Mount gahinga is among the eight Virunga mountains that can be seen in volcanoes national park, Virunga mountains and Mgahinga national park. Mount gahinga is among the Virunga mountains that can be seen in Mgahinga national park and volcanoes national park which is quite fascinating to see. Mount gahinga will give you the opportunity to discover a number of attractions that you will get to see when you participate in the mount gahinga hike. It should be noted that mount gahinga is a dormant volcano but the smallest of the three volcanoes that can be seen in Rwanda and Uganda.
Mount gahinga hike
As you participate in mount gahinga hike, there are a number of attractions that can be seen for an amazing experience during your Rwanda safari that will make it quite rewarding.
While participating in mount gahinga hike, you will get the opportunity to see a number of attractions as you participate in a number of activities to ensure that you have an amazing experience like; Gorilla trekking in Rwanda, for tourists to access the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda, they will hike the Virunga mountains in Rwanda for instance mount gahinga which will give you access to a number of gorilla families that can be seen for instance the Ugenda gorilla family that is mobile that can be seen moving in Mgahinga national park and volcanoes national park.
You can also get to hike the Nyakagezi gorilla family in Mgahinga national park which will give you the opportunity to spend one hour with the gorilla family in the park will give you the opportunity to understand more about their behaviour in the wild like how they co-exist with one another, their feeding patterns which involves them feeding on a number of bamboo shoots and in seasons where fruit is readily available, they can be seen feeding on fruit, you will also get to understand mountain gorilla reproduction, you will also have the chance to know the dominant silverback who has all the mating rights with the adult females of the gorilla family to make gorilla trekking in Rwanda and gorilla trekking in Uganda quite memorable.
As you hike mount gahinga, you will have the most memorable experience watching the different bird species in the park that will make the activity quite memorable and fulfilling. You will get to see the Albertine endemic species in the park that will ensure that the activity in either the parks in quite rewarding. Some of the bird species that can be seen include Albertine endemic species like; the blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler and many other interesting bird species. You will also get the chance to see a number of rewarding views as you hike Mount Gahinga.
You can also get to see a number of primate species as you hike mount Gahinga which will make the activity quite memorable which will give you the chance to observe their different behaviour of the primates in the wild to make a memorable experience during the different activities. You will get to see the golden monkeys by either participate in golden monkey trekking in Rwanda and golden monkey trekking in Uganda which will give you access to the habituated golden monkey troops that you will spend one hour with observing their different behaviour in the wild as you also film and take pictures of them to make the activity quite rewarding. Other primate species that can be seen in the wild include; the black and white colobus monkeys, the Hamlyn’s monkey, dent’s monkey, the silver monkey, grey cheeked Mangabey that you will get to see and spend one hour with observing their different behaviour in the wild for an amazing safari.
You can also participate in photography as you hike mount gahinga because the mountain has a number of memorable views including the swampy caldera which is a perfect spot for a number of bird species especially the water birds, you can also get to see a number of mammals along the different drainage features in the park. you can also carry out picnic around the caldera which will give you the perfect views for photography which will make your activity quite rewarding for an amazing experience in either parks.