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Afrik-Trek Holidays is highly enthusiastic about Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania Safaris as we take privilege in organizing exhilarating wildlife safaris to the untraversed East African wilderness. We adhere to the best professional standards from our experienced staff to cozy transportation to booking congenial accommodation to all our clients. Afrik-Trek Holidays with pride guarantee 99% sightings on all mountain Gorilla Trekking Safaris on Uganda Gorilla Safaris and Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tours plus unmatched Wildebeest Migration Experiences in Tanzania and Kenya.
Our knowledge integrated with expertise gives us an edge in finding the best safari lodges, camping sites and hotels that serves preferences and budget priorities of our clients keeping safety and comfort in mind. We make bookings on your behalf prior to your arrival date.
We provide well-equipped safari vehicles with all necessary luxuries such as refrigerators, first aid kits and free Wi-Fi as per your request and budget. Afrik-Trek Holidays employ the best safari cars usually the 4WDs that will adhere with the roads and altitude of the African terrains. We also offer car rental services in Uganda such as self-drive.
Note: Every Uganda Safari itinerary or Rwanda Tour package or Tanzania safari Holiday listed on Afrik-Trek Holidays site can be customized further to reach your standards. We strive to personalize every experience to your expectations.
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Most Popular Safaris
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3 days Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda is an Africa wildlife safari leading you to Bwindi impenetrable national park for mountain gorilla...
Get the best of Tanzania a home to wildebeest migration and big 5 while on our distinctly designed 10 days best of Tanzania safari...
Explore the best Uganda wildlife parks on a 7 days Uganda wildlife Safari where you will go on game drives to view the big 5, boat cruises, chimpanzee...
Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Wildebeest Migration safaris are the highlights of all Africa wildlife safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania. Gorilla Trekking to Uganda or Rwanda is not just an adventure but also an advocate to conserve the endangered mountain gorillas.
Every Gorilla Permit you purchase to trek mountain gorillas is a direct contribution towards gorilla conservation program and, a support to communities near the parks. Wildebeest migration is considered the wildlife world cup, don’t miss it either!
That’s why many visitors flock these 4 East African destinations every year. Gorilla Trekking just like Wildebeest Migration Experience are usually tailored with other fantastic adventures for a complete East African safari.
Explore East Africa
Uganda safaris are one of Africa’s most exciting and unforgettable safaris leading tourists to the best destinations with itineraries usually including; unsurpassed wildlife tour experiences, memorable gorilla trekking safaris, bird watching, golden monkey tracking, experiential activities, chimpanzee trekking, butterfly watching, adrenaline-packed activities (such as whitewater rafting, Mountain climbing, bungee jumping, quad biking, horseback rides, and zip-lining), community and cultural tours, exciting city tours and culinary tours in specific destinations… Read More
Top 5 Best Uganda Safaris
Most Popular Safaris to Uganda based on Inquiries and Bookings in the past
This short Uganda Gorilla Safari will lead you to the spectacular Bwindi impenetrable national park in search of the endangered mountain gorillas. Bwindi inhabits half of the the world’s remaining mountain gorillas...
Escape to a Paradise of dense rainforests (jungles), sweeping savannah plains and Lakeshores on our outstanding 15 days Uganda Safari through the Pearl of Africa. Explore the beautiful Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en-route...
The home of Serengeti National Park and Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the most popular safari destination in Africa. Tanzania Safaris offers unsurpassed wildlife experience to travelers of all budget range.
With the renown Northern circuit, expect to satisfy your wildlife desire with amazing experiences such as wildebeest migration, birding and its phenomenal parks like Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Olduvai Gorge… Read More
Best Tanzania Safari and Tours
Consider what safaris to Tanzania do other Travelers book when visiting Tanzania.
Nothing gets you such a mesmerizing African wilderness experience like immersing yourself into the endless savanna plains of Serengeti National Park. 3 days Serengeti National Park is with no doubt one of the most exceptional Tanzania…
The 6 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari is for both wildebeest migration and big five game viewing experience in Tanzania. This Tanzania wildlife safari includes visit to Tanzania’s Northern Safari Circuit destinations such as Serengeti National Park…
Our thrilling 7 Days Kenya and Tanzania Safari provides the once-in-a lifetime opportunity of driving through Kenya and Tanzania’s top wildlife safari destinations. This unforgettable trip begins with some nights in Kenya’s Capital before…
Our 4 Days Zanzibar Beach Escape Tour takes you to Zanzibar Island to enjoy an ultimate relaxation at the finest beaches along the Indian Ocean coast. For beach lovers interested in something refreshing, romantic, embarking on this Zanzibar beach…
There is no perfect way to discover the beauty of the land a thousand hills, Rwanda most popular destinations including National Parks (Volcanoes, Akagera national park, Nyungwe Forest and Gishwati-Mukura National Parks), Genocide Memorial centers (Kigali Genocide Memorial Center, Gisenyi, Nyamata, Murambi, Nyarubuye, Nyanza and Ntarama genocide memorial Centers), Lake Kivu, Kigali City, Tea, and Coffee Plantations and the Virunga volcanoes than through AfriTrek Holiday Safaris… Read more
5 Best Safaris to Rwanda
What most Travelers are looking out for on Rwanda Safaris and Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tours
This is a cheap gorilla trekking safari to Volcanoes National Park, the only place to see mountain gorillas in Rwanda. This 2 days Rwanda gorilla safari is designed for all travelers interested in encountering the rare mountain gorillas...
This safari will give you an exposure to the various primates in Rwanda game parks which include gorilla trekking, and golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes national park chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe national park...
Welcome to magical Kenya!! Kenya is a prime destination for African wildlife safari with Wildebeest Migration experience being the highlight.
Discover the Best of Kenya Safaris with Afrik-Trek Holidays. Indulge yourself in with the Masai people as you cruise around in different parks of Kenya. Join hot air balloon safaris, game drives and cultural experience all on your next Kenya Safari.
Best Kenya Safaris
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The 3 Days Masai Mara Wildlife Safari is a short Kenya safari to explore the lush of Masai Mara National Reserve for wildlife and the Masaai people. This is the best place for wildebeest migration experience in Kenya during the season…
The 7 Days Best of Kenya Safari takes to some of the most popular safari parks in Magical Kenya; Masai Mara, Aberdare, Samburu & Lake Nakuru. Expect sensational game viewing, unmatched bird watching and incredible cultural encounters…
10 Days Luxury Kenya Safari; This is an ideal Kenya safari for honeymooners who want the ultimate jungle experience spiced with beach break. Spend nights in extremely luxurious Kenya lodges and hotels while cruising in high-end private safari vehicles…
Our 5 Days Kenya Family Safari adventure is designed to cater for travelers on a magical Kenya safari traveling with their children. Visit Kenya with your family and enjoy authentic wildlife safari with kids conveniently and affordable…
Uganda Safaris & Destinations
Rwanda Safari Destinations
Volcanoes National Park
Nyungwe Forest National Park
Akagera National Park
Gishwati Mukura National Park
King’s Palace Museum
Gorilla Guardians Village
Kigali Genocide Memorial Site
Tanzania Safaris & Destinations
Kenya Safari Destinations
Maasai Mara National Reserve
Amboseli National Reserve
Tsavo National Park
Samburu National Reserve
Nairobi National Park
Mountain Kenya National Park
Hell’s Gate National Park
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Lake Nakuru National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Nursery
Congo Safari Destinations
Virunga National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary
Gorilla Safaris Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Bwindi is the home of almost a half of the mountain gorillas left in the whole world making it the homeland of the awesome mighty and amazing creatures, the Mountain Gorillas.
It is located in the southwestern part of Uganda at the edge of the western rift valley, it’s called impenetrable because of its incredibly thick trees that are really so dump, the forest is always so cold and at most times it’s always so misty in the interior and features almost over 400 different tree species.
The predominant influence of Bwindi safaris is Mountain Gorilla trekking and it is the leading activity that generates more income in the tourism industry of Uganda.
The forest hosts gorilla groups that can literally be tracked with over 120 mammals such as baboons, chimpanzees etc. On your Gorilla trekking safari you must choose a best trekking company that will make your safari an adventure to remember.
The topography of this forest is awesomely rugged with steep hills and the highest elevation is called Rwamunyonyi Hill, Though trekking is done all year round most people prefer it during the months of June to September and December to February when the nation experiences dry seasons since its so cold in Bwindi so it makes life a lot easier.
This incredible site has two main towns Buhoma and Nkuringo that have an extremely impressive array of beautiful accommodations sites like Chameleon Hill, Gorilla mist Camp and so on and so forth
FAQs about Gorilla Safaris
Mountain gorilla trekking or tracking is done in 3 African countries; Rwanda in Volcanoes National park, Democratic Republic of Congo in Virunga National park and Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla National park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
In Uganda, the Gorilla Permit costs $700. Rwanda gorilla permit is priced at $1,500. D.R. Congo gorilla trekking permit is at $400
The worthiness of a gorilla tracking safari is associated with the task of conserving the nearly extinct creatures and the contribution to the development of communities around the tracking sites. It is worth to note that, the activity is amazingly a memorable experience you not miss.
The minimum age for a person willing to trek mountain gorilla in the 3 countries is 15. But, on request, individuals below but close to 15 years of age can track these gentle giants. This is done after an official letter of approval of a responsible body.
The best time is during the dry seasons between July to September and December to February. The hiking trails tend to be dry during these periods. This is the high season in tourism sector.
Note: The gorilla trekking parks are open all year round and welcome visitors. You need to book your gorilla permit in 3 month advance if you are to track in high season.
The low season usually March to June and October to November tend to have discounted permits and low accommodation fares.
The distance from Kampala city to Bwindi Forest is approximately 550 km. And the drive time is about 8 hours via Masaka.
Anyone sane above 15 years of age, physically fit to hike into high altitudes (or hire porters), with a valid ID, without communicable diseases such as flu, and must posses a gorilla tracking permit.
Bwindi is in the southwestern part of Uganda. If reached from Queen Elizabeth National Park it takes approximately 2-3 hours depending on the speed and from Lake Mburo NP 4-6 hours. If coming straight from Entebbe or Kampala, the trip by road will take about 9 to 10 hours. During the rainy season, travel by 4WD vehicle is necessary. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest can also be reached by chartered flight from where you will enter the country Entebbe Airport. It is about 46 km from the capital city of Kampala. It is possibly to fly by domestic carrier from Entebbe or Kampala (kajjansi Airfield) to Kisoro and it takes about 1 and hours to reach the forest.
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Note: The Gorilla Trekking Safari Deal applies within 2 months of booking, the discount is not available on long term gorilla safari bookings.