Safari in East Africa without mountain gorilla tracking is incomplete, are you planning to go for a tour in Tanzania or Uganda? It’s now possible; through Kisoro Tours Uganda we are able to organize a safari combo of both Uganda gorilla trekking and Tanzania wildlife safari in one single trip to East Africa.
Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Combined with a wildlife safari in Tanzania’s top game viewing parks like Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Crater among others. In this article we explain in detail how this is possible if you book your African safari through Kisoro Tours Uganda, we are able to combine Uganda gorilla trekking with a wildlife safari in Tanzania.
Currently, mountain gorilla trekking is the top tourist activity that you should add to your bucket list of things to do as you plan a visit to East Africa, get an opportunity to visit and see the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Mountain gorillas can only be seen and trekked in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, other only 2 national parks include Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Virunga National Park in DR Congo.
Tanzania is located on the East African coast neighboring Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi, East Africa, Tanzania offers a unique and the best African wildlife safari experience if combined with mountain gorillas in Uganda here you will have a complete East African wildlife and primate safari in Africa, you can as well add another African most breathtaking sights Hiking Mountain Kilimanjaro.
Kisoro tours will combine your Tanzania wildlife safari with gorilla trekking, this tour can start with wildlife game viewing in Tanzania and ends with gorilla trekking in Uganda and vice versa, you can choose to connect between the two countries by road or fly because there are many daily flights that connect between Tanzania and Uganda, for those who wish to drive instead of flying, the best way starting your trip from Tanzania after you finish with Tanzania wildlife game viewing then drive to Uganda through the north of Tanzania and cross the border to Uganda Via Mutukula border, it is the easiest route for those who are driving from Tanzania to Uganda. Kisoro Tours Uganda is always at your disposal for any information or advice you may need all throughout your planning and during your Tanzania wildlife safari with Uganda gorilla trekking.
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Uganda has 2 national parks where you can see mountain gorillas, number one Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, this park Mgahinga is very special because it’s one of the two places in the world where you can see both mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. Bwindi Forest has 0ver 20 fully habituated gorilla families open for tourism while Mgahinga has one gorilla family with a few troops of golden monkeys, both gorilla and golden monkey trekking is done daily throughout the year
Uganda gorilla permit costs $700 per person per trek for Foreign Non-Residents, $600 for East African Residents, and $70 for East African Citizens, this permit allows you to spend one hour with h mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest or in Mgahinga, for those who wish to spend more time with a mountain gorilla in its natural habitat you can book habituation permit which allows you to spend four hours with gorillas once you find them. Gorilla habituation experience is a newly introduced activity in Bwindi Forest by Uganda Wildlife Authority, this activity is a little pricey but it gives you the opportunity to spend more time with gorillas, gorilla habituation costs $1500 per person for four hours with gorillas while with standard gorilla trekking you only spend one hour with them.
Still talking of Combining Tanzania wildlife with Uganda gorilla trekking, the first thing you need to do is to secure your gorilla permit in advance to confirm that you have booked a gorilla trekking tour. Gorilla permits can be purchased directly from Uganda Wildlife Authority at their head offices in Kampala or at their office in Kisoro town or book your gorilla permits through trusted tour operators like us Kisoro Tours Uganda Ltd, infect we highly recommend and advise you to purchase and book your gorilla permit through a local tour company because it is the best way to secure your gorilla trekking permit in Uganda.
As I mentioned above all our Uganda and Tanzania tour packages can start any day any time throughout the day, however, most tourists and other visitors prefer visiting Uganda and Tanzanian during the dry season in the months of June, July, August, September, October, December, January and February. During these months it’s easier to drive in the national parks when it’s dry and gives tourists a clear view of animals.
Many of our clients keep asking us what to pack for their gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris, below is a some of the things you need to include on your packing list.
Kisoro tours Uganda we a local tour operator with our head office in Uganda and another in the UK, with 15 years of experience in tailor-made Tanzania wildlife safari with Uganda gorilla trekking, we have a well-experienced and very diligent and trusted team of experts in organizing and planning African safaris, when you send inquiry or queries we reply and answer you within next 15 minutes. Our team of consultants is always at your disposal answer to all your questions to make life much easier for you and avoid inconveniences and all other misleading information on the internet.
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