Tales of Africa safaris creates the finest gorilla tours in Africa for solo, business and group travelers. Are you looking to combine your Africa safari with Big 5 wildlife viewing and mountain gorilla trekking? or simply a short gorilla trip in Rwanda, Uganda & Congo? We are in position to plan a renown wildlife safari circuit covering all of East Africa? At Tales of Africa Safaris, your personal tour package will be entirely customized for you and your group to suit your perfect African trip.
Born and breed in East Africa – we are absolutely enthusiastic about sharing and showcasing the wild of East Africa and our heritage to the world! We tailor a perfect itinerary to introduce travelers to some of the best locations in Uganda Rwanda, Congo, Kenya & Tanzania. Get to choose from a variety of adventures holidays including gorilla tours, wild game safaris, chimpanzee tracking, mountain hiking, nature & eco tourism, rich cultural heritages, the list is endless! Our dedicated team is ready to help you plan your gorilla safari holiday, with a guarantee of the very best and most updated safari advice.
Featured Gorilla Safaris
1 day gorilla trekking trip is on a tight time plan but offers a magnificent opportunity to trek with the gentle majestic mountain gorillas of the Volcanoes national park and be close to them with in their natural habitat for 1 hour
9 Days Mountain Rwenzori Hiking safari. Rising at 5,109 m, Mount Rwenzori is Africa’s third highest peak with the highest peak called the Margherita Peak comprising of glaciers, waterfalls and lake.
4 Days Rwanda safari in Volcanoes national park and a relaxing tour of Lake Kivu. This tour introduces you to the beautiful “land of a thousand hills” beginning with a city tour to the Gisozi memorial site to learn about Rwanda’s history followed by gorilla tracking and Lake Kivu tour.
2 day short gorilla trek is a perfect option for business travelers, tight scheduled visitors at minimal rates. This tour begins in Kigali with overnight in in Volcanoes national park and back to Kigali for departure.
Trip Highlights include; City Tour to Gisozi Genocide memorial sites, Local markets, Craft shops and Gorilla Trekking.
4 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour takes you to Bwindi impenetrable jungle for habituated gorilla tracking and Queen Elizabeth national park. This Ugandan trip starts in Bwindi gorilla forest which comprises of half the total gorilla population with 12 habituated mountain gorilla families, the park offers 96 gorilla permits on a single day for visitors to go trek Uganda gorillas. Later connect to Queen Elizabeth National park the best park to see the rare tree climbing lions, large hippo concentrations.
7 Day Rwanda Primates safari taking visitors to explore the best attractions in Rwanda. This tour explore gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park,visit win lake os Burera and Ruhondo, visit Nyungwe forest fo chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk and relax along Lake Kivu, Rwanda’s largest fresh water lake.
12 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari starts with a visit to Murchison falls National Park Uganda to see the magnificent roaring falls where the world’s longest river the Nile waters squeezes through a narrow cleft in the rift valley escarpment to pour into a frothing pool making a roaring sound. Later visit Kibale national park, the park with the highest concentration of primates in Africa.
Trekking for gorillas in Africa is without a doubt a unique deeply touching adventure considered to be a life time experience and a top bucket list must do for all Africa travelers. Only found in the Virunga mountains region that is shared by the three countries of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, many tends to associate it with equatorial East Africa and the great western arm of the Albertine rift valley.
The mist covered chain of the volcanoes comprises of tangled thick and pristine rain forests, habitat and home to the remaining population of mountain gorillas about 1000 are left in the wild whose encounter and consequent eye contact is the most exciting and poignant wildlife encounter in the whole of Africa. There are only 4 national parks where professionally gorilla safaris are conducted all year round; these include Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga National parks found in the South Western Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the Virunga Mountains National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Each of these national parks offers a unique trekking experience with its own rewards as you will be likely to enjoy a close view of adult gorillas feeding, groom and resting as the juveniles frolic and swing from trees branches in a delightful display is indeed a life changing and unforgettable experiences on planet earth. As you plan your gorilla tour in Africa, its very important to be prepared physically and packing right for your tour. Mountain gorillas are located in mountainous regions of high altitude between 1,500m and 3,700m.