Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable National Park – Uganda Gorilla tours and safaris
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park gives you an exceptional experience with mountain Gorillas while on your Uganda Safari. With our expertise, we can arrange for you a Bwindi Gorilla trekking safari and give you pre tour advice; we have most of the information about Gorilla trekking on our website and social media planforms. Understand more about when to go gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest
Location of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
The park is located in southwestern Uganda with in the steep ridges of the Albertine Rift valley, this rain forest is one of the few in Africa to have flourished and a home to half of world’s endangered population of mountain Gorillas. The only life time experience that Uganda has to offer to every visitor/tourist that happens to come to the pearl of Africa
Back Ground of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
The impenetrable Forest Reserve was gazette in 1942, upgraded to Bwindi impenetrable National Park in 1992, recognized as a world heritage site in 1994,the word bwindi simply means “impenetrable”.
327Square Kilometers of tangled vegetation over a deeply fissured landscape of steep, slippery valleys and high draughty ridges, But if the terrain is far from easy to negotiate, it Is well worth much efforts. A trek through Bwindi impenetrable National Park in search of the mountain Gorillas is a life time experience and most of the travelers have it on their bucket list. Bwindi can be cold especially in the morning and at night, the annual average temperature ranges between 70c-200c with the coldest period being June and July so warm clothing is advised and wet weather gear as Bwindi receives up to 2390MM of rain per year. Rain in Bwindi often falls and long hours of soft drizzles.
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
Bwindi Gorilla trekking is an unforgettable experience that more than repays the efforts needed to reach Bwindi and trek through the forest. Bwindi has many habituated Gorilla groups/families that are trekked by visitors/tourists. Bwindi has four Gorilla trekking sectors/regions where you can access the Gorillas from, Buhoma – Ruhija – Rushaga and Nkuringo. You should book your Bwindi Gorilla trekking well in advance to ensure Gorilla permits availability for your suggested dates.
Gorilla trekking is challenging and you must be minimum fit, briefing and registration at the park headquarters start at 8;00am, Gorilla tracking stats at 8;30am and it can last from 30 minutes to three quarters of the day depending on where you meet the Gorillas in the Forest.
You can contact one of Great Adventure Safaris safari consultants for more information about your Bwindi Gorilla trekking, you will get a quick response.