Uganda is the land of the rare endangered mountain gorillas open for tourists to trek the jungle forests to see gorillas up-close in the wild. From the recent gorilla census, Uganda has over 650 mountain gorillas which is the highest number compared to Rwanda and Congo
Uganda is home to 2 gorilla national park – Bwindi national park and Mgahinga national park, hence offering the highest number of gorilla permits, gorilla habituation experience. For visitor planning to visit gorillas in the wild, Uganda offers cheaper gorilla permits compared to Rwanda with a great chance to spot the gorillas on a single trek to the gorillas in Bwindi or Mgahinga forest
Uganda offers an affordable gorilla permit at USD700 in both Bwindi forest and Mgahinga. Rwanda gorilla permit costs USD1500. Tourists can easily cross to Uganda from Kigali for gorilla trekking taking advantage of the cheap gorilla permit price.
Uganda boosts so much wildlife in over 14 Uganda national parks offering so much wildlife for safari. Atypical safari in Uganda includes; chimpanzees, mountain gorillas, over 1000 bird species, lions, elephants, hippos, giraffes, rhinos, zebras, golden monkeys
Uganda is at the forefront of gorilla conservation with great efforts to save Uganda’s mountain gorillas and also empower the poor communities living around national park and wildlife reserves. Through revenue generated from gorilla tourism, mountain gorillas are well managed with gorilla doctors keeping them health. Today, gorilla numbers have rose up to 1020 according to the recent mountain gorilla census and the number of gorillas is looking better.
Uganda is safe to visit for all types of people. Ugandans are very friendly, happy and homely people always ready to help. It’s always easy for tourists to adopt to the Uganda traditional cultural experiences.
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