Budget Gorilla Trekking

Tales of Africa safaris offers budget gorilla tours for tourists looking for an affordable gorilla trek in Uganda, Congo and Rwanda. 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.
gorilla in Bwindi forest
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.