Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda are profound adventure expeditions recognized world over presenting unmatched treks through the deep jungles of Africa including the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
The Insider has come up with a list of fifty (50) world’s remarkable places that world travelers should look out for in the year 2017 and the Uganda gorilla safaris have qualified the destination Uganda to be on the list.
With a minimum of 400 Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park alone and then sharing their remaining population in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which is part of the Virunga massif comprising of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, the destination Uganda stands as a single destination with the highest number of these Great Ape Species that have been listed as critically endangered world over.
The Gorilla trekking in Uganda is conducted throughout the year and a conservation fee of $600 for each permit is paid per person though the special discounted Gorilla passes are offered in the rainy months of April, May and November at $450 per permit.
The experience that surrounds this activity goes beyond the trekking alone. The habitats in which these Mountain Gorillas live are very amazing featuring remarkable challenging terrain, lush dense flora, abundant bird life some of which are endemics of the Albertine rift such as the African Green Broadbill and very exciting surrounding local people such as the Batwa Pygmies that once lived a hunter gather culture in the Gorilla forest. This diversity combines to make the Gorilla tours in Uganda memorable and truly worth undertaking in the year 2017.