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Gorilla tracking is one of the most exciting activities you can ever take on, on any African safari. It is such a humbling experience to encounter the majestic Silverbacks and their families in the forested and mist mountain ranges of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the Virunga Massif. Mountain Gorilla trekking ranks as one of the world’s premier and most rewarding wildlife encounters.

Mountain Gorillas are some of the world’s endangered species with their population estimated to be now over a 1000 individuals, a number indicating steady increase and positive conservation efforts. They are members of the world’s Great Apes with the others being the Chimpanzees and Orangutans. Mountain Gorillas are in two populations/groups; one in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in Southwestern Uganda, with over 400 individuals living in more than 12 habituated groups. The second population is found in the misty Virunga ranges, a physical landform that spreads across three National Parks in three countries that is; Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Volcanos National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo and the Virunga ranges protects more than 600 individuals.

A Gorilla family/group ranges from 5 or 8 to 30 individuals, comprising of Silverbacks with a dominant one, Black-backs, and fully grown females with their off-springs. The habitats of these sought after creatures, are steep and slippery terrains offering sheer adventure to trackers. The parks often receive rainfall and this explains the slippery nature of the terrain, and the Gorillas usually inhabit the upper slopes of these mountainous parks, therefore; it requires some good level of physical fitness to track them. The ever chilly weather and challenging terrain offers unrivaled ambience, serenity and experience to those seeking to meet these interesting humans in the wilds.

On your Mountain Gorilla tracking safari you will visit one of the habituated group in Bwindi or Volcanos National Park, and each family is tracked once a day by a maximum of 8 visitors in a group. Our Gorilla safaris/packages range from short tours of 1-3days of tracking only or long tours combined with other activities like game viewing, rafting, and birding among others.



3 Days Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi
Overview: Mountain Gorillas are some of the world’s most endangered species with about 1000 individuals remaining in the wilds of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the Virunga Massif. Bwindi only is home to nearly half of the remaining Gorilla population and it is one of Uganda’s Pr ....
3 Day Mountain Gorilla Habituation in Bwindi
Overview: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park; is one of Uganda’s UNESCO world heritage sites at an area of about 321Square Kilometers. The park is a world class tourist destination located in Southwestern Uganda sheltering almost half of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas. These pri ....
5 Days Epic Gorilla Trekking
Overview: This is an epic Uganda experience; on this safari you will track the sought after Mountain Gorillas in the wilds of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is home to nearly half of the remaining Gorillas and it is a world class tourist destination recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site ....
8 Days Gorilla Chimps and Big Game
Overview: This safari gives you a complete taste of Uganda’s iconic wildlife including the sought after Mountain Gorillas in the impenetrable wilds of Bwindi, the great Game in the savanna plains of Queen Elizabeth as well as the delightful Chimpanzees in the tropical forests of Kibale. The ....
12 Days Gorilla Tracking Wildlife and Adventure
Overview: This is a grand safari within Uganda; the Pearl of Africa, this tour will let you discover some of Uganda’s best spots and premier wildlife destinations. Uganda is no ordinary safari destination, offering sublime tourist experiences ranging from Big Game viewing in the striking sava ....

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 Game Viewing
Every dream of an African vacationer is to watch the Great Game roaming the savanna plains of Africa. Among the game that you definitely would want not to miss-out is the African Big Five including the; Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhinoceros. The East African region in particular is not an ....
 Bird Watching
For dedicated Ornithologists, specialized birders and budding beginners, we offer highly tailored birding tours to Uganda. The country is a premier bird watching destination on the African continent, with over 1060+ bird species and it is the smallest of the four African countries whose bird list to ....
 Adventure Safaris
Travelling to Africa creates sheer adventure to those looking for challenging experiences. Uganda in particular is a classic adventure tourism destination with various sites offering bewildering adventure tryouts to travellers. On your adventure safari, you will launch into activities like Mountaine ....
 Primate Tracking
Apart from the exciting Mountain Gorilla tracking safaris, we arrange and organize other forms of Primate tracking tours at Avens Travel World which can be 100% tailored to make your African safari vacation an epic moment of greatness. These primate tours will let you explore the jewel in the forest ....

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