Uganda gorilla peopleobserving

While Bwindi Impenetrable Forest steals the limelight, the smaller Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in southwestern Uganda has arguably better views and is directly connected to the extended Virunga conservation area. Travellers visiting the park can hike the extinct Virunga Volcanoes, track golden monkeys, join a gorilla trek or keep their eyes peeled for the buffalo, elephants and rare bird species which call these rainforests home.

Gorilla trekking

An essential guide to gorilla trekking in Rwanda & Uganda

Before Sir David Attenborough’s landmark TV programme, Life On Earth, gorillas were seen largely in a negative light, based on King Kong and cheap B-movie monsters. At one point, a survey of the world’s most feared animals featured gorillas alongside sharks and spiders. Seeing this popular TV personality interacting with friendly gorillas changed all that...read more

10 days

Western Uganda

Mountain gorillas and beyond
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Travel Companies

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East Africa, Central Africa
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