Gorilla trekking Uganda vs Rwanda
Both Rwanda and Uganda offer excellent gorilla treks. So how do you choose? There are some key differences that we discuss here, like location and accessibility, costs and number of gorilla troops.
Trekkers visit habituated mountain gorillas
Where can I go gorilla trekking?
The mountain gorillas of Rwanda
Rwanda is sometimes called the pays des mille collines, which is French for ‘land of a thousand hills’.
Volcanoes National Park
The mountain gorillas of Uganda
Winston Churchill dubbed Uganda the 'Pearl of Africa' for its incomparable diversity and beauty
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
It takes longer to reach Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park than it does to reach Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park.
Trekking prices in Rwanda and Uganda
Accessibility of gorilla parks in Rwanda and Uganda
Trek conditions in Uganda and Rwanda
Uganda has more habituated gorilla troops
I just came back from an amazing 14-days trip to Uganda with Follow Alice, and I strongly recommend them. This was my second experience with Follow Alice, and just like the first trip, everything was flawless.
Gorilla habituation permits in Uganda
Gorilla trekking with Follow Alice
Dan the Man
"Dan exudes positivity, confidence, and really was the reason we fell for this colourful, emerging location. He made us feel safe and has a passion for animals. And he loves his country and has interesting insights on its current affairs.”