Uganda is generally known for hosting man’s closest, the rare and endangered mountain gorillas, the country is among the leading tourism destinations Africa with a variety of tourist attractions. Its amazing sceneries which provide stunning moments to the tourists is one the things that has constantly attracted tourists from different parts of the world. With only 900 mountain gorillas left in the world, Uganda hosts half of these great primates and it emerges to be the favorite destination for most trekkers. In spite of the fact that some travelers prefer different nations where gorillas are also found like Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, there is a lot they miss regarding adventure which can only be experienced in Uganda.
Some tourists wrongly accept that trekking mountain gorillas in any of these African nations gives an equivalent experience and it doesn’t make a difference where you track from. This is completely wrong on the grounds that these 3 countries present different tourism experience because of their differences in nature. Given the fact that Uganda is “the pearl of Africa”, its glorious nature views one enjoys in while travelling to the two national parks where mountain gorillas are found is greatly amazing. Both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks act as sanctuaries for mountain gorillas in this East African Community and Bwindi Forest half of the total population of these rare and endangered primates.
Before actually arriving at the gorilla parks, the beautiful views of different highlands covered with amazing, green vegetation entertain the tourists’ eyes as they travel to the parks.
Mountain gorilla trekking is a physical tourist activity that requires one to be fit to keep avoid difficulties. Depending on the gorilla group you want to visit, it may take even the entire day as you penetrate through thick rainforests looking for the mountain gorillas. Trust me moving through thick forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, past different tourism wonders is a memorable experience which you will live to tell. There is more to this gorilla safaris that you didn’t know particularly if you are in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. As you track, you may find other interesting wild animals however you don’t have to get scared because you will be highly protected by experienced and skilled ranger.
The whole trip comes to a success when you track down a gorilla group / family in the Bwindi Forest. For a first-time tracker, finding a family of about 7 mountain gorillas in one place playing and feeding is enough for relaxation. It is a lifetime experience spending about one hour with the gorillas seeing how they associate with each other and also taking photographs with them. So long as you don’t scare them, they can stay with you gently and some can get an opportunity of touching them. It is an interesting experience that you will hardly get in other countries like Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where visitors are given less time to spend with mountain gorillas.
Nonetheless, one is required to get a gorilla permit before he/she can be permitted to track the mountain gorillas of Uganda. It is therefore advised that intending visitors should book their gorilla permits in advance, at least month before the safari to avoid inconveniences. We can help you secure these gorilla permits in time by booking for you in time in case you want to do gorilla trekking safari in Uganda. Everything you need to do is to inquire with us through this website and we shall quickly reply drawing for you an itinerary stating your movements while in the country.