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This Uganda gorilla tour and Queen Elizabeth N.P. (National Park) offers a chance to visit mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The natural area in the Albertine Rift Valley offers ethical wildlife viewing experience. Essentially, visitors are allowed to spend 1 hour with a single gorilla family. However, gorilla habituation offers up to four hours to spend with primates.
Respect the natural habitat – Tour overview
Simply put, gorilla trekking is part of responsible wildlife tourism. In that regard, we encourage our visitors to mind their gorilla tour packing list. And also adhere to the gorilla rules and regulations. On top of that, we also encourage you to visit the local villages or hire porters to maximize the positive economic impact of gorilla tours.
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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has 4 gorilla sectors. They include Buhoma (park headquarters) at low-altitude 1100m (less strenuous treks) but has less budget accommodation. The others are Rushaga (with a variety of lodges), Ruhija and Nkuringo. These lie above 2000 meters above sea level and offer a variety of accommodation especially Rushaga. The gorilla permit cost is $700 for trekking and $1500 for habituation.
For a short game drive safari, our second destination is Queen Elizabeth National Park. Meanwhile, the park is 162 sq.km (3-hour drive) to or from Bwindi. The park has two sectors namely; Ishasha wilderness offers a chance to spot the Tree Climbing Lions of East Africa. The Kaseny Plains in the north includes Kazinga Channel which connects Lake George and Lake Edward. Here you can do boat cruise on Kazinga channel, go Lion tracking (guarantee to see lions) or game drive safari.