Gorilla Trekking Safaris to Uganda, Rwanda and Dr Congo
Africa Adventure Vacations takes you into the deep jungles of tropical rain forests of Bwindi and Virunga conservation area for mountain gorilla trekking adventure to meet the mighty silverback gorillas and blackbacks. This journey trail leads you to meet gorillas in their natural habitat with a close encounter to the creatures that look like us in behavior and social arrangement. Take time and check some of our Uganda gorilla safaris and tour packages. All our gorilla trekking tours can be customized based on your travel desires, time and budget!Besides gorilla safaris, tourists come to Uganda, Rwanda and Dr Congo for other amazing adventure tour activities such as bird watching, Fishing safaris, chimp trekking, honey moon tours, golden monkey trekking, mountain climbing, cultural tours and city tours. We have a cocktail of selected epic Africa adventure tour packages that may be rewarding and exciting for booking
Gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda can be done throughout the year however the activity is more comfortable during dry season. Chances of seeing the gorillas in Africa stand at 99% however the competition for gorilla permits in Africa is always high and sold on first come first serve basis. We therefore advise our visitors to book a gorilla trekking adventure as early as possible to secure their permits for this lifetime encounter!
Choosing a gorilla family to track depends on the level of fitness and preferences. Some families live closer to the starting point while others may be located deeper into the forest. In most cases senior citizens normally track close gorilla families while the youth go for a long trail in search for the allocated gorilla group.
Luxury gorilla trekking tours and Safaris In Uganda and Rwanda
Our Adventure tours in Africa arrange from Budget, Mid-range and Luxury wildlife safaris however if our visitors decide to go luxury, we always exceed their expectations. We use luxury safari vehicles with comfortable inclining seats, pop up and sliding windows to enhance perfect views and photography; and the best luxury hotels and lodges in Uganda and Rwanda.
Our luxury gorilla trekking tours and safaris in Uganda and Rwanda can be arranged on private and group basis. Honeymooners are always advised to go premium for some special treats like bush breakfast, sipping sparkling wine in the wilderness among others in order to commemorate their African tour adventure with unforgettable experiences. Other than mountain gorilla trekking, we craft honey moon packages with a number of activities such as boat cruise on different water bodies, game drives and sun-downing diner at the pool side or in the park.
Luxury gorilla trekking safaris can be done throughout the year however most holidaymakers prefer trekking from June to September; and from December to February.
Budget gorilla trekking safaris in Africa
Uganda offers the best affordable and budget gorilla trekking safaris in Africa with a half of the remaining mountain gorilla population in the world. Budget gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda are done in Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga gorilla national parks and prices are based on the level accommodation but price for the gorilla permits and gorilla tracking experiences remain the same.
Are you looking for affordable and budget gorilla trekking safari packages in Africa? We are the leading safari company in organized budget tours in Uganda, Rwanda and Dr Congo. We partner with different hotels and lodges across the country to have the best rates for our visitors to offer very comfortable accommodation at low discounted rates irrespective of your class of travel. All our guests who book budget gorilla safaris with us get booked in very comfortable safari lodges on full board basis and transported in air-conditioned safari vans with WiFi to stay connected with your friends and family during your amazing African adventure safari.
Our budget gorilla tours are tailor made for affordability, comfort and enjoyment beyond your expectations.
Cost of a gorilla permit
Are your planning to do a gorilla trekking safari and tour in Africa? You need to have a genuine gorilla permit to allow you track the gorillas. A gorilla permit for foreign nonresidents goes for $700 in Uganda, $1500 in Rwanda and $400 in Dr Congo however; during low seasons permits are sold at a discount in Virunga National Park of Congo for $250. These tariffs are inclusive of park entrance fees, guiding fees/rangers and advanced trackers
More still, a permit for gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi national park Uganda goes for $1500. Gorilla habituation is quite different from gorilla trekking experience. Tourists stay with gorillas for 4 hours during gorilla habituation and only 1 hour during gorilla trekking tour. while It is a whole day’s experience and involves having four hours with mountain gorillas instead of the one hour allocated to tourists during standard gorilla trekking.
You may book a gorilla permit through a tour operator or from Uganda Wildlife Authority for Uganda, Rwanda Development Board for Rwanda and official Virunga national park website for Dr Congo.
Tourists intending to go gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation in Africa are advised to book for gorilla permits at least 2 months in advance however; if you are planning to travel during peak season of June, July, August and September, we recommend that you do the booking at least 5 months prior to arrival to avoid disappointments.