Luxury gorilla safaris to Mgahinga National Park – Gorilla tracking safaris luxury 2023 – 2024 – Guaranteed Gorilla permits
Luxury gorilla safaris to Mgahinga National Park – Mgahinga Gorilla National Park sits high in the clouds, 2,227 to 4,127 metres above sea level. Its most outstanding features are three extinct volcanoes that form part of the magnificent Virunga range, which lies along the border between Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. Mgahinga was created to protect the endangered mountain Gorillas that inhabit its dense forests. It’s also an important habitat for Golden monkeys, which you can track in the forests. There is only one habituated mountain Gorilla family and it often moves across the border into the Democratic Republic of Congo or Rwanda.
Great Adventure safaris luxury Gorilla safaris takes you in the far south-west of Uganda Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the country’s smallest national park at a little under 34 square kilometres, but sharing a border with Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Virunga National Park, it contains some of the country’s most important wildlife.
The landscape is dramatic, all at an altitude of between 2,227 and 4,127m, centred on three spectacular extinct volcanoes, Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura rising out of the forests, and all climbable in a day.
As the name suggests, the area is home to the rare mountain Gorilla, with one habituated family spending it’s time here, occasionally crossing the border. You can also find endangered golden monkeys here, blue monkeys, elephants, buffalos and numerous bird species.
The National Park is also important culturally, particularly for the indigenous Batwa people, a tribe of hunter-gatherers who are forest’s first people and one of the oldest cultures in Africa.
Check out our luxury Gorilla safaris to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park staying at Mount Gahinga Lodge located at the extreme edge of the National Park the only place for luxury travellers. With flying options we advise that you book domestic flights in advance for space. Meet the greatest primates in the second home of the mountain Gorillas after Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park shares the same bio-diversities including the famous Golden Monkeys.