Safe Private Luxury-Gorilla & Wildlife Safaris in Uganda
Exclusive Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safaris-Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
Private Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. Incredible Up-Close Encounters with the Gentle Giants of the Forest, the Mountain Gorillas. In Uganda. Uganda is the only country where you can choose between two distinctly different Gorilla Sanctuaries. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an ancient Afromontane Forest that is known for its rugged beauty and being home of the most of the endangered giants. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest stunning scenery was recognized by CNN Travel in 2019 as “the Most Beautiful Place in the. World.” Your trek is complimented by superb luxury and exclusive Lodges for your comfort and wellbeing before and after gorilla trekking.
Mgahinga Gorilla Park, the lesser-known Gorilla Sanctuary in Uganda is the park where you trek the Mountain Gorillas on the sides of the Virunga Volcanoes. There is only one gorilla family that is trekked here, the Nyakagezi Family with five-silverbacks. Many choose to trek the Gentle Giants in both Mgahinga Gorilla Park and in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The park offers such add-ons such as Golden Monkey Trekking and Volcano Climbing. In 2019 it was picked as the 3rd Must Photograph Place in the World.
Private Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safaris staying in some of Uganda’s Best Luxury and Exclusive Lodges. Places that provide the perfect setting before, during and after Gorilla Trek.
Luxury Gorilla Safaris designed for you, all at a much lower price than in neighboring Rwanda without a compromise in the quality of your experience or comfort at lodges.
No wonder Uganda has become the Premier Mountain Gorilla Destination in all of Africa.
Only Uganda gives you the power of choice when it comes to your Encounter with the Gentle Giants of the Forest.
- Normal Gorilla Trekking where you are one hour with a Gorilla Family on a 3-5 hour trek where the Permit Price is 600 USD.
- You have the Choice of Two Gorilla Parks. You can trek on the side of the brooding Virunga Volcanoes in Mgahinga Gorilla Park or in the ancient Afro-Montane Rainforest, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
- You can have “More Time with a Gorilla Family” – 4 hours on an all-day trek on the Habituation Experience that is available only in Uganda.
- Private Trekking where it is just you, the trackers and porters but no other participants.
- Choice of Access – Fly into Rwanda and Trek in Uganda, Fly-In Safaris from Entebbe, Fly in from the Masaai Mara in Kenya.
- More Add-Ons such as Chimpanzee Trekking, Golden Monkey Trekking, the Tree Climbing Lions of Ishasha, Wildlife Game Drives & Boat Cruises.
- Authentic Cultural Encounters with the original People of the Forest who are now Conservation Refugees – the Batwa People.
- Relax and Chill -Out after the Trek along Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mutanda in Uganda
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Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking & Habituation Experience Safaris-Uganda for 2019 – 2020
Luxury Gorilla Safaris that begin Kigali, Rwanda from where it is 3-Hours Drive Time to Mgahinga Gorilla Park and a 4-Hour very Scenic Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest which CNN Travel picked in 2019 as the World’s most beautiful Place. Mgahinga Gorilla Park was chosen as the 3rd Must Photograph Spot in the World – this from online research commissioned by Huawei.
The most comfortable and most economical starting point for this 3-Day Gorilla Trekking Safari is to fly into Kigali – Rwanda where we meet you. You can stay overnight in Kigali, or we meet your flight at the Kigali Airport and take you to the Southern Region of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Stay in a luxury or exclusive Lodges Clouds Mountain Lodge or the Upmarket Gorilla Safari Lodge right in Rushaga.
The gorilla trek can take place in either Nkuringo or the Rushaga area in the southern region of Bwindi Forest. A four-hour drive saves you over a thousand dollars per person on a 3-Day Safari. Return to Kigali – Golden Monkey Trekking can be included on the third day of the Safari.
This is another one-of-a-kind Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda- Trek the Giants of the forest not in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest but in the Mountains that Cook – the Virunga Volcanoes.
Replicate the trekking you find in Rwanda in Uganda with one added plus, and your luxury will cost you the same or less as a moderately priced Safari would in Rwanda without any compromise. Stay at the exclusive Mount Gahinga Lodge in the shadow of the volcanoes and enjoy the Gentle Giants of the Forest, Golden Monkeys, and the Batwa People of Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
There are limited permits available for this park in Uganda, and you have to plan well in advance to ensure that you have gorilla permits and lodging space.
On this 3-Day Luxury Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari, you can fly into Kigali, Rwanda and take the most scenic drive through Rwanda’s mountainous region with terraced hills and vast tea plantations through the Kigezi Highlands of Uganda and along Lake Mutanda with its many islands ringed by the Virunga Volcanoes.
You are on an all-day Trek and with a Gorilla Family for 4-hours, there a maximum of 4 participants, researchers and trackers will you insight into the daily lives of the Gentle Giants of the Forest. There are only four permits, and the Safari must be booked well in advance.
More and more of our clients are taking this safari since it is a rare, one of a kind experience that no other country offers, only in Uganda can you spend 4 hours with a Gorilla Family.
This is twice Gorilla Trekking Safari with two different Groups in two various parks and two different terrains.
Trek the Gentle Giants of the Forest in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO world heritage site while staying in the exclusive Clouds Mountain Lodge or the upmarket Gorilla Safari Lodge.
After the first Gorilla Trek drive to Mgahinga Gorilla Park where you stay at the exclusive Mount Gahinga Lodge in the shadows of the Mountains that cook, the Virunga Volcanoes.
Trek the Nyakagezi Group in Mgahinga Gorilla Park and the Golden Monkeys that are found there.
Return to Kigali, Rwanda for your flight out, the drive time from Mgahinga Gorilla Park to Kigali is a mere 3-Hours. Save 1,800 USD on Permits per person over Rwanda – Trek where Luxury Safaris remain affordable.
This Safari takes you Gorilla Trekking in two different parks in Uganda. First, it Trekking in the Virunga Volcanoes in Mgahinga Gorilla Park and then it is off to trek Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Two kinds of trekking experiences on the same safari.
The safari begins and ends in Kigali Rwanda, as all of our Safaris, this is a private Safari where you stay at a luxury Lodge either in between the two parks, or spend two nights in the exclusive Mount Gahinga Lodge just outside of Mgahinga Gorilla Park and then two nights at the unique Clouds Mountain Lodge or Gorilla Safari Lodge in Rushaga.
This Safari includes Batwa Cultural Encounters plus Golden Monkey Trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
This Safari begins in Kigali- Rwanda – Trek the Mountain Gorillas on a Gorilla Habituation Experience All-day Trek and then fly to Kibale Forest where you spend all day with a Chimpanzee Group on a Chimpanzee Habituation Experience Safari.
You have the option of flying from Entebbe to Bwindi Forest, onward to Kibale Forest after the Gorilla Habituation Experience and then fly back to Uganda.
Due to flight availability, the order above cannot be reversed on this Safari staying in Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Kibale Forest.
This Safari is presently only offered by Kabiza Wilderness Safaris.
This is the Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda with small drive-times.
Mgahinga Gorilla Park is just 3 hours from Kigali, Rwanda. Stay at the exclusive Mount Gahinga Lodge with its world-class standards and service.
Climb one of the 3-Volcanoes, moderate fitness level required, trek the Nyakezi Family with its 3 Silverbacks, trek the Golden Monkeys, meet the first people of the Forest on the Batwa Trail and more.
This Safari is for the physical active looking for a challenging and one-of-a-kind Safari experience. The Safari can also be done as a fly-in Safari from Entebbe, Uganda.
This luxury 7-Day Habituation Experience Wildlife safari begins in Kigali Rwanda, and you fly out of Entebbe in Uganda. During your seven days you spend 4 hours with a gorilla family, all day with a gorilla group, see the tree climbing lions of Ishasha, game drives in Queen Elizabeth Park and a wildlife and boat ride on the Kazinga Channel.
Spend six nights in some of Uganda’s exclusive and luxury Safaris where you most often have a splendid scenic View, excellent meals, and great service.
Fly into Kigali, Rwanda and out of Entebbe, Uganda.
This is a one-of-a-kind Gorilla – Hiking-Climbing, Canoeing Safari that might test your level of fitness and endurance.
A unique Luxury Safari that you will not find offered elsewhere. Which includes twice gorilla trekking, once on each end of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. A hike through Bwindi – a Hike down to Lake Mutanda with a dugout canoe ride across the Lake.
Top it off with two days of activities in Mgahinga Gorilla Park where you have the choice as to what you want to do.
The Safari begins and ends in Kigali Rwanda for your convenience. You can add days and activities to this safari.
On this private luxury safari, you can choose the exclusive Gorilla Habituation Experience – the CHEX-Chimpanzee Habituation Experience that is all day with a Chimpanzee Saari and the Lion Tracking Research with the Uganda Carnivore Project.
Activities that you will not find on the average Uganda Safari Itinerary. – three out of the ordinary activities.
On the featured activities, there are permit and space restraints, and we suggest that you book six months in advance with us.
This is one of the most popular safaris that we offer. It has smaller drive times plus you see more of Uganda.
We allow you to choose your favorite lodges and will advice yo as to which one might be best suited for you.
Longer Luxury Gorilla Safaris that begin in Entebbe-Uganda
This is a one-of-a-kind safari where you spend 4 hours with a Gorilla Family, all-day with a group of Chimpanzees and 5 hours with the Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
This is a Wild Luxury Safari where you stay in some of Uganda’s best luxury lodges while you trek through Western Uganda.
The Safari begins in Entebbe and ends in Kigali, and it can be reversed if you wish.
This is one of the popular itineraries with lovers of primates since it maximizes the times them. This, like all of our safaris, can be customized into the safari that you would like.
We can reverse this safari and begin in Kigali – Rwanda ending in Entebbe – Uganda.
This Luxury Great Apes and Wildlife begins and ends in Entebbe. We can start this safari in Kigali if you would like a bit of creativity.
The Safari takes you through 5 of Uganda’s Parks, places that will show you that Uganda is much more than Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzee but a prime wildlife destination in the heart of Africa.
You have the choice of luxury, exclusive or upmarket lodges along the way which bring that added plus of comfort to the safari.
This is a primate plus the Big 5 Safari, moderate fitness level is required for this safari.
The Safari can be adjusted to your liking depending on your input and wishes.
The Safaris listed here start in Entebbe with a flight over just one hour to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla Park. Beginning in 2019 you can fly from the Masai Mara in Kenya to Entebbe in the morning and take a connecting flight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in the Afternoon.
Any Gorilla Safari in either Bwindi Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla Park can be made into a fly-in Safari for you.
Fly from Entebbe to either Kihihi near Buhoma or Kisoro for the Mgahinga Gorilla Park, or the Rushaga or Nkuringo area of Bwindi Forest. This is a 1/2 hour flight and 1 hour from the landing strip to the lodge where you choose to stay.
Your Driver-Guide will meet you with Vehicle and take you to your lodge. This is the shortest way time-wise to get to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
There are upmarket, luxury, and exclusive lodges to stay near your Primate Trek on the next day. If you remain in the northern area of Buhoma, you can add two days and stay at the exclusive Ishasha Wilderness Camp where you track the Tree-Climbing Lions that are found here.
This Safari should be booked six months or more ahead of Time.
3-day Fly-In Luxury Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari:
This is one of the most convenient ways to reach the southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where you can take part in a Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience. You fly from Entebbe to Kisoro, where your driver-guide meets you and taking to the lodge of your choice. This safari can be done using upmarket or moderate lodging in the Rushaga or Nkuringo area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Nkuringo Lodging would be 40 minutes drive to Rushaga on the morning of the Habituation Experience. Other things are added on to this safari such as a village visit in Nkuringo and a Forest Walk with the original people of the forest, the Batwa Pygmies in Buniga Forest. 3-day Gorilla Habituation Fly-In Safari.
On this 5-Day-Luxury Fly-in Safari, you are taking Gorilla Trekking in the Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and the Wildlife including the Tree-Climbing Lions found in the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth Park.
You Fly to Kihihi which located conveniently close to both the Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Ishasha. There is no long drive time involved, and the focus is on Mountain Gorillas and Wildlife.
In Buhoma you have a wide array of luxury lodges to choose from including several exclusive ones.
There is only one luxury lodge in Ishasha since that is more off of the beaten tourist path.
8-Day Luxury Fly-In Drive Gorilla-Chimpanzee Trekking Wildlife Safari
This safari has no long drive times – 2 1/2 hours is the longest time on the road in between 3 parks. Luxury Lodges, Private Vehicle with the added convenience of flight, which gives you more time in the parks and less on the road.
This is one of our more popular Fly-In Safaris since it includes Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking plus the added wildlife and stunning scenery found in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Kibale Forest. We cover most everything in the safari but drinks at lodges and tips (some lodges serve complimentary non-premium beverages, wine, and beer.)
The Flight from and to Entebbe are with Aerolink Uganda in one of their Cessna Grand Caravan Planes with an excellent safety record.
Have Breakfast in the Masai Mara after viewing the Great Migration and fly to Entebbe via Kisumu where you are given a Kenya Exit Stamp. Arrive at Entebbe International Airport and hop on to Bwindi Forest arriving in the late afternoon where you can watch the Sunset over what CNN considers the most beautiful Place in the World in 2019.
We can arrange both the Great Migration Safari working with our Kenyan Partner, Phoenix Safaris, and the Gorilla Portion in Uganda.
This more direct route saves you time and travel wear and tear. The flights are with Aerolink which is a regional Safari Airline using Cessna Grand Caravan Planes.
Kabiza Wilderness Safaris for your Luxury Gorilla Safari?
We live here – we have evolved over the years into a leading Ugandan Luxury Safari Provider without the added cost of sales offices in London, Los Angeles, or Sydney. We offer you the Best Value for your money on a Private Luxury Gorilla Safari with your choice of lodges, choice of vehicle and some of the best Driver-Guides in the business.
We know our customer’s mindset, we know their preferences, likes, and dislikes and we adjust a safari accordingly
The added difference is that we live here, we know Uganda, it is our home, we know the off-the-beaten-track locations in this country since we have done them ourselves.
For over a decade, we have created safe, private Luxury Safaris in the Pearl of Africa – Uganda, and Rwanda, we stick with what we know best – Uganda.
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