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Gorilla Tracking in Mgahinga – Uganda Safaris News

gorilla in mgahingaMgahinga Gorilla Park is of one the safe havens in Uganda where travellers on their Uganda gorilla trekking safaris can confront the mountain gorillas in their natural home of the Virunga massifs which cover the most part of Mgahinga Gorilla Park. With Uganda having around 400 mountain gorillas, Mgahinga is a second park in Uganda where one habituated gorilla group has been opened to be visited by tourists on their gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda.
Under taking Gorilla Safaris to Uganda will provide you that awaited time to confront the mountain gorillas in the African Continent. Your safaris to Uganda’s Mgahinga will bring you closer to Nyakagezi gorilla group which is the only habituated gorilla group in Mgahinga. Trekking Nyakagezi gorilla group is more interesting than trekking any other mountain gorilla group in Uganda. Mountain gorilla trekking in Mgahinga just like it’s in Bwindi, the activity starts early in the morning by visitors reporting to the park headquarters for briefing about the does and don’ts when trekking the mountain gorillas in the hilly areas of Mgahinga Park.
While at the park headquarters, travelers on Uganda gorilla Safaris to Mgahinga are divided into a group of eight trekkers who are authorized to trek the only habituated group of mountain gorillas. The group of eight trekkers is then led by professional UWA ranger guide to the head trail where Mountain gorilla trekking activities start from. The process of searching for golden monkeys leads you to hike the hilly areas and slope the valleys of Mgahinga Gorilla Park while looking for mountain gorillas. Once up close, visitors are allowed to spend one hour enjoying the views of the mountain gorillas when they are feeding on the fruits, leaves of bamboo trees, shoots of bamboo and also caring for the young ones.
The experience gained by visitor on Uganda gorilla Safaris while trekking the Mountain gorillas is life time experience which cannot be under rated and compared to any other safari experience in Africa. The two to eight hours of trek while looking for the mountain gorillas is very interesting both to first time trekkers and even second time trekkers. This is mainly because whenever tourists enter the forest to trek the Mountain Gorillas, they are rewarded with new experiences which are totally different.
In addition to Mountain Gorilla trekking experience, your Uganda trekking safaris to Mgahinga will offer you that unique chance to encounter the local Batwa in their ancient natural environment of Mgahinga. The safari tour enables you to explore the Batwa Forest Trial which is rare cultural trail that enables one to explore the real life of the local Batwa. Mountain Gorilla trekking is must do activity to each and every tourists on Safari tours to Uganda.
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