Prepare for an exhilarating journey as we delve into the realm of Gorilla permits and Gorilla families in the mesmerizing Rushaga sector, located in the lower southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Here, amidst the captivating wilderness, mountain gorilla activities come to life, and Trek Africa Expeditions stands ready to assist in arranging gorilla tracking permits for eager travelers seeking gorilla encounters in Uganda.
The allure of Gorilla permits and Gorilla families in Rushaga sector, situated in the southern heart of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, beckons adventurers with an irresistible call. If you yearn for an unforgettable Gorilla trek in Africa, make Uganda an essential stop on your journey. Specifically, set your sights on a visit to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, where the majestic Mountain Gorillas thrive in their natural habitat. The experience is nothing short of extraordinary, and every penny spent will be rewarded with memories that will last a lifetime. While Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas also inhabit Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Trek Africa Expeditions ensures you receive the best possible experience during your Uganda Gorilla safari, even if you have only a few days to spare.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a tropical rainforest located in the southwestern part of Uganda, spanning across the districts of Kabale and Kisoro. This remarkable park is home to more than half of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorilla population. The park is divided into four Gorilla tracking sectors: Buhoma in the North, Ruhija in the East, Rushaga, and Nkuringo sectors in the South. Each of these sectors features habituated Gorilla families awaiting your visit for Gorilla tracking. When you choose any of our Gorilla safaris, you not only have the opportunity to encounter these magnificent creatures but also the flexibility to explore other available excursions, maximizing your time in Uganda.
Rushaga sector proudly boasts the highest number of habituated Gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Here, you’ll find an array of Gorilla families, including Rwigi, Mucunguzi, Busingye, Kutu, Bweza, Mishaya, Nshongi, and Bikingi, all fully habituated and ready for trekking. Combined, these sectors offer up to 144 Gorilla permits available for tracking every day, with each Gorilla family accommodating a maximum of 8 trekkers per day.
Gorilla permits in Uganda are issued by Uganda Wildlife Authority and operate on a first-come, first-served basis. The price for a Gorilla permit is USD 700 per person per trek, allowing you one hour to observe these magnificent giants in their natural habitat. For those seeking an even more immersive experience, Gorilla Habituation permits are available at USD 1500 per person, granting you the unique opportunity to spend 4 hours with the Gorillas, with the countdown starting from the moment you find the fresh trails of the Gorillas from their previous night’s nesting spot. Trek Africa Expeditions is your trusted partner in securing these precious Gorilla permits, ensuring your journey to witness the Mountain Gorillas is nothing short of unforgettable, just as it has been for countless of our satisfied clients.