Best Gorilla Trekking Destinations in Africa : Gorilla trekking in Africa is among the most anticipated tourism activities that tourists interested in having the most memorable African safari watching the endangered primate species in their natural settings. It should be noted that for gorilla trekking in Africa, you will get the chance to see the different gorilla species in the wild like the mountain gorillas, the eastern lowland gorillas, the cross-river gorillas and the western lowland gorillas that can be seen when you visit the best gorilla trekking destinations in Africa to thrill while on Rwanda Tours. The most common gorilla species that are seen are the endangered mountain gorillas and the eastern lowland gorillas that can be seen when you visit the best gorilla trekking destinations in Africa namely;
Virunga national park
Discover the home to the world’s largest lava lake mount Nyiragongo that recently erupted to have the most rewarding gorilla trekking safari in Congo for an amazing experience in the park. For tourists interested in tracking the mountain gorillas at the cheapest cost ever then Virunga national park is the palace to be because compared to the gorilla trekking permit in Rwanda which goes for 1500USD, the gorilla trekking permit in Uganda at 700USD, the gorilla trekking permit in Congo is quite affordable at only a fee of 400USD and the price can also lower during the different seasons in the country. Interesting about gorilla trekking in Virunga national park is the fact that you will have the opportunity to see a number of rewarding attractions like the endangered golden monkey, rewarding views of mount Nyiragongo
You will get to see lake kivu as you hike mount Mikeno one of the Virunga mountains in Congo where the mountain gorillas in Congo reside and when you get to the habituated gorilla families in Congo which you will spend one hour with the endangered primate species for an amazing gorilla trekking experience in Africa and among the different features that can be seen include; that can be seen include their feeding patterns where by you will understand that the species are omnivores and can be seen feeding on plant material like bamboo shoots, wild celery, wild fruit like berries and during food shortage, the primates can be seen travelling up-o 500 metres searching for food for an amazing experience.
Kahuzi biega national park
For tourists interested in having the most memorable experience understanding more about the eastern lowland gorillas in the park then Kahuzi Biega national park one of the most rewarding national parks in Congo with a number of unique attractions that can be seen for instance the dormant mountains mount kahuzi and mount biega that are home to a number of rewarding attractions like the numerous bird species that can be seen when you participate in the different activities in kahuzi biega national park like hiking the mountains, nature walks, visiting Lwiro chimpanzee sanctuary and many other activities. The gorillas in kahuzi biega national park the eastern lowland gorillas in Congo are quite different from the mountain gorillas in terms of physical description that can be seen when you take part in the activity for instance the fact that the eastern lowland gorillas like the fact that they have longer arms than those of the mountain gorillas, the lowland gorillas are found in the lowlands compared to the mountain gorillas that can be seen in the higher elevations of the park which will give you the chance to spend one hour with the gorillas observing their different features in the wild making It one of the best gorilla trekking destinations in Africa.
For gorilla trekking in Uganda which is the best gorilla trekking destination in Africa, you will have the chance to visit two destinations and this will give you the chance to participate in double gorilla trekking in the country by taking part in both gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park which houses half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas or Mgahinga national park where you will have to hike the Virunga mountains in Uganda in order to access the habituated gorilla families that the country has for a rewarding gorilla trekking experience in Uganda. Interesting about the park is the fact that after the rewarding activity you can take part in other activities like the batwa trail expedition which will give you the chance to understand more about the indigenous people that used to co-exist with the wild animals especially the primates which was quite fascinating.
For the ultimate gorilla trekking experience in Africa, visit Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will be able to take part in tracking the gorilla families and spend an hour with them but also the park is the only place in Africa where you can take part in the gorilla habituation process which involves tourists accompanying a group of researchers to the gorilla families that are under the habituation process which involves training them to get accustomed to human presence and interesting about the activity is the fact that you will get the chance to take part in the experience to see the authentic reactions of the primates as they are taught how to get used to human presence.
Volcanoes national park
Volcanoes national park in Rwanda is ranked among the best gorilla trekking destinations in Africa because of the fact that it is one of the safest destinations to visit in Rwanda and also the fact that it can be accessed in the shortest time possible from its international airport Kigali international airport. For gorilla trekking in Rwanda tourists will have to first hike the Virunga mountains in Rwanda namely; mount gahinga, mount sabyinyo, mount bisoke, mount sabyinyo and mount karisimbi where you will access a number of habituated gorilla families in Rwanda and spend time with them observing their behaviour in the wild.