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Best Uganda Gorilla Safaris & Uganda Gorilla Tour Packages

For over 12 years, we offer remarkable tailor-made, affordable, eco-friendly Mountain Gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo in Africa, offering you value for your money.

Enjoy the best Uganda gorilla safaris (Uganda gorilla tours), Congo & Rwanda gorilla tours taking you trekking with Gorillas, combined with unique African wildlife, communities, and priceless scenery viewing trips.

Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Uganda Gorilla Tours & Trekking with Gorillas

Undertake gorilla trekking Uganda safaris/gorilla safaris in Uganda by booking any of our best mountain gorilla tour packages in Uganda.

Trekking and seeing the rare endangered Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Parks is 100% guaranteed, on all our remarkable Gorilla trips in Uganda that take you gorilla trekking.

Uganda gorilla trekking

Where are the Best Gorilla Tours in Africa Done?

The best Gorilla tours in Africa are done in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This is because they are the only countries where these leaving Gorillas duel in the whole world.

Uganda is home to the park where the biggest number of mountain gorillas live in the world, according to the International Gorilla Conservation Program & her partners’ (IGCP) Gorilla census of 2010.

Uganda has over 456 of these Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi and 480 in the greater Virunga massif comprised of Mgahinga in Uganda.

The other Parks in Massif include Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Uganda dabbed the “Pearl of Africa,” which shines with greatly stunning greenery, deep clean water lakes, high soaring mountains, and highlands.

It also has more than half of the world’s last remaining mountain gorilla population – perhaps the greatest natural treasure of all wildlife! This makes Uganda the best gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation destination in Africa and the world.

Uganda gorilla safaris take you gorilla trekking in Uganda in Bwindi- the best Uganda gorilla tours & safari spot in Africa.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a world heritage UNESCO site with the biggest number of Mountain Gorillas in the whole world.

During gorilla walking tours in Uganda & Rwanda, you will travel deep into the heart of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for an amazing gorilla African safari.

Thrilling Rwanda Gorilla Tours

We also tailor Rwanda gorilla tour packages taking you for a Gorilla trek in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park.

In Rwanda, you will traverse Volcanoes National Park for a thrilling Rwanda Gorilla tour.

In both countries of East Africa, you will enjoy a gorillawatching trek and see these peaceful endangered Mountain Gorilla groups. You will spend one hour (1hr) with these great Apes from as close as a meter, closer than you have ever imagined possible.

We have organized wonderful Rwanda gorilla safaris, in Uganda, as well as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for over 12 years.

Our team of expert consultants is passionate to tailor your amazing Rwanda, Congo & Uganda gorilla safari packages/itineraries.

The Democratic Republic of Congo Gorilla Safaris

You can as well book the private Democratic Republic of Congo gorilla safaris offering amazing Mountain Gorilla watching trips in Congo’s  Virunga National Park.

If interested in trekking and seeing Lowland Gorillas, the perfect park to visit is Kahuzi Biega National Park in Congo.

Professional Uganda Gorilla Safari Guides

All our African Gorilla trekking safaris are done by our experienced professional Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda safari guides. They are always eagerly ready to accompany you in our 4×4 pop-up roof safari vehicles to the amazing African jungle gorilla tracking/walking destinations in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo.

We are known for offering the best Uganda gorilla safari experiences due to our amazing unique gorilla packages, and unmatched high standards of service.

Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd has unbeatable proven experience in customizing private and group Gorilla trekking tours in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo.

Tap into our expertise and you will have the ultimate African gorilla safari memories at unbeatable prices

A Guide To Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

A Guide To Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Uganda Gorilla trekking is an outdoor Uganda safari activity involving hours of hiking/walking through steep & dense rainforest jungles searching for Mountain Gorillas.

In Uganda, the search for habituated gorilla groups in  Bwindi Forest & Mgahinga Gorilla Parks.

Trekking Gorillas starts at 8.00 am with a briefing on safety and gorilla tracking rules. After the briefing, you are allocated a family to trek and placed in a group of 8 people. READ MORE

A Guide To Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

A Guide To Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda takes you to the best place to trek and see the world’s Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes Park.

Unlike Uganda and Congo which have 2 gorilla national parks, Rwanda Mountain Gorilla trekking safaris are done only in Volcanoes Park, and Gorilla permits are sold by the Rwanda Development Board. READ MORE

Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla habituation or gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Uganda is a slow and gentle process of training wild gorillas to get used to the sight and presence of non-threatening humans for research, Mountain gorilla trekking tourism, and conservation purposes(to become habituated gorillas for trekking). READ MORE

A Guide To Gorilla Trekking in Congo 

A Guide To Gorilla Trekking in Congo

Gorilla trekking in Congo is done in Virunga and Kahuzi Biega National Parks. The best place to go for Congo Mountain Gorilla trekking safaris is Virunga National Park and Kahuzi Biega for Lowland Gorillas. READ MORE

Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Groups & Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Gorilla Group

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park has 19 habituated gorilla families spread in her 4 gorilla-tracking regions of Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo.

Mgahinga National Park has only one stable family called Nyakagezi commonly located on the slopes of Mgahinga Mountain one of the Virunga Mountains.

Is Sighting Gorillas 100% Guaranteed on gorilla trekking tours in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo in Africa?

Is Sighting Gorillas 100% Guaranteed on gorilla trekking tours in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo in Africa

Seeing Gorillas is 100% guaranteed on all our gorilla-watching safaris in Africa unless forces beyond our control such as a life-threatening occurrence that we have not witnessed yet.

As a tour operator with over 12 years of experience in crafting tailor-made gorilla-watching adventures in Africa, we have mastered the art of ensuring that all our clients successfully track and see these giant apes.

We base our planning on your trekking abilities(fitness), interests, age, and the distance to where the gorillas were last seen by the advance tracking team of park rangers from the park headquarters.

This way we are able to choose and determine the most suitable gorilla families from which our individual clients can track based on their interest or ability of ease and difficulty.

In event that one is not strong enough like the elderly who fill they can’t finish the trek, a wheelbarrow-like designed stretcher dubbed a ‘helicopter’ made by a group of strong potters is available for hire. This is to ensure everyone who desires to see the gorillas irrespective of their age and physical fitness achieves it successfully.

Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safaris in East Africa

Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safaris in East Africa

Luxury gorilla safaris in Uganda Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are the best way to enjoy memorable gorilla-watching adventures in Africa.

Obviously, you will travel executively, and sleep in upmarket/top-notch accommodations in addition to many pleasant extras from your tour operators during your African safari.

Luxury gorilla trips in Africa are best in Rwanda due to its chain of top-notch lodges followed by Uganda.

On these luxury gorilla trips in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo, you can use internal flights to connect to different destinations or be driven in luxury 4×4 safari land cruisers/jeeps.

Budget Gorilla Tours in Africa

For those looking for budget gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo, Uganda is the best option for budget gorilla trekking in Africa.

Uganda has a variety of budget accommodations at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for a memorable Uganda budget gorilla trip adventure with a night starting at 120$.

On these tours, you will only use land transport and usually 4×4 safari vans/omnibuses

Other Primate Tracking Safaris in East Africa

In addition to gorilla treks in Africa, you can track other primates in Uganda & Rwanda. Chimpanzees can be seen in Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Budongo Forest near Murchison Falls National Park.

After a gorilla trek, you can also visit the tree-climbing lions of Ishasha one of the rarest African wild animals.

Golden Monkey Tracking & Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda

Golden Monkey Tracking & Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda

Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda can be best done in Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, and Budongo Forest near Murchison Falls National Park.

If you did your gorilla trek in Rwanda, then a memorable Chimp trek can be done in Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Golden Monkeys are rear wild animal species but can be seen in Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, and in Rwanda, it is carried out in Virunga Park.

Short Gorilla Safaris & Tours

We organize both Uganda and Rwanda short gorilla trips ranging from 1-6 days itineraries. For those travelers with limited time in Uganda, Rwanda, or Congo but who wish to track Mountain & Low Land Gorillas.

We are the best tour company for your remarkable affordable short gorilla trips in Africa READ MORE

Uganda Gorilla Safari Tours

Uganda Gorilla Safari Tours

At all times we customize your Gorilla tour in Uganda to Bwindi National Park & Mgahinga Gorilla Park based on your budget, timing, and special needs. You will trek and see one gorilla group, see the African wildlife viewing Uganda safari tours, and do community trips all in one trip!!. READ MORE

Rwanda Gorilla Tours & Safaris

Rwanda Gorilla Tours & Safaris

Our Rwanda Gorilla tour packages and safari trips are tailor-made, affordable, and available all year round. You can trek one family of Rwanda Gorillas, and add chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe & Gishwati Mukura, wildlife viewing in Akagera Park, & unique Rwandan community cultural experiences. READ MORE

Congo Gorilla Safaris & Tours

Congo Gorilla Safaris & Tours

We offer remarkable Congo gorilla tour trips, taking you gorilla trekking in Congo’s popular Virunga National Park and Kahuzi Biega National Park. In addition to Gorilla, s 0ur Congo gorilla treks offer game viewing, community cultural encounters, and amazing scenery viewing Congo Safaris. READ MORE

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We Offer The Best Gorilla Safari Prices Or Best Gorilla Safari Guaranteed

For all our gorilla tour and wildlife safari packages, we offer affordable unmatched prices to enable you to see wildlife, the Lowland & Mountain Gorillas in Africa

You will trek and see one gorilla group, on any of our amazing African wildlife-viewing Uganda safari tours, and do community trips all in one trip.

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Our price is unmatched on all trekking excursions to the Gorillas of Africa. This is also because our local business partners offer us local prices without incurring overhead costs for travel. We offer the best-priced African gorilla trips/packages especially for early birders (if you book your safari in advance) at unmatched prices.

At all times we customize your Gorilla tour in Uganda to Bwindi National Park & Mgahinga Gorilla Park based on your budget, timing, and special needs. You will trek and see one gorilla group, on any of our amazing African wildlife-viewing Uganda safari tours, and do community trips all in one trip.

Uganda Gorilla Safari Frequently Asked Questions

As you plan for gorilla trekking in Africa or African wildlife safaris, read through the common gorilla safari frequently asked questions & African tour FAQs below to plan your trip even better.

It is an incredible African safari experience involving travelers walking through dense tropical montane forests of central Africa in search of habituated gorilla families until they find them. After finding the Gorillas, they spend an hour with them in their natural habitat, learning about their behaviors, habits, and lifestyles, taking photographs, and recording the moments. Read More

You can trek and see gorillas in Uganda, found in the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Mgahinga Gorilla National Park where gorillas trekking in Uganda is done. Read More

Trekking gorillas in Uganda is such a thrilling primate-watching experience that any visitor on Uganda safari shouldn't miss out. Gorillas are among the Earth's rarest and most majestic creatures (gentle giants/ apes) and encountering them while on tours in Uganda will make you one of the luckiest people in the world. Read More

A day of gorilla trekking in Uganda typically starts with a pre-gorilla trek briefing where visitors are told the history of Gorilla conservation in Uganda and introduced to the trekking rules and regulations for their safety and for the safety of the endangered mountain gorillas.. Read More

Gorilla seeing in Rwanda vs Uganda & Congo

Travelers who wish to go on gorilla trips in Africa always want to compare gorilla trekking in Uganda Vs Rwanda and Congo. Here is a comparison between the two countries to guide your choice. Read More

Gorilla Trekking Difficulty

Gorillas of Uganda are found in mountainous-forested areas and gorilla treks in Uganda in search of these great apes can go up to 8 hours, scrambling through dense vegetation up steep, muddy hillsides, sometimes to altitudes of more than 3500 meters. Read More

A gorilla trek usually lasts from 1 to 8 hours (sometimes a full day). Therefore, meeting gorillas depend on how far the group has moved since it was last observed nesting up the previous evening... Read More

To prepare for gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo in Africa, book your Gorilla watching safari in advance with a gorilla permit, work on your fitness levels, and choose jungle fit attire as the gorilla trek involves climbing mountainous landscapes in search of the gorillas as well as sloping down. Read More

Below are gorilla trekking rules and regulations every trekker must observe. Read More

The minimum age limit for trekking with gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo Africa is currently 15 years and any visitor below this age is considered a young vulnerable person and therefore not fit to do a gorilla trek in Africa. Read More

The packing list items for gorilla-seeing trips in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo Africa are essential gorilla trekking gear to include on your packing list to carry. These include sturdy waterproof clothing, long trousers & long sleeves, hiking boots, cameras, a rain poncho(rain jacket), sunscreen, and a hat. Read More

We advise you sturdy dress in a brown, grey, and green long-sleeved shirt and long trousers, Khaki zip-up trousers, or jeans, to help protect against scratches. Read More

A gorilla permit is a document or card issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) that allows any traveler above 15 years of age to trek gorilla families in the Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Read More

Uganda has 160 gorilla permits available daily as each gorilla family has 8 gorilla permits per day for both Bwindi & Mgahinga Gorilla Parks. Read More

Only eight (8) people per day are allowed to track a family/group in Uganda, Rwanda, or Congo. Read More

The cost or price of a single Uganda gorilla permit is US$700 per person (non-residents), $600 (foreign residents), and UGX 250000 for East African citizens per person... Read More

The cost of a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo is relatively expensive due to the high costs of conserving endangered gorillas, and sustainable gorilla tourism & it includes park entrance fees. Read More

You can buy/book a gorilla permit in Uganda at UWA headquarters in Kampala through a trusted tour company/operator or online. How do I book a gorilla permit in Rwanda & Congo? Rwanda gorilla permits are bought at $1500 from RDB and Congo permits can be bought at $400 from Virunga park offices by your tour operator. Read More

Yes! It is important to note that the demand for gorilla permits always exceeds the number of permits available each day, especially during the high season since there are few gorilla families. This makes advance gorilla permit booking very important. Read More

Each gorilla permit issued by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has a date and set region you will be trekking with gorillas. Please note that just acquiring it doesn't mean you can visit any time. If you wish to cancel your trip... Read More

How much does it cost to go gorilla trekking in Uganda? A 3 day Gorilla Trek Bwindi Tour Costs Starts From $ 1250 Per Person (2 Pax)

To know how much a Uganda gorilla safari cost shall be, different gorilla tour companies/tour operators will offer different quotations, but the cheapest will likely cost around $1100 per person depending on the number of people in the group and lodge quality. A luxurious gorilla trip package is expected to have an additional cost between $400 and $700 per person depending on the... Read More

Looking For Where To Stay on Your Gorilla Trip in Uganda?

There is a wide range of Uganda safari lodge options, luxury, mid-range, and budget available around Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks for your accommodation during your gorilla adventure safaris in Uganda. Read More

When To Go To See Gorillas in Africa?

In as much as gorilla treks are available all year round in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo, the dry season is the best time of the year to go gorilla watching in Africa. Uganda's dry season starts from June to September and December to February.

Best Time To Go Gorilla Tracking in Uganda

As already mentioned, like all African countries known for this activity, gorilla watching is an all-year-round Uganda safari activity. It is however preferred in the dry season mentioned above. Read More

Oh yes, many Uganda safari visitors safely trek and see the Gorillas with guaranteed security in Bwindi & Mgahinga Gorilla parks. Read More
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We founded Christ Our Vision Child Care (COVCC) to help respond to the overwhelming number of orphaned and vulnerable children we met in our community, and when we realized the small private assistance we tried to offer these kids was not enough.

Children's Ministry is a locally-run, Christian-based organization that runs a Nursery and Primary School in Kalagi town, Mukono District, which is the second-worst AIDS affected area in Uganda.

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