When Is The Best Time To Go Mountain Gorilla Trekking In Africa 2024

what is the best time to go for mountain gorilla trekking

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The best time to participate in mountain gorilla trekking is an important factor for all travelers, so they plan their trip properly to enjoy their mountain gorilla safari. The best time for a mountain gorilla tour is when all the roads that lead to mountain gorilla trekking destinations are not wet, slippery, muddy, or passable.


The best time for mountain gorilla trekking also depends on the travelers' planned expenditure for mountain gorilla tourism and the season in which they are willing to travel. This is due to the fact that mountain gorilla trekking experiences in all of East Africa’s destinations are open all year and ready for gorilla trekking tourism.


The dry season is known as the peak season, when travelers come to Africa with high expectations of enjoying the magical mountain gorilla trekking experience. The dry months of the dry seasons include December to February and June to October, when little or no rainfall is expected to interfere with mountain gorilla trekking in the jungle.


 Although the dry season  is the time when mountain gorilla trekking permits are in high demand and very competitive, mountain gorilla permits are sold out faster, with that fact travelers ought  to book 6 months prior to their travel dates during the peak season so that they don’t miss out on mountain gorilla trekking experience in any preferred destination


The rainy season is referred to as the low season for mountain gorilla trekking because fewer travelers coming to Africa to see mountain gorillas. Rains are usually received in the months of March, April, May, and November, when there is a lot of rainfall being received in the tropical rain-forests where mountain gorilla trekking is done. Heavy rainfall makes trekking trails and roads wet, muddy, slippery, and impassable. 


However, it’s the best season because it is the best time for budget travelers to trek mountain gorillas due to the fact that accommodation rates are discounted for all travelers in the gorilla destinations in Africa.


Where can i best trek mountain gorillas in 2024

Mountain gorillas are surviving only in their natural habitat; trekking mountain gorillas into native tropical rain forests such as Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is the best decision you can ever make to see the endangered gorillas in the wild.