Come face to face with the mountain Gorilla in Uganda

Uganda, often referred to as the 'Pearl of Africa', is a country of striking beauty and home to the deepest crater lake in all of Africa, Lake Bunyoni. Its national parks and wildlife reserves boast over 300 species of mammal and more than 1000 species of birds, though Uganda's major attraction is the approximate 600 remaining mountain gorilla. You will need a gorilla permit to do the trek to see the gorillas, which we organise for you. The permits are vital in helping finance patrols that are responsible for protecting the gorillas from poachers.

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Uganda presents a unique experience and our overland camping safaris and gorilla trekking safaris departing in 2019 and 2020 offer you the chance to get up close and personal with our closest living relative.

Upcoming Uganda Trips 2019 and 2020

Uganda Overland Camping Safaris

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Gorilla and Game Trek

15 days | FROM NZD $2,095

Trek through lush jungle in search of mountain gorillas. Experience...

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Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days | FROM NZD $3,695

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the...

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Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound

25 days | FROM NZD $3,695

Start your African adventure with a taste of the tropics on the...

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Big Five Safari Explorer

36 days | FROM NZD $4,595

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

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Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

36 days | FROM NZD $4,595

Starting at Victoria Falls, Africa's adrenaline capital and finishing...

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM NZD $5,795

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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The Big Overlander Northbound

47 days | FROM NZD $5,795

Discover seven different countries, travelling from South Africa...

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Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM NZD $6,795

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM NZD $6,795

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

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Gorillas in the Mist
A bucket list wildlife adventure

With a population of just 700 inhabiting the volcanic mountain ranges and dense forests of the Uganda - DRC - Rwanda border triangle, trekking to see the mountain gorillas is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With our range of overland camping safaris to Uganda, you can come face-to-face with these mighty apes and see the best of East Africa and beyond from Nairobi all the way south to Cape Town.

Booking your Uganda tour from New Zealand

To book your tour to Uganda, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Uganda with us:

Infinity North - Flight Centre NEW ZEALAND

Level 3, 124 Vincent Street, Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9301 9124
Gorilla Trek and Tanzania - 25 days

Albany Flight Centre (NZ)

Shop 2, Westfield Shopping Centre, 219 Don McKinnon Road, Albany, New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9415 0056
Gorilla Trek and Tanzania - 25 days

Gisborne Flight Centre

68 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand
+64 6868 1114
Gorilla Trek and Tanzania - 25 days

Hastings Flight Centre (NZ)

116 Heretaunga St , East, Hastings, New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand
+64 6870 6435
Great African Expedition - 57 days