Post Lockdown Uganda Safari Holiday Deals

We arrange Post covid and lockdown Gorilla Safaris to Uganda and Rwanda and also venture in the Democratic Republic of Congo depending on security and safety at any given time.  Our Uganda safaris be it Budget, mid range or luxury Gorilla safaris can be done all year round and we a glad to organize a gorilla safari to suite your budget, interests and time without compromising your safety and health.

We are glad to start working with you on your next family, private or group tour following the new normal travel policy here Feel free to choose from the below tours or contact us for a tailor made safari here


These gorilla tour packages are some of the most requested ones. Encounter Africa can customise any one of them to suite your preferences.


Things You Should Know

Best Time To Go

On paper, the best time to trek gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda is during the drier months of June, July, August and early September. During these months, these months experience less rainfall compared to months such as April, May and November.

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Gorilla Permit Booking

A gorilla permit is a must have document to be allowed into the jungles to track these wonderful creatures. Encounter Africa Safaris provides relevant gorilla permit booking information for Rwanda and Uganda to enable you plan your gorilla safari well.

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What Should You Pack?

One of the most asked question about gorilla trekking is what to pack for a gorilla trek in Uganda or Rwanda. You need Hiking boots, a rain jacket, garden gloves, long sleeved shirts, a backpack, drinking water, energy giving foods among others for you to successfully prepare for your gorilla trek.

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General Gorilla Tracking Rules

If you’re planning a gorilla trip (which of course you are because you’re here), you need to know the tracking rules and regulations to avoid getting in trouble with the law makers. Be quiet, don’t throw gabbage in the forest, don’t get so close, avoid camera shatter sound and bla bla …

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