Gorilla Trekking Safaris

Gorilla Safaris in Uganda are basically carried out in two different National Parks and these are Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Mountain Gorillas are found in these two Forested National Parks and this is because the rare species can only survive in its Natural Environment. Our country Uganda is endowed with the endangered Mountain Gorilla Species found in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park and Mgahinga National Park. There are about 660 mountain gorillas remaining in the whole world, and there fore Uganda has almost half of these rare species found in the two Parks mentioned below.

Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park is the major gorilla trekking destination in Uganda. Gorilla safaris in Uganda are basically carried out in this Gorilla park. The safari park is located in south-western Uganda and it is a home to about half of all the world’s remaining mountain Gorillas. The park is one of the World Heritage sites in Uganda and this was because of its rare Mountain Gorilla species. There are basically four Gorilla Groups where tracking and trekking is carried out. Each group name is symbolized with the first letter on the Group name. These include the Nkuringo Group (‘N’), the Mubare Group (‘M’), the Habinyanja Group (‘H’) and the Rushegura Group (‘R’). Tracking Mountain Gorillas is a once a life time experience which ca never be forgotten

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is also located in the southwest corner of Uganda on the slopes of the Virunga Mountains which is shared by the three countries that is Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The park is smaller compared to the other and it covers 28 square miles. Other tourist attractions found in the Park include animals such as Leopards, buffaloes, bushbucks and the golden monkeys.

Gorilla Safaris in Rwanda
Mountain gorilla safaris in Rwanda take place in the country’s national Park found in the Northern area of the country. The endangered rare mountain Gorillas in Rwanda are found in the Virunga National Park or Parc National des Volcans (PNV) which covers an area of about 46 square miles and is surrounded by 6 volcanoes which are good for short hiking. Parc National des Volcanoes is a historical park because it’s where the Late Dian Fossey built her base and research center concerning the life of the Mountain Gorillas.

Gorilla Safaris in Uganda are basically carried out in two different National Parks and these are Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Mountain Gorillas are found in these two Forested National Parks and this is because the rare species can only survive in its Natural Environment. Our country Uganda is endowed with the endangered Mountain Gorilla Species found in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park and Mgahinga National Park. There are about 660 mountain gorillas remaining in the whole world, and there fore Uganda has almost half of these rare species found in the two Parks mentioned below.

In Uganda, gorilla safaris majorly take place in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park as it comprises of 13 habituated gorilla groups, offering visitors quite a variety of options to choose from. The safari park is located in south-western Uganda and it is a home to about half of all the world’s remaining mountain Gorillas. The park is one of the World Heritage sites in Uganda and this was because of its rare Mountain Gorilla species. There are basically four Gorilla Groups where tracking and trekking is carried out. Each group name is symbolized with the first letter on the Group name. These include the Nkuringo Group (‘N’), the Mubare Group (‘M’), the Habinyanja Group (‘H’) and the Rushegura Group (‘R’). Tracking Mountain Gorillas is a once a life time experience which ca never be forgotten

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is also located in the southwest corner of Uganda on the slopes of the Virunga Mountains which is shared by the three countries that is Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The park is smaller compared to the other and it covers 28 square miles. Other tourist attractions found in the Park include animals such as Leopards, buffaloes, bushbucks and the golden monkeys.

Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda
Mountain gorilla safaris in Rwanda take place in the country’s national Park found in the Northern area of the country. The endangered rare mountain Gorillas in Rwanda are found in the Virunga National Park or Parc National des Volcans (PNV) which covers an area of about 46 square miles and is surrounded by 6 volcanoes which are good for short hiking. Parc National des Volcanoes is a historical park because it’s where the Late Dian Fossey built her base and research center concerning the life of the Mountain Gorillas.