July 20, 2024


sights and trips

Gorilla Tracking Safari in Uganda and Rwanda

Gorilla Tracking Safari in Uganda and Rwanda

Gorilla tracking tourism in Uganda and Rwanda is on the rise especially after the increase in the gorilla population. So many tourists are coming in the country to have a chance to look into the eyes of these amazing primates. Tracking Gorilla can best be done through the help of tour operators in Uganda, Rwanda and DRC, trusted tour operators like Trinita Safaris Ltd are in the country to take you there.

Your Planned gorilla safaris to Uganda will take off from Kampala when a guide from Trinita Safaris picks you from your hotel and you start off your sceneric journey heading south west of Uganda to Bwindi or Mgahinga or to Rwanda to see one of the world’s amazing but endangered creatures, man’s closet cousin the mountain gorillas.

The world has about 720 mountain gorillas remaining, these peaceful giants are found in Uganda, Rwanda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Its therefore worthy to call Uganda a gorilla country and actually it is a gorilla country because it has over a half world’s remaining mountain gorilla Population in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest having the highest number of gorilla families in the religion, the largest family being made up of 36 individuals and Mgahinga National Park. Gorilla tracking is a very captivating adventure and when you look into the deep eyes the gorilla, your life will never be the same. In Uganda, gorilla tracking can be done in Bwindi (most popular), at Buhoma, Nkuringo, Ruhiija and also in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and in Rwanda in Parc National des Volcans, gorilla tracking is done in the Virunga Mountains which is also shares between Uganda, Rwanda and DRC.

The gorilla is the bulkiest member of the primate family with an adult gorilla weighing up to 210kg and can grow up to 1.8 meters high. Tracking gorillas may be a tiring exercise but at the end of the day looking into the eyes of the gorilla is very memorable. It involves hiking through a series of steep ridges and valleys in this thick and mist tropical rain forest so one has to be physically fit for the exercise. The good thing is at that the guides are very well experienced to take you through this adventure.

Uganda has the biggest habituated mountain gorilla families in the region, this means that when one comes to Uganda to track gorillas, the chances are almost 100 percent that one will have an encounter with the mountain gorillas. You will view gorillas at close range in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Trinita Safaris Limited has gorilla safaris ranging from three (3) days two (2) nights safaris, five days (5) days four (4) nights and the packages can be extended for as long as you want. Remember all our safari packages are customised to suit the client’s individual needs.