Buhoma gorilla and gorilla permits – Best location for gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest
Buhoma gorilla and gorilla permits – Buhoma sector is the most popular and Gorilla trial head for Gorilla tracking in the Northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Buhoma Gorilla permits are always available for Gorilla tracking every day just like any other Gorilla tracking sectors and all those interested in tracking Buhoma gorillas should book them in advance as they are so competitive and they sell out quickly on first come first serve. Great Adventure Safaris is one of the leading tour operators customizing Gorilla tracking holidays to Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and we provide detailed and updated relevant information about Buhoma gorilla tracking. click here to read more about budget gorilla safaris
Habituated Gorilla families in Buhoma sector
Buhoma sector has five habituated Mountain Gorilla families which are Habinyanja, Muyambi, Rushegura, Katwe and Mubare Gorilla families. Each Gorilla family in Buhoma sector is visited by a maximum of eight visitors daily and as such only thirty two people can book the Buhoma passes to track the Bwindi Buhoma Mountain Gorillas every day.
Booking Buhoma Gorilla Permits
There are 40 Gorilla permits in Buhoma sector allowing a maximum of 40 visitors to track Buhoma Gorillas per day. Buhoma Gorilla permits are booked through Uganda Wildlife Authority head offices in Kampala, but Great Adventure Safaris has an official permission to access Uganda Wildlife Authority online permit data base to check availability of Buhoma permits When you contact Great Adventure Safaris about your Gorilla tracking trip, we will check availability of Gorilla permits in all sectors including Buhoma sector. Once we find availability we will then book and hold your Buhoma Gorilla permit until you effect payment. Uganda Wildlife Authority allows Great Adventure Safaris and other authorized Uganda tour operators to hold these booked permits for seven working days in which we send you an invoice to effect payment and we forward it to Uganda Wildlife Authority and pay for your Gorilla permits. After this we will then send you scanned copies of the Gorilla permit receipt and then pick your Gorilla permit cards on your behalf closer to your tracking date. On the day you start your safari, your driver guide will be having your Gorilla permit cards and he will still help you the next day to choose a Gorilla family of your choice. Kindly note that Great Adventure Safaris does not book Gorilla permits only, we only book Gorilla permits for clients who book an all-inclusive Gorilla safaris and tours where we arrange and organize all services including transport and all transfers to and from Buhoma region, accommodation and meals and all park entry fees. With this we are sure and confident that all will be fine once you are in our hands. Great Adventure Safaris offers the most affordable Gorilla tracking rates and prices that are un-beaten. Read more about Bwindi gorilla permits
Accessing Buhoma sector
Buhoma region is located in the Northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Kanungu district. It can be accessed from Entebbe International Airport by air with daily scheduled flights which operate from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi Airfield and if driving it will take you 8-9 hours on the road. Buhoma can also be accessed from Kigali-Rwanda and this makes the drive short with 4-5 hours driving from Kigali for those who wish to visit Buhoma Gorillas tracking sector when they fly to Kigali International Airport. Many tourists choose to fly from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi Airfield which takes 1-2 hours and then drive to Buhoma for 2 hours. Buhoma Gorilla are also popular with Rwanda tour operators as tourists who would fly to via Kigali and trek Uganda Gorillas in Buhoma a popular destination for those who pass through Rwanda due to the fact that while many are avoiding tracking Rwanda Gorillas because of the hiked price of Rwanda Gorilla permits which are at USD1500 per person per trek, they still prefer flying to Kigali International Airport and trek Buhoma Gorillas in order to reduce on the drive time.
Buhoma Gorilla Lodges and Campsites
For those who book Buhoma permits, Great Adventure Safaris recommend that you book Lodges in Buhoma sector. Great Adventure Safaris recommend that you book at Gorilla Forest Camp, Buhoma Lodge, Silverback Lodge, Engage Lodge and Mahogany Springs Lodge, Buhoma community rest camp, Buhoma havens lodge, Ride 4 a woman. These lodges are closer to the starting point and as such give you all the time to have your breakfast and then proceed to the briefing point and then your Gorilla trek in the jungle of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Those interested in tracking Bwndi Gorillas in Buhoma sector contact Great Adventure Safaris at least three months in advance since Gorilla permits tend to sell out quickly. Once contacted, we will make sure we book and secure your Gorilla permit in advance and confirm you Gorilla Safari.