Gorilla safari tracking/ treckking is one of the most prominent and famous safaris you can make when you visit the Pearl of Africa.
Gorilla tracking is the ultimate experience for any visit in Uganda, ushering you to home of half of the world’s gorilla population in the southwestern part of Uganda. Tracking these gentle giants in the mist forest is the major highlight of this trip whereby a hire up and down in the sloppy hills looking for these giants gives you the best moment and experience of a life-time.
3 days chimpanzee tracking safari to Kibale forest national park offers you a stunning chimpanzee viewing experience as a highlight on your chimp trek, and goes more further to add on the eco-friendly rewarding swamp nature walk in the nearby Bigodi wetland sanctuary.
Kibale forest in western Uganda is known as the primates’ capital of East Africa due to its high population of more than 1000 chimpanzees and 12 other primate species. This safari doesn’t offer you chimpanzee viewing only, see other primates such as the red tailed colobus monkeys, the rare L’Hoest monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys , walk in one of the loveliest tropical forest in Uganda continuous with that of Central Africa with trees over 50m high dating over 200 years ago.
This 3 days chimpanzee trekking/tracking safari is a primatologist dream and even if you’re not, it will give you one the memories of a lifetime.
Highlights of your 3 days chimpanzee trekking Uganda safari to Kibale forest
- Chimpanzee viewings during your primate walk in Kibale tropical forest
- Remarkable Nature walk in the Bigodi wetland sanctuary
- Views of the crater lakes region
3 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING (BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK)
This 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari is a magical lifetime experience to the jungle forests of Bwindi impenetrable national park. The gorilla trekking tour is tailor made for you to meet with half of the world’s remaining gentle giants (mountain gorillas) deep down in their natural habitat, Bwindi forest.
The safari usually starts from Kampala /Entebbe or your choice of residence to south western Uganda through the districts of Wakiso, Masaka, Mbarara, with lots of the country’s beautiful scenery to Bwindi impenetrable. The journey is long but it rewards a lot if you take it.
On your gorilla trekking day in this gorilla haven Bwindi, this is a life changer, expect memories of a lifetime. You allocated to groups of 8 trekkers per group and assigned a ranger guide per group. An hour (60 mins) is what is allowed to you to meet and interact with a habituated gorilla family (Bwindi has more than 10 gorilla families). Take pictures, witness as the juveniles play with each other, their human expressions and a selfie with a gorilla makes the experience even more astonishing.
After this, get rewarded with a gorilla trekking certificate with your name on it by the Uganda Wildlife Authority with a song from the locals for the support towards conversation of these mountain gorillas.
Note: A gorilla trekking permit must be obtained by every visitor aleast 4 months before the trek from the Uganda wildlife Authority and this allows you to track the gorillas in either one of the regions of Bwindi namely Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga, or Ruhiga. Today gorillas tracking is on a high depend so you need to book your permit as soon as you confirm your travel dates.
Gorilla trekking safari highlights
- Visit Bwindi impenetrable home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas
- An hour interaction with a mountain gorilla family
- Countryside road trip with beautiful sceneries in a 4X4 safari vehicle
- Cultural dances and songs from the locals of Bwindi
- Stopover at the Uganda Equator