Mountain gorillas are an adventurous creature that everyone must see. Its the world’s endangered species discovered in Africa and in conserved areas of the afromontane forests. There are specific regions where these gorillas can be seen for instance Eastern part of Congo, Southwestern part of Uganda and the Northwestern part of Rwanda. These forests are a home to other primates, bird species, reptiles, butterflies, fauna and flora. All this prepares you to meet the great mountain gorillas.
The Mountain gorillas are made up of two populations. In 2003, the total population of gorillas escalated to 700 of which close to 350 are discovered in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park situated in the southwestern part of Uganda. Part of the number is found in Virunga Volcano range. This park has both fauna and flora; it’s acknowledged to cover three neighboring national parks in different countries. These include Virunga national park in Congo, Volcano national park in Rwanda and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda.
Bwindi Impenetrable Nationa Park is located in Uganda and has half of the world’s predictable population of about 780 mountain gorillas. It’s adjacent to the western rift valley neighboring Kabale, Kanungu as well as Kisoro district. The rift valley covers an area of about 331 square Kilometer with an altitude range of 1,160 meters to 2,607 meters. The coldest months are during June and July with an average temperature of about 7C to 20c.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is UNESCO World Heritage Site and still borders Congo. The park is a home to 326 mountain gorillas and has one of the biggest apes in the world. The forest that is a home to the gorillas is always cold, misty and cloudy. Trekking through this forest is breathtaking when you get a chance to see the gorillas in their habitat.