Gorilla Trekking Experience in Uganda, Rwanda Congo

Gorilla trekking is a thrilling & populous  activity which lets  adventures travelers walk   through the low & high altitudes of the tropical forest, within range of 2500m – 4300m to look for gorillas in their natural Habitat, and  at most 1 hour is spent with them once found.

Every gorilla trekking  excursion, starts with registration, followed by briefing very early in the morning.  Important headlines to be discussed include rules & regulations for gorilla trekking: When looking for Gorillas, when in their presence, till when you leave their natural habitat.

before trekking, When trekking to look for gorillas, and When in their presence, till when you exit the park. Thereafter each individual in a group of 8, is assigned a gorilla trekking family to trek, with a head guide plus other ranger guides. Allocation of gorilla trekking groups depends on the  age difference, personal preference and Physical strength.

Gorilla trekking then takes from between 30 up to 8 hours, with opportunities of  encountering numerous species among others: birds, colobus monkeys, L’hoest monkeys, chimpanzees, tree & plant species. Upon finding them from their hiding,  take at most 1 hour of incredible face to face contact with the Gorillas.

Staying up close with the  mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat allows you  to observe, take lessons about the gorilla habitat, behaviours while they feed young ones, grooming young play ground, While you take beautiful photos as  well as recording numerous moments.

Gorilla Trekking Age Limit-Exact Age Limit For Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo is majorly for 15 years and above, below which is not allowed to access the gorilla National Parks (Mgahinga Gorilla,  Volcanoes, Virunga & Kahuzi Biega ). It is so hard for the under age group, to trek  continuously hilly altitude, right from the beginning.

While in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, there are still chances for tracking endangered mountain gorillas with children under the age of 15.