THE GORILLA TREKKING MYSTERY IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK – UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI NEWS
It is such a moment of wonder when starts to think of crafting a gorilla trekking safari to Uganda in far horizons of this planet some of which take two days flight transfers. It is just the imaginations and some tourism scholars have described it as the beginning of the tourist experience which is its self the product.
The series of arrangements are made such as reserving gorilla permits and other trip components like accommodation and transport which is normally done through travel agents or going ahead to buy an inclusive package from the tour operators to oversee the delivery of the tourist product while the client is on gorilla safari in Uganda.
The flights are booked and everything is set and you board to Uganda at the famous Entebbe International Airport on the shores of the gigantic Lake Victoria the largest tropical lake in the world, largest lake in Africa and the second largest fresh water lake in the world where you are welcomed by a courteous guide from Prime Uganda safaris who would take care of all your trip arrangements up to departure.
It is a new chapter in your life to meet new but very hospitable Ugandans that have been credited internationally as you traverse the urban landscapes of Entebbe and Kampala before heading to country side areas as you transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Enjoying the eco-accommodation establishment where you arranged to spend overnights while on Uganda gorilla safari retiring after the long day drive through some sections of bumpy roads that have been nicknamed African massage.
The morning comes and you wake up very early for your breakfast to catch up with the gorilla trekking briefing that starts at 8:00am at any of the UWA headquarters in the respective region where you booked the gorilla permit. It is just a short session before you look at gigantic dense forested hills of Bwindi and the heart tells you about re-considering the activity. It is just adventure and hiking those hills is part of the experience that form the mystery of gorilla trekking tour in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi.
The forest that you used to read about marked by dense undergrowth, mature trees not forgetting steep hills with narrow valleys of which the canopy is covered by mist with cold temperatures, on your gorilla safari and tour in Uganda, it becomes a reality.
The hike may not be certain but it depends on the gorilla mercies and if they have foraged from distant places, the gorilla tracking duration can stretch from 2 – 8 hours. At times, you might be prompted to think that you will not see gorillas but it is close to that moment of you losing hope that you see a smile on the face of the ranger guide as he hears about them and in a minute you are with them. You are with your dream; something that you had in your imagination not believing that it will be a reality. The faces of these gigantic apes with their frightening eyes and impressive fur with the silver lining on the back of mature gorillas referred to as Silverbacks and not avoiding the playful young ones as they swing through the tree branches and the energetic youthful gorillas consuming as much vegetation as they can. The encounter can lure you in a state of excitement which may leave your camera space used up full of mountain gorilla pictures that will take you back in memories of your Uganda gorilla safari encounter in Uganda.
The trek back to the lodge and your departure and the subsequent days, your memories will be filled of the fulfilled mystery of gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda.
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