Gorilla Trekking Briefing In Uganda And Rwanda

Gorilla trekking briefing takes place early in the morning at 8; 30 every morning

Gorilla Trekking Briefing In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Uganda

All visitors for gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Uganda and Volcanoes National park Rwanda must not miss the gorilla trekking briefing. There is none one who can be allowed to do mountain gorilla trekking or see gorillas in Mgahinga National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, and Volcanoes National park without being briefed on what he or she is expected to do while in the forest trekking and even after seeing the mountain gorillas, gorilla briefing is equally important and it has become like a culture for each country to brief their clients before going to see mountain gorillas.

When is the gorilla trekking briefing?

Gorilla trekking in all the gorilla trekking countries that Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo do happen during the morning hours of the day at the respective gorilla trekking headquarters found at the national parks. The parks include Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, or Volcanoes National Parl.

Gorilla trekking briefing takes place early in the morning at 8; 30 every morning and implies that all those for gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi or Mgahinga national parks should be available at the park headquarters earlier to ensure that by 8;30am, they are available for gorilla trek briefing. The moment you book the gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi or Mgahinga or Virunga in Rwanda, we shall send you all the necessary documents required about mountain gorilla trekking and we take you through what is called gorilla trekking. The pre gorilla briefing or call it pre-tour briefing is done by one of our safari consultants working with you on your drive or a tour driver can as well do the pre-tour briefing.

You will spend all the time of your tour with the guide and he will make sure that he takes you to the park headquarters for the gorilla trekking briefing in advance. At the park headquarters, our driver will hand you to the Uganda Wildlife Authority staff that is a guide or ranger to take you through the process of gorilla trek briefing.

Before gorilla trekking briefing in Uganda and Rwanda.

Before the actual gorilla trekking briefing, you will be warmly welcomed by the staff of the Uganda wildlife authority who will normally tell where you will visit. The staff will show you a documentary that portrays more about mountain gorillas such you can understand or get the general information about the mountain gorillas before you are briefed.

As you’re watching the Televisions, the other UWAS staff are busy crosschecking your passports and other documents to a certain where there is something that may need approval before you are allowed to proceed for a gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mgahinga and Volcanoes National Park.  Passports are checked to know the country of origin and the age of the individual. These are important in determining who visited Uganda which age and from where.

For age limit, it is very important because the gorilla trekking activity is limited to only 15 years and visitors who are below fifteen years are amnesty allowed to go for gorilla trekking unless otherwise and therefore you must check the age to avoid inconveniences or disappointments. In case, very many people are old and are coming to trek gorillas, you should use a porter or sedan chairs to aid them in achieving their dream of trekking mountain gorillas. If you’re not walking very well, you can as well opt to use the sedan chairs or porters when going gorilla trekking.

Checking the gorilla trekking permit before gorilla trekking briefing also is makes sure that all the visitors that have surfaced for gorilla trekking possess the gorilla trekking permit which is slated for that particular date. Gorilla trekking permits are offered by Uganda Wildlife Authority on that very particular date and you should make sure that you come to trek gorilla on that your permit reads which means that you shouldn’t come before or after that specified date on your gorilla trekking permit.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has got different gorilla trekking starting points and gorilla trekking permits are sold based on the gorilla trekking regions of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. This means that if you book the gorilla trekking permit for Buhoma then you shouldn’t find yourself in Nkuringo because if this one happens then you will not be able to trek the mountain gorillas. Therefore, you should book in advance to ensure that everything is done perfectly. Gorilla trekking briefing in Volcanoes national park in Rwanda is done at the park headquarters at Kinigi at 8:30 am where gorilla trekking briefing takes place. Unlike Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where gorilla trekking takes place at various gorilla trekking sectors, all tourists For Volcanoes National Park converge at Kinigi for briefing, and the cup of tea is provided to visitors as you wait to be briefed and in Uganda, you will get the cup of tea or coffee as highlighted in Rwanda above.

More about gorilla trekking briefing and where does it take place.

As earlier pointed out, gorilla trekking takes place at the park headquarters of each gorilla trekking sector when it comes to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, or Volcanoes National Park. The moment you book with us at Africa Adventure Vacations, we shall make sure that we take you closer to the gorilla starting point of each sector with the help of our professional driver guide such that you arrive at the park headquarters on time for briefing. The moment you are done with all the requirements and have been approved then you will be able to get a ranger or a travel guide that will take you through the gorilla trekking briefing procedure with other clients and this will let you know of what you need to do and how to do it especially when you’re in the forest for gorilla trekking. Please contact Africa adventure vacations for more details.

During this gorilla trekking, more important questions to be pointed on will be the number of gorilla families allocated, the time the trek might take, why should take a porter or hiring a sedan, then the plan for those who are unfit plus the does and don’ts that you will need to observe during your gorilla trekking in the forest and you will also be requested to ask any question that you might feel like when being briefed.

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