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Uganda is a home of almost a half of the worldly critically endangered Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park alone has 400 out of 880 Mountain Gorillas that are currently thriving in the wild making Uganda the biggest Gorilla tracking destination in the whole world. Other gorillas exist in the nearby Mgahinga Gorilla National Park that adjoins the greater Virunga massif.

Uganda gorilla safaris are very unique in that the habitats where Uganda Mountain Gorillas thrive are so interesting and an attraction in themselves. For example the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park features steep hill sides, narrow valleys traversed by water streams marked by mature Afro-montane tree species with dense undergrowth which makes it really impenetrable and exciting to explore during the gorilla trek.

The connection to Uganda gorilla safari destinations is also rewarding as it is dotted by amazing scenic landscapes and a range of other fauna especially the verdant wildlife that thrive in Uganda Savannah protected areas like Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park.

Prime Uganda safaris and tours has positioned itself to provide memorable Gorilla safaris in Uganda with room for customizing these Uganda Gorilla safari packages to suit your unique individual safari interests. Thus, planning your Uganda gorilla safari with Prime Uganda Safaris and tours does not only generate ultimate Africa safari memories but also makes you part of the arrangement right from the start.

List of popular Uganda Gorilla safari packages

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Safari

The 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda is one of the short gorilla trekking safaris organized for travellers on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris. The safari offers you ultimate gorilla trekking experiences Read More

5 Days Karisimbi Hike and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda

The 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari is one of the most impressing Uganda gorillas trekking Safari that allows you to explore different activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Read More

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

The 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking safari is one of the best rewarding safaris 0rganised in Uganda. The 6 days safari takes through Uganda’s primate Capital- Kibale forest park Read More

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

The 7 days Uganda primate classic Safari is one of the most rewarding safari tours organized for you to enjoy trekking the unique stunning primate species housed Read More

12 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Adventure and Cultural Safari

Uganda dubbed the pearl of Africa is famously known by different travellers in the world due to its splendid national parks endowed with different wildlife species. Read More

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

The 9 Days detailed safari package offers visitors on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris a golden opportunity to trek the Nyakagezi mountain gorilla group Read More

5 Days Karisimbi Hike and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda

This 12 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari provides you a thrilling experience as you go through undulating hills and small-scale farmlands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Read More

7 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Wildlife Tour.

The 13 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy the sights and views of the splendid wildlife species and delightful mountain gorillas Read More

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Adventure Safari

The 14 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek and Wild game Safari is one the best safari packages that grants you that golden chance to partake in Uganda’s most marvelous tourist activities Read More

8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Cultural Safari

The 16 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy the sights and views of the delightful mountain gorillas in the 331kms of forested land covered by Bwindi Read More

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Adventure Safari

The 18 Days Bwndi Gorilla and Mt. Rwenzori Safari is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy a highly rewarding hike to the peak of Mountain Rwenzori-also dubbed Mountains of the Moon Read More

3 Days Gorilla trekking Safaris in Rwanda

The 20 days Uganda Gorilla trekking and Wild Game, Adventure Safari is one of the best -long safari packages that will combine Uganda’s most majestic national parks Read More

Short Uganda Gorilla Safaris Packages

The short gorilla safaris in Uganda are designed to enable mini break holiday makers to enjoy the taste of nature and encounter the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas. These short Uganda Gorilla Safaris range from 3 days Uganda gorilla safari to 4 days Uganda gorilla safari, 5 days Uganda gorilla safari and 6 days Uganda gorilla safari.

The short gorilla safaris are less costly and enable the limited time clients to have an encounter with attractions that they never thought of. The short gorilla safaris to Uganda are well detailed and designed to maximize your Uganda safari experience thus worth undertaking.

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Safari

The 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda is one of the short gorilla trekking safaris organized for travellers on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris. The safari offers you ultimate gorilla trekking experiences Read More

5 Days Karisimbi Hike and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda

The 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari is one of the most impressing Uganda gorillas trekking Safari that allows you to explore different activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Read More

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

The 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking safari is one of the best rewarding safaris 0rganised in Uganda. The 6 days safari takes through Uganda’s primate Capital- Kibale forest park Read More

Long Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris Tours

The long gorilla safaris in Uganda are designed to last a couple of days and are designed to enable Uganda gorilla safari undertakers have an extended encounter with gorillas along with other Uganda safari attractions like other primates, wildlife, scenery and culture.

The Long safaris in Uganda extend up to 24 days and are comprehensively designed to enable Uganda safari undertakers to explore Uganda in detail. The destination Uganda is very diverse and every corner has got rich attractions and activities can keep you mesmerized throughout your long gorilla safari in Uganda.

Taking you to the virgin wilderness of Kidepo up to the Impenetrable forests of Bwindi in the south west for gorilla trekking while traversing the Chimpanzee trekking destinations of Kibale, wildlife havens of Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park along with scenic wonders of the snowcapped mountains of the moon among other attractions like the worldly hospitable people.

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

The 7 days Uganda primate classic Safari is one of the most rewarding safari tours organized for you to enjoy trekking the unique stunning primate species housed Read More

12 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Adventure and Cultural Safari

Uganda dubbed the pearl of Africa is famously known by different travellers in the world due to its splendid national parks endowed with different wildlife species. Read More

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

The 9 Days detailed safari package offers visitors on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris a golden opportunity to trek the Nyakagezi mountain gorilla group Read More

5 Days Karisimbi Hike and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda

This 12 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari provides you a thrilling experience as you go through undulating hills and small-scale farmlands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Read More

7 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Wildlife Tour.

The 13 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy the sights and views of the splendid wildlife species and delightful mountain gorillas Read More

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Adventure Safari

The 14 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek and Wild game Safari is one the best safari packages that grants you that golden chance to partake in Uganda’s most marvelous tourist activities Read More

8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Cultural Safari

The 16 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy the sights and views of the delightful mountain gorillas in the 331kms of forested land covered by Bwindi Read More

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Adventure Safari

The 18 Days Bwndi Gorilla and Mt. Rwenzori Safari is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy a highly rewarding hike to the peak of Mountain Rwenzori-also dubbed Mountains of the Moon Read More

3 Days Gorilla trekking Safaris in Rwanda

The 20 days Uganda Gorilla trekking and Wild Game, Adventure Safari is one of the best -long safari packages that will combine Uganda’s most majestic national parks Read More

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Safari

The 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda is one of the short gorilla trekking safaris organized for travellers on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris. The safari offers you ultimate gorilla trekking experiences Read More

5 Days Karisimbi Hike and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda

The 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari is one of the most impressing Uganda gorillas trekking Safari that allows you to explore different activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Read More

6 Day Uganda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safaris

The 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking safari is one of the best rewarding safaris 0rganised in Uganda. The 6 days safari takes through Uganda’s primate Capital- Kibale forest park Read More

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

The 7 days Uganda primate classic Safari is one of the most rewarding safari tours organized for you to enjoy trekking the unique stunning primate species housed Read More

12 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Adventure and Cultural Safari

Uganda dubbed the pearl of Africa is famously known by different travellers in the world due to its splendid national parks endowed with different wildlife species. Read More

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

The 9 Days detailed safari package offers visitors on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris a golden opportunity to trek the Nyakagezi mountain gorilla group Read More

9 Days Rwanda Gorilla trek and Wild Game Safari

This 12 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari provides you a thrilling experience as you go through undulating hills and small-scale farmlands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Read More

7 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Wildlife Tour.

The 13 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy the sights and views of the splendid wildlife species and delightful mountain gorillas Read More

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Adventure Safari

The 14 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek and Wild game Safari is one the best safari packages that grants you that golden chance to partake in Uganda’s most marvelous tourist activities Read More

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Safari

The 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda is one of the short gorilla trekking safaris organized for travellers on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris. The safari offers you ultimate gorilla trekking experiences Read More

7 Days Primate Tour in Rwanda

The 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari is one of the most impressing Uganda gorillas trekking Safari that allows you to explore different activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Read More

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

The 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking safari is one of the best rewarding safaris 0rganised in Uganda. The 6 days safari takes through Uganda’s primate Capital- Kibale forest park Read More

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

The 7 days Uganda primate classic Safari is one of the most rewarding safari tours organized for you to enjoy trekking the unique stunning primate species housed Read More

12 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Adventure and Cultural Safari

Uganda dubbed the pearl of Africa is famously known by different travellers in the world due to its splendid national parks endowed with different wildlife species. Read More

6 Days Mountain Gorilla trekking Safari Tour in DR Congo and Rwanda.

The 9 Days detailed safari package offers visitors on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris a golden opportunity to trek the Nyakagezi mountain gorilla group Read More

5 Days Karisimbi Hike and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda

This 12 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari provides you a thrilling experience as you go through undulating hills and small-scale farmlands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Read More

7 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Wildlife Tour.

The 13 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy the sights and views of the splendid wildlife species and delightful mountain gorillas Read More

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Adventure Safari

The 14 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek and Wild game Safari is one the best safari packages that grants you that golden chance to partake in Uganda’s most marvelous tourist activities Read More

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Safari

The 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda is one of the short gorilla trekking safaris organized for travellers on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris. The safari offers you ultimate gorilla trekking experiences Read More

5 Days Karisimbi Hike and Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda

The 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari is one of the most impressing Uganda gorillas trekking Safari that allows you to explore different activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Read More

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

The 6 days Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking safari is one of the best rewarding safaris 0rganised in Uganda. The 6 days safari takes through Uganda’s primate Capital- Kibale forest park Read More

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

The 7 days Uganda primate classic Safari is one of the most rewarding safari tours organized for you to enjoy trekking the unique stunning primate species housed Read More

12 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Adventure and Cultural Safari

Uganda dubbed the pearl of Africa is famously known by different travellers in the world due to its splendid national parks endowed with different wildlife species. Read More

2 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking Safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park

The 9 Days detailed safari package offers visitors on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris a golden opportunity to trek the Nyakagezi mountain gorilla group Read More

3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Congo

This 12 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari provides you a thrilling experience as you go through undulating hills and small-scale farmlands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Read More

7 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Wildlife Tour.

The 13 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari is a good safari package that allows you to enjoy the sights and views of the splendid wildlife species and delightful mountain gorillas Read More

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Adventure Safari

The 14 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek and Wild game Safari is one the best safari packages that grants you that golden chance to partake in Uganda’s most marvelous tourist activities Read More

UGANDA NATIONAL GAME PARKS

Crowned as the Pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill in 1907, the destination Uganda is such a magical wonder that truly brings out the value of its exploration while considered as part of your Africa Safari travel.

Uganda is home to counts of wild animals including the Big five of African Wild game namely; African Elephant, African Leopard, African Buffalo, Rhinos and Lions including the unique tree climbing lions, Other Wild game species like Rothschild Giraffes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Topis, Impala, Cheetah, Defassa Waterbuck, Burchell’s Zebra and Hyenas to mention but a few living in her savannah National Parks of Kidepo Valley, Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo and Murchison Falls.

The great counts of primates thrive in Uganda’s forested parks including the famous Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Chimpanzees in Budongo Forest Reserve – Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park, Semuliki National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park and Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These combine to derive lasting Uganda safari memories for those interested in viewing primates in their natural habitats.

13 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek Tour and Wildlife Safari

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park dubbed the safe haven for mountain gorillas in Uganda is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Read More

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale National park dubbed the world’s primate Capital is located in the two districts of Kabarole and Kamwenge in western part of Uganda. The park covers an approximated area of about 795km Read More

8 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari tour- Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is Uganda’s smallest national park located in the southwestern corner of Uganda in Kisoro district. The park is situated in the great Virunga ranges Read More

Elephant at Kahuzi-biega Park Congo gorilla trekking safaris

Queen Elizabeth national park is situated in south western part of Uganda; spanning the districts of Bushenyi, Kasese, Rukungiri and Kamwenge, the park is situated at an estimated distance of 417km Read More

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is a compact gem, perfectly suited close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. The Park is an exceptional protected area Read More

Uganda Travel Information

Uganda is famous as the premier safari destination in Africa teeming with abundant wildlife and wetlands and it’s not surprise that safari activities are at the top of every vacationer’s “must-do” list. Tourist attractions consist of sparkling waterfalls, wetlands and rain forests filled with wildlife, and the untouched wilderness of Bwindi where Batwa tribe still lives without any contact with the rest of the world. But a vacation in Uganda is not complete without making time to visit with local people, explore Uganda’s culture and heritage sights, gorilla safaris and do a little shopping for that “just right” souvenir to remind you of your perfect Uganda vacation. Sooth and expect your soul to be touched forever with a safari experience since Uganda is synonymous with wildlife and nature. Here, you’ll find the Big Five, birds, primates but so much more – myriad species amid dramatic, unspoiled landscapes.

From Entebbe zoo to Ssese islands a World for marine wildlife or up north to Kidepo national park with its nearby endangered Ik culture, a host of smaller game reserves and Sipi falls in north eastern Uganda, or down south to wildlife and striking land scapes or inland fresh lakes with stunning islands or gorge – there’s wildlife aplenty not far from Kampala. While Kampala is a busy urban centre, a few hours’ drive from the city lounge a number of phenomenal wildlife destinations.

Uganda travel Entry requirements and Health Advice

Entry Requirements

All travelers to Uganda are required to strictly conform to the following requirements.

You must be in possession of a valid passport issued and recognized by your government.

You must have an International immunization Certificate against Yellow Fever.

You must obtain a visa if you are an American, British National or European National.

Countries exempted from Visa requirements to Uganda include; COMESA countries:

Kenya, Angola, Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Comoros, Eritrea, Malawi, Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, and Zambia, Antigua, Jamaica, Cyprus, Bahamas, Barbados, Sierra Leone, Belize, Fiji, Gambia,Grenada, Malta, Tonga, Singapore, Lesotho, Solomon Islands, St.Vincent & The Grenadines,

Vanuatu, Italy (Only Diplomatic Passports).

Uganda visas are available at entry points including Entebbe International airport. The cost for a single entry visa is $50.

For those visiting Rwanda, nationals from the USA and Germany are not required to have visas. British and South African citizens do require a visa for Rwanda however is issued free of charge at the border. Other nationals have to get their visas before proceeding to the border.

Uganda travel health Advice

Vaccinations and Immunizations

Vaccine recommendations are based on the best available risk information. Please note that the level of risk for vaccine-preventable diseases can change at any time. The following information was obtained from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Uganda.

Recommended Vaccinations and Preventive Medications

The following vaccines may be recommended for your travel to East Africa. Discuss your travel plans and personal health with a health-care provider to determine which vaccines you will need.

Routine- Recommended if you are not up-to-date with routine shots such as, measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus (DPT) vaccine, poliovirus vaccine, etc.

Hepatitis A or immune globulin (IG)- Recommended for all unvaccinated people traveling to or working in countries with an intermediate or high level of hepatitis A virus infection (see map) where exposure might occur through food or water. Cases of travel-related hepatitis A can also occur in travelers to developing countries with “standard” tourist itineraries, accommodations, and food consumption behaviors.

Hepatitis B-Recommended for all unvaccinated persons traveling to or working in countries with intermediate to high levels of endemic HBV transmission (see map), especially those who might be exposed to blood or body fluids, have sexual contact with the local population, or be exposed through medical treatment (e.g., for an accident).

Malaria: your risk of malaria may be high in all countries in East Africa, including cities. See your health care provider for a prescription antimalarial drug.

Meningococcal (meningitis)- Recommended if you plan to visit countries that experience epidemics of meningococcal disease during December through June.

Typhoid- Recommended for all unvaccinated people traveling to or working in East Africa, especially if staying with friends or relatives or visiting smaller cities, villages, or rural areas where exposure might occur through food or water.

Polio- Recommended for adult travelers who have received a primary series with either inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) or oral polio vaccine (OPV). They should receive another dose of IPV before departure. For adults, available data do not indicate the need for more than a single lifetime booster dose with IPV.

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

The total number of the world endangered species of mountain gorillas has increased to 880, according to census data that was released by the Uganda Wildlife Authority in 2011 and posted by WWF Global on 13/11/2012. The number of mountain gorillas increased from the 2010 estimate of 786 after a count in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The critically endangered Apes live only in two locations, Bwindi Impenetrable and the Virunga Massif area, which covers the parts of Democratic Republic of the Congo in the Virunga National Park, Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla Park and Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park

A total of 400 mountain gorillas have been confirmed to be living in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and many mountain gorilla groups have been habituated for tourism and Research purposes. Currently, Mountain Gorilla Trekking within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga is a highlight of all visits done in Uganda and mountain gorillas are the unique tourism product attracting many travellers from different parts of the world to undertake safaris to Uganda.  On the other hand, Uganda is recognized as a very safe and more so secure country in which tourists from all over the world can see these Gorillas in serene surroundings.

Find information about gorilla trekking, how to acquire a permit, as well as other relevant information on how gorilla trekking is done is very important to any traveller planning to have an encounter with the mountain gorillas in Africa.

Where to Stay while on Gorilla Safari in Uganda.

Choosing the best safari lodge or accommodation to stay while on your Uganda Safari Lodge will entire depend on how much you can afford. Some luxury lodges charge as high as, $900 while the budget ones can pocket as low as $ 70 for a double room. The choice of the lodge will also depend on the tourist facilities, location, food, services and so much more.  Among the luxury include Clouds Lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Gorilla Forest Camp and Mahogany Springs. For the budget traveler, Nshongi Gorilla Resort, Bwindi View Bands, Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

How much does a Gorilla Safari Cost?

How much Gorilla Safari Costs, is very vital question which is often asked by the travellers planning for gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda and according to our opinion, which is meant to act as guide line when you are planning for your Uganda gorilla safari is that, the total cost for gorilla Safari will require you budgeting the cost of following items;

Cost of Gorilla permit which will give you the opportunity to trek the mountain gorillas. The current cost of each permit is at USD600 during the high season (June to September, December to February) and USD350 during the low season (April, May, November).

Cost of Transport. You need to budget and plan for transport from Kampala/Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where gorilla trekking is done. The minimum days to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by road are three days. Therefore you need to budget for three days. The first day is for transferring from Entebbe/Kampala to Bwindi and the next day is for moving around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

You need Vehicle to transfer you to and from the starting head trails of your gorilla trek in Bwindi and the third day is to drive back to Entebbe/Kampala. Hence traveller needs to budget for a tourist vehicle with guide per day and then fuel to cater for the long drive distance from of 527kilometres from Kampala to and from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Please kindly contact prime Uganda Safaris and Tours for the best rates of Tourist vehicles for hire. Travel  can as well opt to fly to and from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as some companies such as Aerolink operate scheduled flights to and from Kihihi which is the nearest Air Field and as such, you need drive transfers from the Air strip to your choice lodge.

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