Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
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Trip at a Glance
Big Fish Expeditions
Adventure, Gorilla Trekking, Nature, Wildlife Safari
From: €4295 EUR per person
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
Every June / July.
9 day primate tour. 8 nights in luxury park lodges. All meals. Park entrance fees. Gorilla and Chimp tracking permits. River Boat hire. Expert local guides. Photography coaching.
- Close encounters with wild Mountain Gorillas
- Primate watching in 4 different National Parks in Uganda.
- 'Big Five' Safaris Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks.
- Night walks to see nocturnal primates
- Trekking with large troops of chimpanzees
Safari focusing on mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and Uganda’s other endemic primates. Plus lions, forest elephants and much more!
Imagine spending a wonderful day walking through the African cloud forest. The sounds and smells of the pristine jungle fill your senses. Birds fly overhead. Perhaps a few small primates swing in the branches above you. Rounding a corner on the trail your guide calls for quiet. Ahead of you the forest floor is filled with large dark shapes, vaguely human but bigger.
You hunker down and quietly marvel at the troop of Mountain Gorillas – some of the few great apes left in the wild. The gorillas are relaxing, feeding on leaves and grooming each other. There is no hostility but you move slowly and carefully so as not to disturb them. The enormous dominant male silverback comes over to look at you. You can feel his gaze upon you and you look down submissively. Satisfied that you pose no threat to his family, he moves on.
This is the encounter you have dreamed about for so long. The pinnacle of an unforgettable 9 day adventure through Uganda’s many national parks and reserves. You have seen lions sleeping in trees, elephants crashing through the bush, huge troops of playful chimpanzees cavorting in the forest and a dozen other primate species. It has been an incredible trip but this single defining moment will stay with you forever.
Let Big Fish Expeditions help you plan your next memorable experience.
Big Fish Expeditions is an industry leader in Big Animal Terrestrial and Marine Adventures. Whether you want to swim within touching distance of a whale shark the size of a school bus, play with a humpback whale calf while its mother cautiously watches the encounter or stare into the eyes of a Sri Lankan Leopard, BFE will put you where the world class action is.
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