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Welcome to Watch gorillas Guide offering reliable information and facts about gorillas in Africa, their species , Habitats, diet of gorillas, destinations for gorilla trekking in Africa, Best places to go gorilla trekking , Gorilla Safari Companies , Best time to visit gorillas, Movement of gorillas in the wild jungles, Threats to Gorillas in Africa.

Watch Gorilla guide is only offering travel information but not a safari company that will book your safari so for that reason you may contact one of the tour operators recommended for gorilla trekking safaris in Africa.

Top Best places where to see Gorilla in Africa.

Best places recommended for gorilla trekking in Africa include the most reliable and safe countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo for the mountain gorillas & Eastern Lowland gorillas which is the biggest specie of Eastern Gorillas visited by tourists in Africa .

Population of Mountain Gorillas in Africa

According to the population census , it showed that there is a steady increase in the number of the Mountain gorillas in the wilderness of Virunga Mountains ( Mgahinga , Virunga & Volcanoes National Park Shared by Uganda , Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo ) there are 880 mountain gorillas left in the world, and seeing mountain gorillas in the wild is unforgettable experience. Travelers are advised to plan their gorilla safari to either Rwanda , Uganda or Congo depending on the travelers needs and budget to spend during his stay with the Gorillas  Africa.

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda is surreal and unlike any other experience in African countries of Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo where mountain gorillas are found. The atmosphere of the trek  in Bwindi national park or Mgahinga National Park is great walk through the jungle mist is real and its the only time that you will appreciate the cost of the gorilla permit is worthy the watching experience of the gorillas. In the cost of gorilla permit, Uganda gorilla trekking is the second cheapest destination after democratic republic of Congo.

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda.

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda, Rwanda’s famous mountain gorilla population is one of East Africa’s greatest tourist attractions as well as animal conservation success stories and Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is the most top safari activity enjoyed by travelers in Africa. Gorilla trekking is done in Volcanoes national park and the cost of the gorilla permit is more expensive costing $$ 1500 compared to other destinations where gorilla trekking in Uganda which costs $$600  & Democratic republic of Congo which costs $$ 400.

Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Congo.

Gorilla trekking in Congo is a hike into Virunga National Park, a jungle that is home to mountain gorillas and visiting the world’s largest lava lake ( Nyiragongo Volcano). Congo Gorilla  trek involves getting a little dirty and bushwhacking through thick jungle with an experienced local guide to find a troop of habituated gorillas in the wilderness of Virunga National Park which is the oldest national park in Africa.

Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Congo

The eastern lowland gorilla or Grauer’s gorilla is a subspecies of eastern gorilla endemic to the mountainous forests of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Important populations of this gorilla live in the Kahuzi-Biega and Maiko National Parks and their adjacent forests, the Tayna Gorilla Reserve, the Usala forest and on the Itombwe Massif.
The eastern lowland gorilla—also known as Grauer’s gorilla is the largest of the four gorilla subspecies. It is distinguished from other gorillas by its stocky body, large hands and short muzzle. Despite its size, eastern lowland gorillas subsist mainly on fruit and other herbaceous materials like other gorilla subspecies.