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At Acacia Safaris Uganda, we have one focus, and that is simply to make your gorilla safaris tour the experience of a lifetime without breaking the bank. To create that unique and authentic gorilla safari experience, we brought together expert local guides, like-minded fun-spirited travelers, premium accommodation for all, unbeatable prices, and wonderful gorilla safari destinations from exotic places in two currently popular travel countries, Uganda and Rwanda, such as Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda.
These gorilla safaris tours are combined with city tours mainly from the capital cities of Uganda’s Kampala City or Kigali City the capital of Rwanda, to the adrenaline capital Jinja the source of the mighty Nile River and the restless cultures of the two countries, nightlife, dance, food or the sounds of the authoritative Silverback mountain gorilla. We give you the gorilla safaris tour experience of your life.
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Most travelers who come to Africa for Gorilla Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda travel to find different adventure holidays experience, a spark to ignite a new way of appreciating life. Acacia Safaris Uganda is dedicated to making those dreams of gorilla Safari come true for you. We are a local tour operator licensed in Uganda and operating in both Uganda and Rwanda as Gorilla Safaris Tour Experts. We organize the best Gorilla trekking Safari trips to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda, and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda to see the critically endangered mountain gorillas.
Our customized gorilla safaris to Uganda and tours in Rwanda can be supplemented with a Chimpanzee trekking tours, golden monkey trekking, boat trips, bird-watching excursions, mountain climbing tours, city adventure tours, cultural trips, and of course Africa Savannah game drives in the beautiful Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park – the oldest park in Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, and in Rwanda’s Akagera National Park, and Nyungwe Forest National Park.
Acacia Safaris Uganda professional driver guides are homegrown with great experience timelines to go beyond your African Gorilla Safaris tour dream expectations. We handpick the best Accommodation facility & finest gorilla safari lodges in Bwindi, book your Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda or Rwanda, and take you in our well-maintained 4×4 Safari cars, and make sure you have contact with the safari manager 24 hours during your gorilla safaris trip. From the inquiry to planning your Africa gorilla safari vacation, Uganda Gorilla Safaris Experts will be with you to customize your adventure tour itinerary to suit your exact need. Engage our experts to start planning your gorilla treks in Rwanda and gorilla safaris to Uganda right away!
Africa Gorilla Safaris Tour Destinations
Where to go for gorilla trekking safari in Africa destinations. Gorilla trekking adventures in Africa are mainly done in Uganda, Rwanda, and Eastern Congo. Uganda being the only destination having almost half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas gets more travelers compared to other destinations.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda gorilla safari destination is located in southwestern part of Uganda with thick vegetation like its name suggests. Every day when tourists go out for the famous mountain gorilla trekking adventure, the ranger guides have to cut vegetation for trackers to access way to where mountain gorillas nested the previous night.
It is the true African jungle with droplets of the sun coming through the think forest cover giving you a feeling of being in paradise with zero pollution from several emissions common to our daily environment. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994 because of its rich diversity in hosting different flora and fauna and being home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas.
The park covers an area of 321 km2 all of which is forested with some areas being covered by bamboo and shrubs. The forest lies on steep slippery valleys with ridges and hilltops. The weather in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is chilly because of the immense canopy, you are advised to carry some warm clothing for evenings and long-sleeved shirts/trousers to wear while doing the mountain gorilla trekking activity.
For the ultimate experience to anyone who chooses to trek the mountain gorillas or search for birds, butterflies or shrubs, you need to be in good physical condition to go up and down the terrain. It lies at an altitude between 1160m-2607m above sea level.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the smallest park in Uganda covering an area of 33.7km2. It is located in the southwestern tip of Uganda in Kisoro district. The park adjoins Rwanda’s volcano and the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga national parks and is part of the Virunga conservation area.
The park takes its name from “Gahinga” – the local word for piles of volcanic stones cleared from farmlands. It covers an altitude between 2227m – 4127m above sea level. While in the park, you will experience six vegetation types, Afromontane, tree heathers, montane forest, bamboo, montane woodland, and former farmland.
The Virunga ranges found in Virunga massif have eight volcanoes of which three of these conical peaks are in Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla national park. Muhavura being the highest peak at 4,127m – the name is translated ‘guide’ in the local language, they used it as a reference to give direction because it towered above everything else.
It has panoramic views of Uganda and Rwanda with a clear lake at its summit 36m wide. Gahinga at 3,474m is also the smallest of the Virunga volcanoes; its name is derived from the ‘piles of rock’ that are cleared from farmlands.
It has a swamp-filled crater on the top that measures about 180m wide. Finally, Sabyinyo at 3,669m is translated ‘old man’s teeth’ because of the deep gorges and ravines that dissect it. On the highest peak of Sabyinyo is where you find the intersection between Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. You can take a hike to all these peaks in one day; you will be rewarded with magnificent views and great photographic moments.
Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park well known as Parc National des Volcans in french is located in the north-western province of Rwanda in a small town known as Musanze.
The park is currently taken as the oldest national park on the African continent and harbors the endangered Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda that is always available for tourists who would love to carry out gorilla tracking tours in Rwanda.
Volcanoes National Park borders Congo’s Virunga National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in south-western Uganda.
Virunga National Park
Virunga national park in Congo is home to the world’s most famous population of mountain gorillas but has been hit by rising instability and violence in the country.
Virunga is located in Congo’s North Kivu province, covering nearly 8,000 square miles. As well as being home to one of the world’s largest populations of the critically endangered mountain gorillas, there are many other species found in the park including birds, wildlife, and many more others.
Gorilla Trekking Tours by National Park – Best Selling Gorilla Safaris to Africa
The 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari Bwindi Tour takes you to the rolling hills and Impenetrable forests of Southwestern Uganda that are inhabited by the very rare Mountain Gorillas.
This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Tour will combine great Rwanda safari highlights of gorilla trekking, a wildlife tour in Akagera national park, and a glimpse into the Rwandan culture by visiting the gorilla guardian’s village.
The mountain gorillas live deep in the jungles of the Virunga volcanoes shared between Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo. This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Tour will take you to the Volcanoes national park.