Visiting Gorillas

A well-planned gorilla safari is often the vacation of a lifetime. Africa’s national parks and game reserves boast some of the best wildlife viewing, if not the best in the world. Here are a few tips to make sure your gorilla trekking safari is as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible.

Would you like to see mountain gorillas in Africa? Mountain Gorilla trekking is carried out in Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda), Virunga National Park (Congo), Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda) and Mgahinga National Park.

If you would like to see lowland gorillas in Africa, there are several destinations to see these great apes – Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Gabon and Central African Republic.

Though few people know about the cross river gorillas, Nigeria has introduced watching these threatened gorilla subspecies, listed by the IUCN as critically endangered.