How to Plan Your Uganda Tour?

If you're interested in seeing gorillas up close, there's no better place to do it than Uganda. Here are a few tips on how to plan your tour.

First, you'll need to obtain a permit from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. This can be done online or through your tour operator. Once you have your permit, you'll need to choose which park you want to visit. There are three parks in Uganda that have gorillas: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, and Virunga National Park. Each park has its own unique features, so be sure to do your research before making a decision.

Once you've chosen a park, you'll need to book your tour at Tours typically last between one and four hours and include a hike through the forest in search of gorillas. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing as you'll be doing a lot of walking.

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When planning your tour, keep in mind that gorilla sightings are not guaranteed. However, even if you don't see a gorilla, the experience of being in their natural habitat is unforgettable. If you love animals and are looking for an amazing wildlife experience, then gorilla trekking in Uganda should be at the top of your list.

Not only will you get to see these incredible creatures up close, but you'll also be helping conservation efforts. Gorilla tourism in Uganda is very affordable. A permit to see gorillas costs just $600, and there are many options for tour operators and accommodation. This makes Uganda a great option for budget travelers who want to see gorillas up close.