Luxury stay in buhoma & trek gorillas in Ruhija sector – Stay in one of the luxury accommodation facility in Buhoma and trek Ruhija Mountain Gorillas. Mountain Gorillas in Uganda are found in two National Parks of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks in Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the most popular where most travellers from different countries prefer tracking the rare habituated Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has four different Gorillas starting trial heads located in different sides of the National Park. These trail heads include Buhoma in the North, Ruhija in the East, Rushaga and Nkuringo in the South. Traditionally people in Buhoma would trek Mountain Gorillas in Buhoma as well as Ruhija in the East while those in Rushaga would trek Mountain Gorillas in Rushaga and Nkuringo. Basically it was acceptable to stay in Buhoma and trek Mountain Gorillas in Ruhija than the other way round. With Great Adventure Safaris there are many reasons why you could stay in Buhoma and trek Mountain Gorillas in Ruhija.
Many travellers prefer booking or staying in lodges around Buhoma sector because of their choice of standards. Buhoma sector has more luxury accommodation options than and Ruhija sector. These Lodge options have great views and reviews and many people would love to spend a night there. Ideally one would prefer to stay in Ruhija and trek Mountain Gorillas in Ruhija simply because these lodges are close to the Gorilla tracking starting trail head which makes it easier to drive from the lodge to the briefing point of Gorilla tracking. Ruhija sector has got very few lodges and no luxury option therefore most travellers prefer staying in Buhoma and trek Ruhija Mountain Gorillas because Buhoma Gorilla permits are so competitive so they sell out quickly and it is where you can get more luxury accommodation options.
For those staying in Buhoma and trek Mountain Gorillas in Ruhija will have a scenic drive which starts very early in the morning through Bwindi forest and some communities down to Ruhija which takes from one and a half to two hours. This drive rewards you with great views of green hills and farm lands on higher altitudes as you head to the Eastern part of the forest.
Great Adventure Safaris has discovered that there are both advantages and disadvantages of tracking Ruhija Mountain Gorillas and to avoid some of the disadvantages involved; we advise that you consider staying in Buhoma and trek Mountain Gorillas in Ruhija.
The reason why you should stay in Buhoma and trek Mountain Gorillas in Ruhija is that over a time Ruhija habituated Mountain Gorilla families are easier and so friendly to trek compared to habituated Gorilla families in Buhoma region though the hike might be a little more strenuous. Great Adventure Safaris has established that clients who trek Mountain Gorillas in Ruhija sector hike deep in the forest compared to those who trek Mountain Gorillas in Buhoma.
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