Visiting Gorillas in Uganda - Camping trip

Language English
Cost 1370 USD for tour/excursion
Capacity Group of up to 10 people
Duration 1 week

Deep in the jungles of Uganda and Rwanda lives the mighty and imposing ape, the gorilla. With this cheap gorilla you travel to the interior of Africa to come face to face with this beautiful monkey. Tropical rain forests are home to the mountain gorilla. Encountering this beast there is one of the most memorable wildlife experiences that you can experience as a traveler, anywhere in the world. An 'encounter', encounter, with male silverback gorilla you will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Gorilla safari

The governments in Uganda and Rwanda are fairly strict when it comes to issuing gorilla permits. That's a good thing, because there are only 650 gorillas left worldwide. It is therefore important that the gorillas are not exposed to too much pressure. Because gorilla permits are not always available in the same country and the gorilla is constantly moving, you may be looking for the gorilla in Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two to three days are allocated in the travel program for the gorilla trek, but keep in mind that the actual search is a day. The remaining days serve as a margin, sometimes the mountain gorilla is difficult to find.

Safari in Murchison Falls

During this 7-day trip in search of the silverback gorilla you not only go on a gorilla trek, but you also get to see Uganda well. You can go on a safari in Murchison Falls, go deep into the Budongo Forest to spot chimpanzees in their natural habitat and experience the atmosphere, smells, bustle and impressions of an African city; Kampala.

Highlights of this 7-day gorilla tour:

• The dense jungles of Uganda to see gorillas

• Safari in Murchison Falls

• Lake Bunyonyi

• Kampala

Where and how you spend the night during this camping trip:

You spend the night in a two-person tent that you set up on designated camping pitches. There are (shared) toilet and shower facilities on these pitches. The dome tents are equipped with a built-in mosquito net. You have erected the tents within 10 minutes, dismantled them and stored them back in the truck. You sleep on mattresses that are approximately 5 centimeters thick. You have to take care of your sleeping bag yourself.

Prefer not to camp?

Are you not a fan of camping? You can occasionally "upgrade" your camping trip. In addition, this trip is also available as an accommodation trip .

The following is included in the travel sum:

Accommodation in comfortable double tents (domed tents) , meals , transportation on site in a landing truck , guidance, entrances to the national parks and excursions as described in the travel description.

The travel sum is exclusive:

Flights, purchases of a personal nature, snacks and alcohol, optional activities, souvenirs, tips, etc.

These activities are included in the travel sum:

• Chimpanzee trekking at Murchison Falls

• Visit pygmy tribe at Kabale

• Ziwa rhino walk

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