Luxury Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris; Uganda is a popular gorilla destination since it has the most mountain gorillas, which can be found in two gorilla parks: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, which are both situated in the southwestern part of Uganda. The luxurious gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda emphasize or feature lavish amenities such as upmarket or high end accommodations, luxury 4 WD safari vehicles during the safari, and personalized service from a professional driver guide, allowing visitors to enjoy their gorilla trekking safari in Uganda.
During the luxury Uganda gorilla trekking safaris with Explore Rwanda Tours, travelers will be able to visit other destinations and participate in interesting activities such as chimp trekking, wildlife viewing, cultural experiences, bird watching, lion tracking experience, nature walks, and so on, depending on their interests and time constraints.
Luxury Uganda Gorilla Trekking Experience.
In Uganda, gorilla trekking is done in two national parks: Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks. Both sites begin gorilla trekking early in the morning with a briefing on the laws and regulations to be followed throughout the journey.
Mountain gorilla trekking takes between 30 minutes and 7 hours in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, depending on where the gorillas are found because they prefer to migrate from one location to another in search of food.
During the trek, you will be able to see various bird species, other primates, and once the mountain gorillas are found, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them in their natural habitat, where you will be able to learn more about their behaviors, habits, and watch them carry out their daily activities such as feeding, breastfeeding, and grooming young ones, as well as take photos and record videos to show people back home after the safari.
Cost of gorilla trekking permits in Uganda
The Gorilla trekking permits cost 700 USD per person for non-residents, 600 USD for Foreign residents and 250,00 UGX for East African Citizens both at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
How to book a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda?
The permits can either be directly be obtained from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) head office in Kampala by email, phone or via a reputable tour operator.
Booking gorilla trekking permits through a licensed tour operator company like ours is the best option because we will not only book your gorilla permit but also organize your entire luxury gorilla trekking safari, including luxury accommodations, a luxury safari vehicle, a full-time English-speaking driver guide, and other activities to do after gorilla trekking.
Best time to go for luxury Uganda gorilla trekking safaris
Luxury Uganda gorilla trekking safaris are available all year, with the ideal months being June, July, August, September, December, January, and February during the dry season. During the dry season, there is less or no rainfall in the national parks, so the vegetation is thin, allowing you to see the mountain gorillas and other wildlife species more clearly.
Access roads and gorilla trekking trails are also dry and passable, making trekking easier than during the wet season, when the gorilla trekking trails are muddy and slippery, making trekking difficult.
Where to stay during your luxury Uganda gorilla trekking safaris?
Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge, Volcanoes Bwindi lodge, Silverback lodge, Trackers safari lodge, Buhoma lodge, Clouds mountain gorilla lodge, Four gorillas lodge, Sanctuary gorilla forest lodge, Gorilla heights lodge, Engagi lodge, Gorilla safari lodge, Rushaga gorilla lodge, Chameleon hill lodge, and Mutanda Lake Resort are some of the accommodation facilities that offer visitors lodging during your luxury Uganda gorilla trekking safaris.
What to pack/ carry for your luxury Uganda gorilla trekking safari?
Hiking boots, garden gloves, insect repellent, long sleeved shirt and trouser, camera and extra batteries, energy snacks and drinking water, hat and sunglasses, waterproof rain jacket/poncho, walking stick, a pair of binoculars, a warm sweater and a waterproof back pack are among the items that travelers should pack or carry when going on a luxury Uganda gorilla trekking safari.
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