Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris From Kenya

Uganda offers affordable gorilla tours and one will need to acquire a gorilla trekking permit to visit Uganda from Nairobi for gorilla trekking.

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris From Nairobi Kenya

Uganda gorilla trekking safaris from Nairobi Kenya–  Visitors interested in seeing Uganda gorillas from Nairobi Kenya, Africa Adventure Vacations have come up with a great opportunity for organizing your Uganda gorilla trekking safaris from Nairobi in Kenya.

Kenya neighbors Uganda in the eastern direction and has got the lucrative advantage of having Mombasa on the coastline and thus Kenya is not a land-locked country like Uganda. Most of the visitors visit Kenya because of the wildlife and the waters but it does not make any harm to add Uganda gorillas to your Kenya tour.

Kenya offers several places for game drives and animal viewing bit as the destination, they lack mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas live only in 3 countries of Uganda in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park and Mgahinga National park, Democratic Republic of Congo in Virunga National park, and Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park.

Uganda offers affordable gorilla tours and one will need to acquire a gorilla trekking permit to visit Uganda from Nairobi for gorilla trekking. The gorilla trekking permit costs $700 and the Rwanda gorilla trekking permit is ta $1500 and this puts Uganda on a high advantage.

Flying to see Uganda gorillas from Nairobi Kenya

Because it is a long-distance from Nairobi to Uganda and then connect to Bwindi or Mgahinga National park for Gorilla tours, it is recommended that you book a flight from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport that will fly you to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and then connect to Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park to see gorillas.

Visitors can also book a flight From Nairobi to Uganda by using Uganda airlines which has daily flights to Entebbe International airport and this makes it cheaper as compared to when you use other airlines. However, you can as well use other airlines such the Kenya airways and Rwanda air which operate daily flights from Jomo Kenyatta airport to Entebbe International Airport.

Once you arrive at Entebbe internal airport, then we shall organize for you the airport transfers to your pre-tour loge in either Kampala city or Entebbe basing on your interests as you wait for the next morning to start the road trip from Kampala /Entebbe to Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park for mountain gorillas. You can again opt to fly to Bwindi or Mgahinga to engage in gorilla tracking. We shall handle all the internal flights and airport transfers as well as road transfers to and from Bwindi or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

At Africa adventure vacations we recommend our visitors for Uganda gorilla trekking tours from Nairobi to contact either Uganda airlines, Rwanda Air, Air Tanzania, Kenya Airways, or Precision Air since these are famous airlines that operate within this region.  In case you need more information on how you can best move from Nairobi Kenya to Uganda to see the gorillas just contact Africa Adventure Vacations.

Driving options available to see Uganda gorillas from Nairobi Kenya.

For visitors that are unable to use air transport from Nairobi to Uganda or Kampala, there is an option of road transport. They’re very many bus companies that operate from Nairobi to Kampala daily and therefore you can board these buses from Nairobi to Kampala for your gorilla trekking safari.

The moment you reach Kampala, our driver guide will pick you from the bus bark and drive you to your lodge in Kampala, and then the next morning, he will drive you to Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park to see gorillas.  It is also possible that visitors from Nairobi to see Uganda gorillas can link to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National park or Mgahinga national park from Entebbe international airport or Kajjansi airfield by using local flights.

There are daily scheduled/chartered flights from Entebbe to Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip which are closer to the gorilla parks.  If you’re interested in using the local flights from Entebbe to Bwindi or Mgahinga, you can contact Africa adventure vacations for more information plus booking for you the internal/domestic flight to the park.

There is also a very big possibility that visitors interested in seeing Uganda gorillas from Nairobi Kenya, can fly from Nairobi to Kigali international airport and then link to Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park for gorilla trekking safaris. This is a shorter route as compared to Entebbe to Bwindi or Mgahinga parks.

From Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National park, it will take you only 4 to 5 hours as compared to road trip from Kampala to Bwindi gorilla park which is about 8-9 hours and this means that by flying to Kigali, you will have reduced on your driving time.

Our guides still, are well positioned in Kigali to transfer you to Bwindi or Mgahinga and back via Cyanika and Katuna Uganda borders with Rwanda. For easy movement hear you can get an east African tourist Visa at $100 which will enable you to traverse East African countries such as Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda without difficulty.

Permits to see Uganda gorillas from Nairobi

Immediately you think of taking a gorilla tour from Nairobi Kenya to Uganda, you need to think of a gorilla trekking permit because no one can see the gorillas without a gorilla trekking permit. At Africa adventure vacations, we make sure that we book for you the gorilla permit for your Uganda gorilla trekking tours and once contact that you want to see gorillas in Bwindi or Mgahinga national park from Nairobi Kenya. The gorilla permits are limited to people 15 years and above unless otherwise. Uganda offers discounted gorilla permit prices especially for East African Residents where Kenya is also among.

 we shall check for the availability of the gorilla trekking permit depending on your dates you intent to travel to see gorillas in Uganda, then once there is availability, we shall book and reserve the gorilla permit as we wait for you to make payment and the moment you make payment, then we shall secure your gorilla trekking permit from Uganda wildlife authority and send you the scanned copies of the gorilla permit bearing your details on the passport.

Visitors traveling by bus from Nairobi Kenya, our well professional tour driver will pick you from Kampala and then you start driving to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The drive from Kampala to Bwindi or Mgahinga takes some time approximately 9 hours but you will make several stopovers including the equators for taking photographs and then a drive to Mbarara for lunch as you see the prominent long-horned cattle as you approach Mbarara city.

From Mbarara city, you will then proceed to Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park. Visitors can as well enjoy domestic flights from Entebbe to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or Mgahinga Gorilla national park by using airstrips of Kisoro and Kihihi where our driver will pick you to offer you the best transfer. Book with Africa adventure Vacations for the best gorilla safaris.

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