Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the smallest of Uganda’s national parks. Though it is the smallest, it is the most scenic of all Uganda’s parks. The park sits high in the clouds and it is one of the three Virunga National Parks. Popular for gorilla trekking, volcano hiking and golden monkey tracking, this is the ultimate destination for those looking to an adventurous safari in Uganda.
Where to stay in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
The notable safari lodges in Mgahinga National Park include;
Mount Gahinga Lodge (Luxury)
Mount Gahinga Lodge lies at the Mgahinga National Park entrance offering an ideal ground for you to track mountain gorillas and golden monkeys and also engage in breathtaking volcano hiking. It features open fireplace, bar, restaurant, Laundry service, outdoor sitting space for birders and wild plants, solar power and sun room overlooking the volcanoes.
Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp (Budget)
This camp is situated near Mgahinga National Park entrance and it is about 12 kilometers from Kisoro district and 505 kilometers from Kampala. It offers stunning views of the 8 Virunga Massifs especially the Gahinga, Sabyinyo and Muhabura. It features five bandas at the camp and two of them are dormitories.
Mucha Hotel Kisoro (Mid range)
This is situated on the banks of River Mucha with amazing views of the banana trees and other flora. It is six kilometers from Kisoro town and spectacular views of volcanoes and River Mucha. It features 10 en suite bed rooms, with single, double and twin bed. It has restaurant, bar, garden area, lounge and may other facilities.