Mountain Gorilla with baby in Bwindi National Park, Uganda

Tips to have an ultimate and memorable Uganda gorilla tracking safari | Travel 256 — Uganda Safaris

Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Africa

It can be noted that the paths in the mountain gorilla habitats tend to be slippery, steep and muddy which makes the study walking shoes important.

Gorilla trekkers also need to have thick gardening gloves since you can get hold of a tree with nettles and thorns while looking for support through challenging hiking sections.

Long trousers and long sleeved shirts are necessary to save your body from the thorny bushes

A waterproof jacket might be carried along in case it rains during the trek

For challenging Gorilla Tracking groups, it is better to take along a walking stick for extra support

Do not forget packed lunch and sufficient water as the trekking duration can be longer than expected

In case of heavy baggage, less expensive porters are available at the trailheads to help you out with the weight. In fact, porters are local people with in and by hiring them you are contributing to the community development.

Book your Uganda gorilla tour today by sending your inquiry via or call our safari expert on +256701367970.

Originally published at