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Best gorilla trekking Uganda

Are you searching for best gorilla trekking in Uganda? Adventure in the wild safari is at your service to offer you the best gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda best destinations for gorilla trekking in Uganda depending on your budget. We are among those best gorilla trekking safari company, therefore depending on our experience in the field we can guarantee that we will offer the best gorilla trekking safari to you as we promise to exceed your level of satisfaction and expectations so that you go further to trust us with more of your safari trips in Uganda in the future.

Before you make your final decision of booking with Adventure in wild safaris, we are glad to present to you what gorilla trekking safari could be like? the best destinations you expect to enjoy your gorilla trekking in Uganda, which lodge could be the best option while on your gorilla trekking, how to acquire a gorilla trekking permit and many more.

What is gorilla trekking in Uganda?

Gorilla trekking is the process / task of searching for mountain gorilla species surviving in their natural environment / habitant and experience their interesting way of life for a period of one hours stay with these gentle giant creatures in the jungle. But you should note gorilla trekking in Uganda can only be done after acquiring a gorilla trekking permit that allows a person above 15 years of age to go gorilla trekking while being guided by the UWA ranger guide and he/ she will stay with them for one hour.

Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and mountain Mgahinga national park, they are all located in south western Uganda in Kisoro, Kabale and kanungu district. 

Best gorilla trekking destination in Uganda

For travelers searching for the best gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, we are glad to inform you that gorilla trekking in Uganda is famously popular and best done in Bwindi impenetrable forest national. Adventure in wild safari based on its experience in the tour industry of Uganda, we recommend that you choose Bwindi impenetrable forest national park for you get the best gorilla trekking experience. The park in found in higher altitude areas and it has tropical rain forest that receive rainfall throughout the year,

In Africa, there are only three countries that have the rare endangered mountain gorillas, that is Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.  According to current population statics of the mountain gorillas in the three countries, there are approximately 880 endangered mountain gorilla species but half of the population in found in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park which is a habitat for a population number of 400 mountain gorilla species surviving in their natural environment. And the 440 population is shared by the Virunga massif conversational area of the three volcano national parks such include mountain gorilla national park also found in Uganda, Virunga national park in the democratic republic of Congo, volcanoes national park in Rwanda.

Due the population number of the mountain gorillas in Bwindi as earlier noted, the park puts Uganda as the best gorilla trekking destination among three countries. The other fact is that Uganda has 18 habituated gorilla families and 17 gorilla families are situated in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and only one gorilla family has been habituated for tourism in Mgahinga gorilla national park to the make the total of 18 gorilla families in Uganda.

Due to the many gorilla families that have been habituated in Bwindi, we recommend the park for best gorilla trekking adventure experience in Uganda. The truth has to be said that the park has a lot offer to all travelers who have chosen it as their gorilla trekking destination which can be only be experienced to only those who have come to enjoy their gorilla trekking adventure.

 The historical myth of the park, the interesting life style of the gentle mountain gorillas as you will be told by UWA Ranger guide while on your trekking to find a gorilla family. At the same time while on your gorilla trek in Bwindi you will have an opportunity to enjoy birdlife species in the forest since the park is not only known for mountain gorillas but it is also called a birders paradise for those who are birders, it is an added advantage at no cost, wildlife mammals that live in the park and other primates like the golden monkeys.

Another uniqueness that makes Bwindi the best gorilla trekking destination in Uganda is that, Bwindi has four sectors in different locations, some are in the north, south, east and western parts of the park. These are act as trekking points in the park that easy accessibility of a gorilla family while trekking. Each of these sectors has its own gorilla families of about 3-4 gorilla families and each of the sector has its own accommodation facilities ranging from budget, mid-range and luxury facilities. This has been designed in such a way so that to make the gorilla trekking adventure in the parks jungle an exceptional one and easy to all category of travelers interested in enjoying the best gorilla trekking safari in Uganda. Please book with adventure in the wild safari so that you can encounter the best exceptional gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and you will not regret.

Best gorilla trekking permit in Uganda.

As earlier mentioned no tourist can be allowed to go gorilla trekking in Bwindi or Mgahinga national park without a valid gorilla trekking permit. As travelers search for the best gorilla trekking Uganda, it is important to know what is required for someone to engage in the gorilla trekking activity. A gorilla trekking permit is a must requirement for all travelers planning to go gorilla trekking Uganda.

Gorilla trekking permits in Uganda are sold and purchased only the Uganda wildlife headquarter offices in Kampala. For travelers who would like to book directly with the UWA offices, there is reservation office and reservation staff that attend to all incoming calls, inquiries and booking for all clients who would like to acquire a gorilla trekking permit.

The reservation staff will be in position to establish for you the gorilla permit availability, then they get back to you with dates, months and year the permits will be available, you can therefore proceed to making the booking of your gorilla trekking permit. A Uganda gorilla trekking permit costs 600 USD person per day and only a person above 15 years of age is allowed to go trekking in any of the gorilla trekking destinations.

It is also important to note that the gorilla trekking permit is not reusable and a maximum of 8 people per day is allowed to see a gorilla family. While on your trek you will be grouped in groups of 8 people depending on age or physical fitness before you begin the gorilla trekking adventure

For more information regarding gorilla trekking permit availability and purchase please contact adventure in wild safaris as it will be imposition to assist you with gorilla trekking permit availability and they will send the details on your email then you choose which date month and year of travel. You will then send us your passport details to confirm the booking of gorilla permit.

For the best gorilla trekking Uganda, we advise all travelers to book in advance of about 4-5 months before the actual date of travel so as purchase you permit in time. It is usually frustrating when it comes booking directly with the UWA reservation office and it may look a long process to travelers, we therefore advise that for travelers to make their trip perfect and stress-free, they should book with tour genuine operators who have experience in gorilla trekking safari in Uganda because not all tour operators can arrange the best and fantastic gorilla trekking safari.

For travelers searching the best gorilla trekking adventure in Uganda, they should be aware of con men who tend to confuse tourist that they have cheap and affordable gorilla trekking permits. This is a lie Uganda wildlife authority no longer offers cheap and discounted gorilla permit. Discounted permits ended some time back in those years in 2017 but Uganda has one of the safe and affordable gorilla permit among the three African countries that has mountain gorillas.

Best accommodation for gorilla trekking Uganda

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi in impenetrable forest national park is has been simplified for travelers who go gorilla trekking in Bwindi. The park has four sectors that has about 3-4 habituated gorilla families for tourism and each of these sector of these sectors has its own accommodation facilities which vary from budget, mid-range and luxury lodges. These include Nkuringo sector, Rushaga sector, Ruhija sector and Buhoma sector.

For the best gorilla trekking safari, we advise travelers to confirm their accommodation facilities in the sector you’re going to do gorilla trekking other than you having an over in another sector yet you’re going to do trekking in a different sector. The fact is that there is some long distance from one sector to another that can traveler tired before they begin the trekking and there are high chances of missing out the briefing that is done at park headquarters at 7:00 am. To avoid such inconveniences and enjoy the best gorilla trekking adventure it’s better to have accommodation in the sector you’re going trek the favorite gorilla family.

Best gorilla trekking company

Adventure in the wild safari is of no doubt, it’s one of the best trekking safari company, please contact us to assist you to arrange your best gorilla trekking safari Bwindi impenetrable forest national and mountain Mgahinga national park.

Adventure in the wild safari we will recommend you our best accommodation options for gorilla trekking, please contact us for more information about the best accommodation for gorilla trekking depending on which sector you’re going to go gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

Best gorilla trekking time to go?

Are you planning to enjoy the best gorilla trekking Uganda? we recommend that you travel in the dry season in the months of June – October, December – February as being the best time for gorilla trekking since during the rainy seasons, the trekking trails are muddy, wet and slippery while hiking to sight a gorilla family thus making gorilla trekking fascinating and difficult.

In conclusion, with all being said, on road transport in a 4X4 safari Vehicle, from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is 9-10 hours’ drive while as if a traveler choses air transport it is a one hour’s drive from Entebbe international airport.

For the best gorilla trekking Uganda, we recommend road transport because it is affordable and it give you an opportunity to explore Uganda scenic beauty along the way until you reach Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, it on road transport that travelers will admit that Uganda is the pearl of Africa as it is rich in nature and other wildlife wonders.

Please book with adventure in the wild for best gorilla trekking, chimp and wildlife adventures in Uganda. feel free to contact us any time you’re planning to visit Uganda.

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