Gorilla Safaris in Uganda – Uganda gorilla tours
Mountain Gorilla safaris in Uganda & Gorilla tours in Uganda
Uganda & Rwanda offer the best options for mountain gorilla trekking. Gorilla safaris in Uganda will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to more than half of the remaining mountain gorilla population in the world and Mgahinga National Park in the south-western region of Uganda. Rwanda gorilla safaris will take you to the Volcanoes National Park which is the main safari destination in Rwanda and the only place to track mountain gorillas in Rwanda. A gorilla permit in Uganda costs USD $600 in the Peak and USD $450 during the low season; while the price of a gorilla permit in Rwanda is USD $1500 when you stay for fewer day, there is discount where you spend more days above six days. One gorilla permit allows only one person to visit the mountain gorillas for one hour.
SEASONALITY DATES AND RATES VALIDITY
Low Season- April and November
High Season- January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December
Gorilla safaris in Uganda and Rwanda can be coupled with the other safari activities like chimpanzee tracking, wildlife game drives, boat cruises and nature walks among many others so as to create a rewarding overall safari holiday experience.
We offer gorilla safaris and tours for gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda. Our packages cater to individual tourists as well as groups who are looking for an African adventure ranging from 3 days to 3 weeks. We offer custom itineraries to suit all your travel needs and ensure an authentic safari holiday experience in Uganda or Rwanda.
Below are some of our most requested gorilla safari packages. Choose a package of your choice and contact us to know more about the itinerary or if you want to discuss a custom itinerary.
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda – Gorilla Safaris Packages
3-Day Gorilla Safari Uganda: This safari will provide you an ultimate gorilla trekking experience which is difficult to replicate. It will take you to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to 55% of the world’s mountain gorilla population (400). This safari package is available for budget, mid-range and luxury travelers and is open throughout the year arranged on tailored basis.
3-Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari, Parc de Volcanoes: This safari takes you to the Rwanda’s prime safari destination, Volcanoes National Park, for an exceptional mountain gorilla trekking experience. Rwanda gorillas are much easier to access and Volcanoes National Park boasts better gorilla photographs which could be the reason many tourists visit this magnificent park year after year!
3-Day Uganda Gorilla Safari, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park: Head south-west of Uganda and take on the challenge of hiking the Virunga Mountains where the Mgahinga National Park is located. This national park also covers the Mt. Gahinga volcano range which is situated on the Uganda-Rwanda border. Trek through the lush mountainous vegetation in the search of the intriguing mountain gorillas.
Mgahinga National Park is the second alternative for gorilla trekking in Uganda but the chances of sighting the mountain gorillas are minimal when compared to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park due to the reason that the gorillas in Mgahinga sometimes crossover to Rwanda.
5-Day Double Gorilla Trek Rwanda: Spend 5 days in Ruhengeri visiting the Volcanoes National Park with 2 gorilla treks and watch this enchanting creature from real close so that you can click some exciting photos to share later. The safari begins from the capital city of Rwanda, Kigali, where you will discover the innumerable references of the old colonial era and also the emerging democratic structure. Visit the Genocide Memorial Center at Gisozi that reveals the history of Rwanda leading up to the Genocide in 1994 and describes the details of the genocide through several photographs, videos, written accounts and artifacts.
5-Day Bwindi Gorilla Safari & Queen Elizabeth Game Viewing: This safari tour combines gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with the visit to the neighbouring Queen Elizabeth National Park which offers nature and wildlife in abundance. Experience breathtaking game drives and a launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel to discover why Uganda is given the title, “the Pearl of Africa”!
To make your time in Uganda & Rwanda memorable, we provide the flexibility to club nature, primate, wildlife, and cultural safaris together. To know more about various safari ideas and choices, email us today and we will be right at your service.