Uganda safaris are a not miss for any traveler on an African Safari. Uganda safaris comprise numerous travel activities such as primate trekking, game viewing, water sports, bird watching, cultural tours, mountaineering and nature walks among others. With no doubt, a Uganda safari helps you explore and enjoy the hidden gem after which the country is called the Pearl of Africa. A combination of beautiful sceneries, forests, wildlife, birds, hospitable people, lakes and rivers make complete Uganda safaris to meet, satisfy and even exceed every traveler’s expectations. Magical attractions in all corners of Uganda are at your disposal to explore and enjoy. Trekking to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National parks is a must do on your Uganda safari. A Uganda safari without gorilla trekking is regarded incomplete. Uganda is home to half of the world’s mountain gorillas which make it a prime destination for gorilla trekking. Each day, Uganda Wildlife Authority issues 132 gorilla permits giving chance to a high number of travelers compared to the neighboring Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Each gorilla permit in Uganda costs $700 for foreign nonresidents, $600 for foreign residents and UGX 250,000 for Ugandans and East African residents. More so, Uganda safaris entail gorilla habituation, a 2 to 3 years’ experience to training wild gorillas to make them familiar with human presence. Gorilla habituation permit costs $1500 each but it’s worth it. Up to 18 gorilla families have been habituated in Uganda for trekking, 17 of which live in Bwindi Forest while 1 lives in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Gorilla trekking attract a high number of travelers to Uganda.