Oree Safaris – Gorilla, Wildlife, And Primate Tours in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda & Tanzania
Dive into the wild beauty of the East African region with Oree Safaris, where endangered gorillas, captivating primates, and a plethora of diverse wildlife await. Covering the breathtaking landscapes of Uganda, the majestic plains of Kenya, the undulating hills of Rwanda, the lushing tropical rainforests of Congo, and the vast savannahs of Tanzania, our tours offer an unparalleled immersion into the natural wonders and vibrant cultures of these iconic destinations.
From the haunting gaze of the mountain gorilla to the playful antics of chimpanzees and the thundering herds of the Great Migration, Oree Safaris bridges the distance between dream and reality, creating experiences that linger in memory long after the journey has ended. Join us as we venture deep into the far east of Africa.
Oree Safaris offers an extensive menu of gorilla trekking, wildlife, primate, and adventure tours for budget, mid-range, and luxury travelers in small groups, family holidays, and solo travelers.
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Go Gorilla Tracking Safari in Uganda, Rwanda, And Congo
The lush rainforests of Central Africa echo with the soft hoots and grunts of one of our closest relatives—the mountain gorilla. Spanning across the borders of Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, these three amazing countries host one of the most heart-stirring and unique wildlife experiences on the planet: the gorilla tracking safari.
Journey through the ancient forests of Virunga massif shared by the three countries and Bwindi found only in Uganda, where each step takes you deeper into the heart of nature and closer to the enchanting world of these gentle giants.
In this adventure, not only will you encounter the elusive mountain gorilla in its natural habitat, but you will also immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures, diverse ecosystems, and powerful history of this magical region.
Let the mystique of the forest guide you, and prepare for a once-in-a-lifetime expedition that is as transformative as it is thrilling. Welcome to the gorilla tracking safari in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo.
Wildlife Safari Experience in Uganda, Rwanda, Tazania and Kenya
From the powerful and cascading waterfalls of Uganda’s Murchison falls national park to the iconic wildebeest migration across the vast plains of Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Maasai Mara, East Africa beckons with unparalleled wildlife experiences.
Embrace the allure of the African savannah in Kenya, where lions roam freely, and discover the verdant, hilly terrains of Rwanda, home to the rejuvenated Akagera National Park. In Tanzania, not only are the Big Five – lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos – seen in abundance but the sheer spectacle of the Great Migration offers a theater of life and death.
As the sun casts its golden hue over this vast expanse, the echoing calls of the wild resonate deeply within the souls of adventurers. This is more than a journey; it’s an odyssey through the heart of Africa’s most breathtaking landscapes and the wildlife that calls it home. Prepare to be captivated by the unique wildlife safari and viewing experiences that Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya have to offer.
The Best Time for a Safari in East Africa
East Africa, home to iconic landscapes and a plethora of wildlife, is a dream destination for many safari enthusiasts. However, the experience can significantly differ based on when you choose to visit. So, when is the best time for a safari in East Africa?
Weather and Climate Factors
East Africa typically has two major seasons: the dry season and the rainy season. Each season offers a unique safari experience.
Dry Season (June to October)
The dry season is the most popular time for safaris. Animals are easier to spot as they congregate around water sources, making wildlife viewing particularly rewarding. The lack of rain also means that the roads and paths are in better condition, making it easier to navigate the national parks and reserves. Skies are generally clear, providing picturesque sunrise and sunset moments. Mosquitoes are also less prevalent during this time, resulting in a decreased risk of malaria.
Rainy Season (November to May)
The rainy season is divided into the short rains (November and December) and the long rains (March to May). Fewer tourists visit during this time, providing a more intimate safari experience. The landscape is lush and green, creating a picturesque backdrop for photographs. The rainy season is also an excellent time for bird watchers as many migratory birds can be spotted. However, the downside includes potential difficulty navigating muddy roads and the need for waterproof gear.
Wildlife Migration Patterns
One of the most spectacular wildlife events is the Great Migration, primarily involving wildebeest, but also zebras, and gazelles. It’s an annual circular grazing path determined by the availability of food.
Serengeti and Masai Mara: If witnessing the Great Migration is on your bucket list, you’d want to be in Tanzania’s Serengeti around February to see the calving season. Between June and August, the herds move to the western and northern Serengeti, and by September, they cross the Mara River into Kenya’s Masai Mara. They remain there until October before making their way back to the Serengeti.
Crowds: If you prefer avoiding large tourist crowds, consider traveling during the shoulder seasons. The parks are less congested, allowing for a more personal experience.
Budget: Traveling during the rainy season can be more cost-effective. Many lodges and camps offer discounts, and airfare might also be cheaper.
Activities: For divers and snorkelers, the best time to visit places like Zanzibar is during the dry season when visibility is best. Birdwatchers, on the other hand, might prefer the rainy season when migratory birds are present.
The best time to do a safari in East Africa largely depends on your interests and preferences. The dry season offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities, especially if you’re keen on seeing the Great Migration. However, the rainy season has its charms, with lush landscapes, fewer crowds, and a distinct set of wildlife experiences. Whichever time you choose, East Africa’s magic is sure to captivate your heart