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2018 and 2019 will be exciting years for Uganda tourism and Uganda safari tour options. In this article, we will high light our 2018 Uganda safari tour options for those interested in visiting Uganda in 2018 or 2019. Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries on planet earth. Referred to as the pearl of Africa, Uganda has a lot to offer in as far as 2018 safari tour and holiday options are concerned. Its very unfortunate that most people who come to visit Uganda do so because of mountain gorillas. Encounter Africa safaris brings you all Uganda safari tour options that you can choose to make your stay or holiday in Uganda longer. There is a lot to see and enjoy in Uganda and cannot be summarized in one blog article. This article with concentrate on mountain gorillas and chimpanzee options and we will discuss other 2018 uganda safari options in our other issues.

2018 Uganda safari option one: Gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi

One of most sought after 2018 Uganda safari tour option is gorilla trekking. Seeing and visiting Uganda mountain gorillas has been described by many as a captivating and an everlasting tourist activity that each of us must do while on safari or holiday in Africa. For one to see mountain gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable National Park, he/she needs to at least 3 day gorilla safari package including a gorilla permit, two nights accommodation as well as transport to and from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. A gorilla permit to visit and trek gorillas in Uganda costs USD600.00 per person and allows you to spend one hour with a family of habituated mountain gorillas in any region of Bwindi that include Buhoma, Rushaga, Ruhija or Nkuringo. Encounter Africa safaris assists in organizing all inclusive gorilla safaris to bwindi at affordable prices in 2018 and 2019.

Among our 2018 safari tour options for seeing mountain gorillas is the new gorilla habituation experience in rushaga southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Two mountain gorilla families are now available for gorilla habituation safaris allowing all those interested to spend up to four hours with mountain gorillas under habituation. The cost for a gorilla habituation experience permit costs USD1500.00 for foreign none residents and USD1000.00 for Foreign residents in Uganda. While planning your Uganda holiday, you can instruct Encounter Africa safaris to tailor for you a tour or holiday to include gorilla habituation experience or the normal gorilla trekking.

2018 Uganda safari option two: Chimp trekking and chimp habituation experience in Kibale

Uganda is increasingly becoming the primate capital of Africa and Kibale forest National Park the best place to trek habituated communities and parties of chimpanzees while spotting other primate species in the forest. Uganda Wildlife Authority has been at the forefront of creating exciting chimp trekking activities affordable to everyone. While looking at your 2018 Uganda safari options, you may choose to combine gorillas with chimp trekking or chimp habituation to spend more time on your Uganda safari holiday. Chimpanzee trekking allows you one hour with chimps while chimp habituation experience allows you six hours with chimpanzees. Chimpanzee permit costs USD150.00 per person while chimpanzee habituation experience permit costs USD200. The buraiga chimpanzee habituation experience costs USD100. For more details please contact Encounter Africa safaris.

One needs at least 5 Days to visit both mountain gorillas and chimps in Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks/Mgahinga National Park and Kibale National Park. Encounter Africa safaris combines gorillas and chimpanzee trekking in our 5 Day safari. Contact us for the best and affordable prices you can rely on.

Our 2018 and 2019 Uganda safari options part one has concentrated on gorillas and chimps but will will bring you other safari holiday options and other activities in other national park in our Uganda safari options part two.

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