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Gorilla Trekking In January

Gorilla Trekking In January

Gorilla Trekking In January

Are you a tourist organizing a gorilla trekking in January but asking yourself if it is the best time to go? Well, at the end of this article you will be knowing every information about the Gorilla tracking safari in January. Mountain gorilla tracking has the best time; however, it can be visited all year round from January to December and you will get an unforgettable gorilla tracking experience in the forest. January is among the months with little or no rainfall in all-mountain gorilla destinations also known as the high season month when Uganda and Rwanda receive many travelers who are yearning to visit the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitats.

Mountain gorilla tracking is a key attraction that attracts most tourists to visit mountain gorilla destinations on the continent of Africa. With over 1090 individuals which are left not only in Africa but the entire world. On your East African safari, visit one of Uganda’s gorilla destinations and enjoy to book gorilla trekking in January

Weather for Uganda gorilla trekking in January.

In Uganda, January is among the driest months with no or little. Also, one of the months many travelers come to see these unique primates.  Other recommended months which offer an amazing gorilla trekking experience are December, September, August, July, June, and February. But is important to note that mountain gorillas are found in the tropical rain forests so at any time of the day it can rain. This is the reason why you are advised to carry useful gorilla trekking items that can help to complete your trek such a good hiking boots, a raincoat, garden gloves, hat, long-sleeved clothes, and so on.

How to book a Bwindi gorilla trekking safari in January.

Those who are planning to do their gorilla trekking safari in January, to book their gorilla permits in advance like 3 months back when they are still available to avoid inconveniences on the day of trekking. Booking earlier also gives chance to get the best lodge that fits your budget and choose any gorilla trekking sector you want if you are interested to do gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, as you have enough time.  Like those who are interested to visit mountain gorillas of the Buhoma sector which is in the Northern parts of Bwindi Forest to try as much as possible and book in advance because its gorilla permits for tracking one of the habituated gorilla family in most cases are sold out 4 months before the tracking day. So, you are advised to book your gorilla tracking safari in advance. Other tracking trailheads in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi national park are the Nkuringo and Rushaga sector which is found in the parts of Southern plus Ruhijja in the Eastern region. Or you go to Mgahinga Gorilla national park which is also home to these unique primates with only one habituated gorilla family.

Last-minute gorilla trekking safari in January

Although it is good and always tourists are advised to do their booking earlier at least three months before the tracking date, but Africa Adventure Vacations can help you if you remained with one optional of making a last-minute booking. Here, what we need is the trekking dates you wish to trek on your gorilla trekking safari in January and we check for the availability of gorilla permits this month.

Options for gorilla tracking in January.

Africa Adventure Vacations offer you various gorilla tracking safari packages for trekking mountain gorillas at any time of the year you wish to trek including those for January. These are some of our recommended safari packages so choose one of them and get a great opportunity to see the few remaining mountain gorillas in January. 5 days mountain gorilla and chimpanzee tracking tours, 3 days Uganda gorilla tour from Kigali International Airport in Rwanda, and 3 days Uganda gorilla tour. For more information concerning mountain gorilla trekking in either Uganda or Rwanda, please contact Africa Adventure Vacations who are experts in organizing amazing gorilla trekking experiences at affordable prices, and complete your dream of visiting these giant gentles in wild.

Other activities to do in Uganda.

Apart from gorilla tracking, get time to go through our blog which is about other activities to do after visiting mountain gorillas. Uganda is blessed with many tourist attractions one can engage in after enjoying the best experience in the world, activities to do are wildlife safaris and chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest national park.  For a wildlife safari, there is amazing Kidepo national park,  where one can go for walking safaris, game drives, and boat safaris and these include Lake Mburo national park, Queen Elizabeth national park and so.

Safari Lodges/hotels at Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

Due to the developing tourism industry in Uganda, currently, Bwindi Forest national park is surrounded by a lot of lodges and hotels where tourists can spend a night and complete this activity and they range from luxury to budget. Some of these lodges are Broadbill Forest camp, Rushaga gorilla camp, Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge, Buhoma community campsite, Gorilla Forest Camp, and others. They all offer high-quality services through the friendly staff, nice and clean rooms, restaurant with delicious meals which are all ready to serve, a bar stocked with all types of drinks and among others.

In conclusion, every month of the year is good for gorilla tracking safari in Uganda either in the months of dry or rainy seasons as well as you prepared enough like improving your fitness and carry the important gorilla tracking gears. But mentioning the best month to trek mountain gorillas can be difficult because African weather is unpredictable. Always focus more on your interests.