When you choose to embark on a gorilla trek tour in Uganda’s remarkable Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, you will be assigned to one of the park’s four sectors. Among these, Nkuringo, situated in the southern reaches of Bwindi, stands out with its unique charm and offers a thrilling gorilla tracking experience. This region is home to three distinct gorilla families or groups, making it a captivating destination for those seeking an up-close encounter with these majestic creatures.
Tracking gorillas in the Nkuringo sector presents some of the most challenging and rewarding gorilla treks within Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. While the physical demands may be higher, the rewards are equally grand, especially for photographers. Nkuringo is an unparalleled location in Uganda, boasting ever-changing views throughout the day. From the enchanting morning mist to the mesmerizing sunset, Nkuringo exudes a magical allure that words alone cannot capture. To truly appreciate its beauty and wonders, you must experience this incredible spot in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest firsthand. Nkuringo will undoubtedly leave you with memories of one of the most stunning locations in all of Africa.
Nkuringo region is another remarkable gorilla trekking hub situated in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. To reach this captivating sector, you can embark on an 8-10 hour road journey from Kampala or a shorter 3-4 hour drive from Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. In Nkuringo, you will find three gorilla families available for trekking, namely Nkuringo, Christmas, and Bushaho (recently opened for gorilla trekking). In total, these families account for approximately 24 gorilla permits, each priced at $700 per person per trek.
Nkuringo region offers a range of lodging options, catering to different preferences and budgets. These include:
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At Trek Africa Expeditions, we make your dream of exploring Nkuringo region a reality. Contact us to book your Nkuringo region gorilla safari tours and holidays with guaranteed gorilla permits. Once we confirm the availability of Nkuringo gorilla permits, we will send you an invoice for the full payment of permit fees. We have a dedicated team member who will visit the reservations office of Uganda Wildlife Authority to secure your Nkuringo gorilla permits, and we will promptly send you scanned copies of the receipts. Please note that gorilla permits are issued a few weeks before the actual tracking date.