Kahungye is one of the gorilla Families found in the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Together with Mishaya, Nshongyi, and Busingye, they can be trekked in Rushaga.

Kahungye and Oruzogo gorilla groups were presented for gorilla trekking in 2011 after passing mock examination. In not more than a year, this group managed to split giving birth to a new gorilla family called Busingye which means peace.

Loacted in Kisoro, you will need to drive for a minimum of 9-10 hours to reach rushaga. You can stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge, or Kisoro Traveller’s rest In

Kahungye derives its name from a hill with the same name which is in the home range of this gorilla family. Before seperation, the family had about 27 individuals, three of whom are silverbacks. Since October 2011 the group became available for tourism. With 27 members that are very active and full of life, the family is led by Silverback Gwigi, which means “door” in the local language.


Three day Uganda gorilla offer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park


  • Day 01: Pickup from your door step
  • Day 02: Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 03: Return to Kampala


  • USD675 per person in a group of 2 people
  • USD480 per person in a group of 4 people
  • USD380 per person in a group of 6 people