Suitable hiking boots, thick cotton gloves, a thin raincoat, light snacks and drinking water.
N.B Try to hire a porter if you have extra luggage or equipment. Many of these porters were once poachers. Offering their services gives them a chance to earn a living away from poaching. They are also very knowledgeable about the terrain and are very helpful, polite and friendly.
For optimal trekking adventure
- Be in good general physical condition.
- Wear proper shoes designed for hiking through difficult terrain
- Plan for the rain
- Come along with enough drinking water and light snack
- Give tip to the guides and rangers during your Uganda wildlife tour. They need encouragement as they do a lot to make your gorilla tracking adventure even more awesome. The recommended tip is $10 or an equivalent in the local currency.