All what you need is to prepare very well for your gorilla trekking experience, we advise you to park long pants, long sleeved shirts or blouses, long socks to enable you tack in your trousers, garden gloves, a hat, sun glasses, hiking boots, insect repellents and some energy giving foods with a small rack sack for carrying your parked lunch and drinking water.

The age limit of Mountain Gorilla tracking in Uganda-Rwanda and golden monkey trekking is 15 years. The authorities are very strict on this, so kindly make sure all clients and children are 15 or older in order to avoid any sad incidents like guest(s) kids being refused to track.
The age limit for trekking Chimpanzees in Uganda is 12 years old and children 10 years and older are allowed to trek golden monkeys in Rwanda as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Children under 15 years are allowed to Dian Fossey’s tomb although the hike is very stiff so we do not recommend that either to children under 12-13 years old.

All clients/tourists want to get the best experience and value for money for their Gorilla tours in either Rwanda or Uganda. one of the “Frequently Asked questions” that comes in is –When is the best time for Gorilla tracking? Mountain Gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda can be tracked throughout the year; dry months of June, July, and August to early-September and then December up to February are the most preferably months. There is always no guarantee that it would not rain because Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a tropical rain forest and its climate is influenced by micro weather conditions of the area. Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Gorilla permits are at USD600. Per permit per trek well as Rwanda Volcanoes National Park are at USD1500. Per permit per trek.

It is possible to trek Bwindi Gorillas Uganda through Rwanda by flying to Kigali International airport. By flying through Kigali International Airport, one is able to reduce the drive time to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to 5-6 hours compared to if one uses Entebbe International Airport where the drive takes you 9-10hours from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. With the introduction of the East African tourist visa, one can now visit both Uganda and Rwanda without hassle. The good news also is that one can now apply for Rwanda Visa upon arrival something that is making the process of obtaining Rwanda visa easy. East African tourist visa costs USD100.00 and allows you to visit three east African countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya. Contact Katland Safaris Ltd for details about Bwindi Gorilla safaris/tours through Kigali international Airport in Rwanda