Where Are The Mountain Gorillas in Uganda ?
Mountain Gorillas can only be found in the Volcanoes (Mgahinga) National Park in Uganda and also in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Uganda holds 60% of the total mountain gorillas left in the world.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the most popular place to trek the gorillas in Uganda. The park is located in the southwestern part of the country and is one of the most diverse national park in East Africa.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a year round activity and permits are issued everyday . However ,most travelers prefer to stay dry and travel during Uganda’s dry season which is May-September and December-February. Bright and sunny days are more prominent during these months.
Uganda gorilla permits cost individual $700 for one day or one hour with the gorillas and gorilla Habituation in Uganda cost $1500 to maximum of only four people for four hours experience.
Uganda also holds more gorillas than neighboring countries and besides the gorillas, there is plenty of other wildlife and birdlife to see in the country