gorill safaris

Encounter Gorilla Tours in Uganda & Congo

Enjoy bespoke Uganda gorilla tours are only done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Uganda protects almost half of the world’s mountain gorillas and in Congo, mountain gorillas are only found in Virunga National Park. Virunga National Park is close to Bwindi national park and Mgahinga national park.

All the three parks consist of good facilitated shelters where you can live in till the end of your tour. The following are the shelters of Bwindi impenetrable forests national park; Buhoma lodge, Buhoma community Bandas, Engagi lodge, Clouds lodge, Silver back lodge, Gorilla safari camp and many others. Shelters of Mgahinga national park include; Mount Gahinga safari lodge, Mucha hotel, Travelers Rest Hotel, Amajambere Iwacu community camp and Kisoro tourist hotel and shelters in Virunga National Park include; Mikeno lodge, Lulimbi tented camp, Bukima tented camp plus many others. All the above shelters consist of a bar, a restaurant and a swimming pool plus all being that they are luxurious.

In all the three parks, tourists are advised to follow and respect the rules which are put before and during gorilla trekking and such rules include; maintain maximum silence, be calm, be clean, you have to be fit if you are to go for gorilla trekking for any of the parks because the activity is somehow difficult especially during walking in the thick forests when looking for the primates, for toilet issues you will be allowed to dig a hole far away from the gorillas and after easing yourself you are encouraged to bury the hole, you are also not allowed to smoke while in any of the parks.

For one to carry out gorilla tours in Uganda and Congo, you are advised to buy the gorilla permits in advance and three weeks earlier before your tour. It is difficult to purchase the gorilla permits especially those from abroad but there are good tour companies especially in Uganda which can help you to purchase the gorilla permits on your behalf.

Gorilla permits in Congo costs US$ 400 and in Uganda they cost US$ 600.

During gorilla trekking, you are not allowed to stay with the gorillas for so long instead you are allowed to stay with the gorillas for at most 1 hour. Gorillas are viewed from a distance of 5 to 7 kilometers in order to prevent the spread of diseases to the gorillas.

While in the above parks, the most inspirational and enjoyable thing to all tourists is when they see gorillas jumping from trees to other trees and the way these primates keep and protect their young ones whenever they see something which tries to threaten them. It really looks brilliant and nice to view.

Gorilla trekking starts at 08:30am and you will be allowed to break and go back to your lodge for lunch and then after your lunch, you will resume back for the activity.

Gorilla trekking is only allowed for individuals from 15 years of age in all the national parks where gorilla trekking takes place.

Enjoy gorilla tours one of the best tours using one of the best tour companies which work both in Uganda and Congo called the Nature Adventure Africa Safari Limited and you can contact it for all the gorilla tours and wildlife tours in Uganda and Congo plus other East African countries. The company has professional guides who will give you better services. The company provides car rentals and camping materials needed for any of the tour you are to practice.

4x4 Car Hire Rwanda

Where to go in Kigali

Kigali City, has very many point of interest which you can visit while on your business trip in Rwanda. The Kigali Genocide Memorial Center is the most tourist spot for your visit and other genocides which you can visit on your one day Kigali city tour. There is much more craft shops you can visit and from here you can buy a souvenir's to take home.

Where to Eat in Kigali

Kigali has several restaurants which local dishes and continental meals in Kigali. It is much adventurous to take your dinner or lunch out of your hotel and most of the eat out point offers the best African coffee, soon on this guide we shall list for you the best eat out points to visit while in Kigali for your holiday.

Shopping Places in Kigali

Kigali has very many shopping malls while on your Rwanda safari, international supermarkets and shops are available.

Night Clubs in Kigali

While on your holiday in Kigali, do not miss the night life in Kigali. There is many night clubs where you can go for parting with friends and Rwandan girls and boys are much welcoming to dance with you in the night and security is available.

How Travel around Kigali

Kigali city is small and clean and you can tour it within a day and you can use the public transport like Boda Boda or Tax, and those that are willing to travel in comfortable way you can hire a private car from several car rental companies and none other than "www.4x4carhirerwanda.com" can offer you the best affordable and competitive quote. The Jeep offered from this car rental agency in Kigali along the Kigali Airport Road at the St Peter's House are all 4x4 WD and they can go far from the Kigali City to say some National Parks like Akagera National Park which offers game drive viewing.