Bespoke Mountain Gorilla Safaris in Uganda – Africa
Going for a gorilla safari in Uganda is an ideal option for visitors interested in seeing the “only” world’s remaining population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas inhabited in the Misty jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, with knowledgeable guides on hand to give you an insight into this amazing experience.
Gorilla safaris in Uganda take place in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with over 18 habituated gorilla groups, and in Mgahinga National Park. Both gorilla parks are located close to one another in southwestern Uganda but offer a different trekking experience!
For primate lovers, Uganda is endowed with 13 species found in Kibale National Park, Karinzu forest, Kyambura gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Budongo Forest Reserve in Murchison Falls National Park. We offer a wide variety of wildlife, primates, culture, birds and gorilla safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. If you would rather create your own itinerary, we are glad to assist you in planning one that best suits your budget, schedule and interests. Then send us your requests, we will respond to you within 12 hours.
Top Gorilla Safari Packages in Uganda, Culture & Wildlife Tours
Mgahinga Gorilla National park inhabits one habituated gorilla group known as “Nyakagezi”. It offers amazing gorilla trekking experience, with clear photos and videos, and easier to hike.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the best gorilla safari destination in the world with the most numbers of habituated gorilla groups (about 20) and the most affordable gorilla permits where each costs US$700.
4 day of a great adventure allows you to visit two (2) habituated gorilla families on a single tour. Time permitting, be part of the Batwa Experience and learn more about the historical ways of life of the Batwa people (Pygmies).
Fly to Bwindi on a 4-day flying tour from Entebbe Airport to Kihihi or Kisoro Airstrips on the edges of the park. Then you will be picked by our professional driver/guide in a comfortable 4×4 safari jeep to your lodge.
The 5 days chimps, gorilla safari goes to Kibale National Park for chimpanzee trek, birding and other primates, then to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for mountain gorilla trekking experience.
Visit Uganda’s most popular national parks on the 10 days Uganda Highlights safari. Major tour activities include game viewing, chimps and other primates tours, gorilla tracking, boat cruise, nature walks, birding and cultural encounters among others.
Gorilla Safari Destinations: Where to Go Gorilla Trekking in East & Central Africa
Below are the most popular and safest gorilla safari destinations in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo.
Uganda has the largest population of mountain gorillas in the world with half of the total population, and over 18 habituated gorilla groups. Each gorilla permit costs US$700 for foreign non-residents. Read More
Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park is the best gorilla trekking destination in Africa, with over 10 habituated gorilla groups, and each gorilla permit currently costs US$1500 for foreign non-residents. Read More
The Democratic Congo Republic inhabits both Eastern Low-land and the Mountain gorillas. The choice is yours about which specie to visit or both. Explore both gorilla species with Gorilla Safari Uganda Ltd. Read More
Gorilla Safari Lodges in Uganda, and Rwanda
Gorilla trekking in Uganda takes place in Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, divided into 4 sectors whereby, each sector has it’s own habituated gorilla families as well as accommodation options. The 4 gorilla sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are; Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo and Rushaga. Find a list of accommodations found in each gorilla sector of Bwindi National park and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda as well as Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.
Buhoma & Ruhija Lodges
Here is a list of safari lodges and campsites in Buhoma and Ruhija gorilla sectors in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda.
Rushaga & Nkuringo Lodges
Here is a list of safari lodges and campsites in Rushaga and Nkuringo gorilla trekking sectors in Bwindi National Park in Uganda.
Mgahinga & Volcanoes N.P
Here is a list of gorilla safari lodges and campsites in Mgahinga National Park Uganda & Volcanoes National Park Rwanda.
Other Things to Do in Uganda besides Gorilla Trekking
Uganda is home to 13 primates such as Chimpanzees, Olive Baboons, Colobus Monkeys, Mangabeys, Golden monkeys and others. Chimps and other primates tracking takes place in Kibale National Park, Kyambura Gorge, Mgahinga, Karinzu, and Budongo forest reserve.
Day and Night Game drives are one of the most popular activities while on a safari in Uganda, conducted in Savannah National Parks and game reserves such as Kidepo Valley, Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo National Parks and Pian Upe game reserve among others.
When you visit Uganda, never miss to take part in guided walks available in different parts of the country, for example, we have day & night forest walks in Kibale National Park, nature safari walks in savannah parks, birding walks in Savanah & forests in Uganda.
Ugandans are very friendly and welcoming people. On your safari in Uganda, never miss out visiting local communities and take part in their daily activities such as harvesting, milking cows, preparing local dishes, local beer making, music and dances among others. Read More>
Uganda has the third highest mountain in Africa, that is, Margherita peak in Mt. Rwenzori at 5109m. Mountain climbing in Uganda also takes place in Mount Elgon National Park, Mount Moroto, Muhabura, Sabyinyo and Gahinga in Mgahinga National Park. Read More>
Uganda is one of the best birding destinations in Africa with over 1000 species which include residents and migratory species. Uganda has water birds, forest birds like in Bwindi, Mabira, Budongo and savannah species, making it a birder’s paradise in Africa! Read More>
This is a must-do while on your safari in Uganda. The boat cruise rewards you with a variety of mammals, reptiles, and birds are seen quenching their thirst on the shores. The most popular boat cruises take place along the Kazinga Channel, Lake Mburo & Murchison falls. Read More>
This is one of the most adventurous activities never to miss when you visit Uganda. This takes place in Jinja on the River Nile. Other things to do include Bunjee jumping, quad biking, horse-back riding and many more. Read More>