Uganda Rwanda Gorilla trekking Safaris, Gorilla tours in Uganda & Rwanda

The Mgahinga National park of Uganda has a family of habituated gorillas that used to cross the boarder to Rwanda and back. For the most recent information about trekking gorillas in Uganda please contact us. In case you need gorilla tracking in Mgahinga National park, you either seek for necessary information from Uganda wild life Authority or get in touch with us for the recent updates. A minimum of three days only are needed to track and visit the gorillas. READ MORE

4 Days wildlife safari to Rwanda and Uganda

4 Days wildlife safari to Rwanda and Uganda, After having a short briefing by your safari guide, you will set off for Lake Mburo National Park. READ MORE

5 Days Gorilla Safari to Uganda & Rwanda

5 Days Gorilla Safari to Uganda & Rwanda, From your breakfast at your hotel of residence, you will meet our English professional guide. READ MORE

5 Days gorilla safari in Uganda and Rwanda

5 Days gorilla safari in Uganda and Rwanda, You will depart from Kampala by road and head south-West to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. READ MORE

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7 Days Uganda – Rwanda gorilla Safari expedition, Take breakfast from your hotel of residence then after meet our guide and after drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. READ MORE

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11 Days Uganda Rwanda primates safari, From breakfast then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park which is approximately 420km through Mbarara. READ MORE

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14 Days Uganda Rwanda combined safari is an amalgamation of scenery, wildlife, recreation, culture and adventure. This package takes you through the adventures. READ MORE

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The 17 Days Uganda Rwanda safari is a comprehensive package that starts in Uganda – Kampala and ends in Kigali – Rwanda. It involves rewarding encounters in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. READ MORE

21 Days Best of Uganda safari

The 18 Days Rwanda Safari involves double gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes and Uganda’s Bwindi, encountering Africa’s largest pool of colobus monkeys. READ MORE

White Water Rafting

The 20 Days Uganda Rwanda Combined Safari is a comprehensive package that is designed to maximize your experiences in Uganda and Rwanda. READ MORE

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21 Days Uganda Rwanda combine safari is one the most comprehensive safaris that you can ever undertake in these two safari destinations. READ MORE

Gorilla tracking permits are so high on demand that at times its advisable to buy your permit in advance at least one year ahead. Ask us to advise you on issues concerning the permits. The permit cost includes parking guides fees. It’s always strongly advisable to book gorilla permits many months before your visit: currently there are four gorilla families habituated for tracking in Buhoma sector of Bwindi; Rushegura (R), Nkuringo (N), Mubare (M) and Habiyanja (H). Only 32 tourists are allowed to track gorillas per day here. 2 group are found in Ruhiza eastern sector of Bwindi; Oruzogo with 23 members and Bitukura 14 members, Kyaguriro research of 15 members. Rushaga in the southern sector of Bwindi with 5 families ; Bweza 7 members, Mishaya 7, Kahungye 13 Busingye 9 Nshongi the oldest group 18 members, the western sector of Bwindi has 1 group of 8 members- Nkuringo gorilla family on the side of Kisolo.

Parc National Des Volcans Rwanda

Parc National Des Volcans Rwanda

Gorilla trekking is the most excellent memorable experience you will ever experience in a life time!! by visiting such wonderful primates, you are giving them an opportunity to survive and also supporting the surrounding community. Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park still operates as a vital base for international research; some study the gorillas, biologists come and go while some focus on other aspects of the environment and its wildlife.

Bwindi is still funded by the “Digit” fund, however it has been recently re-named “The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund” and also by International Gorilla Conservation Program. Gorilla tourism is one of the most vital asset over which Uganda has a total and complete comparative advantage compared to other countries. Gorilla tourism offers significant economic advantages to Uganda entirely, the tourists, Uganda Wildlife Authority, various levels of governments, and the local communities.

ABOUT GORILLA TREKKING IN RWANDA:

Rwanda is one of the three countries in the whole world that are gifted with populations of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. These ape creatures thrive in the Volcanoes National Park in the north east of Rwanda adjoining the greater Virunga massif which is co-shared by Uganda’s Mgahinga National Park and Congo’s Virunga National Park. Of the 880 mountain gorillas that exist in the world today, 480 mountain gorillas dwell in the Virunga massif of which Rwanda’ s Volcanoes National Park is proud to be part of.

Having these critically endangered species is by no means a minor consideration and in return, Rwanda has capitalized on this precious natural resource to develop the great gorilla trekking activity which has lured a cross section of world travellers to undertake safaris to Rwanda.

Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

The Rwanda gorilla trekking experience is conducted in the gorilla haven of Volcanoes National Park 116km about 3 hours’ drive from the city of Kigali, Rwanda’s main capital. The activity starts at 08:00am at the park headquarters –Kinigi with short briefing from the park warden or the rangers to give an insight about the conduct of gorilla trekking encounter. After briefing, you make your way to the jungle of Volcanoes National Park with dense shrub and short vegetation that have ensured the survival of the animals for centuries past. The jungle sounds and sights of birds, wildlife like wild pigs, monkeys, amazing flora and great hiking encounters will accompany you up to where the gorillas are foraging from. One full hour is availed to you to maximize your gorilla trekking experience and at the same time minimizing the disturbance to these shy critically endangered apes. Taking photos and asking questions is up to your discretion.

The gorillas conduct like maintaining a 7m distance has to be adhered to accordingly. Trekking gorillas in Rwanda is not a free activity. It comes with acquiring a gorilla permit at Rwanda Tourism Board offices in Kigali city and Ruhengeri town at a cost of $750 for foreign nonresidents, 375USD foreign residents and 30,000Frw for Rwandan citizens.

The Rwanda gorilla trekking families to track are allocated after briefing and 10 groups are available for trekking including; Susa group, Amahoro, Sabinyo, Group 13 (Agasha group), Umubano, Kwitonda, Bwengye, Hirwa, Ugenda and Karisimbi (Susa B). Trekking gorillas in Rwanda is less strenuous compared to Bwindi due to short walking distances and relative terrain involved.

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