The Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris – Uganda – Rwanda

Posted by on January 16, 2018

The Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda -Rwanda

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

Best Gorilla Trekking SafarisThe Best Gorilla Trekking Safaris from moderately priced to Luxury Safari Treks.  Gorilla Trekking is a one-of-a-kind lifetime experience in Uganda or Rwanda. There are many paths that lead to the Gorilla Trekking Grail. 

Fly into Rwanda and Trek Gorillas in Uganda at 600 USD for Gorilla Permits compared to 1500 USD in Rwanda. If you are on a Safari in Kenya or in Tanzania you can easily fly to Kigali and trek Gorillas the next day in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – the 900 USD permit savings will pay for the flight from there, visa and probably most mid-ranged lodges.

Make Gorilla Trekking a part of your 5 day plus  Ugandan Safari.  Take one of our Fly-In Safaris from Entebbe.

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

In Uganda, you can trek the Gentle Giants of the forest in two parks, Mgahinga Gorilla Park which means trekking Gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes and in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda or  Rwanda is safe and secure and a must do on most bucket lists.  Please note that all of our Safaris are private mid-range and luxury Safaris, we do no scheduled group safaris because of sound business reasons and most of our clients want a customized Safari.

gorilla-habituation-experience-rushaga-smallGorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest:

4-Hours with a Gorilla Family – 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 now 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.

Mgahinga Gorilla Park Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda:

Mgahinga Gorilla Park is located on the border with Rwanda where you track Gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes.  It is an off-the-beaten-path National Park, just 3 hours from Kigali- Fly into Rwanda and Trek Gorillas in Uganda saving 900 USD on the Permit price alone.

One can add hiking and climbing of the Virunga Volcanoes in the Park, exploring the sides of the Volcanoes with the first People of the Forest on the Batwa Trail.

You can also track the endangered Golden Monkeys on your Gorilla Trek here in Uganda’s smallest Park with many activities. It is not to be missed by the Outdoor Enthusiast.

Luxury Gorilla Trekking  & Habituation Safaris in Uganda:

Trek the Gorillas and be rejuvenated at one of Uganda’s Upmarket, Luxury or Exclusive Lodges.  Luxury Lodges are found in or near both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park, lodges where you enjoy World Class Comfort, Service, and Meals.

Honeymooners looking for an unusual romantic destination, need to look no further than Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

Seasonal discounts are offered by most upmarket lodges, though the times they are given many vary lodge by lodge.  Enjoy a truly Hakuna Matata worry-free Safari in the heart of Africa.  Planning is of the essence since Luxury Safaris tend to be booked well into the future and permits are limited during High-Seasons.

Fly-In Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safaris:

Flying Gorilla Safaris in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest can be done by 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 can 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.

Gorilla Trekking Safaris using mid-range – moderately priced Lodging:

3 Day  Gorilla Tracking Safari – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest:

This is a private Gorilla tracking Safari with mid-range 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 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  Gorilla Chimpanzee Wildlife Safari in Uganda:

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

5-Day Gorilla Wildlife- 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 adjust the Safari to start in Uganda and after Lake Bunyonyi takes the short drive to Kigali and fly back home from there…

Uganda 6- Day  Gorilla – Chimpanzee – Wildlife Safari:

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

It includes Bwindi Impenetrable  Forest with the Mountain Gorilla Tracking, 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  Primate – Wildlife Safari:

Start with  Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest  National Park– Chimpanzee Trekking in the famed Kyambura Gorge 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 moderately priced- African Safari – Seven days highlighting the best of Uganda which includes Mountain Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking.

7-day-gorilla-trek-hiking7 Day 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 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 Pride of Uganda Primate Wildlife Safari:

The 8 Day Pride of Uganda Moderately  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.

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

10 Day Wild of Uganda 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-Day Uganda Adventure Safari11-day-budget-adventure-safari-Uganda:

11 Days of Adventure in the Pearl of Africa – Uganda on a 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 Discover Uganda Safari:

14 Day- Discover Uganda Moderately priced 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.

Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Rwanda

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.

Combined Uganda – Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safaris:

Combined Gorilla Trekking were one of the most popular choices for trekking.  Since Rwanda’s doubling of prices that have changed and fewer take that option.

The Concept is simple – trek gorillas in both Uganda and in Rwanda.  This gives you the ability to compare both countries on a Gorilla Safari in the heart of Africa.

The Combined Safaris can be modified to include Gorilla trekking, in just one country.

The focus is not countries but experiences with the Mountain Gorillas that are found here.

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 and have been providing Gorilla Trekking Safaris for over a decade becoming one of Uganda’s lease Gorilla Trekking and Gorilla Habituation Safaris Tour Operator..  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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