Gorilla trekking experience is a wonderful experience, allowing you the opportunity to have a close contact with these gentle giants of the jungle in their natural habitat. This experience takes place all year round and it takes you half day stay in the jungle and it is always 01 hour allowed to stay with the gorillas taking unforgettable memorable photos and videos. It is only 08 participants can visit a group of mountain gorilla in a day.
Gorilla trekking is done to over 14 gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and 01 gorilla family found in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and 120 gorilla permits that are sold per day. A gorilla permit cost $ 600 USD per person in high season of the year and $ 450 USD per person in the low season of the year (April, May and November).
It is 04 sectors where the gorilla trekking is done and these include the Buhoma, Nkuringo, Ruhija and the Rushaga sectors. Each sector has variety of lodge categories offering accommodation to all level of travelers visiting Bwindi Forest.
After gorilla trekking you can as well enjoy other excursions like the Batwa cultural visit and experience very many activities done by these people, community and nature walks. For those at the Nkuringo and Rushaga sector can take the canoeing experience, walks along the shores of Lake Mutanda.