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Gorilla Trekking Experience

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Gap Travels with the Gorilla Trekking Experience, you get to see and be with a family of Gorillas for an hour. A family of gorillas has about 8 to 10 gorillas including the silverback and the babies. This experience also includes a Hike in the beautiful scenic Virunga ranges.


  • Scenic views
  • Gorilla trekking
  • African savanna road trip
  • Diverse Cultural experience
  • Great, delicious and diverse food
  • Friendly and experienced tour guide
  • Great and deep conversations
Gorilla Trekking Experience


Gorilla Trekking Experience

Gorilla Trekking can be done in the Virunga mountains of Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo and the Bwindi Impenetrable forest of Uganda. It is an 8-hour trek that involves an hour with a family of gorillas and beautiful scenic views. During the hike, you could see various bird species and other forest animals like monkeys and elephants and also have a one-on-one experience with the Batwa (pygmies), the ancient forest people. A gorilla permit costs 800$ in Uganda and 1500$ in Rwanda.

What's included

  • Inclusions:
  • Gorilla permits
  • Airport pick ups and transfers
  • Transfers from the preferred accommodation
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Budget accommodation with hot water and breakfast
  • Exclusions:
  • Flights to and from home
  • Meals
  • Alcohol
  • Other activities
  • Tips


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  3. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
  4. Lake Bunyonyi
  5. Kampala
  6. Kigali
  7. Genocide Memorial

Day 1 - Set off from Entebbe Airport in Uganda to Kisoro district Or set off from Kigali Airport to Musanze District or Kisoro district depending on the Gorilla permit.

Day 2 - Gorilla Trekking in either Volcanoes National Park for Rwanda or Mgahinga National Park & Bwindi Impenetrable forest for Uganda. The activity starts as early as 7 am and we recommend carrying water and a packed lunch.

Return to the preferred choice of accommodation, outdoor dinner by a fire and the night sky

Day 3 - Return to Entebbe or Kigali for departure.

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