Buhoma gorilla tracking tours from Kigali – Bwindi impenetrable National park – Cheap Gorilla permits at $700PP
Buhoma gorilla tracking tours from Kigali – Buhoma sector is situated in the North Western part of Bwindi impenetrable National Park mainly in Kanungu District, and it faces the dark amazing evergreen and hilly impenetrable forest of Bwindi. Out of the four regions of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Buhoma region is one of the major sectors that cannot be left out especially concerning Gorilla trekking because of its History. Buhoma is the first sector of Bwindi to be opened up for gorilla trekking in other words, it’s where Gorilla tourism in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park started from, and in Uganda as a whole in the year 1993 just after Bwindi was established into a National Park. It is for this reason, that the region has the oldest habituated gorilla family known as Mubare which was the first to be visited by the first team of tourists to visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking. Today Buhoma region boasts 5 gorilla families which include; Mubare, Habinyanja, Rushegura, Katwe and Muyambi.
Why trek gorillas in Buhoma from Kigali?
Buhoma sector is in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in south Western Uganda. The journey from the Rwandan border to Buhoma takes between 4-4.5 hours by road.
Buhoma gorilla tracking tours from Kigali helps you save money in that it costs USD 1,500 in Rwanda, while a mere USD700 in Buhoma sector will give you the same access to Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park which accounts to more than 50% of the world’s total gorilla population.
Short gorilla trekking safari
Due to the short distance between Uganda and Rwanda, visitors can book a two day gorilla trekking safari from Kigali in which on the first day they will fly into Kigali International airport and then connect to Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park, and be able to trek the following day after which drive back to Kigali to catch their next flight. This would not be possible if one chose to drive for 10 hours from Entebbe to Buhoma to accomplish their gorilla trekking activity. Therefore, starting your gorilla trekking tours from Kigali to Buhoma will safe on the transportation length and accommodation.
Visit two countries
Booking a Buhoma gorilla tracking tours from Kigali gives you an opportunity to visit two countries, in Uganda where you will trek the gorillas and in Rwanda where you will have spectacular views of the rolling hills as you drive to Uganda but also be able to have a city tour of Kigali on return after your gorilla trekking experience.