How Long Goes Gorilla Trekking Take/last in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo Africa?, How Long is a Trek to see Gorillas?

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo takes 1 to 8 hours. For those wondering  how long does gorilla trekking take in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo-Africa?, the information below deeply explains to you how long is a trek to see gorillas and why. Please read more and find out how long does gorilla trekking last before and after seeing the Gorillas.

As already mentioned, a gorilla trek usually lasts from 1 to 8 hours (including the journey to the gorillas, the 1 hour spent with them and the return journey back to the briefing point) in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo Africa depend on how far the group has moved since it was last observed nesting up the previous evening. However, whether it is a short or a long trek, travelers are 99% guaranteed a chance to definitely find and be triggered to an endless marvel to these peaceful, magnificent, gigantic, great gorillas the biggest of all man`s cousins in the wild yet 98.6 DNA similar to humans.

Gorilla trekking can be done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks of Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park Or Kahuzi Biega National Park in Congo.

When you finally find or see the mountain gorillas (encounter your wild cousins), you will be given 1hour to interact them face to face, study, and relate to their behaviors, take photographs, and record videos for your maiden star African gorilla trek.

Some of the reasons why interaction with Gorillas  after trekking them is given 1 (one) hour are;-

  • To avoid stressing them as conservation regulations demand

  • To avoid any chances of human disease transmission from humans to the Gorillas or from the Gorillas to humans that may result from a longer stay with each other, given their vulnerability to human diseases that they can easily contract since they share 98.6 DNA.

  • To avoid Gorillas over getting used to humans which may result into driving gorillas to always look for humans out side the forest resulting from over staying with and getting used to them.