African Gorilla Safari and Chimpanzee Tours | Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla Treks


Gorilla safaris and treks are based in Rwanda and Uganda, whose spectacular lush jungles provide the perfect habitat for the endangered Mountain Gorilla population. While there has been an increase in the Gorilla population in recent years, they are still one of world's the most endangered species, in desperate need of conservation.

Learn more about Gorillas and see these fascinating primates up close on a Gorilla trek or safari in Uganda and Rwanda's National Parks, which also offer an abundance of wildlife and spectacular scenery.

Rwanda Gorilla family.

Rwanda Gorilla Safaris

Rwanda is a land of great diversity and beauty. Get to know gentle giants on Uganda Gorilla treks. The capital city Kigali, is located within 3 hours' drive of the main tourist sites such as Parc des Volcans.

Uganda Gorilla Trek Safari at Gorilla Forest Camp in Bwindi.

Uganda Gorilla Safaris

Entebbe is used as the starting point for Uganda Gorilla Treks. Uganda is home to a number of beautiful National Parks which boast a broad diversity of wildlife including Gorillas and Chimpanzees.

Sabinyo Silverback Lodge in Rwanda.

Gorilla Safari Lodges

Gorilla Safari Lodges and accommodation options range from lodge, to hotel and tented camps, you can also stay in accommodation in the heart of the forest with views of the Virunga volcanoes.

Visitors on a gorilla tracking safari.

Gorilla Trekking Tours

A Gorilla trekking safari is a dream come true for many people. But, you have to be physically fit to tackle a guided trek of this nature. Read Guidelines for Gorilla tracking.

Bwindi National Park gorillas in Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has more than half of the global population of an estimated population of 780 Mountain Gorillas. Located in south-western Uganda bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo, this park is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is located in southwestern Uganda. The Park covers the northern slopes of the three northernmost Virunga Volcanoes, known for its Gorilla population. The habituated Gorillas in this park are called the Nyakagezi Gorilla family.

Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda.

Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Uganda's largest national park protects a chunk of untamed African savannah bisected by the mighty river Nile. It is named after the dramatic Murchison Falls. Rabongo Forest is home to Chimpanzees and other rainforest creatures.

Kibale National Park Chimpanzees in Uganda.

Kibale National Park, Uganda

The most accessible of Uganda's major rainforests, Kibale National Park is home to a remarkable 13 primate species. The major attraction is tracking habituated Chimpanzees on a Chimpanzee trek in Kibale.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is famous for its bird species.

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Located in Southwest Uganda, near Kasese, Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game reserve in the world. Almost 100 mammal species and a remarkable 606 bird species make this spectacular Uganda safari territory.

Parc des Volcans in Rwanda.

Rwanda National Parks

Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, the Parc des Volcans is a haven to numerous mammal and bird species, the most notable being the endangered Mountain Gorilla. A Rwanda Gorilla tracking safari through dense tropical forest also provides spectacular views of Virunga volcanoes.

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