For good reason, Uganda is known as one of the top sites in the world…
Uganda Gorilla Safaris
If you want to spot anything as beautiful it is definitely visiting /touring the Pearl of Africa-Uganda. This country has quite an amazing and stunning destination that is blessed with marvelous wonders that can enable you to relish your holiday vacations with all the tourists who come to Africa. Talking about the spectacular wonders of course we actually have to mention the Tracking of Gorillas in their precious habitats which is an activity enjoyed by a massive of travelers to Uganda. Vividly Uganda-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is ranked as the top destination with almost half of the outstanding mountain gorillas all over the world, amazing and so this ranks it the finest and best destination where to spot these mountain gorillas from.
Where one can enjoy Gorilla safaris in Uganda
Well without heading any further Uganda its self is containing 2 basic and major National Parks where one can spot these incredible endangered Gorilla species. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is covered with huge and thick/dense forests and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the other.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a thick and hugely covered forested park positioned in the Southwest part of Uganda in the Kasese district, it does shelter over 400 mountain gorilla populace absolutely enduring in the high altitude areas of the high areas of the tropical rainforest. And a total of 80 mountain gorilla populace is residing in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. So the total of gorillas in the world is 880 and Uganda having 400 of it is quite an honorable gesture and a wonderful call for more tourists/trekkers to come and engage in Gorilla trekking. The rest of the gorilla populace is distributed in the Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda and Virunga National park of DR Congo.
Cost of Uganda Gorilla Safaris
These safaris are offered reliant on the trekker’s/tourists’ budget and offer definitely gotten from the safari operators, they promise tourists/trekkers Gorilla Trekking permit as a must is included in the offers. So the cost of an Uganda Gorilla Safari will also base on the period that the trekker/tourist would prefer to transfer, where to sleep, etc.
A Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda does go for $600 but effective 1st July 2020 will be raised to $700 per person per day, while Gorilla Habituation Experience costs $1500 per day and per person. The body authorized in this matter is the Uganda Wildlife Authority, which still permits a total number of 8 people to meet a certain Gorilla family and spend strictly 1 hr with these gentle giants, and 4 hrs with the gorilla family in the Gorilla Habituation Experience and under here it is permission to approximately a maximum of 4 people.
Uganda Gorilla Safaris-Best time
Well, Uganda Gorilla Trekking is year in and year out, implying all year out Uganda Gorilla Safaris are fit to take place. But then the best option for when to get involved could be in the peak season due to the fact that these two National Parks Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla are subject to the Tropical rainforest that receive rain all year round. The dry season is characterized by little amounts of rain which could probably destruct shortly your Gorilla trekking activity. Peak season does cover months of December –February, and June –mid-October and this period does boost a lot of tourists transferring to Uganda.
On the other hand, one would go for the Wet season because under here a lot goes on like discounts given on where to stay(Accommodation), there are few tourists and therefore not a lot of congestion. But then remember the trekking trails are slippery and muddy therefore obstructing your adventure and encounter with the mountain Gorillas. The rainy season does cover the months of March April May and November.