Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of the only four national parks that protect the mountain gorillas in the world.
Top Places to Stay in Mgahinga National Park
Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp (also known as Mgahinga Community Campground) is located by the entrance to Mgahinga National Park and is only 12 km from the southwestern town of Kisoro. At the camp, visitors can enjoy the magnificent views of the famous Virunga Volcanoes and take part in mountain gorilla and monkey trekking. The camp is located at a perfect starting point for hiking the Virunga Volcanoes of Muhavura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo.
Mount Gahinga Rest Camp is in the shadow of the dramatic Virunga volcanoes, the camp has 7 banda’s (cottages). Fully conversant for all kinds of visitors and tourists at a relatively cheaper price.
Mount Gahinga Lodge is positioned close to the entrance of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park presenting a perfect ground for gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking not forgetting other explorations like the Volcano climbing, the Batwa heritage trail and the nature walks in Mgahinga park. Mount Gahinga Lodge is an up market / Luxury accommodation establishment that caters for the up class Uganda safari undertakers.
Mucha Hotel is located on the banks of River Mucha with great degree of tranquility that is surrounded by banana trees and other lush flora presenting a mid-range accommodation for the Uganda safari undertakers including those on gorilla safaris in Uganda. Mucha Hotel presents an average point for trekking both Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The lodge is located at 6km from Kisoro town and offers the magical views of the Volcanoes and River Mucha and is managed by Europeans.
Travelers’ Rest Kisoro is noted to be among the oldest hotels in Uganda that gifted to have sheltered Dian Fossey while carrying out her studies in Virunga massif about the mountain gorillas. It is located in the Kisoro town outskirts 14km to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Travelers’ Rest Kisoro is presented in eleven (11) rooms that are well furnished with a range of Congo art selection. The rooms overlook the courtyard and the views of the Virunga Volcanoes in the back drop.