Ruaha National Park is part of Rungwa, Kizigo and Muhesi ecosystem which covers approximately 45,000km sq.to make it the biggest National Park in East Africa after its nearby game reserves declared by the Government as part of Ruaha National Park.
How many gorillas are left in Uganda?
It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List, as the total population is estimated to comprise 1,004 individuals in two populations as of 2018.
How many gorillas are in Uganda?
Sitting in silence on the cold ground of a Ugandan forest for 60 minutes might be one of life’s greatest privileges. There are fewer than 900 mountain gorillas in existence, and gorilla trekking provides a rare opportunity to observe the everyday interactions of these gentle, mysterious primates.
What is the largest game reserve in Uganda?
The Pian Upe Wildlife Game Reserve is one of the most remarkable protected areas in the Karamoja sub-region in Northeastern Uganda. It covers an area of about 2788 square kilometers which makes it the second biggest protected area in the country just after Murchison Falls National Park.
How difficult is Gorilla trekking?
Gorilla trekking involves hiking through difficult terrain, thick vegetation, water bodies, hills and valleys. The activity can be very challenging and strenuous leaving one exhausted and with sore knee especially if they are not used to walking for long hours.