Uganda Gorilla Trekking
Walk on the wild side and visit Africa for a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with one of the rarest animals on Earth. Half of the world’s mountain gorillas are found in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This dense rainforest is a World Heritage site with awe-inspiring biodiversity that lies in the southwest of Uganda. Dotted by forests and lakes and dominated by the dramatic Virunga mountain range, just under 350 mountain gorillas live and play among the mossy undergrowth of the forest floor.
Uganda Gorilla Trekking - BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST
Uganda offers the intrepid traveller a chance to enjoy a more adventurous level of safari. Boasting over 1000 species of birds, and wildlife not found anywhere else, it is the original Eden. Rub shoulders with mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Only eight visitors are allowed to view each gorilla family every day and our expert guides will explain the etiquette involved in meeting a giant silverback.
Uganda lies on the equator, east of Tanzania and Kenya and west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is smaller than the United Kingdom but boasts a spectacular array of landscapes – from snow-capped mountains and savannah to lush swampland and impenetrable forests.
Its remote, unspoilt parks teem with wildlife such as the famed East Africa big game species of lion, elephant and buffalo as well as primates and over a thousand species of birds.
Uganda, and its neighbour Rwanda, share the unique responsibility of conserving a population of critically endangered mountain gorillas and chimpanzees, funded in no small part through the trekking fees levied on visiting guests.
Arriving at Entebbe airport in the capital Kampala visitors can embark on a full safari itinerary encompassing the best of the diverse parks, or simply a short excursion to the southeast for gorilla trekking.
Best time to Go for Uganda Gorilla Trekking
The best time to go gorilla trekking in during the months of June, July, August, September and December. This is because there are less rains and the parks are drier, making it simple to hike and see the gorillas .In Bwindi the average temperature throughout the year is 11°C/52°F in the morning and 23°C/73°F in the afternoon.
June, July & August: Peak season, its important to buy your permits early since they run out. Best time for gorilla safari in Uganda
Uganda Gorilla Trekking Experiences
A Gorilla Trek is a highlight of all visits done in Uganda nd certainly mountain gorillas are the major reason as to why a lot of people visit this destinations. Contact us to find information about gorilla trekking holidays to see gorillas in the wild, how to acquire a permit, as well as tour companies arranging such treks. Gorilla trekking is defined as a hike to the tropical forests of Africa to see the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.
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