Mountain Gorilla trekking is one among the most attractive creature in the parks of Rwanda, Uganda and Congo, majority of the tourists have come to realize that its one animals that must be visited before anyone dies. Research has it that there are about 700 mountain gorillas remaining therefore this calls upon people to come and adventure before they go to extinction.
The gorilla is the biggest primate with about 275kgs.The best way to get access to these animals is by traveling in small groups, large crowds will draw these animals away and thus not get a chance to see the beauty of Africa. Gorilla trekking usually takes about 1 to 7 hours with a professional tour guide along with a security guard. This is to ensure that your lives are well protected as you adventure the gorillas. The best way to enjoy your trekking is by booking with a genuine company for example AA safari in Uganda or a tour operator who will give you the best information for your trip. The accommodation ranges from budget to lavishness tents, camping with better facilities that will make your stay the best.
Many people wonder where the gorillas are suited, but take this from this me that majority are discovered in Rwanda, Uganda as well as Congo.
In Rwanda, the best places to explore these great animals are volcanoes national park as well as parc national park. These places well known to have about 350 mountain gorillas out of the 700.Due to the war that took place in Rwanda, many of these mountain gorillas were affected, although today Rwanda is politically stable thus enabling gorilla trekking as well as the number of gorillas increasing. Parc national, Des volcano can be accessible from Ruhengeri with glorious views of Muhabura, Mikeno, Sabyinyo, Visoke volcanoes as well as Gahinga Ruhengeri takes about 90 minute from Kanombe international Airport in Kigali.
In Uganda, Bwindi national park is the most prominent with a large population of Mountain Gorillas. It’s situated in the Rukiga highlands adjacent to the western rift valley, this destination is well known for its gorilla trekking.Bwindi impenetrable forest harbors about 600 mountain gorillas and impenetrable shows how this place has a dens vegetation along with rain forest that makes it the most suitable place for these animals.
In Congo, Djomba and Bukima are the most famous places for the mountain gorillas. Due to its instability, trekking has not been successful because of the violence that goes on day after day. The brave tourists are advised to take precautions so as to avoid any insecurity. The most favorable age for trekking is about 15 to 80 years, these people are believed to have good health conditions. At this age,people are ready to adventure and experience the beauty of trekking.
To get access to these animals, you must be in small groups.People move together and you are not allowed to threaten the animals.Physical ability is one factor the tour operators consider before grouping travelers.The wet season is usually in the mouth of march to April as well as from October to November.Although its believed that the gorillas dwell in the rain forest thus it can rain at any time
Trekking is a bit hectic during the rainy season although its fun at the long run. Expect mud but accessible, These places are usually mountainous and are very cold thus you must pack heavy clothes that will give worth. Experience the beauty of Mountain gorilla trekking by visiting these great destinations.