When Is The Best Time For Gorilla Trekking In Uganda 2022

When is the best time for gorilla trekking in uganda 2022

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The best time for gorilla trekking experiences in Uganda is between November and April. A mountain gorilla trekking experience in Uganda offers travelers a chance to spot mountain gorillas in their natural environment, where they observe a number of rewarding primate experiences and unique features of mountain gorillas in the jungle.  In order to watch the habituated mountain gorilla families, you should participate in gorilla trekking in either Mgahinga Gorilla National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park gives travelers the best opportunity to hike the four different sectors which include buhoma sector, rushaga sector, Ruhija sector, and Nkuringo sector and in Mgahinga Gorilla national park mountain gorilla trekking takes you to hike the Virunga chained mountains in Uganda such as mount Muhabura, Sabinyo, and mount Gahinga

 

You can book your mountain gorilla trekking permit in Uganda from the Uganda wildlife authority or from your trusted tour operator at a price of $700, which is much cheaper than a mountain gorilla trekking permit in Rwanda, which is being obtained at a price of $1500.  After getting your mountain gorilla trekking permit, you will make your way to your chosen sector in one of the four sectors of Bwindi, or Mgahinga. Mountain gorilla trekking can be done an all year in Uganda however there are some months that are the best time for mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda in 2022 and these months include;

 

Gorilla trekking tours in Uganda

Uganda’s best months for mountain gorilla trekking include the short dry months of December, January, and February, which is a kind of dry season that makes your gorilla trekking tours an amazing experience in Uganda's Gorilla national parks. During the dry months, the trekking trails are not slippery or muddy, so there is easy visibility to take part in the beauty of these wonderful national parks, and it is also very easy to take beautiful pictures of mountain gorillas. However, travelers can also participate in mountain gorilla trekking during the wet months of March, April, and May or from September to November because food is plentiful in the park, which limits the movement of the mountain gorillas in the jungle. Mountain gorilla trekking experiences can also offer you a chance to watch a number of migratory bird species and forest bird species, which may make your gorilla trekking experience in Uganda a thrilling activity.

Travelers can engage themselves in a number of other rewarding tourist activities during your Uganda primate safari and these include;

 

Chimpanzee trekking experience in Uganda should not be missed on your primate safari. Chimpanzee trekking gives travelers an opportunity to watch the behavior of these playful primates in their natural environment. Chimpanzee trekking can be done in Kibale forest national park, Budongo forest, Kalinzu forest, Kyambura gorge of Queen Elizabeth national park, Tooro Semliki game reserve, and at Ngamba Island, among other destinations.  Kibale forest national park gives another wonderful experience called the chimpanzee habituation experience, where travelers can also participate, which allows them to spend more time with the chimpanzee in the jungle in the company of researchers and park rangers.  Chimpanzee habituation is the process of training chimps to become accustomed to human presence.

 

Uganda's savannah national parks offer the most rewarding attractions where you will see the herbivores grazing in the savannah plains. These herbivores include Uganda Kobs, zebras, impalas, cape buffaloes, African elephants, and antelopes. You will be able to spot a number of carnivores in these Savannah national parks, such as the tree-climbing lions, hyenas, and leopards hunting for food. Game viewing in the savannah national parks is among Uganda’s most rewarding experiences. Uganda’s notable game drives include game drives in Queen Elizabeth national park, game drives at Murchison Falls national park, game drives in Lake Mburo national park, and game drives in Kidepo Valley national park, which will open up a number of rewarding experiences in the wild.

 

The lion tracking experience of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda gives you a chance to watch the behavior of the lions in their pride. With a radio collar, travelers can even visit the pride. You will also see how lions establish their territories by urinating within all the demarcations. You will also see the Big Five of Queen Elizabeth National Park and all the rewarding features of the carnivores in Queen Elizabeth.

 

Participate in mountain gorilla habituation as part of your mountain gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda, which involves travelers in gorilla species training to become accustomed to human presence. The Gorilla habituation experience is unique because travelers spend more time with the interesting gorilla family under habituation, which is not comparable to the one-hour regular gorilla trekking. There are a number of other thrilling tourist activities in Uganda that you should not miss on your Uganda safari experience. Therefore, book for the best gorilla safari experience.