5 Reasons Why Visit Uganda for Gorilla Trekking in 2018


Gorilla tracking might be high on your bucket list  but still wondering  the best country to make your dream come true. However, when you see the reason as to why everyone is going to Uganda for gorilla trekking safaris you will definitely make a step and go gorilla trekking to either Bwindi Forest National Park or Mgahinga national park. Whether you are interested in backpacking, extreme budget gorilla trek or luxury gorilla tour , Uganda is definitely a place you should visit.

1.99% Chances of Seeing Gorillas

When in Uganda for gorilla tracking, you cannot miss seeing the gorillas which is why a visit to Uganda for gorilla tracking is a must. The park offers various gorilla trekking adventures in the four park sectors –Buhoma, Ruhija Rushaga and Nkuringo but seeing gorillas in a must for every day trekking visitor. Unless if you want to meet them twice on a double trekking tour, then you go back in the forest for the second gorilla trek a day after the first one since gorilla trekking is conducted once in both parks –Mgahinga and Bwindi.

2. Gorilla Permit Availability

When visiting Uganda it would be very difficult for you to miss getting a gorilla trekking permit in any of the two gorilla trekking national parks if you book quite early since the country has fourteen habituated gorilla families ready for tourists every day and one for research. However, if you don’t  find gorilla permit availabity for the dates of your interest, it’s worth to look at other tour packages that allow you combine other attractions of the country with gorilla  tracking and start with a visit to other places and trek gorillas last on a date with gorilla permit availabity.

3. Discounted Gorilla Permit Offers

One would say Uganda is a budget gorilla safari destination for the month of April, May and November every when country gives hug discounts to travelers on gorilla tracking safaris. Discounted gorilla permits cost $450 per a trek a good price compared to other gorilla trekking destinations in East Africa. Many travelers have managed to track gorillas on budget during April, May and November the same time I would highly recommend to anyone planning for a budget gorilla tracking safari in Africa.

4. Valued Accommodations

Uganda gorilla trekking parks offers variety of accommodation facilities  and food for different budget and at least every gorilla travelers finds valued accommodation for his or her gorilla safari tour a reason for you to track gorillas in Uganda. All the parks have different accommodations for different gorilla families that should only be booked and paid after reserving your trekking gorilla permit. This is because one must sleep close to the park heading quarters and catch up with the early morning briefing.

5. Uganda Transport

In Uganda, you can afford to travel around even to the gorilla trekking park at a budget friendly cost hence being a n incredible gorilla safari destination for luxury and budget travelers .However, if you like to treat yourself with some luxury, book a tailor made gorilla safari tour with everything inclusive and travel in private safari vehicle.


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