WHY YOU SHOULD TREK GORILLAS IN UGANDA
Gorilla trekking takes place in an extensive African jungle location, which adds a layer of exotic adventure that matches any kind of tour worldwide. Mountain gorillas are situated on the edge of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park of Uganda, Mgahinga gorilla national park, Volcanoes national park of Rwanda, and Virunga National Park of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mountain gorilla trekking is a non-comparable encounter in the wild; having one on with these giant apes is a lifetime experience. This safari experience is unbeatable while watching a mountain gorilla family relaxing in their lush natural environment.
Mountain gorillas are in three African countries, all selling the same experiences. Mountain gorillas are about 4-6 feet tall and weigh approximately 136 to 220 kilograms. Mountain gorillas are one of the two subspecies of Eastern gorillas remaining in the African jungle, with over 1,000 mountain gorillas occupying the bamboo and montane.
The worldwide mountain gorilla population adds up to 1,063 and Uganda has a total of half of the mountain gorillas in the world, while the other remaining population is shared by the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. Uganda offers mountain gorilla trekking activities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga gorilla national park.
Mgahinga gorilla national park is located within the Virunga Chain of Mountain Ranges and is bordered by Volcanoes National Park in the northwestern part of Rwanda and the Virunga National Park in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Mgahinga national park has one mountain gorilla family available for trekking, called the Nyakagezi family, with about 7 to 14 individuals.
The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the best destination for mountain gorilla trekking in the entire three destinations. Uganda possesses the highest number of habituated gorilla groups in the world. Mountain gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is divided into 4 sectors: Buhoma sector, Ruhija sector, Nkuringo sector, and Rushaga sector, the only sector offering mountain gorilla habituation.