Where to go

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Wildlife trips

2 related group tours. 1 related trip idea. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

When to go

Gorillas are best seen from late December to early March and May to early October. All other periods are rainy and, though challenging, tracking is easier as they are less active.


  • Dry season

    Jan to Feb: A brief lull between the short and long rains
  • Long rains

    Mar to May: The wettest season of the year
  • Dry season

    Jun to Oct: The most pleasant time to travel
  • Short rains

    Nov to Dec: Two months of light rain freshen everything up

Wildlife events

  • Dec to Feb: Short dry season – good time to see mountain gorillas
  • Mar to May: Long rains, but a good time to see animals and their young
  • Apr to May: Gorillas descend to lower altitude to feed on bamboo shoots
  • Jun to Aug: Dry season – best time, good time to see mountain gorillas
  • Sep to Nov: When the short rains fall

Places to stay

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