Ugandans and Rwandans appreciate modest dressing.

Uganda and Rwanda are warm – sometimes hot – on the plains but often cold in the hilly and mountainous areas. Layered clothing, a rain jacket, heavy sweater and boots are essential for higher altitude stays at Bwindi Lodge, Gahinga Lodge and Virunga Lodge.

Have a look at our other FAQs on this page for equipment for hiking and our equipment list for Gorilla tracking.