Gorilla Trekking Safaris in March

Mountain gorillas Bwindi

Are you planning to visit Bwindi Impenetrable forest this march for a gorilla trekking experience and still wondering about how the experience can be?. There is no need to worry more about your gorilla trek in March, one thing you need to understand is that, this is one of the frequently Asked Questions by many travelers planning a gorilla road trip in march. Whilst other tourists ask – what should I expect if I go gorilla trekking in march? which month is the best for gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park?

Here below, we present you astounding guide about Gorilla Trekking Information in March;

Gorilla trekking in March- best time to see gorillas — With Gorilla Permits

It is important to acknowledge that the month of March is the beginning of the rain season in the misty Bwindi Impenetrable Forest the National Park. During this time the average minimum temperature in the park is usually noted at night and it is 110 c(520 F). in march the rain amounts is high with an average of 102mm (4.0in) whilst the average maximum day temperatures found between 240C (750 F).

Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park have the same climate or weather conditions as well as patterns. The peak and low season in Bwindi impenetrable national park is the same for both gorilla safari parks, although Bwindi forest is the most visited park for gorilla trekking safaris of the following reasons;

Huge number of habituated gorilla families – apparently, there about 21 habituated gorilla families which are found in the four sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park, namely; Rushaga, Ruhija, Nkuringo and Buhoma sector. On a daily basis, Bwindi forest offers about 168 mountain gorilla permits.

Unfortunately, Mgahinga gorilla national park has only one habituated gorilla family and it has only 8 permits offered out for a day to travelers. The price of a gorilla permit for both Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park is $700 per person per day per single trek for international tourists , whilst $600 per person for foreign residents and 250,000 Uganda shillings for all East African residents.

How to plan a gorilla safari during the month of March

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Gorilla Safaris in March

If you are planning a gorilla tour in March then it is important to plan your gorilla safari at least 4-6 months prior to the dates of travel in advance. Although being that march is among the low season of Uganda safaris, you enjoy discounted rates on accommodation lodges, tour operators also offer best deals for the tour packages. Whilst in the peak season like January permits get sold out so easily due to the high high demand.

What to pack for gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in March

The packing list for gorilla trekking in march is the same for all seasons regardless of the dry season or wet season. You need a pair of hiking gum boots, a pair of gloves, long sleeved shirts, trousers, a backpacker to carry your lunch boxes, the camera, an African hut/cap, a strong raincoat jacket for emergence incase it rains while trekking among others.

If you are interested in a tour to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park this season, please feel free to contact our travel expert to assist arrange a tailor made gorilla safari in Uganda. Simply send an email on info@ugandasafaribookings.com or call us directly on 0700135510/ +256-414699459 to speak directly to our customer care personnel.

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