Gorilla treks are the only way to visit one of the rarest animals in the world - the mountain gorillas. Only about 800 mountain gorillas exist today, living in only two locations - the Virunga Mountains along the borders of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda.
To protect the remaining population, governments have established strict guidelines for human interaction with mountain gorillas. Only a very limited number of gorilla trekking permits are granted and are usually sold out many months in advance. Armed park rangers, who are experts in gorilla behavior, track the habituated gorilla families on a daily basis. Visitors are escorted to the known locations of the gorillas and are allowed one hour of viewing time to minimize interference with the gorillas everyday lives.
We welcome you to visit Uganda and Rwanda for a unique encounter with the endangered great apes or a wildlife safari in the Pearl of Africa. Our knowledgeable and experienced safari guides show you all the wonders of Uganda and Rwanda.
We offer the best gorilla tours, chimpanzee tracking, traditional wildlife safaris, boat cruises and more in Uganda and Rwanda. We have trips for any time frame, any budget and any special requirements. We are your gorilla tour and safari experts.
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|Uganda Quick Facts|
|Size:||91,120 sq miles (236,000 sq kms)|
|Religions:||Christian, Catholic, Mulsim|
|Languages:||English, Swahili, Luganda|
|Currency:||Uganda Shilling (1 USD = 2400 USh)|
|Time Zone:||GMT + 3 hrs|
|Voltage:||230V, Plugs D&G|
|Rwanda Quick Facts|
|Size:||10,200 sq miles (26,400 sq kms)|
|Religions:||Christian, Indigenous Beliefs|
|Languages:||Kinyarwanda, French, English, Swahili|
|Currency:||Rwandan Franc (1 USD = 600 RWF)|
|Time Zone:||GMT + 2 hrs|
|Voltage:||230V, Plugs D&G|
|This classic itinerary visits Bwindi Impenetrable National park in Uganda for a gorilla trek. The tour begins and ends in Kampala.||This quick itinerary takes you to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda for your gorilla trekking adventure. The tour begins and ends in Kigali.||See the endangered mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the agile, colorful Golden Monkeys as well!|
|This safari visits the awe-inspiring mountain gorillas in both Uganda (Bwindi Impenetradble National Park) and Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park). Why pick between them when you can visit both?||You can trek with the gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and also embark on a wild animal safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park: hippos, lions, buffalo, leopards, hyenas, chimps and baboons. A real safari experience!||Get familiar with our closest relative, the chimpanzee, in Kibale Forest National Park. Then see the magnificent mountain gorillas in Bwindi for a wonderfully complete great ape encounter.|