TOP THINGS TO DO IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK There are a number of…
GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Gorilla trekking is a major activity in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park which is located in southwestern part of Uganda. Besides Gorilla trekking, Bwindi forest is also well known as the best destination in the whole of Africa for bird watching, with over 345 species of birds recorded. The forest has the highest record of Albertine rift endemics birds hence graded as number one birding spot in African continent. Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest is done all year round, although there are some season whereby most tourist prefer to do their trekking. There are two rain season and two dry season in the year, and most tourist prefer to do their gorilla trekking during dry season especially between June and August, and October to march. the rest of the period is regarded to be rain season where the turn up of visitors is always low. This is because photography is best in dry season than rain season.
Trekking mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable national park is strenuous exercise, but the joy you experience after encountering the gorillas is overwhelming. For a person to trek Mountain gorillas, he or she must posses a gorilla trekking permit which must be purchased prior the trekking date. It’s therefore a recommendation that every visitor interested to see gorillas, must book a gorilla trekking permit with a reputable travel agency that which does all formalities and necessary pr-trek preparation on behalf of the visitor . Gorilla trekking permits are issued to tour agencies by Uganda Wildlife Authority. You may ask how much is a gorilla trekking permit?, Effectively 1st, July, 2020, A gorilla trekking permit in Uganda will cost USD. 700. this is a slight increase of USD. 100., (from $600. To $700.) Some of our visitors who engage in gorilla trekking have shared with us some videos of the unforgettable experience. Come see gorillas by yourself.