What Do Advanced Teams Do In Gorilla Trekking?

To ensure that seeing gorillas is guaranteed at 95%.

What Do Gorilla Trackers Or Advanced Teams Do In Gorilla Trekking?

What do gorilla trackers or advanced teams do in Gorilla trekking? Here in this article, I will explain what trackers do in gorilla tracking activity. Gorilla trekking is the most preferred activity highlighted in all Africa safaris and it takes place in only 3 countries of Uganda, Congo, and Rwanda. These are the only countries where gorillas live in their world habitats remember that mountain gorillas cannot survive under captivity. And thus, for you to have a chance to see mountain gorillas you must visit either Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mgahinga National Park, Volcanoes National Park, and Virunga National Park.

Mountain gorillas are wild animals and they stay in the wild and therefore your chances of seeing them freely dependent on various factors and here we allot at the role of gorilla trackers and what they do to ensure that people who have booked gorillas have seen them in Rwanda, Uganda and the democratic republic of Congo. It important that whoever book a gorilla trekking permit gets a guarantee of seeing the gorilla and provides that the gorilla trekking is an expensive adventure. In Uganda and Rwanda according to the Uganda Wildlife Authority and Rwanda Development Board respectively, it is believed that the chances of seeing gorillas in the parks are high and are over 95% and this is mostly where the role of gorilla trackers comes into play.

Who are the gorilla trackers?

Gorilla trackers is the team of trained experts or individuals employed by Uganda Wildlife Authority or Rwanda Development Board and are in charge of tracing and following the mountain gorillas families wherever they are in Bwindi, Mgahinga, and volcanoes national park. Gorilla trackers wake up very early in the morning and go to the forest to trace where these animals are.

Usually, it where the gorillas slept last night that guides them and then follow their footsteps and find them where they have reached that particular point. Immediately, they see them, they send a signal to the park headquarters through communication informing them of the whereabouts of Mountain gorillas also the gorilla trackers communicate fully with the guides through walkie-talkies. And now from here, the gorilla guide will lead you to the visitors until the point where they found the mountain gorillas. Results show that many follow the gorillas up to where they have slept previously however sometimes this may involve traveling for long distances and thus sometimes the short cut is highly needed or advisable.

The actual role of gorilla trackers or advanced team / What do gorilla trackers or advanced teams do in Gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo?

It is the roles of the gorilla trackers or the advanced team in all the gorilla countries (Rwanda, Uganda, and DR Congo) to ensure that seeing gorillas is guaranteed at 95%. This means that the activity of the gorilla is very organized and therefore one is guaranteed to see mountain gorillas keeping other factors constant.

It is good that when you are coming to do gorilla trekking, make sure that you’re physically fit or you will be advisable to go with a porter to help you on gorilla trekking experience, although the gorilla trekking trips are normally given tips, the role of gorilla trackers shouldn’t be undermined when you are tipping the gorilla tour guides as the tip is shared by both the guides and trackers.

Here at Africa Adventure Vacations to tip our gorilla guides who in turn share the tips with the trackers however, tipping is voluntary. Uganda Wildlife Authority has established a central tipping box where you can as well place your tip.

Africa Adventure Vacations, we remind you that the Uganda gorilla trekking permit costs USD 700 and USD1500 in Rwanda. On this money, you will be entitled to see the mountain gorillas for one hour, park entrance fees, an advance team or gorilla trackers, and tour guides.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park houses half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world where you can go and see them in their natural wild.  Gorilla trekking is becoming an expensive Adventure for visitors and can only be done in the world three countries of Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Thus, one needs a piece of good advice to get the best of the gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. In this article, our advice will focus on the activities that you can do, what you need to know or do before booking the Bwindi gorilla safaris including where to stay while you’re on your Bwindi gorilla trek safari.

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