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Trekking Mountain Gorillas via Nairobi in Kenya (2023 Guide)

Gorilla trekking can only be done from Virunga national park in Congo, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda, Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda. Kenya is one of the best wild life safari destination but there are no gorillas in Kenya though you can combine your wildlife safari in Kenya with gorilla trekking in Uganda, Congo or Rwanda.

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda from Nairobi, Kenya

Gorilla trekking from Nairobi to Uganda is more easier other than the Democratic republic of Congo and Rwanda because Kenya is bordered by Uganda. Tourists interested in trekking mountain gorillas can fly from Kenya to Uganda at Entebbe international airport and then drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or Mgahinga gorilla national park for gorilla trekking, there is also am option of flying to the park through Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip from Entebbe international airport or Kajjansi airfield.

You can also opt to drive from Kenya to Kampala or use a bus and the drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or Mgahinga gorilla national park for gorilla trekking if you can’t afford a flight. Tourists can also drive to Kigali Rwanda after trekking gorillas in Uganda and fly out from Kigali international airport, this reduces the driving time of 9-10 hours to Kampala to 4-5 hours to Kigali in Rwanda.

Gorilla trekking is an all year round activity but some months are better than the rest like from June to September and December to February. During this time the jungle is not so thick and the trekking trails are not muddy and slippery making it easy to hike, there are also high chances of no rain during the trekking. Rwanda and Ugandan gorilla national parks have the same type of climate.

Rwanda has got the most expensive gorilla permits for luxurious travelers at $1500 per person, Uganda gorilla permits cost $700 per person and Congo offers the cheapest permits at $400 per person during the peak season and gives discounts of $200 per person during the low season.

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