What to do before gorilla tracking? – Bwindi and Volcanoes National Park – What you should consider prior to gorilla trekking activity?
What to do before gorilla tracking? – On your prepared and booked Gorilla safari with Great Adventure Safaris, there are things you need to set up before Gorilla tracking. Make sure we send you a detailed itinerary with dates that correspond with your travel date and Gorilla tracking schedule. This is because Gorilla permits are for a given date so if you come to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park when your Gorilla permits is expired, you will find problems. That’s why at Great Adventure Safaris, we book your Gorilla permits, send you scanned copies and emphasize the date of Gorilla trekking or even before you leave home to make sure everything is on the schedule.
Other things done and what to before Gorilla tracking is to make sure that you have the right Gorilla tracking gear and this means the right clothing for Gorilla trekking. Make sure you have long pants, long sleeved shirts, garden gloves, a hat, insect repellents, hiking boots as recommended. Great Adventure Safaris will normally send you a list of what you should pack for your Gorilla tracking during our pre tour preparations and make you have the right gear before Gorilla trekking.
Gorilla trekking can be strenuous so make sure you are physically fit before Gorilla trekking. Much as Gorilla trekking is an amazing activity, it can be tiresome and a certain level of fitness may be required. Great Adventure Safaris encourages all travellers to do some physical exercises, a bit of hiking to ensure that they are in good shape before Gorilla trekking. If you feel that your levels of fitness are not that good, Great Adventure Safaris advises that you to hire a porter to help you during your Mountain Gorilla tracking to carry your backpacker containing your drinking water and packed lunch. A porter normally costs USD15 and you pay directly to him/her at the end of the exercise.
When at the lodge before your Gorilla trekking, make sure you have enough sleep and don’t drive too much alcohol since you have to wake up very early to prepare for your Gorilla trek. Make sure that you have your packed lunch ready and enough drinking water with a walking stick which are provided by most lodges before your Gorilla trekking exercise.