Best Time For Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda And Uganda

Best time for gorilla trekking in Rwanda or Uganda is done throughout the year not minding whether the sun shines or it rains

Best Time For Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda And Uganda

Best time for gorilla trekking in Rwanda and Uganda is not curtained as mountain gorillas are trekked throughout the year in Bwindi, Mgahinga, Virunga and Volcanoes, however knowing the best time for gorilla trekking is very important since each season comes with its advantages and disadvantages.

The best time for gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Mgahinga National Park as well as Bwindi Impenetrable National Park both in Uganda can be specified because there are 2 rainy seasons. The short season taking place in October and November, the longer season starts from mid-March to May and the remaining months are dry seasons.

High season

The best time for gorilla trekking are months of January, February, June, July, August, September as well as December. These months have less rainfall with no rain at all t times. Travelers should choose these months as the best times for gorilla trekking although these months are on a high demand for gorilla permits in Rwanda and Uganda. The travelers should book their permits in advance from trusted tour operators or Uganda wildlife authority in Uganda and Rwanda development board in Rwanda at least three months before the activity.

The best time for gorilla trekking is during the dry seasons of January to December and June to September. They are most favorable for gorilla trekking since the forest is less sleeper. Trekking in high seasons is most expensive in the accommodation sector compared to low seasons when the lodges re cheaper.

Low season

Low season is the best season for gorilla trekking for budget trekkers. Tracking in this season is cheap because the accommodation is lowered at a budget rate. The low season months are March, April, May, and November and the months are discouraging.

The prices of lodges is more favorable than high season rates and the low price rates are set to attract budget travelers. The few travelers are grouped into different gorilla families giving different experiences.

Although travelling in this season has an advantage of being cheap, it rains a lot making trekking in this season difficult.  The forest grounds are muddy and slippery making travelers uncomfortable.

However the rain falls throughout the year and gorilla trekking still continues, the sun will shine still after the rain has fallen and this enables the gorilla trekkers to still trek the rare endangered mountain gorillas.

Best time for gorilla trekking in Rwanda or Uganda is done throughout the year not minding whether the sun shines or it rains, there is no single day that gorilla trekking has been cancelled because of bad weather.

Gorilla trekking in Uganda goes for USD 700 and in Rwanda a gorilla trekking permit is for USD 1500 and this is valid for a single day

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