Gorilla Safari In December

Plan your December gorilla trekking experience safari with Africa adventure vacations

Gorilla Trekking Safari In December For Uganda Rwanda And Congo

Gorilla trekking safari in December for Uganda, Rwanda and Congo in main national parks of Bwindi, Mgahinga, Volcanoes and Virunga- Over our last articles, we have seen gorilla trekking safaris from January up to November and now this arrivals will talk about the end of year month December and then gorilla trekking However, now we focus on the possibilities of trekking gorillas in Africa each month and now we shall focus on gorilla tracking safaris in December

Yes, gorilla trekking is the highlight of all African safari activities and it is very hard for someone to come to Africa without seeing the endangered mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas in the whole world are found in Africa and in only 3 countries which include Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gorilla treeing is conducted and done in these countries throughout the years for visitors interested in a particular activity.

There about 1070 mountain gorillas left in the whole world and these are found in the 4 national parks in the whole world. These national parks include Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Of the 3 countries, Uganda has got the highest number of mountain gorillas in all parks of Bwindi and Mgahinga and this means that it boosts the highest chances of seeing gorillas in any of the above countries.

Gorilla safaris in December

Gorilla trekking safaris in December are the most interesting in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, January is the end of the year months and it comes with Christmas holidays whereby people travel and see the endangered mountain gorillas in Africa on their Christmas or holiday vacation, December is one of the best months favorable for gorilla trekking and it represents the peak season. The month of December call it the Christmas season is mostly dry in all the countries of Uganda, Rwanda, and the democratic republic of Congo and as such presents the best time for organizing or taking the gorillas trekking safaris in December. Visitors intending to do gorilla trekking or to see gorillas in January your hereby informed that the place is good and therefore you should continue and plan your gorilla trekking safari in December. As the best months for trekking gorillas in Africa includes December, January, June, July, August, and September when the gorilla experience is high characterized by the strong sun and low levels of rainfall. In December, as you have seen, it might not be completely dry as you may expect rainfall any time since the climate is influenced by the tropical rainforest where mountain gorillas reside.

What are the available gorilla trekking safaris in December?

There are several December gorilla trekking safari packages that we design and arrange for our clients at Africa adventure vacations. What you need to do is to contact us by emailing and we shall respond to you as soon as possible. We have got different gorilla safari packages for January which includes the 3-day gorilla tracking safaris in both Uganda and Rwanda, we also organize the 5-day gorilla tracking, 3day Christmas gorilla trekking holiday packages, which includes even the chimpanzee tracking tours in Kibale Forest National Park we also organize the 3-day gorilla trekking packages for Kigali Rwanda to Uganda. All our December gorilla trekking options or packages are customized and we organize and arrange the package depending on your time, interests, and budget.

What is the cost of seeing gorillas in December?

Yes while planning a December gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, It is important that to know the cost of sing the gorilla in this country, particularly in December. Generally, the cost of seeing the gorillas means you must have a gorilla trekking permit, without a gorilla trekking permit even if you have transportation or accommodation you cannot see gorillas in December. The cost varies from different countries although the experience is the same and under normal circumstances, the price remains the same for all months throughout the year. For Uganda, the gorilla permit costs USD 700 for Foreign Nonresidents, USD600 for foreign residents, and Uganda shillings 250,000 for the East African Community (Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, southern Sudan) citizens per person per trek while in Rwanda the gorilla permit higher compared to Uganda and Congo and it cost USD 1500 per person per trek while in Congo the gorilla trekking permit costs USD400 per person per trek.

Other activities that you can do in December other than gorilla trekking

Apart from gorilla trekking safaris or seeing the gorillas in December, there are several activities that you can as well do in the three countries, However, Uganda has got more safari activities than Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Thus while in Uganda combine your December gorilla trekking safaris with wildlife activities in Uganda safari National Park. Visitors heading to Uganda in December for a gorilla trekking safari can transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game drives and boat cruise safaris, Kibale forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and habituation experience. Kibale Forest National Park is the park with the highest concentration of primates in the whole of Africa, it has got about 14 species of primates, visits other destinations such as the Rwenzori mountains, the golden monkey safaris in Mgahinga National Park, chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge, and several unique destinations in Uganda.

How to book a high season gorilla trekking permit in December

For visitors interested in taking gorilla trekking safaris in December, you need to contact us at African Adventure Vacations with your preferred date, months, and the year of the travel safari. Once we get this we shall check for the availability of the high season gorilla permits with the Uganda Wildlife Authority and then we notify you accordingly. Here we do the gorilla packages basing on your interests, time, and budget. Upon confirmation of the availability, we shall send you an invoice to start paying and once you have paid then we shall go to UWA head office and pay for you your gorilla permit and then send you the details of the receipts bearing your names.

How can I know that my Gorilla permit in December has been booked?

The moment we pay for your December gorilla permit at the Uganda Wildlife Offices, the Authority will provide us with the receipt-bearing your names and the originality as well as the region of the park or the park where you’re going to trek the gorillas from. The dates for gorilla trekking will be the same as those agreed upon. Thus at African Adventure Vacations, we shall send you the scanned company of the receipts for you to see and for the gorilla permit for may are printed a few weeks usually two weeks to the date of gorilla trekking.

Last-minute booking for December gorilla trekking safaris

Yes, it is important to note that gorilla trekking safaris activities or gorilla permits should be booked in advance to avoid missing out on this activity, however, you shouldn’t relax and mind, just contact Africa Adventure Vacations as you can get an opportunity to do the last minute’s gorilla tracking safaris in December with us. As long as you contact us, we shall immediately check for the availability of the gorilla trekking permits with the Uganda wildlife Authority (Uganda), Rwanda Development Board (Rwanda), and the Virunga National Park Authority (Democratic Republic of Congo). These are the bodies responsible for issuing gorilla permits in the respective countries, once we have found

the availability of the permits then we shall get back to you accordingly basing on your December dates to track or see the gorillas and then continue and book you the gorilla permits.

The highlight of the activities that you can do in December

Gorilla trekking in both Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Chimpanzee tracking. This can be done in Uganda’s Kibale forest national park, Queen Elizabeth, Kalinzu forest, and Budongo forest while in Rwanda chimpanzee tracking can be done in Nyungwe forest National Park.

Safari game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park all in Uganda, and Rwanda, you can do game drives in Akagera national park

Engage in boat cruise safari on Kazinga channel, Lake Victoria, and riverine among other activities. In all the national parks you will be able to spot different wildlife species in December and this means that December gorilla trekking safaris can be combined with wildlife and cultural safaris as well.

When to book a gorilla trekking safaris in December (Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo)

For visitors planning to book their gorilla trekking safaris in December, you’re advised to do so 3 months in advance to secure that you have booked and secured the gorilla trekking permit. We advise you to book the gorilla permit in advance because sometimes you might choose the date when there is no availability of the permits and you find that you have to reschedule another date. Visitors are also encouraged to book their best safari lodges early to avoid missing out. For example in Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, there are four sectors where gorilla trekking is conducted which include Buhoma which is found in the northern side of the park, and usually, visitors have to book in advance since the permits are sold in advance in that stipulated time. Other sectors include Nkuringo and Rushaga in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park and Ruhija on the Eastern side of the part Bwindi Forest National Park.

What you should carry for your December gorilla trekking safari?

Visitors planning to do gorilla trekking in December need to pack some of the items. Yes as we have seen the months are majorly characterized by sunshine but that doesn’t stop you from bringing some of the items even those that one would have packed during the rainy season because you can expect rain any time. Some of the items that you should pack while going to see gorillas /gorilla safaris in Uganda, Congo, and Rwanda include, the hiking boots, a camera, a hut or cape, rain coast just it happens to rain, a pair of garden gloves, a pail of long stockings, long-sleeved shirt among others.

Plan your December gorilla trekking experience safari with Africa adventure vacations, the famous tour operator based in Kampala Uganda, and experience in organizing and conducting gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. We are reliable and instant.

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