The Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris – Uganda – Rwanda

Posted by on July 4, 2017

The Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda -Rwanda

Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

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The Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris from Budget to Luxury Treks.  Gorilla Trekking is a once in a Best Gorilla Trekking Safarislifetime experience in Uganda or Rwanda. Choose to trek Gorillas in both Uganda and Rwanda, Fly into Rwanda and Trek Gorillas in Uganda at 600 USD for Gorilla Permits compared to 1500 USD in Rwanda.

We also offer the one of a kind Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in the Rushaga Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda at 1500 USD for Permits.

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda or  Rwanda is safe and secure and a must do on most bucket lists.

We offer the “Ultimate Gorilla Challenge” in both Rwanda and Uganda where you can see for yourself which country is best for Gorilla Trekking.

We are a Tour Operators that Creates some of the Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris in both Uganda and Rwanda.  The Choice where to trek Gorillas is not ours but yours.  In either country,  portions of the permits are used for Conservation and in aiding the local communities surrounding Gorilla Parks to have a better life.

Rwanda’s permits have doubled in Price to 1500 USD – Uganda remains at 600 USD.  Rushaga, the best Trekking area in Bwindi Forest is just 3 hours plus from Kigali – the choice is yours to make.

Rwanda raised its Gorilla Permit Price to help with the Conservation of Gorillas, help the local communities in the building of infrastructure.   The price increase is also part of Rwanda’s plan to market Rwanda as an upmarket and exclusive Gorilla Safari destination.

gorilla-habituation-experience-rushaga-smallExperiential Gorilla Habituation Safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest:

Mountain Gorilla Habituation Safaris are taking place in the Rushaga Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with four participants being allowed per group the cost for a permit is 1,500 USD per person

There are two groups being habituated in the Rushaga area by researchers at present.  A safari that takes in the Gorilla Habituation Experience needs to be planned well ahead of time.

We can include Gorilla Habituation into any safari that includes Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for your safari with us. There are several safaris presently on the linked page. Please note – Gorilla Habituation Experience Permits are very limited in number – 4 participants to a group of gorillas.  Planning is the key – all safaris below can be done with the Gorilla Habituation Experience but it all depends on availability. Read our Primer on the Gorilla Habituation Experience and you will understand what it is all about.

Best Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safaris3 Day  Experiential Gorilla Tracking Safari – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest:

This is a private Gorilla tracking Safari in budget Lodging and is a full-board safari. This includes bottled water in vehicle and lunches on the road. The gorilla permit is included in the price of the safari.

The location of the lodge depends on where we get gorilla permits for your gorilla safari. There are four locations where to enter Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo.

This safari can be changed to include being 4 hours with the Mountain Gorillas on a full day trek as part of a Gorilla Habituation Experience in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Permit prices are 1500 USD for 4 hours instead of 600 USD for one hour with the mountain gorillas. This is only offered in Uganda.

4 Day Twice Experiential Gorilla Tracking Safari – Uganda:Best Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safaris

4 Day Uganda Private Mountain Gorilla tracking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda 4 Day Affordable Private Better-Budget priced Gorilla Safari.

Price depends on which lodges are used for the Gorilla safari since lodging prices differ. It comes down to where we get your permit – that is the determination for your lodging.

There are four trailheads in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Buhoma – Ruhija – Rushaga and Nkuringo. Most of the time we can get permits in the area of choice.

You can also consider the newly available Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience where you spend 4 hours with the Mountain Gorillas in one day.

5 Day Experiential Gorilla Chimpanzee Wildlife Safari in Uganda:5-day-Gorilla-Chimpanzee-Wildlife-Safari

5 Days of Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking Wildlife Safari – a quite popular offering combining the Best of Uganda in 5 Days – Gorillas-Chimpanzees, Tree-Climbing Lions, Wildlife, Scenic wonders of both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Queen Elizabeth Park.

This is one of our most popular safaris since it combines so much into a 5-day safari in Uganda -Gorilla – Chimpanzee Trekking and Wildlife Safari.

You can change the Gorilla Tracking on this safari to the 4 hour Gorilla Habituation and keep the rest of the Itinerary the same – but have an all day with the trek Gorilla Experience

Lodging is either upmarket- moderate or budget – the choice is yours.

5-day-gorilla-lake-bunyonyi-lake-mburo-budget-safari5-Day Budget Experiential Gorilla- Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo Safari:

5 Day Mountain Gorilla tracking Safari- Lake Bunyonyi Relaxation & Exploration – Lake Mburo Wildlife Safari in Uganda 5 Days of tracking the Gorillas – Exploring Magical Lake Bunyonyi and Wildlife at Lake Mburo Park.

Lake Mburo National Park where you get to enjoy a variety of wildlife, birding, game drives and a boat Safari on Lake Mburo.

When you add Lake Mburo Park you cut down the drive-time between Kampala – Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest which makes it easier.  An additional choice would adjusting the Safari to start in Uganda and after Lake Bunyonyi take the short drive to Kigali and fly back home from there…

7-day-gorilla-wildlife-chimpanzee-budget-safari.Uganda 6 Day Experiential Gorilla – Chimpanzee – Wildlife Safari:

This Six Day Budget Safari includes Gorilla and Chimpanzee  Trekking and Wildlife Game Drives.

It includes Bwindi Impenetrable  Forest with the Mountain GorillaTracking, Wildlife and Chimpanzee Trekking in Queen Elizabeth Park including the famous Tree-Climbing Lions.

6 days taking the Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, the wildlife and chimpanzees of Queen Elizabeth Park and the wildlife of Lake Mburo which includes the endangered Rothschild Giraffes.

Six jam-packed days of Mountain Gorillas – Chimpanzees in the Kyambura Gorge and wildlife in both Queen Elizabeth Park and Lake Mburo Park, at an affordable price without compromising the quality of the Safari.

7 Day Experiential  Primate – Wildlife Safari:7-day-gorilla-wildlife-chimpanzee-budget-safari

Start with  Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest  National Park– Chimpanzee Trekking in the famed Kyambura Gorg and Chimpanzee Habituation  Experience in Kibale Forest National Park.

This Safari combines Primates – Wildlife – Birds – Scenic Wonders on this 7 day Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking plus wildlife game drives.

You visit three of Uganda’s best parks – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Queen Elizabeth Park and Kibale Forest Park.

The Perfect 7-day Budget – African Safari – Seven days highlighting the best of Uganda which includes Mountain Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking.

7-day-gorilla-trek-hiking7 Day Experiential  Gorilla Trekking – Hiking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest:

Encounter the Gorillas of the Forest Twice– and Hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Simply a  Gorilla Safari that is out of the ordinary and off of the beaten Tourist Track.

Two Gorilla Treks – a walking safari through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a Forest walk with the Batwa Pygmy People -this is a quite different safari in that you are twice with the Mountain Gorillas on a trek, it can be the same gorilla family if you so choose, or it can be a different Gorilla Family – In any case you will spend 2 hours with the mountain gorillas of the Forest, besides all else that you will discover here.

The Hike from one end of the Park such as Buhoma on the Ivy Trail to Nkuringo is quite rewarding both for the scenery found in this UNESCO World Heritage and the primates, wildlife and birds.

8 Day Experie8-day-gorilla-wildlife-chimpanzee-budget-safari.ntial Pride of Uganda Primate Wildlife Budget Safari:

The 8 Day Pride of Uganda Budget – Moderate – Luxury Priced Private Safari gives you the best of Uganda in 8 Days while remaining affordable.

Combine wildlife with Mountain Gorilla tracking and Chimpanzee tracking or the all-day chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest National Park which means spending all day with the chimpanzees and researchers in the park.

You can also now substitute the four hours with the Mountain Gorillas and instead of one with the Gorilla Habituation we now offer in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Forest which would make this an even better Primate and Wildlife Safari in Uganda.

8-day-up-market-gorilla-volcanoes-lakes8 Day Gorillas – Volcanoes – and a Magical Lake Luxury Safari-Uganda:

An 8 day Luxury Adventure Safari in Uganda which includes a horseback wildlife safari, gorilla tracking, interactive cultural visits and nature walks, Volcano hiking and climbing, golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park with its three Volcanoes and it is also home of the Batwa Trail, Dugout Canoe Safari on Lake Bunyonyi and much more.

Besides the above, you take one of the various hikes in the foothills of the Volcanoes including the famous Border Trail and the Gorge Trail.

Volcano Climbing in Uganda has become popular – the climbs  -hikes are one-day hikes ranging from 6 to 10 hours in length.

The scenic beauty and sights are simply outstanding.

10 Day Experiential Wild of Uganda Safari: 10-day-pride-of-Uganda-budget-safari

10 Day Wild of Uganda Budget – moderately priced Safari which includes Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also includes visits to Murchison Falls Park, Kibale Forest Park, Queen Elizabeth Park and Lake Mburo National Park.

This is  a compacted safari that takes in 5 of the best National Parks in Uganda,  three of them being savanna parks and 2 parks that where you trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest the Mountain Gorillas and  trek the Chimpanzees found in Kibale Forest National Park – you have a choice to do the Gorilla Habituation Experience in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest which is about 4 hours with the Mountain Gorillas or Trek Gorillas and be one hour with them at 4 locations in the Forest

In Kibale Forest  you can do the all-day Chimpanzee Habituation experience

11 Experiential Day Uganda Adventure Safari11-day-budget-adventure-safari-Uganda:

11 Days of Adventure in the Pearl of Africa – Uganda on a budget or moderately priced Wildlife and Primate Safari.

Explore and Discover the Wild of  Uganda on this Uganda Adventure Safari.

In 11 days you will see the highlights of the best that Uganda has to offer and is another reason that more and more people from around the world who come to Uganda.

Primate Tracking, there are very few countries in Africa where you can do so and Uganda is one of the Premier Countries when comes to Gorillas and Chimpanzee, add wildlife and scenery on top of that and you have a great safari.

14-day-discover-Uganda-budget-safari14-Day Experiential Discover Uganda Safari:

14 Day- Discover Uganda Better-Budget Safari of – your own “Out of Africa” Experience 14 Days on your own – private Discover Uganda Safari – can be personalized just to your liking.

14 days Discover Uganda – is one of our more popular safaris – Imagine two weeks in the heart of Africa – Uganda, experiencing authentic Africa as you imagined it. only better.

This two weeks in Uganda Safari can be fine tuned just to your liking and wishes, even the lodging can be changed for this safari instead of spending one hour with the chimpanzees in Kibale Forest.

This 14 day safari is one of our more popular safari packages especially during the high-season months of the year.

14-day-hiking-through-Uganda-SafariHiking through Uganda on Foot – Adventure Safari:

14 Day Hiking Safari through Uganda – the Pearl of Africa See Uganda on foot.

This is a unique one of a kind experience in Uganda 14 days hiking through the Pearl of Africa – a most unusual experience and a one of a kind safari tour offer in Uganda – pure African Adventure on Foot in Uganda.

Hiking throughout Uganda – this is one of the best ways to see the wildlife parks up close, quite different from within a vehicle. Budget or upmarket Safari – the choice is yours.

Combine driving and Hiking on this one of a kind safari in Uganda Impenetrable Forest and you either can take the time to relax or do some of the optional activities that can be done here.

This twice – Gorilla Trekking Safari that flies into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one of the favorite Fly-In Safaris.

12-day-up-market-safari-uganda12 Day Experiential Highlights of the Pearl of Africa – Luxury Safari in Uganda 

Our 12 Day Highlights of the Emerald Pearl of Africa Private Luxury Safari Murchison Falls Park, Kibale Forest Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, Ishasha Tree Climbing Lions, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Mountain Gorilla Tracking, Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park, Wildlife, Birds

12-day adjustable Private Luxury – Highlights of the Emerald Pearl of Africa Safari. Any part of this safari can be adjusted to your liking including the lodges that you choose – we can add days if you want to take in more of Uganda.

Since our safaris are private – they are also adjustable in regards to lodges and activities.

Combine - Rwanda-Uganda-safariUganda – Rwanda Combined Gorilla Safaris:

Track Gorillas in both Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda.

Land in Kigali and leave from Entebbe or land in Entebbe and fly out of Kigali. Combine the best in the heart of Africa – Rwanda the Land of a Thousand Hills and Uganda – the Pearl of Africa.

A joint Uganda – Rwanda Safaris makes sense since it cuts down on drive times and allow you to spend more time in the parks of Uganda and Rwanda.

Our combines gorilla safaris take the best of both Uganda and Rwanda – you can enjoy both the Pearl of Africa and the Land of a thousand hills.

Fly In Gorilla Trekking Safaris:

Flying Gorilla Safaris in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest can be done bly flying from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwest Uganda landing either in Kihihi which is near the Buhoma Area of the Park or to Kisoro where you cam take the short drive with us to either the Nkuringo and Rushaga area of Bwindi.

You can use exclusive Luxury Lodges in both areas such as Cloud’s Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, and or Buhoma Lodge. Lower in price upmarket and mid-range lodges can also be used for your Gorilla Trekking.

The Fly-in Gorilla Safaris can be expanded to include Queen Elizabeth Park with its wildlife and Kibale Forest with its Chimpanzees.  You would fly back to Entebbe from the town of Kasese, all with limited drive-times.

Our-Rwanda-SafarisRwanda Gorilla Safaris:

Here you will find our Gorilla Safaris that take place in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

Rwanda the land of a Thousand Hills is a perfect place for gorilla tracking.

There is much more to Rwanda than Mountain Gorillas, there are the Golden Monkeys, the primates including Chimpanzees and the birds of Nyungwe Forest

There is also Akagera Savannah Park with its abundant wildlife and you can relax and chill out along Lake Kivu at the end of your safari in Rwanda.

Welcome to Rwanda – the Land of a Thousand Hills.

fly-rwanda-trek-ugandaFly into Rwanda – Trek Mountain Gorillas in Uganda:

What most do not realize – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, especially the Rushaga and Nkuringo are closer to Kigali than is Entebbe Uganda.

You can take a three-hour drive from Kigali Airport to the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. That is a saving of 6 hours each way.

You can take advantage of the 600 USD permits price in Uganda, during April, May, November – the 450 USD discounted permit price and you can partake in an all-day – 4-hours with the gorillas – Trek.

You can either continue your safari in Uganda and fly out of Entebbe or return back to Rwanda and continue your safari there.

We Know all about creating some of the Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris:

We know Uganda and Rwanda, we live here, our business is one of introducing Visitors to the Heart of Africa.

We know all about Gorilla Trekking, Lodging, Permits, Trekking Advice.  We will offer you the best price on a full-service safari, not a stripped down version, but an all-inclusive Safari. Gorilla Permits and Lodging full-board are included in the price.

Gorilla Safaris are one of our specialties, we can create what you want, including adding other parks and activities in both Rwanda and Uganda such as the best Chimpanzee Trekking in East Africa, Hiking, Climbing, Wildlife Game Drives and more.

Enjoy the Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda – there is only one thing we – create memorable Safaris and that includes Gorilla Safaris.

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