Select adventure safaris, Uganda safaris, Rwanda safaris, Kenya tours centers around offering amazing tours and safaris in the niche of gorilla trekking in uganda, gorilla trekking in Rwanda,wildlife safaris, holidays, birding tours, chimpanzee trekking, cultural experiences/interaction, hiking trails. Our safaris spans the countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Congo, Tanzania and Kenya. With select adventure safaris, we relieve you off the burden and hustle involved in organizing a safari by literally taking care of all your travel needs. Our team consists of professional and knowledgeable personals to mention safaris guide, ,preservationists,bloggers, photographers and many more.
We Are Select Adventure Safaris
Taking part in a Uganda safari is one of the most memorable adventure and travel. Uganda also known as the pearl of Africa, lies with the tropical climate hence giving rise to the abundant tourism activities to mention Uganda gorilla safari/ Uganda gorilla trekking , Uganda wildlife safaris, cultural tours primate watch safaris, mountain hikes , city tours and many more. Speaking of uganda gorilla trekking, Uganda is home to half of the worlds mountain gorilla population and gorillas are found at Bwindi forest national park an Mgahinga gorilla national park.
Rwanda Adventure safaris
Rwanda also known as the land of a thousand hills, is filled with multiple tourism activities that has from time to time fascinate a huge number of traveler hence considering it as atop tourist destination. Activities carried out while in rwanda include but no limited to Rwanda gorilla trekking at volcanoes rwanda national park, golden monkey tracking, wildlife safaris at Akagera national park, chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe forest national park cultural excursions among others.
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Who We are
Select Adventure safaris is a tour operator/ tours and travel firm based in Uganda, we pride in provision of the best quality tours and travel in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Congo. Our packages include, gorilla trekking (Uganda safaris, Rwanda safaris and Congo) wildlife safaris to different parks across east Africa, cultural tours, hiking trails, birding safaris, city tours, car hire among others.
Remarkable client care.
From the time our clients inquire with us, to the beginning of the safari and to end of the tour are render utmost care.
Our staff consist experienced and professional guides who have mastered the east Africa and Congo a travel destination and are well equipped with the most updated skills in regards to adventure and travel.
Uganda Gorilla Trekking
Gorilla trekking is considerably the best activity one can engage in while on Uganda safaris, Rwanda safaris or Congo tours. The three above mentioned countries are home to the endangered mountain gorilla species with the biggest population being in Uganda, an estimate of three quarters (¾). In Uganda, the Uganda gorilla trekking activity takes place in Bwindi forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park, the biggest travelers prefer doing the tracking at Bwindi due to the fact that the largest fraction of the bwindi gorillas are habituated as compared to the ones in Mgahinga. For one to take park in gorilla tracking/ gorilla trekking, he or she needs to have gorilla permits usually obtained through tour companies like select adventure safaris. Gorilla trekking in Uganda starts with drive or a pick up ones place of residence/ hotel and a drive to bwindi park in south western Uganda, the gorilla tracking safari drive or fly in to bwindi takes about 8 hours from Kampala the capital of Uganda, upon arriving there, one can certainly take a break to relax from the log drive . The following morning one will assemble at the park headquarters for a brief communication and later be assigned rangers to take you on the Uganda gorilla trekking exercise, as you move in the forest, you may counter other wildlife such as the forest elephants, duikers and other several bird species. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will be granted a maximum of 1 hour to interact with them an later head back to your accommodation for other activities.
Gorilla Trekking FAQs
When is best to do gorilla tracking?
Each and every travelers dream is to the best of the gorilla trekking in Rwanda and Uganda and one of the keys questions is when is gorilla tracking perfect to do? Well Rwanda mountain gorillas and Uganda mountain gorilla can be trekked all year round deeming it to be one of the most exciting and reliable tourism activity. But cab be preferably conducted during the dry months of June, July, august September, December and January. This is because during the dry months, the gorilla tracking grounds are not slippery and less inconveniencing for travelers. NOTE volcanoes Rwanda national park and Bwindi impenetrable forest are tropical rain forest hence not guaranteeing that it will not rain during the dry season never the less one still has to be prepared to track gorilla even when there has been down pour.
what is the age limit for gorilla trekking in Rwanda, uganda & Congo?
The get limit for trekking gorillas in Rwanda, Uganda and Congo is 15 years. In case one has to trek gorillas, they have to make sure they are 15 years and above this is because any one below 15 years of age is considered a child deemed unfit to track mountain gorillas.
What do I need to carry along with me during gorilla tracking exercise?
Since gorilla trekking conducted in forest areas, jungles its advised to put a trouser preferably thick, long sleeved shirts, gloves, hats, sun glasses, binoculars, hiking boots, insect repellents and some packed food and water.
How long is gorilla trekking.
Tracking gorilla in Rwanda, Uganda and Congo could take from 50 minutes to 9 hours, this is highly dependent on the movements of the mountain gorilla families you have been assigned to track from. Some mountain gorillas are highly mobile i.e. they move from one place to another rendering there tracking quit lengthy.