Gorilla trekking safaris might resemble something out of a novel or movie, yet it is an exceptionally real tourist activity that takes place in Uganda. Uganda is quite gem in Africa. It has the best climate in Africa and the scenic landscapes are more delightful than anywhere else. As a result of the climate and highlands, the closest primate to man has is able to call it home. Over half of the mountain gorillas on earth are found the forest of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park in the southwestern part of Uganda. There are gorilla trekking safaris that can be specifically made to fulfill your desire or there are preplanned ones already if you wish.
There are a plenty of activities for a tourist to do while on his / her Uganda gorilla safari including; bird watching due to the fact that the park is also home to over 350 species of bird, the activity take place along the main trail of Buhoma water falls, the bamboo zones and Mubwindi Swamp trail in Ruhija, there is also cultural encounters in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where the tourists visit the neighboring Batwa community and they demonstrate to them their way of life and hunting skills, again strong and energetic can enjoy the cycling or mountain biking in Bwindi Forest where they follows a well-maintained trail from the park headquarters at Buhoma to the Ivi River. Along this 13km trail you may see wildlife such as bushbucks, black-and-white colobus and red-tailed monkeys, there is also a 6 – 7 hour trail round trip start in the morning, and is arranged by Buhoma Community Rest Camp under the “Ride for a Woman“community development initiative.
During gorilla trekking trip the tourists can also enjoy hiking / nature walk in the Bwindi forest, there are six main nature trails in Buhoma for those who wish to explore the “impenetrable forest” these include; Muyanga Waterfall Walk, Rushura Hill Walk, Muzubijiro Loop, The Ivi River Walk, The Buhoma-Nkuringo Trail, The Habinyanja (Railegh). But the main activity done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is to see how the gorillas act in their natural environments. It is a sight that is better than any nature show you can watch on television. The tours can last anywhere from a single day up to nine days long.