GORILLA TREKKING IN MGAHINGA NATIONAL PARK

Gorilla Trekking Uganda From Kigali

Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park is one of the most relaxing and rewarding adventures that you can choose to take part in for an amazing Uganda safari. The park is known to be one of the national parks in Uganda where tourists can take part in gorilla trekking in Uganda, although the park has less gorilla families in Uganda as compared to when you participate in Bwindi impenetrable national park, there are a number of rewarding attractions that can be seen and many added benefits when you participate in gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park which can make the activity quite memorable and among the top tourism activities in Uganda that should not be missed out on.

For tourists to take part in gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park, they are expected to take part in hiking the Virunga mountains in Uganda in order to access the habituated gorilla families that will give you the chance to spend one hour with the species observing their behaviour in the wild. There are three Virunga mountains in Uganda namely mount muhabura, mount gahinga and mount sabyinyo which are shared by volcanoes national park which is one of the famous destinations tourists can take part in gorilla trekking in Rwanda.

Added benefits for gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park

While participating in Mgahinga national park, you will have the most rewarding experience watching a number of attractions as you hike the Virunga mountains in order to access the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda. Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will have the chance to spend one hour with the gorillas observing their behaviour in the wild which will give you the opportunity to see numerous. Typically, gorilla trekking in the park can take between 4-8 hours depending on how long you will take to access the gorilla families in the park or how fast hikers are to access the habituated gorilla families in the park.  during the transfer to the gorilla families get ready to see the most rewarding attractions like the different monkey species like the golden monkeys, the vervet monkey, the black and white colobus monkey, the vervet monkey, the silver monkey and many other interesting primate species that can be seen to ensure you have an amazing gorilla trekking experience in Uganda.

Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga National Park
Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

 Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will also get to see a number of interesting views that are worthy of photography for instance you will get to see the Virunga mountains in volcanoes national park like; mountain bisoke, mount sabyinyo, as you hike mount muhabura you will get to see the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo and many other rewarding attractions in the park that will make the activity quite memorable in the park.

Gorillas that cross to Rwanda

One thing that is quite fascinating about gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park is the fact that you will get to see a number of gorilla families that cross from volcanoes national park to Mgahinga national park. the different gorilla families that can be seen include the Ugenda gorilla family which is one of the gorilla families in Uganda that are hard to track because they are quite mobile moving across Mgahinga national park and volcanoes national park. therefore, you should consider being mentally and physically fit/ ready before you take part in the challenging activity though the most rewarding because of the fact that you will get to see a number of rewarding features of the primates.

Expectations during gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park

When you get to the habituated gorilla families in Uganda you will spend one hour with the gorillas in the park that will give you the chance to observe the different behaviour id the gorillas in the wild and these may include a number of features like;

  • You will get to see the dominant male of the gorilla family who is the general overseer of the gorilla family that is expected to expand the gorilla family by acquiring more members from other groups.
  • You will get to see how the adult females in the group protect their infants in the group and also train them basic activities before they can be seen clinging on their mother’s fur as the mother Is seen being groomed.
  • You will see how the communicate with one another which is quite fascinating to watch the gentle giants communicating with one another. They can be heard grunting, you will get to see their body postures, unique expressions and vocalizations that will ensure that you have an amazing experience with the gorillas observing their different features in the wild.
  • You will get to see the feeding patterns of the gorillas where you will see a number of gorillas feeding on a number of fruits, you will see them feeding on bamboo shoots, you can watch them eat a number of edible leaves like wild celery and many other interesting features that you can take pictures of and also film the gorillas to make your gorilla trekking experience in Uganda.

For gorilla trekking in Africa, you will have the opportunity to see the different features of the primates and their different types when you visit the different gorilla destinations in Africa. In Uganda you can also get to see the mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you   can get to see them when you also participate in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park, you will see the eastern lowland gorillas by participating in kahuzi biega national park which will make the activity quite rewarding.

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