What to Wear on Gorilla Trekking

What to Wear on Gorilla Trekking

In order to have a fabulous enjoyment while on a gorilla trekking excursion, a tourist must know the various trekking gear to wear in the entire process. After booking a gorilla safari, whereby you now know the dates of travel and tracking, prepare for the vital trekking gears that you must bring along with. Your safari organizer must be in position to inform what to bring in your packing list or what to find at the park.

Dressing correctly for your Gorilla Tour in Rwanda or Uganda is a must.  One of the major blunders that visitors make while going gorilla tracking is failing to dress rightly. Some put on sandals, shorts, T-Shirts, other have no day-pack, no water plus many missing items. Gorilla tracking is forethought trip that must involve proper planning especially when it come to dressing since this means body safety.

Since gorilla tracking means dealing with the muddy, steep, rough topography, thickets, unpredictable weather conditions, dressing up to the occasion mean a lot. The following are the items to use while on a gorilla safari:-

  1. Waterproof hiking boots
  2. Waterproof Day-pack, this is for storage of items like cameras, first aid kit, insect repellents, and binoculars among others.
  3. Long trousers and long sleeved shirts, light rain jacket and a hat.

Note on clothing: Long Trousers like jeans, khakis or long-sleeved shirts protect you for nettles, thorns, branches and whatsoever can scratch your fresh. Put your pants into socks to guard from ants. Some gorilla visitors ignore such advice by coming in shorts and light tops and end up regretting.

  1. Rain-Jacket or poncho in your day pack
  2. Gardening Gloves
  3. Use a Porter to carry your Day pack
  4. Walking sticks

In case of any need for clarification, don’t hesitate to contact us so as to get more vital information regarding what to wear while on gorilla trekking in Rwanda.


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