Gorilla trekking in Africa; mountain Gorillas inhabit the African parts of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.
During the Gorilla trekking in Africa, you will enjoy an encounter with mountain Gorillas and experience the best in the wildness.
Gorilla trekking in Africa is one of the most humbling experiences and will be the best you would have for endangered species. Mountain Gorillas are very shy and intelligent primates.
For Gorilla trekking in Africa, the trek starts early morning after a short briefing about the Gorilla trekking activity. You will travel to the park headquarters, in Volcanoes national park Rwanda, Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo, Bwindi Impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park in Uganda.
To embark on Gorilla trekking in Africa, Book your Gorilla permit in advance at least three months pro to your planned travel. You will need to have physical fitness to hike into the jungle in the thick vegetation which is slippery and muddy. Don’t forget to wear thick jeans, walking shoes, long sleeved clothes and gloves in order to protect yourself from any difficulties. Remember these are rainforests and any time it can rain, protect your cameras and the rest of the things. The lodges provide walking sticks which help to easy your trek or you can pick from the park headquarters.
Pack your lunch for the amazing Gorilla trekking in africa. During this trip you will be in a group of eight people and a ranger and guide will lead you in the forest tracing the mountain Gorillas. They are traced where they were last seen and spotted the previous day and it takes a maximum of 30 minutes to 6 hours to locate the mountain Gorillas. When you are trekking the mountain Gorillas, you will have a chance to spot a number of bird species, trees, geckoes, chameleons, different plantations ,falls, butterflies, amazing sceneries and many more.
When you find them you will be relieved of the hard trek, watch the feed, groom each other, play, feed for one hour however your allowed to stand 7 meters away from the mountain Gorillas, you will have one hour in the forest to have your lunch, return to the park headquarters to celebrate the gorilla trek .