Is Uganda Better Than Rwanda For Gorilla Trekking? Travellers are torn apart choosing between gorilla trekking in Rwanda and gorilla trekking in Uganda. Although the choice is subjective to the different types of travellers in this article we are going to help you understand the different between the two gorilla trekking destinations in Africa to aid in making the right decision for the best gorilla trekking destination between Uganda and Rwanda.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Vs Mgahinga National Park

Where to participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda and Uganda

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda will give you access to the habituated gorilla families that will give you the opportunity hike the Virunga mountains in Rwanda, mount muhabura, mount Gahinga, Mount Bisoke, Mount Karisimbi and Mount Sabyinyo that will give you the chance to access to observe a number of memorable safari experience in the wild to make your safari experience quite memorable in the wild to make the safari experience quite memorable.

Gorilla trekking in Uganda can be carried out in both Mgahinga national park which will lead you to the four sectors of the park that is Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Buhoma whereas for gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park you will get to access the species and get to spend one hour with them for an amazing safari experience.

Ease to access the national parks

From the capital city of the different countries for instance from Kampala city to Mgahinga national park and  Bwindi impenetrable national park, it will take you between 8-9 hours to access the national parks which is quite a long time compared to how long it will take you to access Volcanoes national park from Kigali city which will take you travellers about  between 3-4 hours to access the park hence making volcanoes national park for your gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda this is because of the ease to access the park in the shortest time.

Gorilla trekking permits

The price for the gorilla trekking permits in both the national parks is also a factor to determine whether to choose gorilla trekking in Uganda or Rwanda. A gorilla trekking permit in Rwanda can be obtained at a price of 1500USD which can be obtained from the Rwanda development board or trusted tour operator whereas a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda can be obtained at a price of 700USD which can be obtained from a trusted tour operator or the Uganda Wildlife Authority the tourism authority where you can obtain a permits for a number of activities in the wild for a memorable Uganda safari.

Is Uganda Better Than Rwanda For Gorilla Trekking?
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

More chances for watch the gorillas

It should be noted that gorilla trekking is quite a competitive activity therefore it is important for travellers to book in advance so that they do not miss out on the safari experience but while choosing whether you will get more chances to watch the gorillas in the wild, Uganda is the best option because of the fact that you will get to watch the species in two national parks which is not the case for gorilla trekking in Rwanda which will lead you to only one national park Volcanoes national park. it should also be noted that gorilla trekking in Uganda is home to the world’s remaining mountain gorillas in the wild.

Interesting about gorilla trekking in Uganda is the fact that you will also get to participate in gorilla habituation in Rwanda which will give you the opportunity to spend more time with the gorillas that is 4 hours observing the gorilla families and their authentic experiences as they are trained to get accustomed to human presence and interesting about the activity is the fact that you will also participate in the gorilla habituation process for a memorable safari experience.

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