What to expect on Uganda gorilla trekking 2019-2020, Mountain gorilla trekking is the most exciting activity in the world, people wonder where exactly gorillas can be found, they live in the Virunga mountain range located in East Africa shared between three countries Uganda, Rwanda, and D.R. Congo and in Bwindi impenetrable forest, gorillas are normally found at high altitude and in dense forests hence their name mountain gorillas.
Gorilla trekking is a lifetime experience, gorilla tracking is done once a day and starts in the morning at 7:30 am with a briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority park ranger/guide on how to contact yourself during you’re trekking, also during the briefing from the rangers, you get to know all rules regarding gorilla tracking.
After your briefing Kisoro Tours Uganda highly recommends to its clients to hire a porter, gorilla trekking involves walking for hours, also involves going through the steep slope and sometimes muddy terrain, depending on the movement of the family you are trekking.
Hiring a porter who knows the area and experience of this kind of terrain, when you hire a porter it is another of giving back directly to the local communities living around the park, a porter will help carry your luggage, snacks, cameras, packed lunch, and other things you may want take with you, check here for the packing list of all thing you need to bring with you.
Once you find gorillas you are allowed to spend one hour with gorilla trekking in Uganda, during this one hour take as many videos and photos as you can, see them feeding, enjoy the babies playing from tree to tree, as your ranger/guide questions about gorillas, other wildlife and anything about Uganda after tracking your guide will bring you back at the starting point where you will also be rewarded with gorilla trekking certificate to show that you have successfully completed mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda.
Gorilla trekking is lead by a park ranger/guide who is very knowledgeable about gorillas and the forest so please respect them and listen to what they tell to do so that you can learn from him/her. At the end of the trekking activity, it is always nice to tip the ranger/guide which is another way of motivating them.
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