Uganda Gorilla trek and Masai Mara is one great tailor-made African adventure tour for an experience of the great wildebeest migration of the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara Game Reserve and then go gorilla tracking in Uganda.
Seeing the wildebeest migrate are some of the top Africa safari activities and therefore combining them in a single trip is a great way of having such an adventure.
The tailor-made Uganda gorilla trek and Kenya safari can start either from Uganda or Kenya depending on where you desire to start or end the trip. In Uganda, the gorilla trek can be in either Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Mountain gorillas live in forests high in the mountains. In Uganda, mountain gorillas are found in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the western part of the country.
The presence of dense forests in both Mgahinga and Bwindi has been the main factor for the presence of mountain gorillas in these national parks.
Mountain gorillas being primarily herbivores, the majority of their diet is obtained from leaves, shoots, and stems of several plants that exceed 142 species.
Each day 8 tourists are allowed to trek a group of the 18 gorilla families in Bwindi and the 1 family in Mgahinga. However, not anyone is eligible to purchase a gorilla trekking permit. Only persons above the age of 15 are given the opportunity to trek gorillas.
The best time of the year for Uganda gorilla trekking is supposed during the dry season. There are two dry seasons which are the short and long dry seasons.
The long dry season is between the months of June –August and the short dry season is between December –February. These two seasons have fewer rains and generally good for almost all Uganda wildlife tour activities.
Masai Mara National Reserve is situated southwest of Kenya and covers about 1,510 square kilometers (583 square miles). The Reserve is one of the popular Kenya wildlife safari parks, a land with breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife, and endless plains.
The reserve is an amazing Kenya safari destination as it holds several attractions with an excellent year-round concentration of wildlife including thousands of the wildebeest that roam the plains of the park.
Wildebeest move in thousands including million wildebeest, zebras, and several other antelopes that form the famous Great Wildebeest Migration which is one of the world’s natural wonders.
Masai Mara is a great wildlife photography destination with lots of wildlife animals like elephants, buffalo, giraffe, lion, cheetah, leopards, zebras, black rhino, hippos, migratory wildebeest, and enormous crocodiles on the Mara River.
The beauty of the wild animals in Masai Mara is that animals are in large numbers and therefore pose very scenic and wonderful sights for tourists. There are large numbers to be seen and therefore surety of the possibility of seeing these animals all year round.
Game viewing is good in the park all year round thanks to the diverse population of the resident animals.
To plan a gorilla trekking and Masai Mara tailor-made safari in Uganda and Kenya, simply contact us for any kind of booking.