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Bespoke Gorilla Safari Experts. Best Gorilla Tours Rwanda, Gorilla Trekking Uganda, Gorilla Safaris by Kabira Gorilla Safaris; Uganda gorilla safaris, Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda and Congo. Enjoy unforgettable Gorilla watching experiences with a positive impact. Enquire today. Create the Luxury or Midrange Gorilla Trekking adventure you always dreamed about with our team of travel experts. Gorilla trekking is undoubtedly a unique experience popularly toping travelers’ bucket lists after the classic African safaris. If you want to trek gorillas then it will require much more effort, time, and expense than a traditional savannah safari. But with all this, many have testified that you get what you pay for, isn’t it what you would want to?
Kabira Gorilla Safaris Company – The #1 Gorilla Tours Rwanda, Gorilla Trekking Uganda, Gorilla Safaris. Design Your Own Dream Gorilla Tour Packages with Gorilla Safari Experts and enjoy Incredible Uganda Gorilla Trekking, Rwanda Gorilla Safaris, and Congo Gorilla Tours, as tourists go hiking through dense jungles to see mountain gorillas. We organize and run customized gorilla-watching tours to Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo with respect to our client’s travel needs. Trekking gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo with Kabira Gorilla Safaris offer a perfect experience in the popular habitats of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for Uganda. Rwanda Volcanoes National Park is the only gorilla habitat as well as Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We offer a definitive guide on all gorilla-watching safaris to the tropical rainforest jungles of Bwindi forest and the Virunga Volcanoes to see the elusive mountain gorillas.
Kabira Gorilla Safaris take care of all itinerary requirements like gorilla permit booking, transport, and luxury and budget accommodation bookings. Our specialty is in customizing gorilla safari holidays in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo with hands-on knowledge. With the expertise, we organize all Gorilla safari categories including luxury, budget tours, fly-in gorilla tours, gorilla habituation experiences, gorilla tours from Kigali, and many more. Considering your desires, we can customize just for you a gorilla tour that guarantees a perfect holiday experience. Our very knowledgeable team is ready to help you plan, speak to one of our dedicated staff for advice on how to plan your trip. Considering your desires, we can customize just for you a Gorilla tour of Africa that guarantees a perfect holiday experience. Our very knowledgeable team is ready to help you plan, speak to one of our dedicated staff for advice on how to plan your trip.
Gorilla Habituation Experience Packages
Bwindi forest is the only place in Africa where one can have a Gorilla Habituation Experience. There isn’t a specific definition of Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris. However, it can literally be explained as a process of training wild Mountain Gorillas to get used to the presence of human beings. The process involves a team of individuals like trackers, researchers, conservationists, and rangers who take 2-3 years to have a group of Mountain Gorillas fully habituated. During the process, the team visits these wild Gorillas each day and each individual Gorilla is given a name. After the wild Gorilla Habituation process, the group is put through a mock exercise where a few people visit the Gorillas.
3 Day Bwindi Gorilla habituation from Kigali is a short Gorilla safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park starting from Kigali city in Rwanda.
3 Days Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Gorilla habituation offers a 4 hours experience.
4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation Experience & Lake Bunyonyi tour is the best way of spending more time with Gorillas, later on relax at Lake Bunyonyi.
Exclusive and Private Gorilla Flying Safaris
Gorilla flying Safaris are specifically holidays where connection to the park is by flight. Uganda Gorilla safaris by flight start from Kajjansi airfield or Entebbe International Airport to any of the three airstrips close to Bwindi and Mgahinga. In the northern sector are Kihiihi and Kayonza airstrips and Nyakabande in the southern sector for tourists trekking the Nkuringo sector. Flights by Aerolink Uganda take about 1 h 45 m from Entebbe International Airport. Gorilla Flying Safaris in Rwanda to Volcanoes National Park are known as Private Gorilla Safaris – flying by helicopters from Kigali Airport to Volcanoes National Park. Whereas Virunga National Park does not have close airstrips but you arrive at Kigali International Airport. Travelers connect by road to the park using 4×4 safari vehicles. If you want to reduce the time spent on the road, book a fly-in Gorilla safari to the parks. Here is our sample Uganda Gorilla Fly-in Tour Packages tailor-made with visits to other National Parks.
10 Days Uganda Flying Safari is a gorilla trekking, wildlife tour, and chimpanzee tracking in Bwindi, Kibale Forest National Park & Murchison Falls National Park.
8 Days Uganda Flying Safari starts from and ends at Entebbe Airport with transfers between parks by chartered flights & by 4×4 safari land cruisers from airstrips to hotels and parks.
6 Days Uganda Fly-in Tour comprises activities like mountain gorilla trekking at Bwindi and a game drive, boat cruise, and hike to the top of the falls at Murchison National Park.
Popular Gorilla Trekking in Africa
Popularly undertaken are the Accredited Gorilla Safaris in Africa which are itineraries that run from 1 Day tours to 4 Day safaris. Short trips are majorly customized for tourists who would want to have a Gorilla tour within the shortest time possible. Trusted Short Gorilla Safari Holidays are categorized into different types for instance Luxury, budget, and fly-in safaris. Gorilla watching Tours Holidays itineraries for a short number of days are well-drafted for the purpose of Gorilla trekking and yet can still be customized to meet your desires. Here are sample itineraries that our expert team has customized from experience, you can choose from them or contact us to personalize a short Gorilla holiday for you either in Uganda, Rwanda or Congo.
1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda is the shortest Budget Gorilla trekking Safari starting from Musanze or Kigali, Rwanda lasting just one day.
Book a 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi National Park at Uganda gorilla safari cost, starting from $1990pp.
3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda is the best for watching gorillas in the mist for 3 Days and 2 nights at Volcanoes National Park.
Best Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Gorilla watching in Uganda are Short trips that run between 3 Days to 4 Days for Gorilla Tours and Mountain Gorilla trekking in the jungles of Bwindi Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. All of these tours start from either Entebbe International Airport or Kampala-Uganda’s capital on a road trip using a 4×4 safari vehicle. Each itinerary can start any time of the year and is open to bookings by solo travelers, couples, or groups.
1 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda starting from Kigali, Kabale, or Kisoro. both (Kabale and Kisoro) are located on the beautiful outskirts of Bwindi.
3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari and Batwa Cultural Tour is a Gorilla safari & cultural experience blended together.
4 Days Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee tracking safari will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Kibale Forest National Park.
Best Gorilla Tours in Rwanda
Rwanda’s Gorilla Safaris offer the best Short Gorilla Packages including day trips. Gorilla watching Itineraries are customized from 1-day tours to 20-plus Days. Rwanda is the only country among those with Mountain Gorillas that has its city just about 2 hours drive away from the Gorilla Trekking Park.
2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek is a short Gorilla watching safari well customized for tourists who would want to have only a Gorilla trekking experience.
3-Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda customized with a hike to Dian Fossey’s grave for a memorial visit. It is a 3 days 2 nights Rwanda Gorilla trekking.
4 Days Rwanda Gorilla safari and Golden Monkey tracking is a memorable one that goes beyond just seeing the Mountain Gorillas.
Gorilla Tours in Africa
As Kabira Gorilla Safaris we specialize in planning Gorilla trekking tours in Africa, however, our expertise in planning all other kinds of tours has been appreciated. We also plan Wildlife Safaris in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania, birding tours, cultural tours, and all sorts of adventurous trips. With expertise in all of these trip activities, we tailor long tours which combine Gorilla trekking as well as other safari activities. These long safari trips are referred to as recommended because they help you spend more time and do several other activities. These trips range from five (5) to over 30 days of safaris plus. To have more than just a Gorilla tour in Africa, here are sample gorilla safari itineraries. Choose any of these or contact one of our expert team members for advice and itinerary planning.
Gorilla Trekking Safaris Starting and Ending in Kigali
Mountain Trekking Gorillas in Uganda is done in the two national parks of Bwindi and Mgahinga both situated southwest of the country. These are both at the border with Rwanda. It’s just about 4 hours drive from Kigali-Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and just 3 hours to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This is a shorter distance than that of Kampala-Uganda’s capital to Bwindi or Mgahinga which is about an 8–9 hours road drive. If you do not want to spend a whole day on a road drive and another to return, then starting and ending your trip from Kigali is a perfect option. Fortunately, Kigali International Airport has daily international flights, and therefore easy to have a short gorilla safari to Uganda from Kigali. Tourists trek Ugandan Gorillas via Rwanda because the permit in Uganda is cheaper and the parks are nearer to an International Airport. For cheaper and short Gorilla tours in Uganda, start and end your trip in Kigali. Here are sample packages that you can choose from. You can also choose to have your holiday booked just like you want it through our contact form.
2 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda From Kigali or Musanze is a short Gorilla trekking in Bwindi starting and ending in Kigali.
2 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Safari from Kigali is a short and interesting Gorilla tour to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
3-Day Gorilla Safari Uganda from Kigali is one of the best short gorilla safaris to Uganda; the itinerary starts and ends in Rwanda.
About Kabira Gorilla Safaris Africa
We are a passion-driven Safari Company formed by very dedicated members. We are based in Uganda & Rwanda with agents based in Congo. Kabira Gorilla Safaris helps travelers from any part of the world to plan a personal Gorilla trekking safari either in Uganda, Rwanda, or Congo. The Company was developed with a passion to deliver affordable yet cost-worthy holidays. Our team is flexible enough in tailoring holiday trips incorporating changes in itineraries, and paying attention to safety, quality, and budget constraints. Gorilla types like private tours, Group safaris, student trips, and luxury fly-in safaris can be tailored by our expert teams. Our ability to create bespoke Gorilla tours in Africa is based on the fact that we have all the latest information on Gorilla watching Holidays.
Kabira Gorilla Safaris Africa is committed to responsible tourism for conservation and sustainable development. To our best, we use fuel-efficient and well-maintained 4×4 safari vehicles, support conservation organizations, and encourage our clients to follow the Gorilla trekking rules and regulations.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gorilla trekking?
Gorilla trekking or Gorilla Watching is defined as a hike to the tropical forests of Africa to see the mountain gorillas/Lowland in their natural habitats in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo.
How difficult is Gorilla trekking?
Gorilla trekking involves hiking through difficult terrain, thick vegetation, water bodies, hills, and valleys. The activity can be very challenging and strenuous leaving one exhausted and with a sore knee especially if they are not used to walking for long hours.
Is Uganda or Rwanda better for gorilla trekking?
Taylor Lyn acknowledged that both Uganda and Rwanda and Congo offer great opportunities for gorilla trekking. However, she said that she personally favors Rwanda, as most of the terrain during the gorilla trekking is a little bit more open and therefore it is easier to get good.
Generally, gorillas are very shy and reserved towards people. They will attack only if they are surprised or threatened or if a person behaves in the wrong way. If the human makes an unexpected movement, the silverback male can react with horrific roaring and bluff charges. (so respect the rules and regulations)
Is Gorilla Watching worth the cost?
YES, gorilla trekking is worth the cost, energy, and time. Past travelers have reviewed the experience as unforgettable, magical, and life-changing worth the penny. Despite the high costs, discomfort, and time, gorilla tours in Rwanda, Uganda & Congo remain the best wildlife experience worth doing.
Is Gorilla trekking safe?
Gorilla trekking is very safe – accompanied by an expert guide and the right mindset, your experience with the mountain gorillas/Lowland gorillas will be as safe as it is moving.
Why is gorilla trekking so expensive?
Gorilla trekking is expensive because mountain gorillas are endangered and because of that many people want to see them. The high number of tourists interested in seeing them has forced many governments to raise the price of permits.
There are two gorilla trekking spots in Uganda: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Gorillas don’t pay mind to political borders, so populations across the Virungas are relatively fluid.