Take me back to the map!


  • Safari Series: Gorillas
  • Countries Visited: Uganda, Rwanda
  • From (Based On Two Sharing): $13,089
  • Days: 14


A fantastic and unforgettable journey. All the driver guides were most friendly, competent and always willing to give more than 100%. Thank you!

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- B Bommer, Switzerland, May 2013

Davis was extremely caring and did a wonderful job looking after us. He was always smiling - it made our trip a great experience. Thank you!

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- D Horning & PJ Schulze-Cleven, Germany, September 2012

We have thoroughly loved our experience on this tour, we will highly recommend it to our family and friends back in Australia. Please keep up the good work. Ji...

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- G&C Moore, Australia, August 2012

Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Africa: Ultimate Primate Safari


Silverback Gorilla, Bwindi

This two-week adventure through the ancient rain forests of Uganda and Rwanda represents one of the worlds ultimate primate safaris. Travelling along the Albertine Rift, you will encounter up to 14 primate species including two of Africa's great apes: mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. This is a fulfilling trip, with lots of diversity and activity, during which you will be out of your vehicle for much of the time.

Safari Highlights

  • Stay in luxury accommodation including Kyaninga Lodge and Gorilla Forest Camp in Uganda, as well as Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge and Nyungwe Forest Lodge in Rwanda
  • Visit Kibale Forest, which has the highest primate species density in the world
  • Track mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and journey to the mountain gorilla area made famous by zoologist Dian Fossey
  • Travel by private helicopter from Volcanoes National Park to the south of Rwanda, surveying this verdant country from above
Season Dates Price*
High 21 Jun - 14 Oct 2016 $14,011 Enquire now
Mid 15 Oct - 31 Oct 2016 $13,387 Enquire now
Low 01 Nov - 15 Dec 2016 $13,089 Enquire now
High 16 Dec - 31 Dec 2016 $14,011 Enquire now
Mid 01 Jan - 31 Mar 2017 $14,359 Enquire now
Low 01 Apr - 31 May 2017 $13,364 Enquire now
Mid 01 Jun - 20 Jun 2017 $14,239 Enquire now
High 21 Jun - 14 Oct 2017 $15,139 Enquire now
Mid 15 Oct - 31 Oct 2017 $14,706 Enquire now
Low 01 Nov - 15 Dec 2017 $13,896 Enquire now
High 16 Dec - 31 Dec 2017 $15,139 Enquire now