Best time of year for gorilla trekking in Uganda
While you can go gorilla trekking throughout the year, the drier seasons offer better conditions. We discuss the different seasons and what to expect in terms of weather, hiking conditions, prices and busyness.
Gorilla trekking can be done year round
Being in the southern hemisphere, the coldest months in mountain gorilla territory are June and July.
Two rainy seasons
The long rains, which last from the end of February to the end of May The short rains, which last from October to mid December
Best months for gorilla trekking
To avoid the rains, plan your gorilla trek for sometime between June and September, or between mid December and mid February.
A good time for other local adventures