Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda, Gorilla Tours
A safari to Uganda is mostly unique for gorilla trekking and bird watching. Uganda is a top birding destination in Africa and the name Bunyonyi means a place of little birds.
Bwindi Impenetrable forest in is one of the major Gorilla parks to trek Mountain Gorillas in Africa on the Ugandan side of the trekking area. Gorilla Trekking can be done in Rwanda, Uganda or DR Congo depending on your choice. FOR GORILLA TREKKING PACKAGES IN UGANDA - CLICK HERE!
We specialize in gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. Gorilla tracking permits are usually on high demand in the peak season June - August and sell out early. You are advised to book your gorilla safari early enough to avoid the last minute bookings and the usual disappointments.
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Lake Bunyonyi is a scenic Crater Lake located in the highlands of South Western Uganda with so many bird species; our safari lodge Bunyonyi Safaris Resort Bunyonyi Safari Resort is strategically located at Lake Bunyonyi for you to enjoy the natural beauty of Uganda during your Holiday in Uganda.
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Featured tours in Uganda & Rwanda:
In Uganda, Gorilla trekking is experienced at the magnificent Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to almost half the number (approx 350) of mountain gorillas in the whole world. Bwindi remains the only National Park in the whole world where chimpanzees co-exist with mountain gorillas. You can track gorillas in Mgahinga National Park alongside Golden Monkeys. This makes your gorilla trekking safari in Uganda very exceptional. Gorillas in Rwanda can be trekked in Volcanoes National Park located in the Northern part of Rwanda "land of a thousand hills".
Except Gorilla trekking, Uganda and Rwanda offer other captivating tourist attractions not to mis when planning an african safari. For more information, please Contact us »
Uganda and Rwanda are perfect tour destinations for wildlife entusiasts. The two countries boast the biggest concentrations of african primates; including the endagered mountain gorillas. You have a chance to see lots of other African willdlife when you tour Uganda or Rwanda.
Rwanda has 3 major conservation areas presently: Akagera Park national park, Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest. In these three parks, each protects a different ecosystem along with a group of big mammals. There are 10 official National Parks in Uganda and many other Conservation Areas where you will find an abundance of wildlife and birds; the number of wild animals in Uganda's national parks has surged over the past 10 years due to strict conservation policies observed.
Best Wildlife Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda:
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With its infinite tribes, East Africa has a lot to offer on a culture tour; from the fascinating masai of Kenya, the Karamajongs in Uganda and the beautiful cultural dances in Rwanda. A culture safari in East Africa takes you to mix with the local people as they go about their social activities like wedding ceremonies, circumcicision among other activities.
Spectacular mountains rise above snow line in the equatorial region of East Africa and make a wonderful tour destination for mounatin hikers. Included among these are Africa's highest peak, Mt Kilimanjaro (19,340 ft) in Tanzania; Mt. Kenya (17,058 ft) just 200 miles to the north in Kenya; and the Ruwenzori range and Virunga Volcanoes (with peaks above 16,000 ft) along the Uganda- Congo (DRC) border.
East Africa is a very diverse place in terms of culture; the prehistory of Africa indicates the first emergence of Homo sapiens in East Africa. According to paleontology, the early hominids' skull anatomy was similar to the gorilla and chimpanzee, great apes that still exist in East Africa and you have a chance to see gorillas on our wildlife safaris in Uganda and Rwanda.
Bunyonyi Safari Resort, Kabale - Uganda
Bunyonyi Safari resort offers modern accommodation facilities in a countryside setting. Locally owned and operated, the resort gives you an opportunity to enjoy the local Ugandan life while enjoying the comfort of modern amenities.
Bunyonyi Safari Resort is located close to the gorilla parks in Rwanda and Uganda. It is located about 430kms from Kampala and about 127km from Kigali in Rwanda. From Kampala, the interesting drive through lush countryside takes about 6 hours. From Kigali in Rwanda, it takes less than 2 hours.
Accommodation is in form of cottages 12 bed occupancy and a main hotel complex with 92 bed occupancy and 2 luxury suites. All rooms are fully furnished and self contained. Bunyonyi Safari Resort can comfortably accommodate more than 100 people on sharing basis.
Our cuisine is mostly African. We use organically grown fresh vegetables and fruits from the village. Our specialty is Cray fish from Lake Bunyonyi; however the chef can prepare most international dishes. Dinner is served at a campfire by the lake side. A local harpist is normally available to entertain you with local Rukiga ballads.
A walk to the hill top above Bunyonyi Safari Resort will take you to our huge outdoor conference hall. The scenery here is breathtaking. You will get a bird's eye view of the lake on a backdrop of the Muhavura volcanoes in the background. The terraced hills, the homesteads and the people as they work in their gardens are scenes you will enjoy at this vantage point. The hall has a bar, pool table, music and television. It is an ideal place for social gatherings, parties and recreation.
Bunyonyi Safari Resort is an ideal place for family get together gatherings, corporate retreats, team building and other group meetings. It takes you from the hassle and bustles of the city and yet gives you the comfort and convenience of a modern accommodation facility.
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Bunyonyi Safaris has organized excellent holidays in Uganda for over 15 years now, we offer the conventional wildlife trips, gorilla trekking tours,
bird watching, mountain climbing and White water rafting on the Nile. We promote local community development along our safaris in Uganda through volunteer tourism and educational tours.
Bunyonyi Safari Resort enjoys a beautiful nature scenery, you also get in touch with the unique African country side; take a nature tour around, Canoe trek on Lake Bunyonyi, Volunteer at a local school or even mingle with the local community when going about their local activities to give you a closer feel of the people and culture in Uganda.
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Why have many Tourists chosen to Travel with us?
- Our Facilities: We have our own safari lodge (Bunyonyi Safari Resort) and an excellent fleet of safari vehicles to make your trip in Uganda smooth between Road transfers to the Wildlife parks and Hotels/Aiports.
- Experience: We have organized safaris in Uganda since 1996; we have learnt what makes a trip wonderful. The tourism products in Uganda - East Africa are well known to us because we are natives of this region.
- Affiliation: We are recognized by the Uganda Ministry of Tourism and are affiliated to a number of reputable tourism bodies in Uganda.
- Professional and ethical: Our staff is well trained, professional and we operate with a strict code of conduct.
- Efficient partnership: We have a head office in central Kampala and partner offices in respective East African countries. We respond to all travel inquiries within 24 hrs.
- Quality Services: We carefully choose our safari hotels to ensure you are safe, comfortable and cared for. Our business is to ensure that your tour in Uganda is happily memorable and we go the extra mile.
Getting to Uganda:
Uganda is easily accessible via Entebbe International Airport; lies about 40Km from the Capital-Kampala. The Airport is serviced by a number of international airlines, including SN Brussels, British Airways, Royal Dutch Airlines, South African Airways, Kenya Airways, Turkish Airways, Quatar Airways, Air Tanzania, Rwandair Express, Egypt Air and Ethiopian Airlines. Uganda can also be reached overland from Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania.