Gorilla Safaris In November

Why you need a porter during November while on gorilla trekking?

Gorilla Trekking Safaris In November For Uganda Rwanda And Congo

Gorilla trekking safaris in November for Uganda Rwanda and Congo- Yes, November is another gorilla trekking month in Africa that offers discounted gorillas, especially on accommodation or lodges and transportation. Thus in case, you miss out on the experience of gorilla trekking from February to May, then you will have an opportunity to come and enjoy the gorilla trekking safaris in November organized by Africa Adventure Vacations. November provides you with an opportunity to track gorillas at discount and this is the reason why most travelers are always interested in trekking gorillas during the rainy season especially in November even when there is heavy rainfall. The rain season presents the best opportunities for the visitors especially those who are willing to travel on budget accommodation facilities.

Would you like to come to Africa in November to see the endangered mountain gorillas but you are wondering if November is the best time to travel?, Africa Adventure Vacations brings you all the gorilla-related information in November.  The best time to trek gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo is during the peak season or dry season from June to September and then December to February. The other month from March to May and then October to November are regarded as low or wet-Season with heavy rainfall counts. However, the gorilla trekking can be done all months of the year and now we focus on your organizing and planning your gorilla trekking safari November

Where can you go for gorilla trekking in November?

Gorilla trekking is the highlight of all African safari activities and it is very hard for someone to come to Africa without seeing the endangered mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas in the whole world are found in Africa and in only 3 countries which include Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gorilla treeing is conducted and done in these countries throughout the years for visitors interested in a particular activity. And therefore, you can go gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

There about 1070 mountain gorillas left in the whole world and these are found in the 4 national parks in the whole world. These national parks include Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Of the 3 countries, Uganda has got the highest number of habituated mountain gorilla families (18) in both parks of Bwindi and Mgahinga and this means that it boosts the highest chances of seeing gorillas in any of the above countries.

Why you should take Gorilla trekking in November?

November is the month of the rains and it falls in the peak low season. This means that people are less who are traveling and therefore there is less competition for gorilla trekking permits and therefore people can find booking a gorilla trekking permit easily during this period since most of the visitors enjoy traveling during the high season. Further, traveling in November for gorilla trekking comes with some discounts especially on the accommodation and transport and it is also good for visitors who don’t like overcrowding. In November it is also the time when birds are plenty in the park and thus facilitates good opportunities for birders.

Booking a gorilla trekking safaris in November (Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo)

For visitors planning to book their gorilla trekking safaris in November, though as we have seen that this month attracts few visitors that would be available to compete for the permits and the permits available are high, it has been proven that some people or tourists tend to book their high peak gorilla safaris to African during the low season and therefore, still, we advise you to do so in advance like 3 months in advance such that you can know that your gorilla permit for November has booked and secured the gorilla trekking permit. We advise you to book the gorilla permit in advance because sometimes you might choose the date when there is no availability of the permits and you find that you have to reschedule another date and also booking early the permit gives us ample time to prepare and arrange your November gorilla trekking Safari. Visitors are also encouraged to book their best safari lodge early to avoid missing out. For example in Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, there are four sectors where gorilla trekking is conducted which include Buhoma which is found in the northern side of the park, and usually, visitors have to book in advance since the permits are sold in advance in that stipulated time. Other sectors include Nkuringo and Rushaga in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park and Ruhija on the Eastern side of the part Bwindi Forest National Park.

What is the cost of gorilla trekking permits in November?

While planning to November gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, It is important that to know the cost of seeing gorillas in these countries particularly in November. November has been described as the month characterized by rains or low season however the price of the gorilla permit remains the same but you can enjoy other discounts on accommodation and transport during November. Generally, the cost of seeing the gorillas means the gorillas of the gorillas trekking permit, without a gorilla trekking permit even if you have transportation or accommodation you cannot see gorillas in November. The cost varies from different countries although the experience is the same and under normal circumstances, the price remains the same for all months throughout the year. For Uganda, the gorilla permit costs USD 700 for Foreign Nonresidents, USD600 for foreign residents, and Uganda shillings 250,000 for the East African Community (Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, southern Sudan) citizens per person per trek while in Rwanda the gorilla permit higher compared to Uganda and Congo and it cost USD 1500 per person per trek while in Congo the gorilla trekking permit costs USD400 per person per trek

What are the available gorilla trekking safari options in November?

There are several November gorilla trekking safari packages that we design and arrange for our clients at Africa Adventure Vacations. What you need to do is to contact us by emailing and we shall respond to you as soon as possible. We have got different gorilla safari packages for November which include the 3- day gorilla tracking safaris in both Uganda and Rwanda, we also organize the 5-day gorilla tracking that includes even the chimpanzee tracking tours in Kibale Forest National Park we also organize the 3-day gorilla trekking packages for Kigali Rwanda to Uganda. All our November gorilla trekking options or packages are customized and we organize and arrange the package depending on your time, interests, and budget.

The car used during gorilla trekking safaris in November

November boasts a rainy season in the gorilla park in Uganda, Congo, and the democratic republic of Congo. It is advisable that you use the 4×4 land closer or 4 wheel drive that will be able to navigate to long distances especially the slippery trails and to comfortably move for long distances.

What you should carry for your November gorilla trekking safari?

Visitors planning to do gorilla trekking in November need to pack some of the items. Yes as we have seen the months are majorly characterized by sunshine but that doesn’t stop you from bringing some of the items even those that one would have packed during the rainy season because you can expect rain any time. Some of the items that you should pack while going to see gorillas /gorilla safaris in Uganda, Congo, and Rwanda include, hiking boots, a camera, a hut or cape, a Long-sleeved shirt rain coat just it happens to rain, a pair of garden gloves, a pail of long stockings, long-sleeved shirt among others.

Sometimes during the gorilla tracking in November, we encourage you to use a porter to enhance your gorilla trekking experience especially during the rainy season

Why you need a porter during November while on gorilla trekking?

To continue and support the conservation efforts. Most of the local porters found either in Bwindi, Mgahinga, volcanoes, and Virunga National Parks were formally poachers who depended on the forest for the livelihood. However after the introduction of gorilla tourism and gazetting of these forests as national parks, these people now organize themselves to earn a living and this the little money you give them to improve their live hood as well enhancing the conservation of the endangered mountain gorillas. A Porter costs around USD15-20.

Porters give you extra support, hand, and knowledge as most of them know better the surroundings and will help you to walk through the heavy train as they narrate to you the conservation and the general background of the communities around the gorilla’s parks.

Plan your November gorilla trekking experience safari with Africa Adventure Vacations, the famous tour operator based in Kampala Uganda, and experience in organizing and conducting gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. We are reliable and instant.

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