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Planning a gorilla safari in the Virunga Region. This website will provide you with all you need to know to prepare for your gorilla tracking tour to Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.

For those are planning to do a gorilla tracking safari in Uganda, the following information would apply (as set out in the printed leaflet by the Uganda Wildlife Authority ‘Gorilla Rules’).

This information is aimed at helping travelers planning a gorilla trek in one of the national parks in the Virunga.

Get Started with Your Trip

Start planning a safari to the Virunga Region. Here are the top things to know before you can get started. Learn how to visit the Virunga in a way that is fun, memorable, and safe.

Get to know the Essential things to Pack for your safari

Plan ahead: Some adventure activities require early reservations. We strongly recommend that you make reservations for gorilla trekking, lodging, mountain hiking. Read more on how to boook.

Gorilla Trekking Etiquette: Learn about how gorilla encounters are organised. There are set rules and guidelines to gorilla tracking in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo.

Drive Responsibly: Observe posted speed limits and use pullouts to take pictures and let other cars pass.

Protect the Mountain Gorillas: Always practice proper code of conduct while on a gorilla safari.