When you watch these mountain giants on TV, a longing to go to Africa looms around you like a winter cloud and could accurately guess that’s why you’re on this Uganda gorilla trip page. The African continent offers a plethora of safari adventures in its wilderness and great diversity of free-living animals and one these getting an impressive traveler attention is gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. A gorilla trip in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is an ultimate African jungle experience for this pristine montane property is known to be one of the oldest rainforest on the continent that protects a number of animal and plant species found no where else in the world; including over 469 mountain gorillas.
There are 4 things you need to plan the best gorilla trip in Uganda; first is secure a gorilla trekking permit which will grant you access to the jungle with armed protection and a tracking ranger. But before you reserve the permit, you should know which section (or trail head) of Bwindi you would like to launch your trek. That will also determine where you’ll find your forest accommodation. Thirdly, plan how you’ll get to the gorilla park from your entry point considering that Bwindi is about 330 km (205 mi) from Entebbe and 108 km (67 mi) from Kigali, Rwanda capital. Fourthly, find out what else you can add to your gorilla trip or which activities can be done around the gorilla park after your trekking adventure.
Entebbe, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Lake Mburo, Bwindi Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale Forest