5 Adventures to Include on a Gorilla Trek in Uganda


Uganda the home of mountain gorillas and world known gorilla safari destination welcomes thousands from across the globe  to see endangered mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, birds, wildlife, and landscape. Crammed with a mix of culture and plenty of tourist attractions Uganda is a great place if you interested in discovering nature, wildlife and primates. Are you seeking for unforgettable gorilla safari experience but still wondering what to visit and make your trip more meaningful here is a list of amazing attractions that are incredible and make your gorilla trekking tour outstanding.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The best treat for all ages. Nothing can be better than spending a few days in Queen Elizabeth National Park a pleasant place for wildlife viewing, boat cruise and chimpanzee trekking. Apart from the humbling wildlife that roams across the park savannah plains, there is so much to see on the Kazinga channel a known point for the highest concentration of hippos and crocodiles, birds and bread income source for locals especially the fisher men. For the kids, morning and evening game drives plus a boat ride on the channel is a big fun for family gorilla safari tours in Uganda. However Queen Elizabeth is a definite place and a must visit family attraction for all family safari in Uganda.

Lake Bunyonyi Island

Located in close range distance to both Bwindi forest and Mgahinga National Park and the Island features the most scenic views, twenty nine small islands with lot of historical values, hilly land scape, friendly locals, well build accommodation facilities perfect for any kind of Uganda safari tour. However, Lake Bunyonyi Island is a leisure place to relax and rest after gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest or Mgahinga National park. Things to do include swimming, boat cruise, hiking, bird watching, community excursion, fishing and much more. For nature and water lovers, the place is paradise that tempts tourists on any kind of Uganda safari tour.

The Batwa Cultural Trail

This is one of the great Uganda safari experiences that can’t be missed by tourists on gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda in either Bwindi forest or Mgahinga national park. The trail spreads deep in the middle of rain forests demonstrating the forest life of the Batwa people who once lived in the same forest with endangered mountain gorillas. In Mgahinga the trail unveils the wonderful beauty of Garama caves that have been in place for ages and the Traditional   cultural experience is a big eye for those in love with ancient tradition.

Golden Monkey Trekking

Here comes a perfect wild adventure golden monkey trekking that is amazing to combined with gorilla in Mgahinga National Park another home for mountain gorillas in Uganda park. Loaded with reliable   primate experience, primate lovers find it always a next tempting adventure after gorilla trekking not only in Uganda but also in Rwanda volcanoes National Park. The best part of this adventure is that you get a chance to see the great park unique primates as well as other forest habitants that you may have missed on the previous day.

Volcano Hike

If you are fit enough and what to challenge your fitness level in the protected jungle forest for mountain gorillas. The opportunity is right in Mgahinga national park a place to track gorillas & hike the impressive volcanoes that make you view the entire beautiful country in just seconds as you catch up amazing views on the top of the volcanoes.

Chimpanzee Trekking

A wonderful primate experience that is prettier like gorilla trekking and is hardly missed for whoever chooses to track mountain gorillas in Uganda. Chimpanzees can be tracked in Kibale forest National Park a great chimpanzee playground, Budongo forest in Murchison falls National Park and Kalinzu forest reserve plus Kyambura game lodge of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese Uganda. For blasting Uganda safari experience; one must visit a chimpanzee trekking ground.


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