What to wear on gorilla tracking experience. These are some of the outdoor equipment’s entitled to anyone choosing the right back pack to make a difference on a camping trip designed as a trust worthy travel companion” pick the right wear for the best of your health” which include the following.
The temperate nature of tracking areas in both Uganda and Rwanda is on a raised landscape thus making it pose mild condition with rainy seasons and cold environment to places near the forest, therefore the weather itself gives you an ultimatum on what to wear. You ought to carry both warm and rainy jackets to protect yourself from the prevailing conditions and enjoy your trip without inconveniences during and after trekking in the jungle.
These will give you extra warmth amidst the light jackets as it tends to be cold around accommodation centers especially Bwindi where it can rain at any time regardless of the season, dry or wet thus scarfs and bandanas will be there to give you extra warmth and comfort and what to wear.
You don’t have to forget to carry with you an extra phone if you can and a charger/power bank in case of power shortage as communication to your family, friends and travel guides is essential for a smooth safari and safety during your journey.
“Water is life”. In regards to this the hike for mountain gorillas might be tiresome and you might require an extra water bottle to help you in time of crisis and quench your thirsty and energize you on the journey to trek the gorillas in the jungle.
During and after the jungle experience you will be able to meet different species and birds with may at times be at a distance and can’t be best viewed by your eye sight and the optional item is use of binoculars thus their role will have prevailed to offer you the best views of the nature at distance during and after the jungle experience.
Along the trek in the jungle you may encounter thick forests and shrubs hard to grab by hand thus it’s more advisable on what to wear like carrying preventive gloves which can make you comfortable while handling different vegetation covers while in the forest.
Due to weather alternations in the forest and seasons a wide brimmed hat is preferred to prevent you from heat by the sun and rainy conditions upon your trek in the jungle. One might choose to wear a baseball cap but if you don’t come with one from home you could buy one from any craft market in the country where you will be trekking from and you will have supported indirectly to the native
These will help to protect you from tree branches, sun and insects in the jungle. These can either be khaki zip up trousers or light jean or water proof trousers with can prevent you from anything that can prick/scratch you, ladies are hence advised to wear comfortable bras since the hike can be tough. However some visitors ignore the advice and wear shorts and skirts exposing their body to scratches. The quick dry pants will as well guarantee protection from branches and thorns and as well mean that you can kneel to get gorilla photos or slide down slippery slopes.
The hiking place being hilly will require you to carry water proof boots to prevent you from the wet conditions in the forest which is permanent and will help to support you by their grips and give you enough fitness for ankle movement.
Due to the changes in the weather, it would be better if you carry sun block scream to protect you skin from the sun and other insects like mosquitoes that can harm your body along the trip.
This is an extra expense which you can plan as an extra service since hiking can be extraneous and you may require extra support thus hiring a porter to help you on carrying part of your luggage to enjoy your safari without getting extra tired.
Endeavor to carry packed lunch/energizer, these can be got in both Uganda and Rwanda thus the driver guide can assist you on purchasing some with you can pack and take along with your hike which takes hours in search for the tracks of mountain gorillas in the jungle.
NOTE: Don’t forget to park and carry your gorilla trekking permits and pass port when going for tracking for identification in order not to be inconvenienced while pre-tracking briefing at the headquarters and as well know what to wear upon the tracking day.
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