This is certainly one of Uganda’s top captivating parks, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park cannot miss it. Thousands of travelers from different over the World pack. For a visit to Uganda mainly to uncover the ever-praised thrills in Mgahinga.
It is geographically located in the Western part of Uganda along Uganda’s border. With the vast Democratic Republic of Congo. If you are after a blend of nature, culture, and Gorilla encounter. This is actually a destination you should consider first.
The tropical rainforests, savannah, and swampy areas are the reason why this Park is home to a range of Wildlife Species. Including the unrivaled species of Gorillas.
For Gorilla tour to Uganda, it must be including Mgahinga Gorilla National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Travelers from Kampala, you will get to Mgahinga National Park in the Western part of Uganda either by road transport means or air transport.
By road, it is about 495 km. And it takes about 8-9 hours for the drive from Kampala to Mgahinga via Kampala – Masaka – Mbarara highway.
This jaw-dropping journey includes a layover at the equator to soak up some brief information about it. Take photos, and as well take a cup of coffee.
As the journey continues, you will have another stopover in Mbarara for lunch. Later continue with the Journey to Mgahinga.
If you are nervous about a long-distance. Then you should not even think about primate Safaris Tours & Travels on road transport instead you will go by air transport.
Private charters are arranged from Entebbe up to Kisoro airstrip. Where you continue from up to the suburbs of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Other than reaching Mgahinga from Kampala, you can alternatively land in Rwanda at Kigali international airport . And cross to Uganda – Mgahinga, this is the shortest route when compared.
Mgahinga certainly has less fewer Gorillas but there are attractive and easily seen. A number of Gorillas inhabit the lush habitats of Mgahinga but only one Gorilla family is habituated and open to be visited by travelers.