Mammals & Birds Species Checklist
Gorilla trekking – a life changing undertaking
Chimpanzees in their natural habitat
No other area in Africa can match the diversity of primates
Vast concentrations of Nile Crocodile and Hippopotamus
Big Game including African Elephant, Cape Buffalo and Leopard
The famed tree-climbing Lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park
Over 330 mammal species and a bird list of over 1,000 species
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST (Uganda) Learn More
In the riches of the Rwenzori Mountains, one finds healthy populations of some of the planet’s last remaining Mountain Gorillas. You can trek the forested trails to observe a family group – this is a rare privilege indeed, rated by many to be the greatest wildlife experience on the planet!
KIBALE FOREST (Uganda) Learn More
Situated to the east of the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains, this reserve protects an astonishing array of primates – the highest concentration and diversity of primate species of any reserve in East Africa! Furthermore, it is one of the best places in the world to see wild Chimpanzees in their natural habitat.
QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK (Uganda) Enquire Now
This vast reserve boasts impressive crater scenery, expansive grasslands, tropical forests and large herds of Elephant, Buffalo and antelope, as well as the famed tree-climbing Lions of the region.
VOLCANS NATIONAL PARK (Rwanda) Enquire Now
Home to six Virunga Volcanoes and the Virunga race of Mountain Gorilla. While exploring the large stands of bamboo that grace these verdant mountains, you could also trek for the delightful endemic Golden Monkey!
Uganda and Rwanda are a year round destination, being close to the equator means similar conditions year round.