Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest national park is quite thrilling and filled with extraordinary wonders. Male gorillas are two times bigger in size than females and even more muscular. Humans and gorillas are quite similar, genetically. One can enjoy gorilla trekking to a great extent. Male gorillas are also known as silverbacks as they have silky and silvery hair on their back. Hairs on the body of gorillas are quite thick and coarser as they live in colder climates. If you want to add more enjoyment and comfort while you trek then you can hire a porter. Porters will help you in carrying luggage, making your trek more comfortable and flexible. A porter can be employed for $30-50, you can also allow them a tip if you love their services. Hiring a porter can be a fantastic idea, not just for yourself but also for the call community residing there. It will raise employment for local people there
There are a good number of gorilla species around Uganda. The Nshongi gorilla family in Rushaga is quite prominent. They are named after a river where they were first discovered. The group size here includes 26 individuals along with four silverbacks. It is one of the largest group sizes of gorillas which inhabits together. The Mishaya gorilla family with a group size of 12 individuals along with one silverback is quite eminent. Silverback Mishaya was once a part of the Nshongi family, but it later separated from them. The Kahungye gorilla family is also quite a popular one, and it includes 13 individuals and three silverbacks. This family is quite popular and is found distinctly in Bwindi forest national park. The Bweza gorilla family is also one of the marvels of rush age. Thus the family has nine individuals and one silverback. The Busingye gorilla family is also a quite significant family with nine individuals and one silverback.