Namibia Giraffe Conservation Safari is one of the best African Eco-Friendly Safari we have offering a world-exclusive safari experience like no other, our unique trips and commitment to conserving the wildlife and environments we operate in offer travelers the rare opportunity to join Dr. Julian Fennessy, the world’s leading giraffe expert, and his team from the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, as they track and GPS tag wild giraffes in Namibia.
While spending two days of this 13-day trip giraffe tagging is a thrilling highlight, this wide-ranging journey in Namibia also invites guests to track leopard, brown hyena, and rhino at AfriCat, a foundation based at Okonjima Nature Reserve that is dedicated to conserving wildlife.
Namibia is the land of sand and with just three people per square kilometer, it is the least densely populated country in Africa. The landscapes are breathtaking, beautiful and Namibia is the only country in the world that has its entire coastline protected by national parks. The Namib Desert, the oldest in the world, spans the whole coastline and far inland before the landscape gradually becomes more vegetated, this makes Namibia one of the best safari destination in Africa.
We can as well Combine the Namibia Giraffe Conservation Safari with Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
There are many options on how to Combine Gorilla Trekking in Uganda with Namibia Safari, you can start the tour with visiting Uganda for gorilla trekking then after fly to Namibia for safari and vice versa. The flight connects between Namibia and Uganda are operated by different airlines and options include Kenya Airways, Rwandair and Airlink among others
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda?
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest is done in 4 sectors which include Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo and Rushaga. Buhoma sector is located in the northern part of Bwindi and Ruhija sector in the North Eastern part of Bwindi both sectors are located close to Queen Elizabeth National Park making it easy to combine gorilla trekking with game viewing if you are trekking at these sectors. In the southern Part of Bwindi, it is where Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors are located close to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for gorilla trekking and Golden monkey tracking. Each sector has different habituated mountain gorilla families open for gorilla trekking with Rushaga sector having many families compared to other sectors.
How much is Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
A Gorilla Permit costs USD700 per person per trek for Foreign Non-Residents, USD600 for East African Residents and USD70 for East African Citizens. This Gorilla permit gives you an opportunity to spend one-hour encounter with mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest once you find them on your trek.
How to book Gorilla trekking in Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
You will need to secure your gorilla permit in advance to confirm you have booked Uganda gorilla trekking. Gorilla trekking permits are purchased from Uganda Wildlife Authority, this can be done at their headquarters in Kampala or Kisoro for tourists arriving in Uganda through Entebbe it is recommended to purchase their gorilla permits from Kampala and for tourists arriving in Uganda through Kigali they can purchase their permits at the branch headquarter of Uganda Wildlife Authority in Kisoro town which is 1-2 hours drive to Bwindi. Eco Adventure Safaris is one of the best gorilla safari companies which can purchase for you your gorilla permit in advance and on short notice, once you confirm your dates and share them with us via email or WhatsApp we will first tentatively reserve the gorilla permits for you online and then send you an invoice for you to make payment and once money comes through on our account we will purchase your gorilla permits immediately and send you scan copies of your permits for your records and perusal and this will confirm you have purchase your gorilla permits for your gorilla
What is the best time to go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda?
The best time to go for gorilla trekking in Uganda is during the drier months of January, February, June to early September, this is makes it easier to travel to the park and gives a clear view of gorillas given the vegetation cover is not too much high grown
What to wear during Gorilla Trekking in Uganda?
You might be probably wondering what to wear for your trek, below is a compiled list on what to wear;
Where to stay during Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park is done in the northern part that is Buhoma and Ruhija and in southern part that is Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors. In Rushaga lodges, you can stay at Rushaga Gorilla camp, Four Gorillas Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge, Nsongi Camp, Icumbi Gorilla Safari Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge, Gorilla Valley Lodge and Karungi Camp. In Nkuringo lodges you can stay at Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge, Clouds Mountain gorilla lodge or Lake Mutanda Resort, all these lodges are close to the start point of Gorilla Habituation and Gorilla trekking.
Why book the Namibia Giraffe Conservation Safari with Eco Adventure Safaris?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Africa. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine gorilla trekking safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about booking the Namibia Giraffe Conservation Safari.