Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda? If you're planning to go to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda

Based on the climate and weather in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda by month

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January

January in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

If you visit Mgahinga Gorilla National Park during February, you are likely to see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

March in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

April in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you go to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

In September, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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October

Traveling to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

December in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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