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With over 456 of these Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi, and 480 in the Virunga massif comprised of Mgahinga in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the Virunga National Park in Congo, makes Uganda the country with the biggest number of mountain gorillas in the world according to the International Gorilla Conservation Program & her partners(IGCP) Mountain Gorilla census of 2010. Uganda dabbed the “Pearl of Africa,” shines with greatly stunning greenery, deep clean water lakes, high soaring mountains, and highlands but also more than half of the world’s last remaining mountain gorilla population – perhaps the greatest natural treasure of all making a Uganda gorilla safari will usher you into Bwindi the world heritage with the biggest number of the Mountain gorillas.
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On a Rwanda Uganda gorilla tour, you will travel deep into the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park of Uganda or the Volcanoes of Rwanda and trek these incredible peaceful endangered Mountain Gorillas from as close as a meter, closer than you have ever imagined possible.
We have organised Rwanda Gorilla Safari tours & Uganda as well as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the last 8 years and we are excited to create new unique customised Rwanda, Congo & Uganda Gorilla safari itineraries that include amazing Mountain Gorilla trekking in Rwanda safari tours Uganda & Congo, wildlife safaris in Uganda, African cultural tours, history and nature safaris that when all combined offer you the ultimate Africa safari memory.
Gorilla tours to Congo Uganda & Rwanda are done by our experienced professional safari guides who are always eagerly ready to take you in our 4×4 pop-up roof safari vehicles to the spectacular national parks, wildlife reserves, and amazing jungle safari destinations Uganda and Rwanda have to offer. We are known for offering the best safari experiences due to our amazing wild game viewing trips, unmatched high standards of service but also private and group Africa adventure trips based on individual needs that provide lifetime memories.
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2 Lake Mburo Safari Uganda Tour, Days Lake Mburo National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda is particular to Lake Mburo National Park – the smallest savannah park in Uganda.
2 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari to Kibale Forest National Park is a short but rewarding Chimpanzee tour in Uganda. It features Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park.
2 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda includes extensive game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Kasenyi sector.
The 3 Lake Mburo Safari Uganda Tour, Days Lake Mburo National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda in Uganda starts and ends in Kampala / Entebbe featuring 2 nights/ 3 Days in Lake.
3 Days Kibale NP Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Uganda is primarily motivated by exploration of Chimpanzees in the forest of Kibale that has been termed as the Primate.
The 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda starts and ends in Kampala / Entebbe featuring the largest National Park in Uganda.
What is a Gorilla? How do gorillas look?, Gorilla Scientific Classification
Gorillas are massive ground-dwelling apes that live in Central and West African forests. There are several examples of famous gorillas and gorilla stories known by many people around the world. Gorillas are very common primates in popular culture, and almost anyone will name at least one character, like King Kong, or those in the Planet of the Apes. Read More
Where do gorillas get their name from ?
The name gorilla was derived from the Ancient Greek word “gorillae”, which means ‘tribe of hairy women’. The history of the word ‘gorilla’ dates back about 2500 years. A Carthaginian explorer called Hanno the Navigator was on an expedition to the African west coast in around 500 BC when he came across a group of predominantly female primates that he described as savage . Read More
How many species-breeds of gorillas are there ?
There are two species of gorillas-Eastern gorilla (Gorilla Beringei) & the Western gorilla (Gorilla Gorilla) and Each gorilla species is further subdivided into two subspecies as show below. Read More
What's the biggest type of gorilla?
The Eastern lowland gorilla of Democratic Republic of Congo is the largest of the four gorilla subspecies weighing up to 250kg belonging to the bigger Gorilla Beringei sub species.. Read More
Where can you see gorillas in Africa ?
You can see Gorillas in Africa in Uganda, Rwanda, Dr. Congo for the Mountain Gorillas and the Lowland Gorillas in central Africa’s in Congo Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon Read more
What makes mountain gorillas unique? /What is special about mountain gorillas?
Mountain Gorillas are one of nature’s largest primates! With thicker, longer fur than other gorillas. Read More
How do mountain gorillas look like? /What special features do mountain gorillas have?
Mountain gorillas have shaggy black fur that covers most of its body leaving out the face, massive chest to mention but a few. Read More
Why can’t you look in the gorilla eyes?
Gorillas do not not like direct eye contact cause it means you want to challenge their dominance and hence you are considered an enenmy in their domain worth to be attacked. If you insist, the Silver attacks you. Read More
Why do gorillas beat their chest?
Silverback Mountain Gorillas many times beat their chests when perceive danger and feel threatened by humans or an intruder, some times fellow gorillas or wild animals. When angry the the Alpha male stands upright, hoots. Read More
How long does a gorilla live?
The life span of mountain gorillas is usually range from 35 to 40 years. Old gorillas often suffer from arthritis, which mainly damages the bones in their hands and feet. Read More
How many babies do female gorillas have?
Female gorillas have a slow reproduction rate. The maximum number of offspring they may have during their lifetime is 2-6. Normally, male gorillas have 10-20 offspring, but from different females. Read more
Do gorillas have enemies? /Do gorillas have predators?
One possible predator of gorillas is the leopard. Gorilla remains have been found in leopard scat, but this may be the result of scavenging. When the group is attacked by humans, leopards, or other gorillas, an individual silverback will protect the group, even at the cost of his own life. Read More
Can a gorilla be a pet?
Although gorilla shares almost 98% of our DNA, they do not make good pets. You may see pictures of baby gorillas and think “how cute! I would love one as a pet!” But gorillas can be AWFUL pets for several reasons them being wild animals. Read More
Are there mountain gorillas in zoos?
No, mountain gorillas can’t survive in captivity. They are only live in mountainous forested areas of Central Africa. All gorillas in zoos around the world are lowland gorillas and mainly western lowland gorillas. Read more
How many mountain gorillas are left in the world?
Because there are only about 1,000 mountain gorillas left, it’s important that their population size be continuously monitored to evaluate whether, and which, conservation tactics work. Their populations must keep growing because mountain gorillas have very low genetic diversity Read More
Why are mountain gorillas endangered?
Besides having few natural predators, the most dangerous enemies of mountain gorillas are humans. In some areas like in Democratic Republic of Congo, gorillas are hunted for bushmeat; they suffered wars, habitat loss through deforestation and often fall in traps destined for the small animals like duikers. Read More
How long do baby gorillas stay with their mothers?
Mother gorillas stay with their younger ones until they are four years old. All this time the mothers attend to their babies until they can support themselves. A newborn gorilla weighs 5 pounds at birth and covered with black hair. Read More
What is a baby gorilla called?
Baby gorilla are called infants just like humans .Baby gorillas are called infants, just like baby humans, which makes sense when we’re so closely related. Read More
What are gorillas scared/afraid?
Certain reptiles such as chameleons and caterpillars worry the gorillas. They are also afraid of water and will cross streams only if they can do so without getting wet, such as by crossing over fallen logs, and dislike rain. Read More
Why does gorilla have canines?
Teeth aren’t just for chomping meat. In particular, the gorilla’s long–sharp canine teeth are used for display, especially when it is threatened or trying to fend off other male gorillas competing for dominance. Read More
How strong is a mountain gorilla?
How strong is a silverback gorilla? The fact that these animals have immense physical power is one of the facts about gorillas that indicate you should treat them with caution. It’s hard to measure how strong a gorilla really is, but estimates range from around 4 to 9 times stronger than your average human. Read More
Are gorillas aggressive? Can gorillas be aggressive?
Gorillas are calm vegetarians that can only become aggressive when disturbed. Gorillas are wild animals and despite the fact that they share about 98% of our DNA, a visitor on a gorilla trekking tour is required to take some precautions in order to have an exciting gorilla encounter. Read More
Are mountain gorillas friendly? /Are gorillas gentle?
What do you do when you encounter a gorilla? For decades, the answer might have been to scream and run. Gorillas were wild beasts that could tear cities apart or so many thought based on the movie King Kong. However Read More
Do gorillas live in nests? /How do gorillas sleep?
Gorillas make nests to sleep in every night. At the end of the day, just before dusk, these great primates start constructing a nest where they will spend their night. Nests are carefully constructed using branches and leaves and are constructed by individuals. Nest building usually takes around 5 minutes. Read More
How much does a gorilla eat per day?
Mountain gorillas consume as large quantities of food as needed to sustain their massive bulk. An adult male mountain gorilla can consume up to 34 kg (75 pounds) of vegetation a day, while a female can eat up to 18 kg (40 pounds). Read More
How Intelligent Are Gorillas?, How smart is a mountain gorilla?
These great Apes have been taught sign language, they can laugh, grieve, and have great emotions. Gorillas always develop very strong family bonds among group members, have great territorial boundary protection for their domain, use tools, have memory, and think of the future. Read More
How can we help save mountain gorillas?
Visiting mountain gorillas families and learn about the life of the gorillas is one way of contributing to the ongoing efforts of saving these endangered apes. The revenue received from gorilla trekking tours benefits gorilla conservation. Read More
Do female gorillas beat their chests?
When people think of gorilla chest-beating, they usually think of a huge silverback signaling to another male that he’s in charge. However, anyone in a gorilla group, even females and juveniles, may be seen pounding the chest. Read More
What is special about a mountain gorilla’s nose? /Do gorillas have unique nose prints?
Contemplating what is special about a mountain gorilla’s nose? And if gorillas do have unique nose prints? Yes, mountain gorillas have unique patterns of wrinkles on their nose which differentiate them from each other .Mountain gorillas, just like humans have features that make them different from one another including;- Read More
What is the size of the Mountain gorilla?
How do Gorillas communicate in a several ways like humans do, to pass on important timely communication amongst themselves through; – sounds, postures and gestures as well as facial expressions. Gorillas make about 22 unique sounds to communicate unique feelings Read More
What do mountain gorillas eat?
Mountain gorillas are herbivores, which achieve their impressive stature on a mostly vegetarian diet. They have massive jaw muscles which help them chew tough vegetation. Read More
What is the daily life of a gorilla like?
Traveler on gorilla safaris in Africa have always been wondering: – since gorillas are herbivore, why do they have big canines? Well, teeth aren’t just for chomping meat. In particular, the gorilla’s long–sharp canine teeth are used for display, especially when it is threatened or trying to fend off other male gorillas competing for dominance. Read More
What is gorilla trekking?/What is a gorilla trek?
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is an incredible Africa safari experience involving travelers walking through dense tropical montane forests of central Africa in search of habituated gorillas until they find them and spend an hour with them in their natural habitat, learning about their behaviors, habits, lifestyles, taking photographs, and recording the moments. Read more
Why should I visit gorillas in Uganda?
Trekking gorillas in Uganda is such a thrilling primate watching experience that any visitor on Uganda safari shouldn’t miss out. Mountain gorillas are among the Earth’s rarest and most majestic creatures and encountering them while on tours in Uganda will make you one of the luckiest people in the world. Read more
Where can I see gorillas in Uganda? Where is Gorilla Trekking done in Uganda?
How do I prepare for gorilla trekking in Uganda?
To prepare for gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo in Africa, Gorilla book your safari with a gorilla permit, check your fitness, choose jungle fit attires as mountain gorilla trekking involves climbing mountainous landscapes in search for the gorillas as well as sloping down. As you prepare for a gorilla trek in Africa carry…. Read more
How difficult is gorilla trekking in Uganda? /Is Gorilla trekking hard in Uganda?
Mountain gorillas of Uganda are found in mountainous-forested areas and Uganda gorilla treks 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
What to wear for gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo? / How to dress for gorilla trekking in Africa
We advise you sturdy Dress in brown, grey, and green long-sleeved shirt and long trousers, Khaki zip-up trousers or jeans, to help protect against scratches. Better if you wear waterproof hiking sturdy boots, a rain jacket, a hat, gardening gloves wear, a warm sweater & enough insect repellent. Read more
What to pack for gorilla trekking in Uganda?
What to pack for gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo Africa, are essential gorilla trekking gear to include on your gorilla trek parking list to carry/bring for you Gorilla safari in Africa e.g. sturdy waterproof clothing, long trousers & long sleeves, hiking boots, cameras, rain poncho, sunscreen, a hat . Read More
What is gorilla trekking like in Uganda Rwanda Congo Africa?
A day of gorilla trekking in Uganda typically starts with a pre-gorilla trekking briefing where visitors are introduced to the gorilla trekking rules and regulations for their safety and for the safety of the endangered mountain gorillas. This briefing takes place at the park headquarters and starts at 7:00 am. Read More
What are the rules and regulations for gorilla trekking in Uganda ?
In order to ensure sustainable and safe Uganda gorilla treks, care is taken to maintain and protect gorillas and their refuge and tourist groups as well, which are accompanied these days by armed though usually inconspicuous guards. Below are gorilla trekking rules and regulations every trekker must observe. Read More
How long does gorilla trekking take in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo Africa? /How long is a trek to see gorillas?
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. However, whether it is a short or a long trek, travelers are 99% guaranteed a chance to definitely find and be triggered to an endless marvel to these peaceful…. Read More
What is a gorilla trekking permit?
A gorilla trekking permit is a document or card issued by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) that allows any traveller above 15 years of age to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Read More
How many gorilla permits are available in Uganda ?
Uganda has 160 gorilla permits available daily as each gorilla family has 8 gorilla permits per day for both Bwindi & Mgahinga Gorilla Parks. The Number of Gorilla permits availability depends on the number of gorilla families and Uganda has 20 gorilla families making a total of 160 gorilla trekking permits available. Read More
How Many People are allowed to track a gorilla family or Group ?
Only eight (8) people per day are allowed to track a gorilla family/group in Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Mgahinga National Park, Rwanda in Volcanoes National Park or Congo in her Virunga National Park or Kahuzie Biega Nationa Park in Africa and after once you find the Mountain Gorillas after the long gorilla trek that takes 1-8 hours, trekkers/tourists are allowed to have only one (1) hour. Read More
Gorilla Safari Lodges in Uganda, Gorilla Trekking Safari Hotels Accommodation
A wide range of Luxury Uganda safari lodges, Mid-range Uganda safari lodges, and budget Uganda safari lodges are available around Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks for your accommodation during your Uganda gorilla tour. Read More
What is the gorilla permit cancellation policy in Uganda?
Each gorilla permit issued by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has a date and set region you will be trekking gorillas−that just acquiring it doesn’t mean you can visit any time. The question is; if I am to cancel my trip…..Read More
Do I need to book a gorilla permit in advance?
Yes! It is important to note that the demand for gorilla permits always exceeds the number of permits available each day, especially during high season. If you are planning your gorilla safari during the ‘low seasons’ Read More
How do I book a gorilla permit in Uganda?
You can buy/book a gorilla permit in Uganda at Uganda Wildlife Authority headquarters in Kampala through a trusted tour operator or online at $700(non residents), $600 (foreign resident), UGX 250000 for East African citizens per person. Rwanda gorilla permits are bought at $1500 from RDB and Congo permits can be bought at $400 from Virunga park offices. Read More
Are there discounted gorilla permits in Uganda?
Regardless of what you may read, there are no longer discounted gorilla permits in Uganda for April, May, and November. However, affordable gorilla safaris/budget gorilla trekking in Uganda can be arranged for those who want to trek gorillas but are short of money .Read More
How much does a gorilla safari in Uganda cost?
How much does a gorilla safari in Uganda Cost? The least Price for a Gorilla tour in Uganda is 900$. Find out how much gorilla trekking in Uganda costs and why. Read More
Why is gorilla trekking so expensive in Uganda, Rwanda Congo Africa?
why gorilla trekking is so expensive? The cost of gorilla permits on Uganda, Rwanda and Congo are relatively expensive due to the high costs of conserving the endangered Gorillas, sustainable gorilla tourism, improving the livelihood of the locals, cost of accommodation in the gorilla parks, that of reaching there etc. Read More
What is the best time to go for gorilla trekking in Uganda?
The dry season is the best times of the year to go gorilla trekking in Uganda. Uganda’s dry season starts from June to September and December to February. These months offer the best weather for gorilla trekking in Uganda Read More
Is it safe to visit gorillas in Uganda ?
Is it safe to visit gorillas in Uganda? Oh yes, many Uganda gorilla safari visitors hafely trekked and seen the Gorillas with guaranteed security in Bwindi & Mgahinga Gorilla parks Read More
Is gorilla trekking better in Rwanda or Uganda ?
Gorilla trekking Rwanda vs Uganda−Mountain gorillas are found in Uganda (in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park), Rwanda (in Volcanoes National Park) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (in Virunga National Park). Read More
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