WHAT IS GORILLA TREKKING
Uganda is the “pearl of Africa.” Uganda is fantastic compared to any other gorilla trekking experience in Africa. Uganda’s jungle trek environment is unbelievable. With each movement, one’s expectations are rewarded, and seeing the remaining world’s few mountain gorillas is amazing. Bwindi impenetrable forest national park has been confirmed as one of the most fascinating national parks in Africa.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park was gazetted in 1991 with the Mubare Mountain Gorilla Group as the first group. There is a reduction in the number of mountain gorillas all over the world. According to the 2018 population census, there are over 1000 mountain gorillas in the world, and Uganda holds 50% of the total mountain gorilla population.
Travelers should aim at seeing these gorilla’s spectacular in their natural environment, get an opportunity to trek mountain gorillas with the largest population in Uganda.
Mountain Gorilla trekking in Uganda makes travelers take a long walk in the thick forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park while they look for mountain gorillas. The trek involves hiking, moving through the bush, getting tired, and getting a bit untidy in the impenetrable forest with a professional local guide in search of a habituated mountain gorilla family.
Mountain gorillas can be trekked in the Virunga Mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda. Uganda contains 50% of the remaining mountain gorilla population worldwide, which lives in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is divided into four different sectors, such as Buhoma sector, Rushaga sector, Nkuringo sector, and Ruhija sector. All these sectors have an impressive array of luxury lodges, mid-range lodges, budget lodges, and campsites with restaurants, craft stalls, and guiding services.