Many visitors to Uganda, especially those requesting safaris, are eager to see one particular animal: gorillas. If you fall into this group, you happen to be in luck. There are a number of tours designed to target gorilla sightings. Often known as gorilla trekking, these trips are found almost exclusively in the Bwinde Impenetrable Forest. Home to a large population of mountain gorillas, visitors are nearly guaranteed to see wildlife. Lucky safari-goers may even see the rare, endangered Silverback Gorilla within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.


Before booking your gorilla trekking tour, you should do some research about companies, as well as travel tips. This helpful guide from Bwindi Forest National Park is a great place to start; it discusses everything from attractions and where to stay to how to secure a gorilla safari permit and when to travel.


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