UGANDA GORILLA TREKKING
Uganda is home-based to half the world’s Mountain Gorilla population. Farsighted these endangered species up close in their expected habitat is one of the most extraordinary wildlife happenstances in East Africa.
Gorilla trekking is one of the best experiences that each and every tourist would love to get involved in, gorilla trekking in Uganda is simply carried in most fascinating areas of them all and under this get the chance to view and explore lots more.
Gorillas are highly protected species in Uganda due to that fact if one is to carry out the gorilla trekking activity, he or she must make the booking for the permits to that allow them involve in the activity earlier enough,
A Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda costs $ 700 and a percentage of the money raised is to conserve the gorilla surviving population. The government pockets some and the rest is restored for the local communities around the parks in other wards visiting the gorillas directly supports conservation efforts and population growth and as you purchase the permits, note that the cost includes park entrance fees, gorilla watching for an hour.
Gorilla trekking can be done all year around in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo but the best time to go gorillas trekking is during the months of June, July, August, September and December and this is because these months have got fewer rains and the parks are drier, making it simple to hike and see the mountain gorillas.
Uganda has 2 sections for gorilla safaris and these are Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. In total there are about 18 gorilla groups or families and you can only track only one group a day.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has 17 gorilla groups making it the best park where you can see the gorillas in the wild. Uganda safaris gives you access to 90 mammal species, 11 primates including the black and white colobus monkey and with all these you get to have the best time of your adventure.
Most people find it hard to separate gorilla trekking from gorilla tracking and when it comes to these two experiences there are so very man differences that make the activities supper different.
Gorilla trekking majorly involves sightsees to entering into the dense forests in search of the gorillas and this is always under the guide and supervision of a well-trained Uganda safari guides.
To be true the level of fitness is as well necessary because gorilla trekking is at times so complicated and involves trailing in thick forests due to the fact that mountain gorillas love staying in high areas.
and under that fact under gorilla trekking sightsees are expected to go start up their venture very early in the morning and with this it is advisable that sightsees get places very near to the areas where the activity is going to hold and choosing the best Uganda safari accommodation will depend on how much you can afford.
Gorilla trekking will have to involve you having the best wear for the trek and still the things to carry also matter as the areas where the treks are held are thick and dense hence the areas are likely to receive rains at any time, so the gears should honestly be selected closely and while you want clothing that protects you from the rains, you also need to keep cool for the 2-6 hour trekking, so you’ll want light and comfortable clothing and also other forest critters and thorny plant life will lead you to carry gears that will protect your skin.
Gorilla Trekking can be as short as 1 hour or as long as 4 hours depending on where the gorillas spent the night and which group you are tracking, but on average it takes you about 2 hours hiking to see the gorillas in Uganda and hence the packing of enough hydrations is necessary for you to add in gear plus hiking sticks.
So after your experience under gorilla trekking there are various other safari activities one can involve in Uganda has many national Parks of Curiosity where you could extend your holiday.
Destinations in Uganda that can be added to your Uganda gorilla safari trek include; Queen Elizabeth National Park popular for its boat cruise on Kazinga Channel and game drives, Kibale Forest National Park for chimpanzee trekking, Murchison Falls National Park and so very many others in fact you can combine wildlife viewing with culture, community visits, and volunteer work to make your holiday truly worthy and memorable.
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