What Is the Best Time to visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park?
There is no specified time to Visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, all travelers willing to participate in Gorilla trekking should go for it because; it is always worthwhile all year round. However, Bwindi experiences less rainfalls during the months of June to August and December to February. These months are claimed to be the best times to visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The Forest is passable and less slippery for all the trekkers, these are the dry seasons of Uganda.
The months of March to April and September to November are the wet seasons; the forest is mainly wet and makes Gorilla trekking a challenge. however they are the best times for birding safaris.
Even during the rainy (wet) season; gorilla trekking is possible. Most Gorilla families move from high elevations and slope to the lower areas for greener vegetables, so expect to go trekking without strenuous trails. Rainy season favors you to spend short time Gorilla trekking.
Dry seasons should not make you 100% sure that you won’t meet any rain on your Gorilla treks, Mountain Gorillas live in the rain forests which unpredictably receive rains at any point of time. There are usually night or morning rains, some people have trekked before with rains overhead, that’s is why we always recommend travelers to carry an optimum packing list,that will contain all the needs of a superb Gorilla experience.
The best times that you will enjoy your visit to Bwindi are the dry seasons; June to August and December to February. Paths and treks are drier making Gorilla experiences easier. This period of time is therefore the Peak season.
March to April and months of September to November are rainy seasons; most places tend to be wet even some camps and safari lodges close up, this period is a Low Season. Gorilla trekking trails are greasy and slippery making it a bit difficult to trek. But since you may trek shorter distances you can always do, provided you move with strong trekking jungle shoes and rain coats.
The Low season is frequently wet, showery and misty they are good periods for birders do enjoy bird watching; there are usually migratory birds within the park. People trek Mountain Gorillas during these showery times, they endure slippery trails to get the worthwhile experience with the rare Gorillas.
Conclusive remarks show that; Mountain Gorillas are available all year long, travelers can trek any time of the year, regardless of the toughness the trails by cause in the rainy seasons; this is a life time experience which is worth trying. Visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for A Gorilla safari expedition with your most trusted Tour Operator.