Mount Gahinga Lodge, This is a top place to go for gorilla tracking on the Ugandan side of the Virunga, track the rare Golden monkey, village walks into the local villages, visit and explore the Batwa people and culture the most ancient habitants of the central African forest, and climbing/hiking the volcano.
The base was renovated in 2019. The lounge, gardens, and dining room have been upgraded. Furthermore, two new deluxe Bandas have been included.
The luxury Bandas show the charm of the captivating traditions of the Bafumbira people, along with their obvious colors. Moreover, each Banda has an ensuite luxury shower room, private porch, and fireplace.
Gorilla tracking is a fascinating and hard-to-forget experience that rewards the efforts required to reach Mgahinga National Park and trek through the thick forest. Mgahinga has one habituated mountain gorilla family that can be tracked by tourists’ dairy.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park offers the opportunity to track the golden monkey, a unique subspecies of the blue monkey. Consequently, this elusive primate, often found in bamboo habitats, is classified as endangered by the World Conservation Union.
The Garama caves are a must-see attraction when visiting Mgahinga National Park. The Batwa people used to live in these caves for a while before they were moved elsewhere.
The pygmies (Batwa people) are the people of the forest, have you had an opportunity to meet them? When you visit Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, you will have an opportunity to meet them and you will see the forest in their eyes and lives. With the cultural route in Mgahinga, you be will in a position to experience the ancient way of the Batwa people who lived in the thick forest and also analyze their ancient cultures.
The Batwa trail leads you to the base of Muhavura cave the walk is a living museum where you can learn about the Batwa people and their surroundings.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is sanctified with erratic bird fauna, with over 75 bird species that have been recorded within the park. Including several endemic to the astern Congo Montane region, core bird watchers have got a chance to adventure the park.
The Virunga mountain chain overshadows your view as you wind your way down into the valley towards Kisoro town. Additionally, most visitors fall into the region to visit the mountain gorillas and explore Mgahinga or Bwindi national parks.
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