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Mountain Gorilla Is One Of The Most Interesting Experiences In Uganda

Uganda is also known by the name of Pearl of Africa is a tiny country that is unique inside East Africa. After a 15-year period of war and dictatorship by Idi Amin, the country gained independence in 1991. The present government has displayed an amazing recovery and gained recognition throughout Africa as well as around the globe.

Uganda is a paradise for nature experiences that include mountain gorilla treks and chimpanzee trekking to bird watching, wildlife tours and cultural tours. Gorilla trekking has created Uganda the most thrilling experience in all of Africa. Of the 700 Gorillas left on the planet the majority can be found in Uganda.

The tracking of gorillas is conducted at the Bwindi impenetrable forest, Mgahinga National Park and the Virunga Volcanoes at the border region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.If you want to buy packages for gorilla trekking ,visit

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Mgahinga National Park is located in the southern-western part of Uganda. It is the most compact park in the country which covers a total area of 34 km2. It is composed of three slopes that form part of a disappearing Virunga Volcanoes (Muhavura, Gahinga, Sabinyo). 

The changing climate of these mountains has created great refuge for mountain Gorilla wild animals, as well as plants of many years. Tracking Gorillas is the most exciting experience in Mhaginga National Park. 

The process of tracking these endangered mammal species is an intense experience that can last up to an entire day. The sight of the rare mountain Gorilla is among the most exciting experiences you can have in Uganda.