Gorilla tracking permits for Nkuringo sector – Bwindi impenetrable National Park
Gorilla tracking permits for Nkuringo sector – Nkuringo is a small town in kisoro district, this town is located in the upper south of Bwindi impenetrable national park, its location higher up in the hills gives it one of the most spectacular views of Bwindi forest and the neighbouring towns of kisoro and bunagana in the democratic republic of Congo here you sleeping just at the edge of the Congo basin.
Habituated gorilla families in Nkuringo Sector
Nkuringo Gorilla Family
The habituation process of the Nkuringo gorilla group was completed in 2004. Nkuringo means “round hill” in Rukiga, referring to the hill where the group was
First spotted. They were often found in the vicinity of the villages outside park, which eventually became the main reason for the habituation. Because of their behavior to feed on bananas, sweet potatoes and other crops, they created a problem for the local communities. It was then decided to open the group for tourists, so the villagers would directly benefit from tourism and the gorillas would be protected at the same time.
Christmas gorilla group
This group gorilla group broke from Nkuringo family.
Currently it has 8 individuals and 1 dominant silverback
How many gorilla tracking permits for nkuringo sector are sold every day?
Being a smaller area there are only two gorilla permits in this sector so there are 16 gorilla permits sold every day.
How do I book gorilla tracking permits for nkuringo sector?
Through Uganda wildlife authority Africa travel specialist can help you book the gorilla permit.
Where to stay?
There are very beautiful lodges in this area however for high end this operator recommends clouds mountain gorilla lodge and for mid -range Nkuringo Bwindi lodge is highly recommended.
Travelers can also stay at lake mutanda and take an hour drive to Nkuringo here you can stay at chameleon hill lodge or lake mutanda resort. Great Adventure Safaris organize gorilla tracking permits for nkuringo sector and safaris to Bwindi impenetrable National park and Mgahinga National Park.