Nkuringo mountain gorillas & gorilla permits – Nkuringo sector is another popular and Gorilla trial head for Gorilla tracking in the Southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Nkuringo Gorilla permits are always available for Gorilla tracking every day just like any other Gorilla tracking sector and all those interested in tracking Nkuringo 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 Nkuringo sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and we provide detailed and updated relevant information about Nkuringo Gorilla tracking.
Nkuringo sector has four Mountain Gorilla families which are Nkuringo, Christmas, Bushaho and Posho Gorilla families whereby Posho Gorilla family is still under the process of habituation and the three are ready for tracking on a daily basis. Each Gorilla family in Nkuringo sector is visited by a maximum of eight visitors daily and as such only twenty four people can book the Nkuringo Gorilla permits to track the Bwindi Nkuringo Mountain Gorillas every day.
There are twenty four Gorilla permits in Nkuringo sector allowing a maximum of twenty four visitors to track Nkuringo Gorillas per day. Nkuringo 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 Nkuringo Gorilla permits. When you contact Great Adventure Safaris about your Gorilla tracking trip, we will check availability of Gorilla permits in all sectors including Nkuringo sector. Once we find availability we will then book and hold your Nkuringo Gorilla permit until you effect payment. Uganda Wildlife Authority allows Great Adventure Safaris and other authorised 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 organise all services including transport and all transfers to and from Nkuringo 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.
Nkuringo mountain gorillas & gorilla permits – Nkuringo region is located in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Kisoro district. It can be accessed from Entebbe International Airport by air with daily scheduled flights which operate from Entebbe-Kisoro Airfield and if driving it will take you 9-10 hours on the road. Nkuringo 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 Nkuringo Gorilla tracking sector when they fly to Kigali International Airport. Many tourists choose to fly from Entebbe International Airport to Kisoro Airfield which takes 1-2 hours and then drive to Nkuringo for 2 hours. Nkuringo Gorillas are also popular with Rwanda tour operators as tourists who would fly to via Kigali and trek Uganda Gorillas in Nkuringo and Rushaga sectors which are popular destinations 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 Nkuringo Gorillas in order to reduce on the drive time.
For those who book Nkuringo Gorilla permits and Nkuringo Gorilla trips, we recommend that you book Lodges in Nkuringo sector and at worst stay in Rushaga. Great Adventure Safaris recommend that you book at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. 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. If Nkuringo Lodges are fully booked, there are other options in Rushaga where you can stay and drive about one hour to Nkuringo for your Gorilla tracking. Some lodge options are Rushaga Gorilla Camp, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodges, Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge and Gorilla Safari Lodge.
Those interested in tracking Bwndi Gorillas in Nkuringo 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.