Uganda Gorilla Tours are your gateway to unforgettable adventures in the rainforests of East Africa! On these primate tours, you can immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Uganda's lush rainforests and join extraordinary treks to encounter the majestic mountain gorillas. Our carefully crafted tours offer a unique opportunity to visit gorillas in their natural habitat. 

Prepare to be awe-struck as you trek through dense jungles, guided by experienced trackers, and finally come face to face with these gentle giants. With a range of tour options available, we cater to both seasoned adventurers and first-time visitors, ensuring an experience that will leave a lasting impression. Get ready to create cherished memories and discover the beauty of Uganda's wildlife on our budget-friendly gorilla tours.

At Encounter Africa Safaris, we prioritize responsible tourism and conservation, working closely with local communities and wildlife authorities to ensure sustainable gorilla trekking experiences. Our expert Uganda gorilla tour guides are not only knowledgeable about the gorillas' behavior and habitat but also share fascinating insights into the rich cultural heritage of the region. In addition to the thrilling gorilla encounters, our tours in Uganda often include visits to other remarkable destinations such as the scenic Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you can spot diverse wildlife, or the breathtaking Murchison Falls, where the Nile River cascades through a narrow gorge. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a transformative adventure, our Uganda gorilla tours promise to deliver an unforgettable experience that combines nature, conservation, and cultural immersion. 



Uganda serves as a perfect choice for remarkable gorilla tours, offering visitors the chance to embark on treks and experience precious encounters with mountain gorillas in their natural environment. With a wide range of tour choices available, there is an adventure suitable for every kind of adventurer. Immerse yourself in the lively natural landscapes and seize the incredible opportunity to observe the magnificent gorillas up close. Instead of solely relying on our recommendation, we invite you to take a moment to explore the enthusiastic feedback shared by travelers who have participated in our extraordinary Uganda gorilla tours.

  • star ratingOUR TRIP WAS INCREDIBLE - My partner an I had the most incredible vacation! It is difficult figuring out which safari company to choose since there are so many. BOOK THIS ONE!! We travel the... read more

    July 21, 2023

    star ratingUganda the Beautiful - Writing for my husband as he did a solo tour in Uganda: Absolutely amazing journey and wonderful country. Encounter Africa delivered everything that they said they would, and Patrick... read more

    Kristine K
    August 14, 2023

    star ratingAn amazing lifetime experience to see the most beautiful animals. Loved it! - I can wholeheartedly recommend this tour. It was awesome! My guide and driver for the 5 days was Stephen. He was friendly and knowledgeable. It was great meeting him. The... read more

    Jonathan B
    August 3, 2023

    star ratingExceptional service and an amazing experience!  - Excellent service - Was able to curate my own trip with assistance from the company. Everything was so easy and payments safe too. Easy booking, great communication, great driver/guide, really... read more

    August 12, 2023

    star ratingAmazing experience!  - My husband and I did the three day gorilla trekking tour. We had an amazing time! Our driver Martin really made the experience. When we travel we like to try... read more

    Serene S
    July 4, 2023

    star ratingExcellent experience with Encounter! - Seamless experience from start to finish. Great communication with Denis when booking. Denis gave me several options for lodges/tours and provided guidance along the way when deciding which was the... read more

    July 9, 2023
  • star ratingAmazing trip to Uganda - I booked my trip with Encounter Africa Safaris. It was a five das trip As a solo traveller. Dennis, the organiser, was extremely helpful and caring during the whole... read more

    July 25, 2023

    star ratingThe whole experience, from start to finish, was absolutely amazing. Adams is THE MAN!! Everything ran seamlessly, from pick up to drop off. Adams was great at keeping us entertained... read more

    Sarah B
    July 28, 2023

    star ratinggreat agency - we had an amazing experience using Encounter Africa, very professional staff, super reactive, reliable and friendly. the hotel selection that was proposed was very good value for money and the... read more

    edouard h
    August 21, 2023

    star ratingGreat Safari Tour - Wow, what an amazing tour we had. Gorillas, chimps, tree climbing lions, elephants and much more. Our guide Jason was really knowledgeable and very easy going. Thanks alot for a... read more

    Lewis B
    July 28, 2023

    star ratingWe did the 3 day Gorilla Tracking Safari and it was a truly once in a lifetime experience. Leading up to the event, Dennis was wonderful for communicating and Godwin,... read more

    August 27, 2023

    star ratingWorth every penny! - We did the two-day Gorilla Trek excursion from Kigali, Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and back.

    July 10, 2023

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