Gorillas of East Africa

The Mountain Gorillas of East Africa are found in Rwanda and Uganda along the Virunga Mountains with the biggest concentration in the Bwindi Forests of Uganda. They are also the biggest of the Great Apes. Mountain Gorillas are also found in the Virunga National Park of the DR Congo, to the west of Rwanda and Uganda.

Our Gorilla safaris offer 2 destinations, Rwanda & Uganda.


This safari will visit the gorillas in Uganda, our lodge is also on the edge of the Bwindi forest and is sometimes visited by the great apes!

Your safari starts with your arrival at Entebbe airport where you will be met and transferred to the Boma lodge for an overnight stay. BB *Depending on flight arrival time.

Early departure for Entebbe airport again for the scheduled flight to Kihihi, the nearest airstrip to Bwindi – luggage allowance maximum 15 kgs including hand luggage – transfer to Engagi Lodge on the edge of the forest, lunch, afternoon to explore Buhoma with a forest walk with a parks guide, then a visit to the Batwa (**Pygmie) people who use to live in the forest. **see below. Dinner and overnight Engagi Lodge. BLD