Gorilla Safaris – Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Tours and Safaris

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Rwanda and Uganda are mostly well-known as Gorilla Safaris destinations in the world. Combined with other wildlife destinations provides an all round experience for your Adventure. However Democratic Republic of Congo also is recovering from the civil wars that have long been a threat to Gorilla Tracking. Below are some of the most commonly requested safari Packages with in Rwanda and Uganda that include Gorilla Safaris in them.

dian fossey9 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek Safari:

This 9 days Rwanda Classic Safari starts and ends in Kigali. It involves visiting Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda for gorilla trekking and Dian Fossey grave hike. The scenery in the shadow of the volcanoes is one of the most breathtaking in Africa. You will visit Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and game viewing at Akagera National Park.

 


volcanoes8 Days Rwanda Classic Safari:

This 8 days Rwanda Classic Safari starts and ends in Kigali. It involves visiting Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda for gorilla trekking. The scenery in the shadow of the volcanoes is one of the most breathtaking in Africa. You will visit Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and game viewing at Akagera National Park.

 


Lake Kivu6 Day Rwanda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safari:

This 6 day Rwanda Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safari starts and ends in Kigali. It involves visiting Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda for gorilla trekking. The scenery in the shadow of the volcanoes is one of the most breathtaking in Africa. You will visit Lake Kivu for relaxation and Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking

 


kigali-memorial-centre5 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safari:

After breakfast, carry out some shopping and a visit to Gisozi genocide memorial centre and later, drive north of the country to Volcanoes National Park. On arrival, relax at the lodge will you await dinner and overnight.

 


black and whitw colobus4 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari:

This 4 day Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari will start and end in Kigali. It will involve chimpanzee tracking at Nyungwe Forest National Park. Nyungwe Forest has a large concentration of primates in Rwanda and shall be our tour destination on this safari.

 

 


gorilla-treks4 Days Gorilla Trek and Dian Fossey Grave Hike Safari:

This 4 day Gorilla Trek and Dian Fossey Grave Hike Safari starts and ends in Kigali. It involves visit Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda for gorilla trekking. The scenery in the shadow of the volcanoes is one of the most breathtaking in Africa. On the 3 day, you will carry out The Dian Fossey grave hike at the same national park.

 


Baboons3 Days Wildlife Safari:

This safari will start and end in Kigali. It will involve visiting Akagera National Park to see different animals such as Elephants, giraffes, Antelopes, Zebras, Buffaloes, gazelles, Impala, Baboons, Oribi plus carrying out a canoe riude on Lake Ihema

 

 


chimp in Rwanda3 Days Chimpanzee Safari:

This 3 day Chimpanzee safari will start and end in Kigali. It will involve chimpanzee tracking at Nyungwe Forest National Park. You will also have to view other primates such as the colobus monkey, l’hoests monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey or blue monkey

 

 


Queen Elizabeth National13 days Uganda Classic Gorilla/Wildlife Safari:

This safari starts and ends in Uganda. First, you will visit Murchsion Falls National Park for a Nile cruise and game drives in the park, head to Kibale Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and swamp walk at the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, en-route to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game viewing and launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel, gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, drive to Lake Mburo National Park for game drives and boat rides on Lake Mburo and finally drive to Jinja for white water rafting.


lake-mubro10 Days Gorillas, Wildlife and Chimpanzee Safari:

This 10 days safari starts and ends in Kampala. It involves going to Lake Mburo National Park to carry out game drives and boat rides on Lake Mburo. You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for gorilla trekking, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game viewing and launch cruise, head to Kibale Forest which is well known for chimpanzee tracking and later, drive north to visit Murchison Falls…

Gorilla tracking:
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Gorilla tracking is the major tourist activity done at Volcanoes National Park and it’s regarded as the most breathtaking activity one should not miss. The park hosts over 370 species of these giant apes and tracking gears are recommended such as long sleeved shirts or blouses, cameras, strong boots, walking stick will be provided to you in case interested among others.

Golden monkey tracking
Not only gorillas but also other primates species such as the golden monkey shall be tracked out in case you take a trip to this park. Golden monkeys are the most elusive and beautiful monkeys in the world.

Mountain climbing:
The Park also gives visitors an opportunity to climb mountains especially those who are physically fit mountains such as Kalisimbi, Sabyinyo, Muhabura, Gahinga and Bisoke. It can take one to two days to climb one of these Virunga Mountain. Perhaps it’s regarded as one of the most exciting and memorable experience on earth, finding your self at the top of the mountain is thus breathtaking and it needs one not to miss visiting this wonderful park in the East and Central Africa.

Visiting Dian Fossy Tombs:
This is another activity thought of in case one takes a visit at Volcanoes National Park. Dian Fossy was a prominent researcher who carried out research on the life and behaviors of gorillas for a period of a bout 18 years, and she was against the massive killing of gorillas by the poachers, although her works was made to an end she still respected in the history of Rwanda. She was murdered by the poachers who where against her works.

Local Community Visiting:
Community walks can also be organized incase one takes a trip to volcanoes National Park. This is so interesting because you are going to learn more about people’s culture, enjoy their traditional dance, how they make fire, how women make weaves, and hunting skills among other

3 Days Chimpanzee safari in Kibale Forest chimpanzee-in-kibale-forest-sittedThis safari will start and end in Kampala. It will involve chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest and swamp walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. Kibale Forest harbors the greatest diversity of primates.

 

3 Days weekend Safari murchisonfalls Spoil your self on a weekend on a Safari to Uganda For Gorilla Tracking. On your Arrival you will take a Charter flight to Bwindi’s Impenetrable National Park Or to Murchison Falls National Park to see the Great Falls That . Or in Queen Elizabeth National Park to see Some of the Big 5 Uganda hold

3 Days wildlife safari in Semuliki Wildlife Reserve semuliki-national-parkBreakfast early; after which you will be driven to Bundibugyo district, home to Semliki national park. Have a lunch stop over enroute. On arrival at the park, visit the Sempaya hot springs which can be accessed via a short walking trail.

10 Days Gorillas, Wildlife and Chimpanzee Safarigame-viewing-in-uganda This 10 days safari starts and ends in Kampala. It involves going to Lake Mburo National Park to carry out game drives and boat rides on Lake Mburo. You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for gorilla trekking, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game viewing and launch cruise, head to Kibale Forest which is well known for chimpanzee tracking and later, drive north to visit Murchison Falls National Park for a Nile cruise and game drives in the park.

Gorilla Trekking is one great experience that you should not miss out on your itinerary if you have chosen Uganda 0r Rwanda as your safari Destination in Africa. Gorillas in the Wild are one fascinating primates in sight, Unlike other game viewing adventures, Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda and Uganda is done in Mountain since that is their Natural habitat.

How is Gorilla Tracking done?
Gorilla Tracking involves a number of stages and rules to follow during the activity so as to ensure the continuous existing of these primates in the Wild. The very first stage is habituation; this is the process in which gorillas are introduced to human presence. This takes time. In most cases it may take 2 to 3 years or less depending on the gorilla family reaction to people. Read more about Gorilla habituation

Having got used to humans, Gorillas are now free to be visited by tourists and the number of tourists to visit a given gorilla family group is not supposed to be more than 8. However they are a number of habituated Gorilla families a tourist has a chance to visit at least one of them. The maximum time take for visitor to spend with the animals is one hour; this is to reduce the chances of theme contracting disease from humans and on the same not visitor is to be more than 7 ft from the gorillas.

How does a Gorilla Tracking day begin?
A day of Gorilla Tracking starts with briefing at the tracking headquarters where a number of rules are read to you and distributed to your responsible that your tour operator will have a booked for you at the moment of paying for your permittee while arranging your safari.

With your guide and porters who will be able to carry your bags when your are tired an epic journey begins to track for the last mountain Gorillas in the Wild. Armed with the sickle the guide will cut down some vains to make a path for you.

He will be able to identify signs of Gorilla Presence in the area from the dung, nests , Broken vains and bitten path where they may have passed.
After Tracking Gorillas, you will be given Gorilla certificates that indicate that you have taken part in the Mountain Gorilla conservation