Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda from South Africa
Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda from South Africa ;Overall, Uganda ranks as the top gorilla trekking safari destination in East Africa and entire world because it hosts the half remaining mountain gorillas in the wild .More then, Gorilla trekking experience is a unique attraction where a visitor have chances of meeting our close related cousins in their nature habitant ,gorillas are said to share 98% DNA to human genes .A traveler planning to visit mountain gorillas in Uganda from South Africa ,it’s very possible for a traveler to access Uganda Gorilla Safari Destinations .All you need to do to get contact with a reliable Uganda tour operator who is knowledgeable enough about the in and outside safaris to add a Uganda gorilla safari package to any African safaris. However, in Uganda there are many good local outfits in the country and many of them offer Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris and Uganda Tours. We Achieve global safaris will offer Excellent English speaking guides and comfortable safari vehicle with best tour packages for our clients since are our first priority.
The gorilla trekking Uganda safari from South Africa can also be organized by the international operators who usually work through the local agents on the ground who sometimes offer more insurance and they are in position to deal with any issues if anything happens wrongly. They can also book for your international flights as part of a Uganda Gorilla Safaris.
Why book gorilla trekking safaris from South Africa.
There are many astonishing reasons why you should consider booking Uganda gorilla safaris from South Africa .In Africa ,gorilla trekking-mountain gorillas only applies in Uganda ,Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo thus remaining safari gorilla trekking worldwide with the affordable and safest safari destination for Gorilla Trekking Experience .Out of the three countries Congo offers the cheapest destination when it comes to Gorilla Prices but insecurity stable .The best option though bit expensive and worth the money for Gorilla Trekking Safaris is Uganda that harbors with half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world and Rwanda .Uganda being recommended for gorilla trekking it has affordable destination for gorilla trekking and with high demand for gorilla trekking plus more gorilla families –groups have been habituated for tourism to meet the demands of the tourists.
How Can One Access Uganda Gorilla Safari Tours from South Africa
Visitors can now fly from South Africa to Uganda for gorilla trekking all year around. Number of airlines are in operation in South Africa to Uganda International Airport ,they operate daily and such airlines include South Africa Airways ,Rwanda Air ,Uganda Airlines ,Ethiopian Airlines .It takes 4 hours when you in Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport or Kigali International Airport Rwanda ,then upon your arrival at any of these Airport ,you will be picked up by our safari guides or any other company you booked with ,drives you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park or Mgahinga Gorilla national park and if you arrive late at the airport ,you will be dropped to one of hotels in Entebbe or Kampala main city Uganda.
Upon your arrival to Uganda the choice is yours which means of transport is favorable to you could be; Road or Air transport. Road transports to Uganda’s gorilla trekking safari destination takes long journey to access the two places, both are located in southwestern region of Uganda, approximately 9 to 10 hours’ drive. Alternative to avoid long drives though rewarding to Uganda Gorilla Destination, you can book our domestic flight to fly you to the best and top visited gorilla trekking safari destination among the four trekking areas not other than Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, this is design for visitors who are old in age and those like to void long drives to access Bwindi. Visitors with limited time as flight arrive back from gorillas earlier you can connect to your onward international flight on the very day after trekking.
You can opt to drive direct from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, traveling by car is really humbling getting excited with great views of the countryside, rolling hills, beautiful nature, long horned cattle more over. The best tour package to enjoy your safari for gorilla trekking book at least 3 days, two nights meaning one day will be for gorilla trekking. You can choose to do any of Gorilla Safari Package from our website. Like choosing 3 Days Uganda Bwindi Gorilla Safaris or a combined tour of 7 Days Murchison, Bwindi &Queen Wildlife –Primates Safaris, it can be planned to any days of your choice.
You shouldn’t hesitate to contact us or book with us because we consider clients our first priority. The moment you confirm your gorilla trekking from South Africa with us, we shall prove it right way to you that we are trustworthy towards our client and we do care for them in everything without any worry. We honor you with valid Gorilla permits, Book accommodation, Transport to and fro and Guiding services. We Achieve Global Safaris remains the best tour operator in safari-bookings Uganda &Rwanda.
What to expect on gorilla trekking safari –Uganda Safaris
On your trekking day expect to leave your comfortable bed early enough. Drive to the gathering center for the briefing about Gorilla rules and regulation at 7:30 and by 8:30 am meet the ranger guide to locate you to the group you’re assigned in, while grouped of 8 people. You will start your search for gorilla in the dense thick forest of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you will be able to get across beautiful butterfly, monkey’s species, mammals and bird species. Though hiking is bit challenging and activity can take 30 to 8 hours depending on their feeding movements, if you have heavy luggage’s porters are around to help at a small fee who will help you to pull you in ascending a descending back. Once you locate these endangered mountain gorillas an hour given in company of these great gorillas. Take photography and rewarding sights. It’s a deal and life time remembrance experience.
What is the Cost of Uganda Gorilla Trekking?
Currently, Uganda Gorilla Permits costs USD700 for Foreign nonresident, USD600 for Foreign residents the money is worth the activity and Uganda’s gorilla permits is more affordable compared to the USD1,500 Rwanda permits. We strongly advise you to book your gorilla permits with a safari tour operator acknowledgeable about the gorilla tour packages. But always book a gorilla family near your choice of accommodation.
Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda is done in two national parks that is; Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park and Mgahinga Gorilla national park. Both offers a similar incredible life changing experience, where one hour is allowed to spend with gorilla groups. Its limited to eight people per group.
In Bwindi Impenetrable forest also has an activity famously known as Gorilla Habituation Experience. Two semi-habituation were set aside for gorilla habituation where a limited group of four persons are allowed daily and four hours ‘’4’’ given to spend with gorillas, the view is quite rewarding and your free to carry digital camera for photography. Bwindi Gorilla Habituation/special experience costs USD1,500 the same price to Rwanda’s one-hour gorilla trekking.
What type of Accommodation can I expect on Gorilla Safari?
Interestingly, Uganda is a hospitable and developed country concerning on issue of tourism compared to more established safari destination in the regions like Kenya and Tanzania. During safari to Uganda’s national parks and reserves now offer quality comfortable accommodation options ranging from budget to every upmarket.
Where Uganda’s gorilla trekking is located ‘’Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla national park’’ are at high altitude and the climate tends to be cold and wet. Therefore, at your cozy cottages expect log fire within the areas.
What essentials to pack for Gorilla safari in Uganda-pearl of Africa.
Such essentials to pack and be on safe side during your visit on Gorilla trekking Uganda are Light weight rain jackets ,waterproof hiking boots ,Insect repellents ,day pack ,poncho ,pair of binocular ,hand gloves to keep your hands against sharp branches ,long trousers ,energy giving snacks ,bottles mineral water ,camera ,Light weight rain jackets among others.
Rules and Regulations for Gorilla Trekking
Keep a distance of 6 to 8 meters’ way from gorillas
Avoid sneezing before or close gorillas
Wash your hands before heading out for gorilla trekking
There is limited age of 15 years allowed to trek gorillas
Carry your digitalized camera
What is the best time to trek gorillas?
Uganda is all year visited whether safari for wildlife or primates and Gorilla permits are available throughout the year.
Since Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla national park are tropical rain forest and bamboo, the best time to visited is during dry season months of June to August and December to February that offers easiest travel conditions and are the very months recommended for Uganda Gorilla Safaris. In general, great time for wildlife viewing when savannah grasslands are clear thus making the view easier and rewarding, during dry season high number of animals can be seen gathering around water banks.
Uganda is a tropical country that experience a lot of rainfall ‘’wettest months’’ happens in March to May during this period travelling to certain safari destination becomes challenging. Although on your visit to one of the gorilla trekking destination get accommodation at low prices and the park can be out of crowds.
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