Gorilla trekking - The Ultimate Wildlife Encounter
Gorilla Trekking Uganda
There’s absolutely no mistaking the bond between man and the great apes when you go mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi. The Gorillas are the world great apes and only half of these remaining gentle giants are found only in Uganda. It is estimated that about and only 800 of these are left in the world.
Gorilla Trekking Locations in Uganda
There are 5 groups on where to track the gentle Giants _ The mountain Gorillas. The Buhoma section with 4 families, The Ruhijja section with 4 Families, the Nkuringo section with 2 families, the Rushaga section with 5 families and the Mgahinga section with only one family. Please be advised that permits are given on first come, first serve basis and currently are on high demand.
Chimp Trekking In Uganda
Chimp trekking is also one of the best rewarding highlights and must Do Things in Uganda. Kibale forest national park presents the biggest chance about 90% that you shall see a chimp family. A chimp trekking permit costs US$ 150 while a habituation Permit costs US$ 200 per person. Chimp permits like Gorilla permits are also given on a first come first serve basis allowing a maximum of 6 persons per family. There is also a provision for morning and afternoon shifts. You could opt for a self drive car rental travel to the morning or afternoon shift in Kibale National Park.
There are other places you can see these chimps but chances are 50-50 that you will see a chimp family. The budongo kaniyo pabidi in Murchison falls for US $90per person, the Kyambura Gorge and Kalinzu in Queen Elizabeth National Park for US$ 50per person. All Chimp Permits are reserved through the Uganda wildlife authority but for Budongo kaniyo pabidi permits are acquired from The Budongo eco lodge or Uganda lodges ltd and also can be orgarnised on Ground.
G.W.S Recommended Journeys
9 Days Primate in style Uganda Safari
Start an exclusive Journey to Kibale Forest National Park and embark on an exclusive but Extraordinally primate encounter. Marvel through the kibale rain forest in search for Human Closest relatives – The chimps but later descend to Bwindi for the ultimate Wildlife encounter with the Mountain Gorilla.
15 Days wildlife & primate safari
Exclusively follow on foot the Chimpanzees of kibale National Park and decend into the jungles of Bwindi forest in search for humans closest relatives; The mountain Gorillas.
21 Days Wildlfe, Hiking & Primates
Fly to kidepo and start a journey of fun packed adventure being inspired and looking forward to chimpanzees & mountain Gorillas of Uganda. spectate at the Best that uganda has to offer in an exclusive in style safari till Rwanda.