For Uganda Gorilla safaris, this a special gorilla destination in the world, and a home to the known population of mountain gorillas, harboring more than half of the total number of these species in the world. The south western based national parks, Bwindi impenetrable and Mgahinga are the proud shelters of the mountain gorillas, and other 2 national parks in East Africa, that is Virunga national park in D.R. Congo and Volcanoes National park in Rwanda.

Of all, Bwindi is the most famous park with huge population of endangered mountain gorillas, about 640 individuals dwelling in its 4 sectors; Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo. The other half is accommodated by the remaining three parks.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the best Africa’s mountain gorilla trekking destinations. Trekking mountain gorillas in the wild is incredibly the most sought-after wildlife encounter by majority of visitors on a safari in Uganda. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi entirely involves a trek through the dense vegetation and steep slopes in search for a habituated gorilla family. An estimate of 459 mountain gorillas of the 1063 that still exist on earth are all surviving in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This park protects the biggest population of these endangered species and the rest are concentrated in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Virunga National Park.