Best Place to see Mountain Gorillas in Africa

Map of Mountain Gorillas in Africa

Looking for a gorilla trekking map? Please note that Mountain gorilla trekking is the best and most common activity. Do not go for Lowland gorilla trekking. It is not worth it!

Mountain gorillas are found only in three countries in the world which are; Uganda, Rwanda and Congo in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Virunga National Park respectively.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the only isolated of these. Mgahinga, Volcanoes and Virunga share the Virunga Conservation Area.

In this article, i show you a map for gorilla trekking in all countries and parks respectively.

After seeing the map, you can go ahead and book your Uganda gorilla trekking or Rwanda gorilla trekking safari with these gorilla trekking companies.

Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Map

Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Map
Credit: Mar Gone Wild

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has over 500 mountain gorillas. It accounts for over half of the remaining mountain gorilla population and is apparently the best place to see gorillas in Africa. Gorilla permits here cost only $600 all year round.

Also Read: Booking Uganda gorilla safaris from Kigali

Virunga Conservation Area Gorilla Trekking Map

Virunga Conservation Area Gorilla Trekking Map

The Virunga Conservation Area is shared by Volcanoes National Park, Virunga National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These parks are found in Rwanda, Congo and Uganda respectively.

The eight Virunga Volcanoes are also found along this conservation. These Include Mount Muhabura, Mount Bisoke, Mount Visoke, Mount Gahinga, Mount Sabyinyo, Mount Karisimbi, Mount Nyamuragira and Mount Nyiragongo.

While planning for your gorilla safari, give Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the first priority, Volcanoes National Park the second priority and Virunga National Park the last priority.

Gorilla permits cost $600, $1500 and $400 respectively. Rwanda is a luxury gorilla trekking destination and where as Uganda caters for both luxury and budget gorilla trekking clients.

To trek gorillas in Bwindi, contact these recommended tour operators.

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