Protected areasMgahinga

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

  • Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (© Angela Meder)

Country:
Uganda

Conservation status:
National Park,
part of Virunga Conservation Area

Area:
33,7 km²

Height:
2600–4127 m,
Mgahinga: 3474 m,
Muhavura: 4127 m,
Sabinyo 3637 m

Gorillas:
Virunga Conservation Area:
ca. 480 mountain gorillas

Gorilla tourism:
possible if gorillas present

Uganda, Mgahinga - tourist groups

  Feb. 2008 May 2008 Sep. 2008 Feb. 2009 June 2010 May 2011 Jan. 2014
Nyakagezi* 7 7 8 8 9 9 10

* The group travels between Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.

Printing of a Gorilla Book for Schools

October 2005

Pupils studying the book "A day in gorillaland"

Waltraud Ndagijimana wrote the book "A day in gorillaland" for English lessons at schools near the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park; we...[details]

10 Years of Gorilla Tourism in Mgahinga

June 2004

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file.[details]

Visit to Mgahinga

December 1996

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park 1997

December 1997

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Gorillas in Mgahinga National Park

December 1998

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]