Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

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About Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, located in southwestern Uganda, is part of the larger Virunga Conservation Area. This park is renowned for its population of endangered mountain gorillas and its spectacular volcanic landscapes, including three conical peaks. Visitors can enjoy gorilla trekking experiences, guided hikes to the volcanic peaks, and encounters with the indigenous Batwa people. The park’s biodiversity, cultural significance, and stunning scenery make it a unique destination for nature enthusiasts and adventurers.


  • Hikking
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Photography
  • Nature Walks
  • Cultural Experiences
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Nature Explore

Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons.

Understanding these seasons helps plan activities and wildlife encounters in the park.

Climate and Weather

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, located in southwestern Uganda, experiences a tropical highland climate. Temperatures are generally cool due to the park’s elevation, ranging from around 10°C to 23°C throughout the year. Rainfall is common, with two rainy seasons: from March to May and from September to November. The dry seasons, from December to February and from June to August, offer clearer skies and more comfortable trekking conditions for activities like gorilla trekking and hiking.

Dry Season (December to February, June to September)

  • Warm temperatures with minimal rainfall.
  • Ideal for wildlife viewing.

Wet Season (March to May, October to November)

  • Heavier rainfall, creating lush greenery.
  • Wildlife is still abundant, but some areas may be challenging to access.