Uganda bwindi gorilla trekking is one of Africa’s greatest wild life encounters and something we believe to be Africa, Mountain gorilla are found in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. In Uganda are found in Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park, in Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park and in Congo Virunga National Park. Gorilla trekking offers both magically beautiful and soul changing encounter in these countries and National parks where these giants habit.
Only the three above mentioned countries, the wilderness of Virunga highlands with in Volcanoes, Bwindi impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Virunga National Park in Democratic republic of Congo. These National Parks are found approximately 48Kms from each other, and within Uganda and Rwanda they are easily trekked.
As of now, there are approximately 1004 mountain gorillas in the whole world, with an esteemed 400 in Bwindi impenetrable National Park/ which means that half of world’s mountain gorillas are habit the forest of Bwindi in South western Uganda in East Africa.
Although mountain gorilla trekking can be done the whole year round in Uganda and Rwanda, due to the rainy seasons experienced by the National Parks where these giants live, the best months to visit are from June to July and January to February. Bwindi impenetrable forest is a tropical rain forest and it can rain at any time of the day but this does not stop the trekking activity to take place with the roper gear you can trek successfully the mountain gorillas.
Some of the travelers prefer Low seasons/ rainy season when as accommodation prices is lowered a bit and a few clients come to trek the gorillas, it means gorilla permit availability is guaranteed and enough space for photography.
Great Adventure Safaris is your number on tour operator when it comes to Uganda Bwindi gorilla trekking, and we can organize for you gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. Contact us for a quote or detailed information about gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda.