Gorilla Trekking safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo
Gorilla trekking, also known as gorilla tracking is now one of Africa’s popular vacation activity, loved by many travelers to Africa. Mountain gorilla trekking takes place only 3 countries in the whole world and these are; Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. These are the only homes of the world’s last remaining population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Nowhere in the world can you track gorillas in the wild apart from the 3 countries above. Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda takes place in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Parks, then Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in DR Congo. Below are some of the customised gorilla tour packages combining Uganda and Rwanda. Feel free to give us your opinion regarding the packages below, you can also tailor make your desired travel package, email us on email@example.com
Uganda and Rwanda Combined Gorilla Trekking Safari Packages
- 2 Days Volcanoes Gorilla Trekking
- 3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda
- 4 Days Tour with 2 Gorilla Treks
- 5 Days Safari with 3 Gorilla Treks
- 5 Days Uganda Rwanda Combined
Gorilla trekking in Rwanda takes place in Volcanoes National Park, located 2hrs drive from Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. Other tourist activities in the park include adventurous hike to Dian Fossey tombs, golden monkey trekking, Musanze caves exploration, bird watching, cultural walks, Mountain hiking (mt. Bishoke/Vishoke and Karisimbi) among others.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda takes place in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and sometimes in Mgahinga National Park. Bwindi National Park can be accessed by road from Kigali (Rwanda) through Katuna or Cyanika boarders, just 4hrs drive. From Kampala, Bwindi National Park is 9-10hrs drive. From Queen Elizabeth N.P, Bwindi forest is 3-4hrs drive.
Gorilla Trekking in DR Congo – Virunga National Park
Gorilla trekking in Democratic Republic of Congo is done in Virunga National Park. Though this park is less known, gorilla trekking in DR Congo is the best of all because, the forest is very thick, meaning that gorillas are in their natural setting. Also Congo gorilla groups are very big with many silverbacks.