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Gorilla Safaris

Gorilla Safaris

Gorilla Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. Track Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Forest in Uganda and in Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. Book with Trots and Safaris for the best primate tracking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. A gorilla is the largest living primate. Half of the world’s population of Mountain Gorillas are found in Uganda. A gorilla is a ground dwelling omnivore animal and largely dwells in the forest. An example of such forest is the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda.

There are 3 classifications of Gorilla. That is the Western Lowland Gorilla, the Eastern Lowland and the Mountain Gorilla. All these gorillas are endangered due to poaching, habitat destruction and trade in bush meat. Gorillas move in groups led by the male gorilla, the Silverback. Silver back is about 12 years of age or more with silver hair on his back. Its responsible for the entire movement of the troop, decision making and The two homes of mountain gorillas are Bwindi National park and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda. In Rwanda, Gorilla Tracking is done in Parc de Volcans. The Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi largely feed on fruits, foliage and epiphytes. The Bwindi gorilla diet is almost the same as that of the Bwindi Chimpanzees. Gorilla tracking or trekking is the top Uganda Safari activity of tourists who flock to Uganda. A permit can be obtained and arranged by African Pearl Safaris. Contact us for more information about Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda.

Gorilla trekking is one of the best activities to do while on your tour to East Africa, the gorilla trekking permits therefore tend to sell out very fast and we therefore advise you to book your gorilla trekking tour 3-4 months early or even earlier to ensure that your permits for the preferred travel dates are secured before they run out.  It’s also important to note that for the peak season months of June, July, August, September, December January and February, the permits usually get sold out and thus if you are planning your Uganda gorilla trekking tour or Rwanda gorilla safari during this months, you have to book the trip early.

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