Easiest Mountain Gorilla Family To Trek in Uganda and Rwanda
What is the easiest mountain gorilla family to trek in Bwindi impenetrable national park Uganda and Volcanoes national park Rwanda? Most tourists are interested to travel to Uganda for gorilla tracking but they always ask many questions and one of them is that which is the simplest gorilla family to trek? As gorilla trekking permit is expensive like Uganda has increased from 600USD to 700USD even that one of Rwanda from 750USD to 1500USD but this is not the problem because travelers focus on their interests than the price of gorilla permits. So, the priority while coming for gorilla trekking is to look for the easiest gorilla family to trek and enjoy their experience of gorilla trekking without any inconveniences. Nowadays, the Uganda Wildlife Authority has got the solution for the issue of the simplest gorilla family to trek through allocating gorilla families depending on the age, interests, and physical abilities of an individual.
Some tourists take it in a wrong way that there are mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park which are hard to trek yet others simple. when the day is lucky for you, you are likely to meet the gorillas in just 15-30 minutes. And if it is not a lucky day you can meet them after three-quarters of the day meandering around the forest looking for these amazing creatures. The truth is wildlife animals including gorillas, they always moving from one place to another at all the time but this is due to some factors such as water and food availability, fear, and even when they fight each other so this forces them to move from one location to another. You may find a gorilla family that was closed yesterday and the following day it might be far away. Therefore, a mountain gorilla family is simplest to trek depending on the day experience.
There is one group in Bwindi Forest known as Rushegura mountain gorilla group which is taken as the easiest family to trek in Uganda. Rushegura gorilla family is located in the Buhoma sector and it’s the breaking point for your amazing gorilla trekking and the trekking is in the same sector. It can also go deep into the jungle become a difficult trek like other groups. Therefore, when you come for gorilla trekking in Uganda, focus more on your interests than on an easier trek because there is no guarantee for this.
Sometimes it’s you who makes your trek hard because some tourists can book gorilla permits in different sectors and also book accommodation in another sector. This requires them to wake up very early in the morning to start driving in order to reach the time at the park offices. Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is too big so the management decided to divide it into four tracking trailheads which include the Buhoma sector in the northern, the Ruhija sector in the east, Nkuringo, and Rushaga sectors in the southern parts of Bwindi Forest. Tourists are always advised to book accommodation in the same sector where he/she going to trek.
Why did my travel operator book me a hard Gorilla family to trek is among the most common questions by the travelers? But this happens due to the above-mentioned factors, this is also important to note that gorilla trekking is a major tourist activity that attracts most the travelers in Uganda so, gorilla permits are on high demand that is why you are advised to book earlier but once you book in the last minute there are high chances to book you a gorilla group which you were told that it was hard. To avoid such cases, it is good to acquire your gorilla permit way in advance like 3months back so that hep you to have enough time to make your choice.
What to carry on my packing list for gorilla trekking in Uganda?
Much as you identify the easiest mountain gorilla family to trek in Uganda, you need to pack every essential item to make your trip successful. Africa Adventure Vacations always advise you to come when well prepared with a strong waterproof jacket so that it helps you when it rains, hiking boots, long-sleeved shirts/trousers, hat, sunglasses, energy-giving snacks, insect repellents, first aid kit, a camera with extra batteries, and a pair of binoculars.
Where to stay in the Bwindi Forest.
Safari lodges and lodges are there in Bwindi where one can spend a night and complete his /her trip, which ranges from luxury to budget. The most used lodges in the Buhoma sector are Gorilla Forest Camp, Mahogany Springs, Buhoma Community rest camp, in the Nkuringo and Rushaga sectors in the southern parts of the park, there are Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge, Rushaga gorilla camp Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Gorilla height lodge, Rushaga gorilla heavens lodge, while in Ruhija sector there is Bakiga lodge Broadbill Forest camp and so on. all those lodges are good for tourists and others, they offer high-quality services through friendly staff, restaurants which have delicious meals, nice and clean rooms and many more.
In conclusion, a certain level of fitness is very important though gorilla trekking in Uganda might be somehow difficult. If you are prepared enough mostly on your physical fitness then depend more on your interests than focus more on the simplest gorilla family to trek.
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