Gorilla Tours & Safaris in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo

GORILLA TOURS SAFARI
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Welcome to Gorilla Tours & Safari, one of the premier safari companies offering gorilla tours and safaris into Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. Join us on an exciting journey to view some of the largest primates on the planet with our gorilla safaris that are available all year round at the most affordable prices. Our experienced and knowledgeable tour guides will guide you on every tour as we search for the endangered gorillas within their wild natural habitats.

TOP GORILLA TOURS AND SAFARI

Cherish an encounter with endangered mountain gorillas in two distinctive habitats in the Virunga range. Immerse yourself in a birder’s paradise, home to half the avian species in Africa. Tackle Grade 5 rapids while whitewater rafting on the mighty Nile River. Learn about traditional ways of life in local villages and on farms. Gain a deeper understanding of history and hope, of humanity in the face of genocide.

5 DAYS BWINDI GORILLAS & CHIMP SAFARI

Trek into the Impenetrable Bwindi Forest in search for mountain Gorillas as well as the Tropical Rain Kibale Forest for other primates including Chimpanzees.

5 DAYS UGANDA GORILLAS AND WILDLIFE

Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most diverse ecosystems in Africa and Bwindi Forest, the home to more than half of remaining Mountain Gorillas.

9 DAYS UGANDA SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

This tour takes you to Kibale and Bwindi Forests for primates, Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls National Parks for wildlife adventures among others.

11 DAYS CLASSIC RWANDA ADVENTURE SAFARI

Explore classic adventures of the ‘Land of a thousand hills’ such as Gorilla trekking, chimps tracking, game viewing, boat rides and history, art & cultural encounters.

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OUR SAFARI CATEGORIES
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We offer a wide range of tours ranging from day trips to long safaris that include several adventures in East Africa.

GORILLA SAFARIS

Uncover African Top Endangered Primates, the Mountain Gorillas on a Gorilla Trek to Uganda, Rwanda or DR Congo mixed with other African Classic Safari Adventure.

UGANDA SAFARIS

Capture and explore all angles of ‘The Pearl of Africa’ – Uganda, with an amazing combo to see amazing wildlife, birds, art & culture as well as other amazing water adventures.

RWANDA SAFARIS

Uncover the ‘Land of A Thousand hills’ and its top attractions that include Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes NP and other primates in Nyungwe forest, art and culture as well as other wildlife

OTHER SAFARI PACKAGES

See the best of Uganda and Rwanda’s major attractions with our range of pre-packaged tours that will take you to some of the most impressive highlights. From Wildlife tours and stunning primates adventures of Uganda to history, art & cultural  tours in Kigali of Rwanda. You can also customize an itinerary to suit your interests and passions, available time, and travel budget. We recommend a taste of all on offer, which is sure to bring you back to the Land of a Thousand Hills and the Pearl of Africa.

Simply choose your adventure to see the highlights of each region firsthand.

3 DAYS BWINDI GORILLA TOUR

Visit the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in South Western Uganda for Mountain Gorilla Trekking.

3 DAYS SHORT WILDLIFE TOUR

A short but spectacular enjoyment of Uganda Wildlife in Murchison Falls National Park.

5 DAYS UGANDA WILDLIFE TOUR

Enjoy game drives and a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATES

Discover Rwanda’s top primates; Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees and Golden Monkeys.

7 DAYS UGANDA PRIMATES & WILDLIFE

Visit top primate parks, Kibale & Bwindi forests as well as the top two most visited Wildlife destinations.

7 DAYS EXCLUSIVE UGANDA WILDIFE TOUR

Enjoy the best of Uganda’s wildlife on this exclusive wildlife tour to Uganda’s top wildlife parks.

7 DAYS RWANDA GORILLAS & WILDLIFE

Discover Rwanda’s wildlife in Akagera National park before embarking on Mountain Gorilla trekking & a city tour.

11 DAYS BEST OF UGANDA ADVENTURE SAFARI

This tour takes you to Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi and Lake Mburo National Parks.

GORILLA INFORMATION

You will be allowed up to 1hour for viewing of the gorilla/chimps from when they are sighted by your group. This is ti ensure that the wild animals are not exposed to human presence. Whilst in their presence you will also be required to keep minimum distance from them generally between 5 – 7 meters and your guide will ensure this is enforced.
Packing list for the day; for gorilla and chimp tracking.
-Plenty of water 1 – 2 litters per person.
-High energy snacks in addition to your packed lunch provided by the lodge/camp.
-Spare film & batteries for Videos & Cameras.
-Gloves (gardening type are good).
-Waterproof bag to protect photographic equipment.
-A hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and band aids might be useful.
-A light weight waterproof jacket.
-Walking sticks are made available at most lodges or at the start of the trek for some steeper and more slippery tracks ad may prove to be very handy.

Gorilla tracking timings and conditions very tremendously as the gorillas move cautiously through the rainforest. It is good to be prepared and remember the weather can change with very little warning. The terrain is often steep and through areas where there are no marked paths. It can be very strenuous, it may be just a couple of hours but it can also be full day of up to 8hours or more of hiking in hot, high altitude conditions –Please be prepared for this by being as fit as possible!
Chimpanzee tracking is generally not as difficult compared to gorilla tracking but still can be a hard hike and requires a good level of fitness -especially if you need to follow the chimps which can move swiftly through the forest.

You will be guided through the forest on your gorilla/chimp tracking by the park ranger guide whom you will meet at the departure point in the morning of your trek. You guide can help you book a porter (or two!) so that you can track without having to carry the few essential items listed below in a day pack which you should bring with you. The porters are from local community and very used to the local conditions and can assist in pushing, pulling and supporting you during your trek to the gorillas. They are usually an additional fee over and above your safari cost and you should budget on approximately USD 15 per day per porter as a fee with additional tipping being optional. Porters will stop a short distance from the point you will be viewing the mountain Gorillas. Please remember to take whatever you may need from your bag to view the gorillas.

The age limit for gorilla tracking and Golden monkey’s is 15years (NOTE) and the authorities are very strict on this, kindly make sure if travelling with children they are 15bor older in order to avoid any sad incidents like kids being refused to track!. For gorilla tracking permit availability and booking information please do contact us so that we can provide you with updated information.

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