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Mountain Gorilla tracking rules and regulations in Uganda

The actual time spent with a gorilla family is limited to 1 hour and gorilla habituation 4 hours.


an encounter with mountain Gorillas

Maximum of 8 visitors per group.


If a gorilla comes close to you, stand still, look away from the gorilla and follow and listen the instructions of guide


You are not allowed to track gorillas if you have a communicable disease, eg. diarrhoea, flu, etc.


You don’t have to surround the gorillas but remain in a tight group

Leave a distance of not less than 7 metres between you and the gorillas


Flash photograph is strictly prohibited as gorillas think you trying to throw an object towards them


You are not allowed to eat or smoke within 200 metres of the gorillas


While sneezing or coughing, turn away from the gorillas and cover your nose and mouth


Bury all your human faeces in a hole dug at least 30cm (1ft) deep and ensure that it is properly covered afterwards


Do not spit on vegetation or soil while in the park


No person under 15 years is allowed to track gorillas


Do not make loud noise or sudden movements in the presence of gorillas


All liter must be removed from the park for disposal

Please observe all instructions from your guide

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Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tours

P o Box 30, Kisoro

South Western  Uganda.

Find us at our offices on Circular road

Tel +256 785 799766

Email us at      info@bwindimountaingorillatrekkingtours.com

                    /  bwindigorillas@gmail.com                        

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