Uganda doesn’t have lots of mountains but the hilly vegetation of rain forests make it the best gorilla safari destination in the world. Though it shares mountain gorillas with Rwanda and Congo still Uganda has the highest population half of the entire population living on the planet with even appealing gorilla permit prices all year. Looking at holiday package prices, Uganda gorilla treks have value for money in every aspect, accommodation, gorilla permits and transport. Even in the peak season months Uganda gorilla permits cost only $600 dollars. The fact is that you book your gorilla safari tour with budget safari experts who have plenty of budget trip options including backpacking. Uganda serves as the best budget safari country in Africa so visitors find it cheap and affordable in all aspects. Those planning to track mountain gorillas on budget, you can only enjoy every moment of your stay and experience the best in either Mgahinga Gorilla National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Mgahinga Forest National Park
The most famous mountain gorilla park to see gorillas, golden monkeys and also hike the volcanoes. To the fit and experienced hikers this is your place to be because it offers too much beyond your imagination. The gorillas are wonderful and the way up towards them is a real experience. It’s a difficult trail for the sick and un fit though it’s something you wouldn’t have to miss on your trip to Uganda. The guides are excellent, and ensure that you have the most awesome gorilla trekking experience. Believing in what they are doing makes the trek more fantastic. Seeing the magnificent gorillas is an experience of life and spending an hour with them, watching their interactions with each other and with the silver backs is a dream comes true in just hour duration. The baby gorilla games around trees make it even more fun and priceless. However, would recommend an overnight stay in a lodge near the park entrance so that life is very easy as you get started.
Bwindi Forest National Park
The park is beautiful today, tomorrow and forever something that can’t fade out even after a number of years. So why not go gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest and have an amazing day seeing the fabulous mountain gorillas that live in all the four park sectors- Ruhija, Buhoma, Nkuringo and Rushaga. The gorillas look much bigger than all the other primates you might have seen in other wild conservation areas. Gorillas are not shy to be close to people and the big thanks goes to gorilla doctors and conservationists who dedicate time to habituate the primates. Still the guides and porters are great all the time making extremely amazing. During the trek, you will feel how guides love their job and every forest habitant that they come across giving enough memories even before the main day encounter. Bwindi Forest National Park is the best budget gorilla safari park with easy access, cheap accommodation, cost friendly permits and lots of things. However, the time is now to explore the beautiful protected areas of Bwindi and Mgahinga on a budget gorilla trek.