Combine Gorilla Trekking with Tanzania Wildlife Safari
Affordable upper mid-range and luxury safari in Tanzania and Uganda combined for your to get the best wildlife experiences gorillas and Serengeti, gorillas, and Ngorongoro, gorillas and Ngorongoro, gorillas and Kilimanjaro, and several other options. These Tanzania Uganda safaris can start and end in either country. The following Uganda Tanzania tour itineraries are some of the most liked but we can always do tailor-made options for you to enjoy your trip.
Uganda Gorilla Tours from Arusha Tanzania
A Uganda gorilla tour from Arusha Tanzania- It is very possible from today that Primate Safari Experiences organizes the gorilla tours from Arusha to Mgahinga or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park. Arusha is found in Tanzania and is a tourism hub when to come to tourism in Tanzania. Most of the visitors who are on a vacation in Tanzania stay or land in Arusha for safari game drive. Tanzania is famous for the big give safaris which are conducted in Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Park. Still most of the tourists especially those who are adventurous do visit Tanzania to climb Mountain Kilimanjaro and mountain Meru. In case you’re a tourist visiting Tanzania and you’re in Arusha you can now move to Uganda and see the gorillas basing from Arusha.
Uganda is the top destination for gorilla trekking both in East Africa and Africa at large. Uganda is one of the smallest countries located in eastern Africa and has got the highest number of mountain gorillas in the whole world and the gorillas stay in two national parks of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Therefore while in Arusha or Tanzania you can follow the following steps to come to Uganda and see mountain gorillas.
Uganda gorilla tours by air from Arusha
Because it is a long-distance from Tanzania Arusha to Uganda and then connects to Bwindi or Mgahinga National park for Gorilla tours, it is recommended that you book a flight that will fly you to Kigali international airport in Rwanda or Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. There are daily scheduled flights from Kilimanjaro airport in Arusha then to Entebbe which you can use for your flight.
The flight from Kilimanjaro airport will take approximately one hour to reach Entebbe international airport and once you have landed at Entebbe or Kigali International Airport from Kilimanjaro Arusha, you can again opt to fly to Bwindi or Mgahinga to engage in gorilla tracking. We shall handle all the internal flights and airport transfers as well as road transfers to and from Bwindi or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
At Africa adventure vacations we recommend our visitors for Uganda gorilla trekking tours from Arusha to contact either Uganda airlines, Rwanda Air, Air Tanzania, Kenya Airways, or Precision Air since these are famous airlines that operate within this region and can offer you the best offers when it comes to flying from Tanzania to Kigali or Entebbe International Airports for gorilla safaris. In case you need more information on how you can best move from Arusha Tanzania to Uganda to see the gorillas just contact Africa Adventure Vacations.
Uganda gorilla tours by road from Arusha
Budget travelers or tourists in Arusha but with intention of seeing gorillas in Uganda have also an opportunity to travel to Uganda on budget using the rod transport. Visitors can travel by road from Arusha then connect to Nairobi and Kampala to Mgahinga or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for your gorilla trekking safari.
There different bus companies that operate daily from Arusha to Nairobi and then from Nairobi to Kampala Uganda. At Africa Adventure Vacations once you contact us, we shall book you a seat in one of the buses with availability on this route.
Buses are comfortably provided they operate on long routes, for those from Nairobi, you will be able to have a glimpse at Masai in Namanga, and the great East African arm of the Rift valley in Kenya. Book with us and enjoy the gorilla safari holiday from Arusha to Uganda.
Gorilla permits for your gorilla tours from Arusha Tanzania
Immediately you think of taking a gorilla safari from Arusha Tanzania to Uganda, you need to think of a gorilla trekking permit because no one can see the gorillas without a gorilla trekking permit. At Africa adventure vacations, we make sure that we book for you the gorilla permit for your Uganda gorilla trekking tours and once contact that you want to see gorillas in Bwindi or Mgahinga national park from Arusha.
we shall check for the availability of the gorilla trekking permit depending on your dates you intent to travel to see gorillas in Uganda, then once there is availability, we shall book and reserve the gorilla permit as we wait for you to make payment and the moment you make payment, then we shall secure your gorilla trekking permit from Uganda wildlife authority and send you the scanned copies of the gorilla permit bearing your details on the passport.
Visitors traveling by bus from Arusha Tanzania, our well professional tour driver will pick you from Kampala and then you start driving to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The drive from Kampala to Bwindi takes some time approximately 9 hours but you will make several stopovers including the equators for taking photographs and then a drive to Mbarara for lunch as you see the prominent long-horned cattle as you approach Mbarara city.
From Mbarara city, you will then proceed to Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park. Visitors can as well enjoy domestic flights from Entebbe to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or Mgahinga Gorilla national park by using airstrips of Kisoro and Kihihi where our driver will pick you to offer you the best transfer.
The cost of a single gorilla permit in Uganda is 700 per person. However, gorilla permits do vary in price according to the country. Permits in Rwanda are the most expensive at US$1,500 and DRC has the cheapest permits at US$400. A gorilla habituation experience permit in Uganda costs US$1,500 per person.