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Great gorilla trekking experiences in Uganda – Uganda Safari News

gorilla safari-imageTaking Great gorilla safari to Uganda will usher you to the memorable western Uganda experience .The western region is the only region in Uganda the pearl of Africa endowed with a stirring scenic land scapes with unique fascinating flora, fauna which is endemic to the region in the whole of Uganda, .
The Uganda trekking safaris and tour will take you to the most engrossing encounter with gigantic apes- Mountain gorillas housed in the precious Bwindi Impenetrable forest one of Uganda’s oldest forests in the country. With the park housing almost half of the world’s total species of the mountain gorillas (326 Mountain Gorillas), gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda form the major safaris mainly enjoyed by tourists on their Uganda safaris to Bwindi. On a daily basis more than ten gorilla groups are usually open for tourists to trek. The highly rewarding great gorilla safari in Uganda inaugurates and ends in Kampala. The drive to the park is not boring but it takes you through the beautiful sceneries of the Kigezi rolling hills as well as changes in vegetation, rivers and escarpments before reaching the home of mountain gorillas Bwindi.
Gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda require visitors spending night in nearby lodge where they can wake up early morning , take an exuberant breakfast to give them the energy needed to hike the hills in the slippery trails of Bwindi forest when searching for the rare mountain gorillas. After breakfast, they  proceed with their packed lunch to the park’s headquarters for early morning briefing at 8:00am about the code of conduct when trekking the gorillas. Afterwards they will be led by ranger guide to trek the gorillas in the thick creepers and undergrowth afro monotone vegetation of Bwindi and this will take them between 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the mountain gorillas. Once up close to the group, a memorable, magical one hour is given to visitors on their Uganda gorilla trekking tours to be with these gentle giants. They can decide to sit in the forest among the Gorillas, listen to the gorillas grumble to each other and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male-the Silverback. The steeply forested landscape of Bwindi is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. When the one hour is done, you will make U turn back to where you started the trek from and proceed to the lodge for refreshment before embarking on a walk to the nearby community to have cultural encounter with the Batwa people famously known as pigmies in Uganda.
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