We are Gorilla Encounters, an indigenous adventure tour operator specializing in organizing gorilla tours in Uganda, Rwanda & DR Congo. We provide a wide range of professionally customized trips to the gorillas in East and Central Africa. Our tours take you to different national parks that are home to the gorillas;
- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda
- Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda
- Virunga National Park and Kahuzi Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Our tours are carefully crafted by experienced staff and can include the following nature friendly adventure activities; mountain climbing, chimpanzee tracking, birding, cultural tours, wildlife safaris and more.
Operating since 2010, Gorilla Encounters is a small but very professional team always ready and committed to offer excellent service that is unique in style and content. We listen to your wishes and work hard to deliver to you full satisfaction.
We can offer safaris tailored to meet your personal travel needs in Uganda, Rwanda & DR Congo giving you a unique opportunity to experience authentic adventure tours, off the beaten track… by four-wheel drive. You will enjoy the opportunity to encounter Africa in small groups that have less negative impact on the natural resource on which tourism is based.
We specialize mostly in sustainable tourism, arranging active adventure safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Our tours are not only leisure oriented but they are also educative and help our clients to gain deeper understanding of the region as an entity! We work with scholars who do research especially on ecology, journalists especially those that are interested in ecology, actors and those that are interested in filming and photography.
We have a strong team composed of individuals with professional skills and experience to provide best services to travelers looking to explore Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. Most of our staff and guides are university graduates.
What Past Travelers Say About Us
We are among the best rated gorilla tour operators. Our team is client-focused and result-oriented. Below are just a few testimonials from our previous clients who went on gorilla treks with us.