Fly to Kigali or Entebbe from Arusha-Nairobi for Gorilla Trekking
Fulfill a Dream – Fly from Arusha or Nairobi – Trek Gorillas in Uganda
Fly from Arusha or Nairobi – Trek Gorillas in Uganda- This is the perfect add-on to your African Safari. Fulfill the dream of a lifetime by trekking Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and Golden Monkeys in Uganda.
Kigali International Airport is the Primate Gateway for close-by Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla Park or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. There are direct flights from Arusha, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya, to Entebbe, Uganda, and Kigali, Rwanda. This is the perfect add-on solution for those going on a Wildlife Safari in either Kenya or Tanzania.
If you are on a Wildlife Safari in Kenya or Tanzania and want to trek the Primates of Uganda, then Entebbe International Airport is your perfect Flight Destination. For Gorilla Trekking, only make Kigali International your destination.
Gorilla Trekking Permits in Rwanda are 1,500 USD, while Ugandan Gorilla Permits are 600 USD, the exclusive. One-of-a-kind Gorilla Habituation Experience. Which is 4 hours with a Gorilla Family in the Rushaga area of Bwindi. Impenetrable Forest is
Uganda is not only the country with the most Mountain Gorillas, with 480 plus of them but is the home to most of the Chimpanzees in the wild, with over 5,000 of them and 1,500 in Kibale Forest. You might see claims by some Tanzanian Tour Operators claiming that Tanzania has most of the chimpanzees – the reality is that Tanzania has a fraction of the chimpanzees found in East Africa.
Permit Availability in Uganda is limited during the Peak seasons (December to March and June to October) of the year, especially if you intend to be part of the exclusive Gorilla Habituation Experience Trekkers (only participants for a Gorilla Family and only two families are available for this limited experience. We highly recommend that you plan now, even for next year.
Fly from Arusha or Nairobi – Trek Gorillas in Uganda
Fly from Arusha or Nairobi – Trek Gorillas in Uganda; the best way to complete your African Safari is by spending time with the Primates in Uganda or Rwanda. We handle all of your on-the-ground details for your Primate Trekking Safari, including choice lodging that ranges from mid-range to exclusive, excellent and experienced driver-guides, permits, and simple all the logistics to make your Gorilla – Chimpanzee – Golden Monkey Treks experiences that you will never forget. We even arrange Gorilla Treks for those with disabilities.
Fly into either Kigali, Rwanda, or Entebbe: You can reverse this and fly into Entebbe and out of Kigali. A primate safari that takes in Gorillas – Chimpanzees – Golden Monkeys is from 3 to 8 days long, flying into either airport. The 5-Day Primate Safari has one long drive time of 7 hours, which is why we recommend the 7-day Primate Safari for our clients, which is also our number 1 selling Safari.
Fly from Arusha or Nairobi – Trek Gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda is easy, especially if you take the morning flight to Kigali or Entebbe from Arusha or Nairobi, and we meet to take you straight on your primate Safari to the lodge and park you have chosen for the first night.
Practical Arrival Information for Uganda:
Yellow Fever Certificate Requirement: You must show proof of a Yellow Fever Certificate upon arrival in Uganda or Rwanda. This is done with the International Yellow Fever Certificate, and yellow Fever is not present in either country. This is a preventative measure.
Visa Requirement for Uganda: Uganda allows Visitors to apply for and obtain a Tourist Visa online – The cost is 50 USD and is suitable for 90 days. Long enough for your Safari. You can get a Ugandan Tourist Visa online, but the process is more cumbersome, and the on-arrival Visa has been the method of choice for our clients.
If you are flying to Kigali or Entebbe, the East African Visa is probably best for you. You apply to the first country you will visit for the East African Visa online.