Gorilla Trekking Safaris Uganda, Rwanda & Congo
Mountain gorilla safaris in Africa are the most sought after wild animals by travelers world-wide. Gorillas make the 6th big animals that people travel for miles to search for in the wilderness. In Uganda, tourists can trek gorillas in bwindi Impenetrable national park and mgahinga national park. Whereas In gorilla safaris in Rwanda and Dr. Congo can take place in volcanoes national park and virunga national park respectively.
Popular Gorilla Safari Packages
Below are some of our most popular gorilla safaris and tour packages that AA Safaris and Tours ltd has to offer. Kindly note that these are sample safaris and tours and therefore they can be tailored to suite the clients interests.
All About Mountain Gorillas in Africa
Like humans gorillas live in gorillas live in groups which are headed by a silverback gorilla, who guides and protects the entire family. An Adult gorilla weighs between 500 and 600 pounds and they are herbivores, therefore do not feed on fresh and thus cannot eat humans. Since gorillas live in Families, you are only allowed to visit one gorilla family per day in either Uganda, Rwanda or DR.Congo. Gorilla permit prices also varies in all of these three countries. The experience is almost the same, however for each time you meet the gorillas, it is a totally different experience, it is like meeting a different family of people.
Our gorilla safaris are organized all year round, however the best time to see gorillas in during the months of June to September and December to February. This is majorly because these are the driest months in both Uganda, Rwanda and DR.Congo. However we also organize gorilla trips in the other months of as the rains can-not stop us from seeing the gorillas. With the ongoing climatic changes, we have to warn you that we do also receive rain even during the dry months, therefore those going for gorilla tour should always carry a rain coat.
All Uganda and Rwanda gorilla safari holidays start from 1 day tour to over 25 days safaris The trips take you not only to see the gorillas, however to also visit other sites, like the mighty river nile, Africa’s fresh water body Lake Victoria, the golden monkeys of mgahinga national park and volcanoes national park, the massive volcanoes that make up the 3 national parks that are home to of the mountain gorillas. AA Safaris and Tours ltd also takes you to visit some of the indigenous people of bwindi the Batwa.
There is a limit to the number of people allowed to visit gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and DR.Congo. Therefore the best and most reliable time to book a gorilla tour is atleast 3 months before your preferred date of gorilla tracking. For larger groups of 10 and above people planning to book a gorilla safari it is advisable to start as early as 6 months.
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