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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

No other wildlife encounter matches the experience of spending time face-to-face with silverback gorillas. With 89 gorilla trekking tours in Uganda, you're sure to fall in love with these fascinating human-like creatures. Click here to see all gorilla tours.

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  • How to book a Uganda Gorilla trek? The easiest way to book a gorilla safari is on TourRadar! Our tours are listed in order of popularity, so you can easily check out the most highly rated tours. Explore our Uganda gorilla trek tours now to find the perfect tour to suit you.
  • What is the price for Uganda Gorilla trekking?Mountain gorillas are an endangered species, therefore, the price to see them can cost anywhere from US $600 to US $13K depending on your time of travel, accommodation and length of stay. Although the price is pretty hefty, the experience of gazing into the eyes of these gentle giants is priceless.
  • Is gorilla trekking worth the money? Seeing creatures so similar to ourselves play in the thicket, dangle from branches, munch on leaves, protect their young and banging their chest is a hard-to-beat experience. Don't let the price deter you from trekking for these primates, you won’t find an experience quite like this back home.
  • When is gorilla trekking season in Uganda? The drier months between December and February, and from June to September offer the best conditions for trekking with little to no rainfall. Of course, it's more expensive as it's peak season, but it means you can capture better photos and generally have a more enjoyable experience!
  • How to get a gorilla permit for Uganda? You need a gorilla permit from the national parks in order to trek gorillas. Many of the Uganda gorilla trekking providers on TourRadar will give you permit booking information, or in some cases can even book your permit for you. Due to the high demands, we recommend that you apply for a permit at least 6 months before your trekking date to avoid last-minute disappointments. Read more on the best places for gorilla trekking.

Gorilla Trekking Tours & Trips in Uganda Reviews

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our well organized, successful safari. Bosco was approachable..."
    11 Days Uganda Plus Gorillas
  • "It was a very different experience from any travel I’ve done before and was a little..."
    Uganda Overland: Gorillas & Chimps
  • "Fix the roads hot. Hotels are Adequate would like to have better hot hot water service..."
    Chimps & Gorillas of Uganda
  • "Nicholas our travel consultant was very professional and helpful during the entire..."
    6 Days Gorillas, Chimps, Big 5 & Big Cats Safari
  • "Richard is indeed the best Guide in Uganda, He was good to me and I really enjoyed..."
    5 Days Uganda Primates Safari
  • "The best time of my life. Seeing gorillas in the wild is like a dream. Words can't..."
    Uganda Gorilla Short Break