Katwe gorilla Group in Buhoma.

Katwe gorilla family is located in the Northern region of Bwindi

About Katwe gorilla family Group in Buhoma.

About Katwe gorilla family Group in Buhoma– Usually, the team of searchers, scientists, and trackers takes 2 to 3 years to fully habituate a gorilla family. For the Katwe gorilla family still, it took three years for it to be trained and got used to human beings. Katwe gorilla family is located in the Northern region of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and it is composed of a dominant silverback, four adult females, and two babies which implies that the gorilla family has about 7 members.

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Impacts of Katwe gorilla family on Buhoma Gorilla permits in Bwindi

The establishment of the Katwe gorilla family as another gorilla family in the Buhoma sector has a lot of implications on the permits now available for the Buhoma sector. This means that the number of Gorilla permits now in the Buhoma sector has increased from originally from 8 when it was only Mubare gorilla group the first to be opened for trekking in 1993, to 16 when the Habinyanja gorilla family was introduced and 24 gorilla permits when Rushegura was introduced and now the number of gorilla permits have increased to 32 with introduction of Katwe Gorilla Family in Buhoma gorilla trekking sector

At Africa adventure vacations, we organize gorilla trekking safaris to the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector for visitors to trek and see the Katwe gorilla family, Mubare gorilla family. Habinyanja and the Rushegura gorilla family. Remember that for you to see the Christmas gorilla family in the Buhoma sector you must possess a gorilla trekking permit that belongs to the Buhoma sector and then region for the Katwe gorilla family on the day of trekking.

The reason here is that gorilla families are allocated on the day of trekking at the headquarters and here every individual is given a chance to choose the gorilla family he or she wants to trek and this may depend on the time one has, the physical fitness of the client and the interest of the visitors. You should book your gorilla trekking permit early in advance in order not to miss out on this wonderful activity.

Katwe Gorilla family group and Buhoma gorilla trekking region.

The history of gorilla trekking in Uganda is not detached from the Buhoma gorilla trekking region. The gorilla trekking in Uganda started in Buhoma in 1993 when the first gorilla family was opened for gorilla trekking and this is called the Mubare gorilla family. Buhoma has a great history of gorilla trekking and because of this, this gorilla trekking sector has developed rapidly with a lot of lodges being constructed and other habituated gorilla families being introduced.

 The introduction of the Katwe gorilla family means that several lodges will benefit from this initiative. The reason for the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector is that the region has got the lowest altitude which makes gorilla trekking so easy. Buhoma is the lowest mark of Bwindi impenetrable Forest National park and this makes trekking his region easier compared to other regions.

Additionally, the Buhoma gorilla trekking region is closer to the Ruhija sector in the Eastern region and this means that you can as well stay in Buhoma and trek gorillas in the Ruhija gorilla trekking sector. The sector also is close to Queen Elizabeth national park and it takes only 2 hours to travel.

Accommodation in Buhoma as you trek Katwe gorilla family.

Buhoma is the birth of gorilla tourism in Bwindi and Uganda in general. Loges and hotels in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park range from budget, mid-range, and luxury accommodation facilities the choice depends on your preferences and your budget. Africa adventure vacations will help you book a fantastic lodge or hotel accommodation with a wife and free internet, access to power, bathroom, and others.

You can stay at Buhoma Havens, Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi Lodge, Mahogany springs, and sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp among several accommodation facilities. All these lodges and hotels are convenient and offer excellent views of the Bwindi Forest Park.

Getting to the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector to track Katwe gorilla group

Visitors can use road transport directly from Entebbe international airport which takes 8-9hours to drive as you make a stopover at the equator for breakfast and at Igongo cultural center in Mbarara for lunch. Visitors can as well drive from Kigali international airport to cross the Katuna or Cyanika borders of Rwanda and Uganda and reach the Buhoma sector. While accessing the Buhoma via Rwanda, you will be able to pass through /drive through Kabale town and you will access this sector for about 4-5hours to drive from Kigali Rwanda to Ruhija. You can as well opt to use air transport to connect to the Buhoma sector by having a scheduled charter flight from Entebbe international airport/Kajjansi Airfield to Kihihi airfield which is located in Kanungu district. Aerolink is the best domestic airline company that operates morning scheduled flights from Entebbe/Kajjansi to Kisoro or Kihihi airstrip and there you connect to the Buhoma sector.

There are over 19 habituated gorilla families in Uganda and this makes Uganda be the destination with high numbers of habituated Mountain gorillas offering affordable gorilla trekking permits the fact that the gorilla permits of Uganda are cheaper compared to those offered by Rwanda.  Therefore, you can now book your gorilla trekking permit and go to Buhoma and trek Katwe gorilla family. Please contact us at Africa adventure Vacations for better gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda and the Republic of Rwanda.

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