The 1980s pushed the mountain gorilla species to extinction due to uncontrolled poaching for bushmeat and the exotic pet trade. The 1981 census recorded 254 mountain gorillas in the wilderness, calling for critical attention from conservationists worldwide. Dian Fossey’s priceless attention to the plight of the […]
When To Go To See The Mountain Gorillas In Africa? Gorilla trekking can be conducted all year around in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The best time to go gorilla trekking in during the months of June, July, August, September and December. This is because there […]
Explore the spectacular hidden treasures of the Buniga Forest and its variety of wildlife, bird and plant species on this wonderful trail, done on the company of the local guides who have expert knowledge on their attractions within the area. Buniga Forest Reserve is one […]
Interested in knowing about all the gorilla groups in Uganda? Or want to know which is the best Uganda gorilla group to Trek? Uganda has a total number of 14 habituated gorilla families with each group comprising of 10 to 40 members of varying ages […]
The Jackson Chameleons of the Rwenzoris and Bwindi. Rwenzori has various species that are endemic to the area including the three-horned chameleon, which is also known as the Johnston’s chameleon. Many tourists taking tours to the Rwenzoris are always fascinated by sightings of these rare chameleons.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) is best known for its Mountain Gorilla populations and gorilla tracking.
There are 4 locations for tracking gorillas in BINP these are Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo. The 4 locations have a total of about 18 families as of December 2018. Tracking permits must be bought before tracking by booking directly with..
Gorilla trekking can be conducted all year around in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The best time to go gorilla trekking in during the months of June, July, August, September and December. This is because there are less rains and the parks are drier, making it simple to hike and see the gorillas .In Bwindi the average temperature throughout the year is 11°C/52°F in the morning and 23°C/73°F in the afternoon.
Uganda tourism promotion on the gorilla and chimpanzee tracking will only apply to new purchases between 1st December 2020 and 30th June 2021 and will not apply to reschedules of already deposited on permits or purchases using credit letters. No reschedules will be allowed for
Some of our living closest relatives, Mountain gorillas are exceedingly rare. They reside in just four national parks in Africa. Two of these (Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinda National Park) are found in Uganda and all of the remaining populations of Mountain gorillas
As Uganda continues to manage the impacts of COVID19 and welcome visitors to the various destinations around the country, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is pleased to inform the general public that it will be running a festive season price discount.