Gorilla information ( Gorilla trekking / tracking )
What you need to know about Gorilla trekking and tracking
Gorilla trekking / tracking is an adventurous activity that has become popular in the recent years in both Uganda and Rwanda. For first timers into this adventure, it is very important that you understand the difference between trekking and tracking so that you can choose a group that will best meet your expectations. Gorilla Trekking involves walking for long distances with hikes involved while tracking…
Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest National Park
Gorilla tracking Bwindi impenetrable national park first started in 1999 when Mubare gorilla group hosted tourists for a gorilla tracking adventure for the very first time and with growth of other Gorilla groups, it has since then raised to the top as one of the biggest highlights on a tour to Uganda as Gorillas are considered a worldwide endangered species and yet Uganda alone has 50 % of the world’s Gorilla population…
Gorilla Family Groups
Uganda is blessed with over 400 mountain gorillas living in the beautiful Bwindi Impenetrable forests and is home to more than half of the world’s total population of mountain gorillas. The other number of Mountain Gorillas lives on the lower slopes of the volcanoes in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. At the moment, Uganda has about eleven habituated gorilla families for visiting and one group obtainable for research.