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East Africa is becoming the world’s fastest growing tourist destination that everyone should come discover nature at its best. You are assured of a captivating, thrilling and adventurous experience of a lifetime.
Indeed, Winston Churchill once called Uganda (which is among the East African countries) ‘The Pearl of Africa,’ with an abundance of Wildlife and nature’s mesmerizing beauty that compares to non in the East Africa region.
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Fleet tours and travel in Uganda Answers: Frequently Asked Questions
How do Mountain Gorillas reproduce?
How do mountain gorillas reproduce? or reproduction in gorillas is one of the facts you would love to know about gorillas. Reproduction in gorillas is one key factor to their totals that can lead to either an increase or decline. Mountain gorillas have a reproduction behavior similar to that of other hominids. Research shows that all subspecies of gorillas share many similarities to each other. Depending on the gorilla subspecies, the estrous cycle is 28/30-33 days. The first time a female gorilla becomes sexually active is normally at the age of 10-12 years whereas the males at age 11-13. A female gorilla can have its first ovulatory cycle even during their sixth year of life; however, they cannot start breeding until they are ten years or even older. Read More
Are gorillas dangerous? – Ugandan Gorilla Rwanda
With an understanding of how gorilla trekking is done, many tourists wonder whether the mountain gorillas are dangerous and is it safe to trek gorillas. This is a question of how safe a tourist will be during their Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda or Rwanda is understandable since the activity gets one into the jungle which has several other wild animals. For first time trekkers from world over the question of; are gorillas dangerous? Is frequently asked and here is a guide on what you have to know about gorilla behavior, Africa is known for its fearsome predators and mountain gorillas are not part of them, yes they are not dangerous. Read More
How Long do Gorillas live?
Wondering how long gorillas live? Just like how other living things have a lifespan which is an estimated time that specie is going to be a live, gorillas also have a lifespan from their birth to death. Gorilla lifespan is dependent on whether the gorillas are in captivity or in the wild. The lifespan of gorillas in the wild is estimated at 35-40 years whereas those in captivity are estimated to live up to 50 years. They live longer in captivity because of the good care, proper nutrition and protection from natural threats and diseases. Read More
How Many Mountain Gorillas are in Uganda? /Total Population of Mountain Gorillas
In the recently released results by the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities together with the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration of the 2018 December Bwindi population census revealed that the number of mountain gorillas and gorilla families has increased. Mountain Gorilla Numbers in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park increased from 400 in 2011 to 459 in 2018 which brings the global world population to 1,063 individuals. Read More
How much is a Gorilla trekking Permit in Uganda?
A Uganda gorilla trekking permit is a document that is issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority as approval of acceptance to undertake a gorilla trekking safari in either Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. A permit is the only thing that offers you surety for trekking gorillas. Read More
Uganda Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations
Just like any other safari activity in Uganda, gorilla trekking has rules and regulations and these are the guidelines that each tourist has to follow for their trekking experience. For those planning to go for a gorilla tracking safari in Uganda, here are the mountain gorilla trekking rules and regulations that you need to follow as set and noted in the Uganda Wildlife Authority leaflet in the section with “gorilla tracking rules” as well as some reminders from the Ugandan Gorilla Rwanda gorilla safari experts. Read More
What is Mountain Gorilla trekking?
Mountain Gorilla trekking is a highlight of most of the safaris to Uganda and Rwanda that are home to the rare mountain gorillas. However, what actually is gorilla trekking. If you have had the experience before then you know of the joy that comes with this lifetime activity, however, if you haven’t yet here is what gorilla trekking means; Gorilla trekking is an activity where tourists take a hike / walk through the jungle forests in search of mountain gorillas. The trek takes about 2-6 hours and this time is when the trekkers move in the jungle searching for where the gorillas spent their previous night. Read More
Best time to Go Gorilla trekking in Uganda
Best time for Gorilla trekking in Uganda for both Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is during the dry season when the rains are less. This is in the months of June, July, August to early September, if you can’t make it at that time then December, January and February are a perfect alternative. During this time, the rains are less and the trail heads are drier and easier to pass through. Since gorilla trekking is an activity that includes walking in the jungle, when it’s wet the rails are so slippery and can cause harm. Read More
What is the Mountain Gorilla diet?
The Mountain Gorilla scientifically known as Gorilla beringei beringei is one of the sub species of gorillas that hasn’t had a successful stay in captivity or in zoos and this has been assumed to be related to its complicated diet.
What is the mountain gorilla diet therefore, what does the mountain gorilla eat and how much it eats. Mountain gorillas are a sub species of the Eastern gorillas living in high altitude areas on an altitude of up to 2,607 -4,507 meters above sea level. In a single day, an adult male gorilla can consume up to 30 kilograms of vegetation whereas an adult female can consume up to 18 kilograms. This is a huge amount of vegetation that the gorillas move for about 3-6 kilometers to search for each day. Read More
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About Mr Fleet Tours and Travel
Mr Fleet tours & travel in Uganda is a specialized tours company offering tailor-made safaris and group tours in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.
East Africa is becoming the world’s fastest growing tourist destination that everyone should come discover nature at its best.
You are assured of a captivating, thrilling and adventurous experience of a lifetime. Indeed, Winston Churchill once called Uganda (which is among the East African countries) ‘The Pearl of Africa,’ with an abundance of Wildlife and nature’s mesmerizing beauty that compares to non in the East Africa region.
Explore Rwanda’s hidden pearls, from the beautiful Lake Kivu to the lush green rainforests like Nyungwe National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, home to Africa’s highest density of primates.
Follow in the footsteps of the legendary Dian Fossey and come face to face with the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda.
Travel through the vast open spaces of Akagera and Queen Elizabeth not forgetting the Breath taking Cities of Kampala, Nairobi and Kigali. And why not end your safari adventure by unwinding at some of the tropical paradises like Bisate Eco Safari Lodge in Rwanda.
Mr. Fleet tours & travel can and will make all this possible for you at the most pocket friendly rates around the region.