Mount Muhavura


Mount Muhavura is also known as Mount Muhabura.

Mount Muhavura is also known as Mount Muhabura.

Mount Muhavura is also known as Mount Muhabura.

The name Muhabura comes from a local language, Kinyarwanda/Rufumbira, which means “The Guide”, It is said so, basing on its historical use of the mountain to offer navigation.

The park can be seen from many parts of Uganda and Rwanda because of its high slopes.

It is an extinct volcano in the Virunga Mountains, it lies on the border between Rwanda and Uganda.

It estimated to stand at a height of 4,127 metres and is the third highest of the eight major mountains of the Virunga mountain range

It makes part of the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift.

Muhabura is partly in the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda and partly in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda.

This is one of the eight volcanoes known as the virunga Ranges. It is an extinct volcano and lies on the border between Rwanda and Uganda.

Physically, its volcanic cone is capped by a small crater lake. Get a complete adventure to view this lake.

It is surrounded by afro-montane with bamboo type of vegetation being a habitat for the endangered mountain gorillas.

There are several other species of animals and birds that form part of the Mount Gahinga ecosystem like the golden monkey

It is a modest reward for about 4-5 hours trek that rises from 1700m to over 4100m. The mountain slopes are characterized by marvelous alpine vegetation.

It can be seen from many parts of Uganda and Rwanda because of its slope.

It lies within part of the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. Muhabura lies in both Uganda and Rwanda.

It lies partly in Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda and in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda.

This classic volcanic cone is capped by a small lake. Seeing this lake is a modest reward for a 5 hour trek that rises 1700m to over 4100m.

The mountain slopes are characterized by marvelous alpine vegetation.

The Game trails in the vicinity renders it quick enough to fully exploit different woodlands, Virunga volcanoes and different primates.

It can take you a full 12 km’s game drive, which is estimated to be covered up in 8 hours, and that’s why it’s advisable to startup off the tour very early morning.