Gorilla Trekking Tours and Wildlife
Safaris In Uganda and Rwanda


Gorilla trekking in Uganda or Rwanda gorilla tracking safari can only be confirmed upon reserving a gorilla permit At Arch Safaris and Tours, we have a well - trained and knowledgeable safari staff team that will shoulder this burden off and check availability of gorilla permits, book gorilla tracking accommodation, freely give information about what to pack for gorilla tracking, chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda explain in detail what gorilla tracking is, best time for gorilla trekking, reserve fly-in gorilla and wildlife tours and so much more. We also put together wildlife Safaris in Uganda or Rwanda, birding safaris in Uganda Filming fixers in Uganda, book chimpanzee trekking safaris as inquired about by our clients. Lets fix your trip on info@archsafarisandtours.com or Whatsapp on +256 752685997


Gorilla Tracking Tour
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

3 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Uganda

Track Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Bwindi & Ngamba Island

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari

Track Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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    4 Days
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Gorilla Trek and White Water Rafting Tour
Bwindi & kibale Forests

4 Days Gorilla Trek and White Water Rafting Tour

On this trip, you will visit Bwindi forest and go white water rafting in Jinja.

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    4 Days
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Gorilla and Chimp Tracking Safari
Bwindi & Kibale Forest

5 Days Gorilla and Chimp Tracking Safari

Track chimpanzees in Kibale Forest and Gorillas in Bwindi Forest

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    5 Days
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Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari
Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth

6 Days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari

Get to track gorillas in Bwindi & later enjoy a game drive in queen elizabeth N.P

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    6 Days
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Gorilla, Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari
Bwindi & kibale Forests

7 Days Gorilla, Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari

Enjoy game drives, track chimpanzees and mountain gorilllas in Uganda.

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    7 Days
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Gorilla, Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari
Bwindi & kibale Forests

8 Days Gorilla, Chimpanzee and Wildlife Safari

Experience nature & wildlife at its best on this 8 day trip to Uganda's game parks

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    8 Days
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Gorilla Trek, Chimpanzee and Wildlife Tour
Bwindi, Kibale & Murchison

10 Days Gorilla, Chimp & Wildlife Tour

This trip is an exceptional package entailing the best wild encounter of a lifetime.

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    10 Days
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Gorilla Trekking Experience
in Uganda & Rwanda

Gorilla tracking in Uganda is done in Bwindi forest National park and Mgahinga National park while in Rwanda gorilla tracking is in Volcanoes National park. Although this African safari holiday can be solely organized because of the limited time one may have, other activities like Uganda Game viewing, Uganda birding or Rwanda birding, chimpanzee trekking, white water rafting, visit to the source of the Nile can be added and tailored to soot one’s needs given enough time on your Africa holiday. When the itinerary is well organized, you may have the chance of fully enjoying the wilderness of Uganda and Rwanda. Know the Distance to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park


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Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris

Trekking in the dense tropical forests of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, the trees clear to reveal a scene few others have witnessed, and one that remains under serious threat: a troop of mountain gorillas. Some sit munching on leaves in pensive silence. Younger ones squabble as they tumble through the branches. The large silverback lazes, stretched out, in the dappled sunlight. And, with the help of our safari specialists, you could be right there, just a few steps away. Add Chimpanzee trekking andRwanda canopy Walk to your Africa Safari package to enjoy the full tourism potential of Africa

Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari
Volcanoes National Park

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari

You will Track Mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

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    3 Days
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Gorilla Tracking Safari in Uganda
Volcanoes National Park

4 Days Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda & Kigali City

Get to track mountain gorillas in volcanoes and later enjoy a city tour

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    4 Days
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Gorilla tracking in Uganda & Rwanda
Bwindi & Volcanoes

7 Days Gorilla tracking in Uganda & Rwanda

Sight some of the creatures these two great nations have to offer Uganda & Rwanda

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    7 Days
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Gorilla Tracking in Uganda & Rwanda Safari
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

9 Days Gorilla Tracking in Uganda & Rwanda Safari

You will track mountain gorillas in two different countries Uganda and Rwanda

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    9 Days
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Gorilla Tracking Safari

3 Days - 2 Nights

Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda or Rwanda takes you closer to the giant mountain gorillas with a thick dark fur covered body. There huge size and staring into the dark eyes of the mountain gorillas may cause you some freight, but despite there sheer size, they are just serene primates that feed entirely on foliage to survive.

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Uganda safari in Africa Ideas / Experiences

Every once in a while, you can feel an urge to experience something beyond a normal holiday. It might be one of epic scale, such as a trip to Jinja for a rafting experience. One that takes you back through history, sighting the mountain gorillas and chimpanzees the closest relatives to humans, or a game drive depend into the jungles of Uganda to see the BIG 5 like lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephants, and Cape buffaloes.

TRAVEL TIPS, RESOURCES & INSPIRATION

Gorilla trekking safari in uganda and Rwanda updates that will keep you in the know before or during your safari Tour in Africa. Get gorilla trekking tips or learn more about the beauty and the untold stories of Africa While on a Uganda Safari

 

LIVE AND TRAVEL IN THE KNOW.

Keep heads up with some of the frequently asked questions before going for a Uganda Safari.
 

Where To find mountain gorillas?
Mountain gorillas are residents of Uganda in Bwindi Forest National Park, Rwanda in Volcanoes National park, D. R. Congo in Virunga National park. They live freely in the wilderness with no one to provide a meal for them. The mountain gorillas are the masters of the rain forest.
What Is The best Gorilla Trekking Time in Africa?
All year round gorilla trekking in Africa is open however the most entertaining times are the dryer months when the ground is not so soggy that is June to October and December to February.
How To Book a Gorilla trekking Permit in Uganda or Rwanda
The gorilla trekking permit is the entry ticket to confirming this safari. The gorilla permits are limited in number therefore you need took in advance. Atleast 3 months to the date of travel is quite safe. They are purchase on first come first served basis because
What Is Included in Gorilla Trekking Permit Cost?
The gorilla conservation support funds, the ranger guide service payment, community support, your safety and monitoring while in the wilderness and so much more is embedded in the cost of the gorilla trekking permit. A lot of work has been done that has enabled the increase in the number of mountain gorillas which had been put on the UNESCO red list. Through gorilla trekking, you participate in supporting this work while enjoying it too.
What Is The Age Limit For Gorilla Trekking in Africa?
15 years and above is the age limit for gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda. This is because of the nature of topography where the gorillas live most of their time. Neither Uganda Wildlife Authority nor Rwanda Development Board bends this rule. Other options like chimpanzee trekking in Uganda and Rwanda age limit is 12 years and 10 year and above for golden monkey trek.
Do Mountain Gorillas Bite?
Mountain gorillas do not bite. Despite there sheer size and tough face, they are serene creatures that feed on foliage for life. However when disturbed, they range by thumping there chests, walk on one leg, go into hiding and more
How To Get To the Gorilla Trekking Destinations?
Road transport is the most common means to get to the mountain gorillas. This is because of the distance and topography of these areas. Whether gorilla trekking in Uganda or Rwanda, road transport is the common way to go. Fly-in gorilla trekking is another option in Uganda. It saves you the time on the road but you are denied scenic viewing. Scheduled and charter flights in Uganda can be arranged upon request.
How To Do Gorilla Habituation?
Gorilla habituation is the process of helping wild gorillas get used to the presence of humans. This process may take between 2 years to 5 years depending on different factors. Mountain gorilla families that break away from habituated families are easier to habituate than the totally wild mountain gorillas.
What Is The Cost of gorilla trekking in Africa?
The cost of Gorilla trekking in Africa depends on a number of factors like the type of safari you wish to take (Luxury, Mid-Range or Budget), the number of days on an African safari, number of people travelling with. On average a 3 day gorilla trekking in Uganda may cost between $1500 and $2200 per person sharing all factors kept constant.
What To Pack For Gorilla Trekking Safari in Africa
Packing light while traveling for a holiday is more convenient but you need to pack all the gorilla trekking gears. Some of them include comfortable tracking boots, camouflaged long sleeved shirt and trouser, garden gloves
Is Gorilla Trekking Safe?
Gorilla trekking is a jungle activity so to add to your safety, you need to pack the right gorilla trekking gears. On ground each group of gorilla trekkers is escorted by an armed ranger guide with great experience of the forest and in constant communication with the headquarter in case he needs extra backup.
How long does Gorilla trekking Take?
Depending on the conditions prevailing, gorilla trekking varies from time to time. At times the mountain gorillas are attacked by the wild gorillas which pushes them into hiding. Others may be happy to have got a new baby so they keep merry making which keeps them close. On average gorilla trekking may take between 2 hours to three quarters of the day depending on prevailing forest factors.
What is the best place for seeing mountain gorillas?
Travelers have different reasons for booking gorilla trekking safaris. Uganda has the biggest number of mountain gorillas in the entire world, almost half the total number but they distance from the Entebbe Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable forest is about 8 hours. The Uganda gorilla permit costs $ 700 per person Rwanda has the shortest road trip drive from Kigali airport to Volcanoes National park about 3 hours but their gorilla permit costs about $1500 per person. Where to go depends on what you want to achieve after gorilla trekking.
What are The Chances of seeing Mountain Gorillas?
Saving for gorilla trekking in Africa takes some time and choosing to spend your hard earned money calls for guarantee of seeing the mountain gorillas. Although they are wild mountain gorillas, through gorilla habituation wild mountain gorillas have been take through moments to get accustomed to human presence It is about 99% chance of seeing the mountain gorillas during gorilla trekking. Even when you take a lot of time to locate the mountain gorillas you are assured of finding them.
What Other Activities Can be done with Gorilla trekking?
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is strategically positioned in the south Western end of Uganda close to game parks like Queen Elizabeth National park, Kibale National Park and more. In Rwanda, gorilla trekking can be combined with game drive to Akagera National Park, Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National park.
How Many People are allowed to do gorilla trekking?
Only 8 people per gorilla family are allowed to visit. This is for conservation reasons as the mountain gorillas are foliage eaters all their lives. A huge number of intruders will trample there food yet it has to support them.
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