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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda, Bwindi Forest, Gorilla Safari Tours

A Gorilla Trek is a highlight of all visits done in Uganda and Rwanda and certainly mountain gorillas are the major reason as to why very many people visit these 2 destinations Find information about gorilla trekking in Uganda to see gorillas in the wild, how to acquire a permit, as well as tour companies arranging such treks. Gorilla trekking is defined as a hike to the tropical forests of Africa to see the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.

Covid 19 Updates:  Bwindi and Mgahinga parks have been reopened. You can now trek the gorillas of Uganda. Covid 19 restrictions of social distance and other guidelines still apply.

A mountain Gorilla in Bwindi

When To Go To See The Mountain Gorillas In Africa?

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 .In Bwindi the average temperature throughout the year is 11°C/52°F in the morning and 23°C/73°F in the afternoon.

  • January and February: Low season offering less huge crowds. Very little or on rain.
  • March, April and May: Its rains a lot during these months. Most challenging during the trek, the slopes are slippery.
  • June, July & August: Peak season, its important to buy your permits early since they run out. Best time for gorilla safari in Uganda and Rwanda.

Which Company Should I Use For Gorilla Trekking ?

Best Gorilla Tour Companies in Uganda
1. Barien Safaris
2. Peregreen Rambles
3. Trots and Safaris
There are so many gorilla safari tour operators in Uganda and Rwanda. How to choose a tour company will depend on various factors including price, availability of gorilla permits, online reviews and recommendations on various websites.

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