Rwanda gorilla tracking packing list-gorilla safari in Rwanda, for you to have a successful gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda, you need to packing list complete, yes we know you have booked and paid for your Rwanda gorilla tracking permit if you are not so sure of other things you may need during your gorilla safari contact Kisoro Tours Uganda for more information regarding gorilla tours in Rwanda. Below is what we recommend to pack before you set off from your home country to enable you to enjoy more your lifetime gorilla tracking experience.
Everyone who is going for mountain gorilla it is recommended to have a long-sleeved shirt which will protect you from the hot tree branches and insects because gorilla trek is done in thick forests of Africa.
You need long socks to pleat the long trousers into which protect your legs from insects entering your trouser and also it protects you from the scratches.
All planning Africa safari holiday in Rwanda is normally done in the Volcanoes National Park in this during the morning and late evening hours it gets cold so a light wool sweater is recommended.
As we all know if planning an Africa safari holiday you must include sunscreen on your packing list
Sunglass will protect from strong sun ray of Africa
This is also recommended but it’s optional to Rwanda gorilla tracking packing list-gorilla safari in Rwanda
During gorilla trekking, you will hold hot plants so garden gloves are perfect to protect your hands.
The camera is a must on your packing list, it is very sad when others are busy taking photos, gorilla tracking permit is an expensive activity so every client needs to go back with evidence of your gorilla tracking experience.
Walking stick is recommended but if you don’t have it it’s fine because you can get a free one from park headquarters at the starting point of gorilla tracking.
As you look for the gorilla in the forest, the terrain clanging as you walk through slippery rocks uphill’s and down hills so a good waterproof hiking boot is recommended for gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda.
During your gorilla tracking, it can rain at any time of the day, rain jacket will be useful in case it rains when you are still in the forest.
While you are in Africa it is very easy to get dehydrated so highly recommend that during your African safari mark sure that drink enough water. But remember you don’t have to bring water from your country. All water you need will be provided by the host local safari company and the lodges also will provide you with the packed lunch as well as drinking water on the day of gorilla tracking.
Tipping is at your own will and there is no limit depending on how you like the services or the one who has severed you for rangers, porters, guides, and hotel staff
Hiring a port is optional is costs about $15 to $20, this is affordable we recommend to our clients to take a porter for their gorilla tracking experience, as we have seen above gorilla trekking is challenging so a porter will be helpful on your way to gorillas he pulls and pushes as you get to gorillas deep in the forest
The above Rwanda gorilla tracking packing list-gorilla safari in Rwanda is the same packing list for Uganda gorilla tracking safari in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and mgahinga gorilla national park, it is still the same list for Congo gorilla tracking tours in Virunga national park. Most of our clients normally want to combine wildlife safari with gorilla safari can always contact our tour consultant for any other information need during their gorilla safari planning.