Mountain Gorillas Tracking Rules Uganda Rwanda Congo

Mountain Gorillas Tracking Rules Uganda Rwanda Congo

Mountain Gorillas Tracking Rules Uganda Rwanda Congo, Trekking gorillas is not easy and no guaranteed that you will see them, tracking through impenetrable forest and very dense vegetation hiking up and down steep slopes which can last for several hours to get where the gorilla family/group you are tracking is. The dense forest is filled with burning and stinging nettles and red safari ants so we recommend you to bring the following items

What to Wear and Clothing to Gorilla Tracking Uganda, Rwanda and Congo?

  1. While going to track gorillas please wear gloves
  2. wearing long lightweight long wool socks which are comfortable for a mountain tropical forest
  3. Come with a proper walking gear what to wear when going for gorilla trekking
  4. Sometimes it can be hot so please remember to carry a hat to protect you from the strong sun rays
  5. Due to the high altitude you may need a Sweater for cool evenings and chilly mornings
  6. You also need few long-sleeved shirts and trousers to ensure that when you are out for trekking you put on long sleeved T-shirt and trouser to avoid insects such as safari ants entering your trousers.
  7. lightweight waterproof jacket is advisable as weather conditions in the impenetrable forest can change at any time
  8. You will need also sun cream is also as temperature can change
  9. The fast thing on you packing list should be Video/photo camera with extra lenses and reserve batteries because Photography is most important when going for gorilla tracking  safari, you have to sure that your camera is ready all the time  and extra batteries necessary as you will need to take many photographs on this gorillas tour.
  10. To make this walk to the gorillas easy you will need a porter to give you a push and carry your small backpack on the way to the gorillas as tracking takes time, a porter cost only $15 but it is worth it.Mountain Gorillas Tracking Rules Uganda-Rwanda Congo

Rules of Tracking Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo?

  1. Children blow 15 years of age are not allowed to track gorillas
  1. If you are sick or have any infectious disease you will not be allowed to see gorillas
  2. Once you find gorillas you are allowed to spend only one hour with them
  3. Only maximum of 8people/visitors are to track one gorilla family/group per day
  4. While taking photos/photographing gorillas flashing is allowed
  5. For anyone to enjoy gorilla tracking you have to be fit
  6. While you are with gorillas NO eating or drinking

7. No one is allowed to touch gorillas or pointing at them. Unless gorillas themselves decide to touch you as they pass you.

Mountain Gorillas Tracking Rules Uganda Rwanda Congo

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