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Uganda gorilla safaris, Uganda Gorilla Tours, Best Gorilla Tours in Uganda

Uganda gorilla safaris, Uganda Gorilla Tours: Uganda is one of three African countries where you may go gorilla trekking. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are two national parks in Uganda where you may go on Gorilla tours Uganda. Uganda is presently home to more than half of the world’s surviving mountain gorilla population and is hence at the forefront of mountain gorilla conservation.

Uganda gorilla safaris, Uganda Gorilla Tours, Best Gorilla Tours in Uganda

Uganda Gorilla safaris can range from a short two to three-day safari to longer itineraries that incorporate gorilla trekking with other activities in Uganda’s national parks.

 

What is the best time to visit Uganda for Uganda gorilla safaris?

Gorilla trips are offered all year, but the ideal months to visit Uganda for gorilla trekking are June, July, August, September, December, January, and February. There is little or no rain at this time, making your gorilla trekking tour in Uganda incredibly intriguing and thrilling. It should be noted that because gorillas live in tropical rainforests, there is usually a lot of rain during the rainy season. This may seem difficult for some travelers, but adrenaline junkies prefer this period because the muddy environment and slippery conditions add to the adventure, in addition to having fewer tourists.

 

What should you anticipate on a Uganda gorilla safari?

Several visitors have regarded gorilla trekking as a once-in-a-lifetime event. Hiking through the dense rainforests of Bwindi or Mgahinga in pursuit of the endangered mountain gorillas is unlike any other vacation activity in Africa. This is more than just an experience; by booking a gorilla tour, you directly support the preservation of this endangered species, as revenues collected by the Uganda wildlife authority from the sale of Uganda gorilla trekking permits are used to safeguard the gorillas in addition to develop societies living around the national parks. The gorilla trekking day begins with breakfast at the resort, followed by a trip to the park headquarters, where you will be instructed on gorilla trekking and all the laws to follow.

During the briefing, the warden splits you into groups of eight, with no more than eight persons assigned to follow a single gorilla family every day. Each party then ventures into the jungle in search of the allocated Mountain Gorilla Family, followed by professional ranger guides and other security personnel to assure your safety throughout your Gorilla tour. The gorilla trekking activity lasts two to eight hours, and after you encounter the gorillas, you have a maximum of one hour to view them and ask the ranger guides any questions you may have.

Following your encounter with the gorillas, you will return to the forest and go to the park headquarters, where you will be given credentials proving that you successfully finished the amazing gorilla trekking trip in Uganda. In the afternoon, you may embark on an optional Batwa community trip, where you will be immersed in a cultural experience unlike any other as you stroll through the history of the pygmies, a thriving tribe that formerly roamed the Bwindi impenetrable woods and Mgahinga as free folk hunting and gathering. Watch the wonderful batwa’s cultural performances of songs and dances.

 

What to Bring on a Uganda Gorilla safari.

Because your gorilla trip in Uganda will include hiking through the dense tropical woods of Bwindi and/or Mgahinga, there are a few items that you should bring to guarantee that you have the best gorilla trekking experience possible. These are some items to consider packing for your Uganda gorilla trip.

  • Hiking Boots That Are Comfortable
  • Shirts with long sleeves, blouses, and trousers
  • a raincoat
  • Snacks that provide energy
  • Sunglasses with a hat
  • A set of binoculars
  • Gloves for gardening
  • Extra batteries and cameras

 

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