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Our Guide to Gorilla Trekking


Uganda is situated on the equator and is known for varied habitats: flat savannah plains, lush verdant rainforest, great lakes and tall western mountains. The critically endangered and highly protected mountain gorillas inhabit the dense forests of Mgahinga and Bwindi. The National Parks: Lake Mburo and Murchison Falls offer visitors a safari experience in interesting and dramatic landscapes.

Uganda is a landlocked country situated on the equator, rich in biodiversity and varied in landscapes. It is a country of amazing topographical contrasts - from open savannah and dense forest through to tall, misty mountains. The western part of the Great Rift Valley runs through western Uganda, with the beautiful mountain lakes of Albert and Edward providing catchment areas for the mountain rains and draining into the tributaries of the great Nile River. The country is home to over 1000 species of birds and 338 recorded mammals. Uganda's protected areas and national reserves are also home to a superb array of tree species and breathtaking scenery. The most famous species is the Mountain Gorilla, now carefully protected in Uganda’s dense forests: in Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga National Park in south-west Uganda. A unique and beautiful species, there are less than 1000 left in the wild. A trip to Uganda provides the chance of a once-in-a-lifetime sighting. Stay in a luxurious lodge on the edge of Bwindi National Park for stunning views across the forest canopy, and the chance to see these beautiful mountain gorillas, and many others animals, in their natural habitat.

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Highlights of Uganda

Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Jinja

Explore the untouched wilderness of Uganda's National Parks in this fantastic 12-day itinerary. From Murchison Falls to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, discover the very best that this intriguing country has to offer.

Best for: Adventure, Wildlife, Couples, Honeymoon

The Wonders of Western Uganda

Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park & Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Spend nine days in the rugged wilderness of Uganda, trekking through the unspoiled forests of Kibale and Bwindi in search of mountain gorilla and chimpanzee, and visit Queen Elizabeth National Park to admire its rich variety of wildlife.

Best for: Adventure, Wildlife, Couples, Off the beaten track

Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Uganda

Our Guide to Gorilla Trekking

Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Uganda

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