What fitness level is required for gorilla trekking safari, different Gorilla families/groups requires different fitness levels at times, some gorilla groups/families are easier to take, if you are not very fit, or old age, we advise you to go tracking in Rwanda, in Rwanda all gorilla tracking visitors leave from the same point, where rangers will select easier and more difficult tracking according to your fitness leveling Kinigi briefing point.
But gorilla tracking in Rwanda is more expensive it cost $750 per person while in Uganda it cost $600 per person for high season in the month of Jun, July, August September, and December, also Uganda offers a Low Season/discounted gorilla Permits at $450 per person in the month of March, April, May, and November. For more information about this Uganda promotional gorilla trekking permits please contact Kisoro Tours Uganda for more details
In Uganda, the Rushegura Gorilla family/group is the one you must insist on with your tour operator or safari company. For most of the families/groups, you may need to work out before you can take a more challenging family/group trek. But this should not worry you, it’s not mountaineering At the Uganda Wildlife Authority briefing point you shall receive free, walking sticks. Our safari guide will give you enough water to help you during your Gorilla trekking/tours.
WHAT TO EAT DURING THE GORILLA TREK?
As you have an early heavy breakfast before your trek, the lodge or accommodation will provide you with packed lunch, usually light snacks. They should be enough for your trip up Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, Mghinga Gorilla National Park, Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park, and DR Congo’s Virunga National Park. in all those national parks mountain gorilla trekking experience is the same