How does UWA and RDB notice individuals under the minimum age to do gorilla trekking
How does UWA and RDB notice individuals under the minimum age to do gorilla trekking?
As requesting for a permit to trek gorillas in either Uganda or Rwanda, respective authorities will advise you to present your passport copy. Even though at this stage it may not be obligatory but if you provide it, they will then identify if you qualify to trek gorillas by seeing how old you are. If you are below the minimum age, then you will be automatically denied a chance to encounter the mountain gorillas.
If by chance you manage to get a permit on booking, you may not run away being spotted on the real day of gorilla trekking. Before gorilla trekking briefing takes place, all clients are required to provide original copies of their passports and it is at this time you will be cut off if you are below 15 years of age a chance to trek mountain gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda.