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Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Safaris

About a third of the world’s approximately 800 remaining mountains gorillas live in Rwanda.

  • A group of habituated gorillas in Rwanda have become used to visitors and are nonchalant to human presence.

  • Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park is named for the string of jungle-draped volcanoes inside its borders.

  • Our Expedition Leader is both a primate naturalist and accomplished photographer who will guide you in photographing chimpanzees and more.

While Rwanda has seen tremendous tragedy, this small country is also a place of immense beauty and continued healing. An important part of its revival is its wildlife ecotourism, centered on the rare and remarkable mountain gorilla that lives in the dense forests of the volcanic Virungas range in the northwest. About a third of the world’s approximately 800 remaining mountains gorillas live in Rwanda. Your visit to their natural habitat may be the only hope for their future. A once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the rare mountain gorilla will surely change your life—and it may well save theirs.

Available Tours

Mountain gorilla

Ultimate Gorilla Photo Safari
On our premier primate adventure, photograph mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and golden monkeys. Itinerary highlights include Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks.
13-day tours from $10,495

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The Great Uganda Gorilla Safari
Trek through Uganda's forests to find the elusive mountain gorilla. Itinerary highlights include Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
10-day tours from $8,495

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Custom Rwanda Safari
Build your own personalized journey to Rwanda on our tour operator’s custom safari planning website.
Dates and prices vary.

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Custom Uganda Safari
Build your own personalized journey to Uganda on our tour operator’s custom safari planning website.
Dates and prices vary.

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Articles

Reviews and Tips for Rwanda
Q-and-A: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
On the Ground with Chimpanzees & Mountain Gorillas

WWF & Natural Habitat Adventures
Call (888) 993 – 8687 to book your spot on this tour. Questions? Email us at travel@wwfus.org.

WWF in Central Africa
WWF has been at work for more than 40 years to save the mountain gorilla and its forest habitat in Central Africa. A partner in the International Gorilla Conservation Program, WWF helps develop economic activities that allow local people living near protected gorilla habitat to earn income without harming forest resources that the critically endangered gorillas need to survive. Read more here.

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