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Is your gorilla trekking day coming closer? Are you wondering how the start and the entire day of the gorilla trek will be like? No worries, Africa Adventure gives you a highlight on what the day of gorilla trekking entails from start all through to the end. It’s obvious that most if not travelers coming to see mountain gorillas are very expectant and anxious on how the day can be like. It’s obvious that some travelers have fear for the hikes, others fear long walks while others are so anxious and cannot wait to meet face to face with a giant silverback gorilla. Trekking to see mountain gorillas can be such a long day, which starts very early and sometimes ends late in the day. The following is a guide about the day of gorilla trekking:
Transfer to the park headquarters
Transfer to the gorilla trekking starting point
Whereas some treks start from the park headquarters, others begin a distance away from the briefing point hence require travelers to drive there. Fortunately, this distance s normally short and not steep taking roughly 20 minutes drive. Hiking starts there as you trek through the thick jungles with no clear path. Thankfully to your ranger guide who will slash a narrow path for you. Also, hiking time before reaching gorillas is unpredictable. It can be as short as less than an hour or take several hours depending on where gorillas will be located that day. Endeavor to follow the directions trackers who visit gorilla gorillas early to find out gorilla locations and avoid bouncing.
Meeting the gorillas
Having spent an hour with gorillas, hike back to find your driver-guide at the starting point. Fortunately, hiking back is not as strenuous as hiking up. You will be full magical memories with gorillas hence find it easy to reach the starting pint within no time. Meet your driver-guide, pick your trekking permit and transfer to your hotel or the next destination.
Conclusively, an encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas will give you a new beginning. Get ready, book your next gorilla trip to Uganda, Rwanda or Congo, Contact Africa Adventure Safaris for booking and be part of this memorable encounter.