Nothing in this world is better than encountering with a gorilla family in the tropical rain forests. Uganda offers visits to meet these primates in their regular living areas in the thrilling hills of south western Uganda secured with sodden thick and tall trees and a natural green cover. Bwindi national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park are the two Uganda parks which harbor about a half of the remaining mountain gorillas on the planet more than 450 out of 900 mountain gorillas left on the planet live in Uganda. Tracking mountain gorillas in the virungas or Bwindi impenetrable national park is the best adventure one can have on a safari to Africa.
Amid the twentieth century, there was fear that these species will confront elimination taking after the patterns of authentic relics that are no more. This was a consequence of habitat loss, wars, poaching, and different other factors were among the significant difficulties that would see this presumption turn into a veracity and therefore gorilla safaris to Uganda would be no more. Appreciation goes to the government, ministry of tourism, the rangers who protect these mountain gorillas on the regular schedule and the nearby people particularly the individuals who live close to the parks for the continued contribution towards the survival of these few remaining primates on the planet.
Mountain Gorillas are gigantic creatures up to three times as cumbersome as the normal man, their size overstated by a shaggily flourishing coat. In spite of their fearsome appearance, gorillas are notably quiet animal and they can be trekked securely in their natural homes with no mischief brought on to human since they are well habituated and friendly to people. Almost everybody who visits the gorillas experiences an almost spiritual sound, gorillas are also eager to study the human visitor; a gentle giant will softly look into the eye of a human as if seeking a connection. Gorilla tracking is known as a remarkable and rewarding moment that travelers on a gorilla safari in Uganda can comfortably enjoy. Tracking in Uganda’s Bwindi takes place at around 1,500m above sea level, but in the Virungas the gorillas are often encountered at almost 3,000m.
Gorilla tracking is interesting despite the fact that somewhat difficult as meeting them relies on upon where they spent their last night from, the trails once in a while include going through sloppy and steep inclines and thick woodland, once tired don’t be hesitant to request that your guide stop a couple of minutes at whatever point you feel tired for snacks, or to request that the guide you an impermanent strolling stick to help you walk steadily. Keep in mind to put on your sturdiest walking shoes for the trek, and wear thick trousers and long sleeves as security against thorns. It’s frequently frosty in the woodland so bring a sweater or shirt. Ounce they are met you will overlook all the troublesome you’ve experienced and use the one hour you are just permitted to stay with these gorillas. Take the greatest number of photographs as you can in spite of the fact that a blaze camera is not permitted.
Uganda is a home to 12 habituated gorilla groups, one family Nyakagezi lives in Mgahinga gorilla national park; however it is inclined to straying into Rwanda for long stretches. The other 11groups are all situated in Bwindi impenetrable national park, trekking should be possible in four segments of the park including Buhoma with three gorilla family including Mubare, Rushegura, Habinyanya, and Buhoma is situated in the north side of the park. Ruhija part has additionally three gorilla family including Bitukura, Oruzogo and Kyaguriro. It’s situated in the upper east of Bwindi. The Rushaga side of the park likewise has five gorilla families including Nshongi, Mishaya, Kahungye, Bweza, Busingy, it’s situated in the south side of the park. Nkuringo is situated in the south western side of Bwindi with one gorilla family known as Nkuringo. Trekking in all these families is done each day starting with reporting at the park headquarter, eight individuals are just permitted to visit these primates per group with an equipped guide. The expense for a gorilla trekking permit is as of now is at usd$650 in the high season and usd$350 amid the low seasons in the months of April, May and September.