorilla trek doing another trek in a different forest looking for golden monkeys. On the day we were there my mom, husband and I were the only 3 people doing the tr...  more »
  • It is very worth it is one of the most amazing experiences I have had in my life We did not have to walk much to meet the gorillas The staff very attentive and professional It is something that if you like animals you should do without hesitation
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  • Amazing visit at the gorillas after a long hike up to the mountain hills
  • Very exciting place, breathtaking views but be sure to carry extra warm clothing😊
  • Nice, well maintained park. We did the mount sabinyo hike. Although it is only 18 km, it is a very demanding hike. Starts of easy, but then it rises. You climb untill 1 pm, then you return no matter where you are on the climb.
  • Natural and good cool mountains and green environment best for hiking and tracking Gorillas
  • I tried to climb one of the volcanos, it was super hard but I had a great experience.
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