Mountain gorilla trekking is one of the most popular safaris in Africa. It involves guided treks in African jungles for a chance to encounter with them in their natural habitat. These tours can be done in Rwanda, Uganda and Congo. It’s a very adventurous safari activity and the enjoyment is even more when you book for the three countries in one trip.
The luxury gorilla trekking tours comes with the top-notch facilities in terms of accommodation, meals, transport and other amenities. The experience is so breathtaking and worthy every second you spend on it.
Air-conditioned safari land cruisers are equally good for high end tours, so don’t hesitate to book a luxury gorilla safari with us and rest be assured of the best out of your good choice to take in our services.
Visit Rwanda the land of a thousand hills, Uganda the Pearl of Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo expeditions at Nyiragongo with active volcano in virunga national park and also the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi – Biega national at south Kivu Bukavu. Gorilla trekking can be conducted all year around in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.
The best time to go gorilla trekking in during the months of June, July, August, September and December. This is because there are less rains and the parks are drier, making it simple to hike and see the gorillas.
A gorilla trekking permit in Uganda costs $ 700, $ 1500 in Rwanda and $ 450 in Congo. You can see gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. However, note that gorillas are mainly divided into the mountain and the lowland with a couple of other sub-species in that.
We suggest Rwanda, Uganda for views of the mountain gorillas and the Republic of Congo for the lowland gorillas. It is also possible to find mountain gorillas within the Democratic Republic of Congo however due to the instabilities within the country, it has been challenging in some areas.
The most luxurious gorilla tours are done in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. While a gorilla permit costs $ 1500 per person, a 04-day luxury Rwanda safari costs over $ 15,000 when you sleep in luxury lodges like Bisate Lodge, Singita Kwitonda Lodge, Sabyinyo Silver back Lodge in Rwanda. In Uganda, Clouds Lodge, Mahogany Springs and Gorilla Forest Camp take the crown.
The permit offers you one hour with the mountain gorillas in a group of 8 people. In case you are threatened by the price look at it in this point of view that you are contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas and as a form of thank you, you will be rewarded with an hour in the midst observing and enjoying their company.