Gorillas in Uganda – Mountain Gorillas Living in Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Gorillas in Uganda are endangered primate species found in Bwindi Impenetrable forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These tourist attractions are the only two gorilla parks in Uganda where visitors flock daily for trekking adventures. Enjoy trekking them in Uganda in one of the two gorilla parks during any period of the year. Uganda gorilla trekking tours are the best gorilla safari experiences in the region. Book a gorilla permit with us and be assured of trekking gorillas in the wild. Gorilla tours in Uganda may start from Kigali or Entebbe. From Kigali to Uganda is the cheapest way of trekking gorillas as it offers utmost transfer convenience to the visitors in shortest time possible. The trips from Kigali start after guests fly into Rwanda and drive to Uganda trek gorillas and back.
Rwanda-Uganda gorilla tours entail 1, 2 and 3 days gorilla safaris or more basing on available time and budget. Gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali is cheaper than a similar trip to Volcanoes National Park. Rwanda gorilla permit is at USD 1500 which makes the trip expensive compared to Uganda gorilla permit at USD 700. Therefore, book gorilla permits to visit gorillas with any of the available 20 gorilla families in Uganda, 19 of which are found in Bwindi and one, the Nyakagezi group in Mgahinga. From Kigali to Uganda gorilla parks is about 4-hours’ drive. At Gorilla Trekking Services, we offer budget gorilla safaris that favor all categories of travelers including the vulnerable ones. Our gorilla tour prices are always affordable and we don’t compromise the trip quality. Our trips also extend to Rwanda in case one wants to go gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park.
Alternatively, gorilla safari in Uganda may start from Entebbe or Kampala by either road or air transfer. The road drive is about 8 hours depending on the gorilla trekking sector of Bwindi one is visiting. By air, the tours start from Entebbe to Kihihi or Kisoro Airstrip. Tourists can fly from Entebbe to Bwindi to trek gorillas. There is also a possibility of a plane or helicopter charter to fly privately.
Find more information here about mountain gorillas in Uganda including gorilla permits, the safari prices, when to visit, the safari lodges, the best Uganda gorilla tour companies plus travel tips among others. Knowing what to pack or wear on a trek, the latest updates plus the trekking rules and regulations are vital for the safari. Get all the Uganda Safari Tour packages to all national parks and attractions in the Pearl of Africa and Rwanda. In general, we give you gorilla tracking tips so that you get the best out of your holiday adventure.