When it comes to gorilla trekking in Rushaga region, in this article we are focusing on the merits of trekking mountain gorillas in the southern region of Bwindi forest. The reason as to why gorillas in Rushaga region now are becoming popular to many tourists than other regions. Rushaga region has seven habituated gorilla families open for trekking and the region has the most number of gorilla families in Bwindi forest as compared to other regions.
Why you should trek gorillas in Rushaga region?
Rushaga region has more gorillas and gorilla families/groups options than any other region in Bwindi forest; there are seven fully habituated gorilla families which means that you are always assured of gating gorilla permits though we still emphasize on booking gorilla permits in advance at least 3 months before the actual trekking date. If you would like to do double trekking, it is very possible to interchange gorilla families as there is variety making it the first reason for you to trek gorillas in Rushaga region.
Affordable accommodation facilities, Rushaga region has more of the budget and mid-range lodges that are specially locally owned and they charge moderate prices if you spend your night at Rushaga gorilla havens Lodge, Ichumbi gorilla Lodge, Rushaga gorilla camp, Gorilla safari Lodge, you will never regret. Apart from giving only back to the locals, the walk able distance from the lodges to the gorilla trekking starting point.
Rushaga region has the gorilla habituation experience, if you would like to spend more hours with mountain gorillas, there is a program Uganda wildlife Authority started as it gives you the whole process of how the gorillas are habituated to get used to human presence, the permits for habituation experience costs $i500 per person per trek and you are allowed to be with the gorillas for four hours but the four hours start to count once you meet the fresh trails of the gorillas. For more details about gorilla habituation experience read contact us now.
Easy accessibility from Kigali Rwanda, ever since Rwanda increased her gorilla permits for Volcanoes National Park to $1500 per person per trek, now many tourists prefer to land in Kigali and trek mountain gorillas in Uganda where the permits are cheap at $700 per person per trek, you only need 4-5 hours’ drive from Kigali to Rushaga region but we always recommend our clients to have the night before gorilla trekking near the trekking region as to avoid inconveniences in the morning.
Gorilla trekking permits for Rushaga
Rushaga region has seven gorilla habituated gorilla families and one gorilla semi-habituated gorilla family that is open for gorilla the habituation experience. And remember that 8 gorilla permits are available per day, therefore 56 gorilla permits are available every day and each permits costs $700 per person per trek for the foreign non-residents and $600 per person per trek for the foreign residents. If contacted, we can help you secure a gorilla permit for rushaga region on any date of the year you would like to trek gorillas.
Great Adventure safaris organizes gorilla trekking in Rushaga safaris both from Kigali and Entebbe/Kampala, secure gorilla permits, transportation and accommodation at an affordable price, contact us for more detailed information about trekking gorillas in Rushaga sector.