Gorilla Trekking Certificate

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Gorilla trekking is only done from the three countries in the world where the endangered mountain gorillas are found that is Volcanoes national park in Rwanda, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Mgahinga national park in Uganda and Virunga national park in Congo.

Human beings share 98%DNA with these apes and maybe it could be the reason as to why travelers move to Africa to have a glance on them although it’s the most expensive tourist activity on this continent. Mountain gorillas are shy apes though they can be aggressive when interfered.

Mountain gorillas are herbivores with over 70% of their diet composing of leaves, fruits among others.

Gorilla trekking certificate.

this refers to the document received by the tourists after trekking mountain gorillas in any national park as a form of certification. This document presents the national park trekked, time, date and the family of the gorilla trekked.

Gorilla trekking is a huge activity that is not for the weak thus requires fitness due to the fact that it involves hiking in mountainous parks when searching for different gorilla families.

What to park for gorilla trekking.

Due to the fact that mountain gorillas reside in tropical rain forests, that once in a while receives moderate rainfall even when its in dry seasons tourists are encouraged to prepare hiking shoes, warm jackets, park drinking water plus binoculars among others.

What is the best time for gorilla trekking.

In Rwanda, DR. Congo and Ugandan gorilla national parks are all located in the areas with the same climatic conditions sharing dry and wet seasons.

However, the best time for the gorilla trekking in their natural habitats is from June to September and December to February when the trekking trails are in their moderate conditions leading to easy access to the national parks.

Gorilla permits

Mountain gorilla permits depends on the country you are trekking Uganda charges $600 for gorilla trekking and $1500 for gorilla habituation while Rwanda charges $1500 for gorilla trekking and then Congo with the cheapest price of $400 per head during peak season and $200 during the low seasons however checking the status of security of Congo before departure is highly encouraged. Book with kyooma gorilla safaris for such unforgettable and memorable adventures.

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