Silver Back Gorilla Tours
Silver back gorilla tours is extremely ultimate experience to encounter remaining world great mountain gorillas with total of 1064 individuals and half of these primate’s species are found in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park, meaning Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is the great location to do silver back mountain Gorillas a tour is worth it here.
Bwindi Impenetrable National park is a home to over 21 habituated gorilla families splintered in four Gorilla sectors or regions where you can see silver back gorillas that is; Buhoma sector, Nkuringo sector, Rushanga sector, Ruhija Sector. Each of this gorilla trekking sector has various Mountain Gorilla Group/Families which are well habituated and ready for Gorilla trekking every day throughout the year. Each gorilla group has a dominant and to other groups have more than two dominant males the leader of the group is called a Silver Back Gorilla. They are born with their back whitish and are dominant in each group.
More then, travelers willing to do Silver back gorillas tours can be encountered in three African countries –Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, although the best Silver back gorilla encounter is done in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. And the best way to involve in it is that, you will need to first secure yourself a Gorilla trekking permit for this Gorilla safari destinations which are Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable national park or Mgahinga Gorilla national park that goes at USD700 per person per trek, Rwanda-Volcanoes National Park doubles Uganda’s permit price at fee USD1,500 per trek person and Congo-Virunga National Park sounds as the cheapest at fee USD400 per person per Trek. Those are the three countries where you can go and see the endangered Silver back gorillas and be able to learn about Gorilla Conservation programs during your wildlife tour. All countries are welcoming and very friendly to Visitors that gives them comfortable stay.
Uganda’s Gorilla permits are issued by a government body ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority that is responsible for wildlife conservation or you can book your permits together with tour package by a trustworthy tour operator with recognized tour company. In Rwanda you can buy your gorilla permits direct from Rwanda development board as well as in Congo gorilla permits can be booked inside the park. Before embarking for your Silver back gorilla tour, you will need to secure a Gorilla permit with the details of dates when you would like to visit or trek the Silver back, given in full names, passport number, nationality and date of birth. I would advise to secure a Gorilla permit in advance if you to travel in peak season like more than six months before the arrival date.
When to go for Gorilla trekking /Silver Back Gorilla Tour-Uganda &Rwanda
The best time to go for Silver back gorilla tours in recognized safari destination starts from June to August and December to February, roads can be passable and hiking trails out of slippery. You can still visit in wet seasons and enjoy accommodations at a low rate and the park can be out of conjunction.
Before your arrival date to Uganda for Silver back gorilla trekking, you need to consider things below; Where to stay or Accommodation, you must book accommodation that is close to your Gorilla trekking sector as Silver back trekking begins early in the morning, transportation is also needed to and from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You need transfers from the Entebbe International Airport or the main cities to Bwindi, driving time is approximately 9 to 10 hours’ drive, meaning that you need at least 3 Days itinerary for Silver Back Gorilla Tours.3 Days ;1Days transfer to Bwindi, Day2 Trekking, Day 3 Depart back to the starting point. You just need a 4×4 wheel vehicle, full tank fuel and Knowledgeable English safari driver.
If you do not mind, you can contact us Achieve Global Safaris, we organize for your affordable and emotional Silver Back Gorilla Trekking tour /itinerary from Uganda and Rwanda. We reserve all services required and secure a Gorilla permits once you ‘’client’’ confirm your Gorilla Trekking Safaris with us. You can contact us for more information about Beautiful Gorilla trekking in Uganda.