Gorilla trekking Uganda;
Gorilla trekking Uganda takes place in two national parks that are located in the south west part of Uganda i.e. Bwindi Impenetrable National park has four gorilla trekking sectors including Ruhija, Buhoma, Rushaga and Nkuringo
One needs to book a gorilla permit booked three months pro to travel ,the bookings are done at the reservations office at Uganda Wildlife Authority in Kampala, headquarters through a trusted tour operator who is under the umbrella of Association of Uganda Tour operators, the permits can as well be paid two years in advance.
Gorilla trekking Uganda is done by only 8 people that are allowed for trekking for 30 minutes to 6 hours. This depends on the movement of Gorillas, how faster the trekkers and you are given one hour to see the Mountain Gorillas in the forest. One needs to be 15 years of age and above, on the trek your accompanied by the Uganda Wildlife Association rangers and guides.
Gorilla trekking Uganda in Mgahinga National Park is also a park that inhabits the mountain Gorillas in the southwestern part of Uganda at the border of Rwanda and Congo. The park covers an area of 33.7 square kilometers, mountain Gorillas keep moving in the forest in order to search for food.
The park attracts a number of people from different parts of the world, its one of the most leading tourism site in Uganda.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in Mgahinga. The park is thick with a wide variety of different tree species, gorillas as well feed on vegetations. The park is contented with a variety of food that’s why a number of migrates from Rwanda and Congo visit the place.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done more easily in Mgahinga even though Gorillas keep moving from the park to other countries including to Rwanda and Congo which share the Virungas.
Mountain Gorillas are a subspecies of the common eastern Gorillas. There about 1000 mountain Gorillas left in the world, they inhabit the areas of Bwindi Impenetrable National park, the Virunga Mountains that inhabit the mountain Gorillas include Mgahinga Gorilla National park in Uganda, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga National park in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Uganda’s dense forest Bwindi Impenetrable national park inhabits half of the world’s endangered species, the rest of which inhabit the areas of Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
Gorilla trekking Uganda, the mountain Gorillas have 98% DNA sharing with human beings. The group has 12 family members, the leader of the family is called a silverback and he directs the family as well as protecting the family members. He prepares for them where to sleep and feed. The silverback weighs 120kg, he will fight to death, the Gorillas are very intelligent, use of vocal sounds for communication.
Mountain Gorillas are the most endangered species in the world.