Mountain gorilla duration – Uganda is blessed with 480 endangered mountain gorillas, half of world’s mountain gorilla.Mountain Gorilla duration refers to the period that you can have once you encounter the great Apes in the jungle. Gorilla trekking experience takes 30minutes to three quarters in a day however you get to be with these primates for only one hour or four hours while on habituation experience.
After a morning breakfast at your accommodation place in any sector you will have slept, your driver guide is mandated to escort you to park headquarters before 8:00am where you meet pack ranger guides to brief you on the dos and don’ts while on the trek in the jungle for mountain gorillas.
Before allocation process to the gorilla family your to track you are requested to make submissions regarding your health status which will work as a basis for the rangers to allocate you to a gorilla family that you can trek safely without having complications and you have a wonderful experience.
Hiking an equatorial thick montane forest which covers 3000-4000 meters altitude determines mountain gorilla duration, this requires you to be physically fit, a group of 8 individuals are located to one family per day spending one hour with the allocated family and thus a gorilla family is never visited by two groups in a day due to the fact that human presence can scare them and make them relocate from their habituated place to another therefore no one should lie you that a gorilla family can be tracked twice a day
More so Gorilla treks are categorized into short, medium and long gorilla treks. This depends on the ease and difficulty associated with trekking a specific gorilla group
Book a gorilla tracking safari to Uganda, Rwanda and Congo to meet the gentle giants in the jungle and enjoy this life-changing experience.