How difficult is gorilla tracking In Uganda, Rwanda and Congo?

All gorilla parks are situated in the forest and mountainous areas which need visitors to spend a lot of time like 2-8 hours moving around the hilly and bushes.

How difficult is gorilla trekking In Uganda, Rwanda and Congo?

How difficult is gorilla trekking In Uganda, Rwanda and Congo? Gorilla trekking can be done throughout the year and it requires someone to be physically fit because it is such challenging activity. Mountain gorilla trekking is done best during dry season but these dry months are not similar each destination has its seasons

Mountain gorillas are found in three destinations worldwide that is Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda, Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda. All these destinations are found in the mountainous and forested areas. You will receive rain at any time of the year. The driest months are June to August and December to February.

How hard is Gorilla trekking?        

All gorilla parks are situated in the forest and mountainous areas which need visitors to spend a lot of time like 2-8 hours moving around the hilly and bushes. This means you will move through thick bushes and it is a little beat hectic especially during the rainy season which has got a lot of mud thus making it difficult to pass through. This makes it such a wonderful and amazing experience. It is wise to always check out if it is dry season so that you can enjoy your gorilla trek. Rainy months are wonderful for visitors who do not like crowded places. In this period, hotels always offer discounts and they offer them to their clients. Destinations such as DR Congo offer great discounts in the rainy season.

Gorilla trekking is also difficult when it  comes to the number of visitors who are allowed to trek and  8 people per gorilla park  are allowed hence visitors who are interested  to do gorilla trekking  you’re advised to book your trip as earlier as possible so as to avoid disappointments. You can do this much better when you’re in touch with a trustworthy tour operator to help you book and to advise you all about gorilla trekking in Africa. Tourists who are planning to have a gorilla trekking trip, it is better to connect with local tour operators and you enjoy amazing experience.

Gorilla trekking is still difficult in that some of the restrictions on gorilla trekking are confusing like the age limits which says that a child under 15 years is not allowed to participate in activity yet some children are interested and physically enough to carry out gorilla trekking and they can do  better than the adults. At least Uganda and Congo have provision whereby they can give a chance if you’re capable but on conditions like you are given to sign and agree to all losses that you might gain during your trek but for Rwanda, they are very strict about the age limit.

Another difficult thing about the gorilla trekking is that you have to move long distances in the forest searching for gorillas since some gorillas group  cannot settle in one place they always move from one place to another  mostly the biggest apes. In Rwanda, trekking a gorilla family is too hard because they are usually found far up in the mountainous area thus this trek needs someone who is physically fit as well as having hiking skills. Visitors are advisable to do some practice before the date of trekking so that to enjoy the hike with rewarding experience.

Most of tourism activities which involve hiking have some challenges so you have to be ready.  Plan and Connect with your local tour operator to guide you about the gorilla trekking, like how much you can prepare and what you need to pack so that you can enjoy amazing experience without any inconveniences.

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