Gorilla Trekking is one of the memorable adventures in Uganda, Rwanda and D.R.Congo. Majority of honeymooners worldwide travel normally to tourism destinations with less active vacations mainly to the beaches like Mombasa, Seychelles for holiday but the fact that beaches are usually crowded makes them uncomfortable during the honeymoon moments. It is therefore possible to try out something different as you chill and rest after hassling with the wedding preparations.
You can go gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as you celebrate your honeymoon adventure! Gorilla Trekking takes you to the serene environment which is cool, cloudy and misty looking for the rare and endangered mountain gorillas within the impenetrable jungles of the tropical rain forest. Just the two of you can explain this romantic feeling of sitting for full hour with the mountain gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi National park and Mgahinga National park or Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. It is just an adorable moment.
On the day of gorilla trekking, you rise up for briefing before heading to the forest to begin searching for the gorillas which are quite mobile as they look for food. On the way, the birds keep singing romantic hymns of the jungle as if they know you are on honeymoon. Look at them as they search for what to eat, the other primates like the baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys also keep entertaining you . The time moment you get to see the gorillas, you get excited to the extent of forgetting your past fatigue. Take just there photographs and get back to the lodge carrying only memories of this adventure.
The gorilla trek normally takes a few hours though some times if you are unlucky you can take a whole day looking for the giant mountain gorillas. There are also several possible options that you can take after the trek.
Your guide can take you to the Batwa land and experience their culture. The Batwa were the forest dwellers who were living with the mountain gorillas within Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Families of the Batwa pygmies live close to Bwindi and therefore in case you still energy, you can take a walk to the Batwa land to enjoy the typical Africa moment with the local families. You will dance with the Batwa, learn about their norms and traditions, as well as have interesting performances that cover their authentic culture.
After the Batwa Experience, get back to your lodge for your overnight. It is quite a short moment but very memorable to couples. Make it a point to carry some souvenirs with you because there are interesting wall hangings that will remind you of your moments in Africa. Don’t miss this memorable moment.