Uganda is an absolute naturally gifted country and is one of the destinations with great diversity of wildlife species in the world. Uganda is worldly known as a home for the most endangered Mountain gorillas inhabiting more than half of the world`s population. Mountain gorillas are the largest and perhaps the most fascinating apes on earth! For the best experience with the mountain gorillas, Uganda is your definite safari destination.
The gorillas are of course the giants of the ape family which also includes the chimpanzees and Orang-utan. Gorillas are categorized into 3 species namely; the western lowland gorillas which normally live under captivity, the eastern lowland gorillas live in the forests of Congo wile the most famous and critically endangered mountain gorillas are most found in Uganda with the highest population more than half of the total in the world, however, mountain gorillas are also found in Rwanda and Congo in the volcano massif bordering Uganda in the west where Bwindi National park and Mgahinga national parks of Uganda are located. Bwindi national park is absolutely the best destination to encounter with the mountain gorillas in the whole world.