We all know the mountain gorillas are found in two east African countries of Uganda and Rwanda. Democratic Republic of Congo is another state that has another share of both mountain and low land gorillas. Unlike other national parks such as Mgahinga and Volcanoes where there is one central briefing and starting point bwindi on the other hand has several starting points. In this article, we will explore bwindi gorilla trekking starting points for everyone to know before booking their gorilla permits.
Importance of knowing Bwindi gorilla trekking starting points
There four Bwindi gorilla starting points or regions that one needs to know before booking gorilla permits and accommodation. In the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, we have rushaga and nkuringo while in the north we have buhoma and in the east we have ruhija. One has to be conversant with Bwindi Gorilla trekking starting points to make proper decisions. If you book a gorilla permit for the southern region, you are expected to book accommodation closer to Rushaga and or Nkuringo so that all is in order. We have had some clients booking gorilla permits for the north and accommodation in the south yet there is the distance is too long and once cannot make it when it comes to gorilla trekking.
Knowing Bwindi Gorilla trekking starting points is crucial as it also show you how many gorilla families that are in each region. In Buhoma region, we have three gorilla families that include Mubale, Rushegura and Habimyanja, In Ruhija region of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, we have three other families of Oruzogo, Kyaguriro and Bitukura. In Rushaga, there many families that include Nshongi, Mishaya, Busingye, Kahungye, Bweza and so much more. We have nkuringo gorilla family in Nkuringo.
For more information about Bwindi gorilla trekking starting points, please contact Encounter Africa safaris and we will advise you accordingly.