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Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours

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Address: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 0256, Uganda
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+256 772 979425
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris Ltd, a member of the Association of Uganda...

Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris Ltd, a member of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators, is one of the few accredited Tour Operator by the Uganda Ministry of Trade and Tourism. We have been in operation since 2005.

We delight in providing the most affordable luxury, mid-range and low budget safaris & tour packages to individuals and small groups/ families without any discrimination.

Our major purpose is that as many as possible will visit and enjoy the unique beauty of Uganda and Rwanda with a professional and knowledgeable tour guide, through a fast, honest and professional booking service, at the best affordable price possible.

We emphasize giving plenty of quality relevant information about Uganda and Rwanda both before and after the tour. Although we delight in earning a profit from our our work, this is not our main driver.

We will be most glad when at the end of your visit you feel you want to stay longer than planned and we will be very sad when for any reason (both our own or other factors' making), you fail to make it for your safari in Uganda and Rwanda. So, talk to us today! We will most likely be of more help than you expect - be it gorilla tracking safaris, Rwanda wildlife and game viewing safaris, chimpanzee tracking, and bird-watching packaged tours, culture, white-water rafting, mountain climbing, name it.

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Gorilla Trekking Surpassed Expectations

James Kateeba/Travelust Safaris and our guide, Peter Freeman, organized a 12 day private Uganda safari for my boyfriend and myself. The focus of the trip was three days in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ferretarchaeologist
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Chicago, Illinois
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Wolfsburg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Togetber with two friends we went on a 3 day trip. We had a great time! We were picked up on time, and arrived safe at the accomodation, which was terrific! Great view, and the staff was nice. Especially Jozef, who helped us the entire time. I would recommend the Gorilla trekking to everybody!!

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Thank NFeldk
Gorillas and Wi... L, Owner at Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

We are very glad you accepted to join our uniquely designed and delivered gorilla tracking experience. I wish you had more days with us to give more exciting experiences about Uganda wildlife and culture! Thank you for taking time to write the review! We look forward to creatively giving more memorable experiences to you in the near future. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

James Kateeba/Travelust Safaris and our guide, Peter Freeman, organized a 12 day private Uganda safari for my boyfriend and myself. The focus of the trip was three days in Bwindi with two days of gorilla trekking. We stayed at Bwindi View Lodge just inside the gates and enjoyed the lodge very much. The food was great, they packed a great... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those "life affirming" experiences. It's really quite special and totally worthwhile. Yes it's pricey, but when you go out, you get to see the effort involved in tracking these amazing creatures. Highly recommended and should not be missed by any visitor to Uganda!

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Gorillas and Wi... L, Manager at Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write the review! We look forward to creatively giving more memorable experiences to you in the near future. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a 3 day tour to Murchison Falls with Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris, and although we had a tight timescale, Ivan was very flexible, helping us to plan to see as much as possible in the time we had. We had an incredible time tracking chimps, and rhinos and went on some fantastic game drives - our guide... More 

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Gorillas and Wi... L, Manager at Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Emily, Thanks for getting back to us about your experience. We would do all it would take to ensure a great safari experience for you, even with the extra costs anyway. We are glad that our guide was on hand to deliver the best for you. We look forward to giving you or your friends more memorable experiences in... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I cannot say enough good things about Ivan and his team! We recently did a 4 day trip, which included gorilla treks in Uganda and Rwanda. From our initial inquiry throughout the duration of our planning, Ivan made us feel at ease with his prompt replies and professionalism. We had unbelievable experiences at both parks and greatly... More 

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Gorillas and Wi... L, Owner at Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to review us and we are also most glad that you chose us to host you in our beautiful land. We only wish we were with you for more days. Your input during the planning was also very instrumental in helping Ivan design the best tour for you. We look forward serving your... More 

Nova Scotia, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Mburo National Park was the perfect place to take a one day safari- the park is one of the smallest in Uganda, however it's only the baboons that are shy of people! Right from the beginning of the tour we saw zebras, long horn cattle and impala antelope! If you go to Lake Mburo and don't see zebras- they... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I did the 3 day Gorilla safari in Bwindi in January 2017. I am female and was travelling solo so I wanted to ensure I was booking with a reputable company. I booked my tour through Gorilla and Wildlife Safaris because of the reviews. Ivan was very prompt in responding to my inquiries and the price seemed was quite reasonable... More 

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Gorillas and Wi... L, Owner at Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Nicole, thank you also for according us the opportunity to organise this for you. We are glad you enjoyed everything despite the steep climbs and falls. Thank you again. More 

Stone Mountain, Georgia
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017

We did a 4 day gorilla and chimp trek with Gorilla and Wildlife Safaris (GWS). They organise the permits and get you to the park but for both the chimps and gorillas, the trekking is run by the national parks not by GWS, so I won't comment too much on the trekking other than to say it was an amzing... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed February 18, 2017

Without a doubt one of the best experiences ever. I was lucky enough to be on a tour with just two other people and the guide, Wilbur, was very calm, knowledgeable and friendly. We walked for about an hour and a half- steep terrain so it was quite tiring but we were given a stick to walk with. We saw... More 

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Gorillas and Wi... L, Manager at Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Emma. We are were most honored to serve and are very glad you had a great time on tour. More 

Roztoky, Czech Republic
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50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Sitting two meters from the gorilla in the jungle, is a really powerful experience. But the journey to the gorillas is a correction of physically challenging hike.

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Gorillas and Wi... L, Manager at Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

It is indeed a great and memorable experience hard to describe in writing. Hope to see you again sometime in future! More 

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