Nkuringo Gorilla Trekking Tour

Nkuringo gorilla sector has three habituated gorilla families

Nkuringo Gorilla Safaris Bwindi

Nkuringo Gorilla safaris- Nkuringo gorilla trekking region is found in the southern part of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and today focus we look at Nkuringo gorilla safaris in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. Nkuringo is found in the Kisoro district and is famous because of the oldest gorilla family called the Nkuringo gorilla family. Visitors interested in Nkuringo gorilla safaris can as well as book and look at Nkuringo gorilla families that are reserved for gorilla habituation experience Bikingi is one of the gorilla families in Nkuringo that is reserved for gorilla habituation experience which means that you can do gorilla trekking in Nkuringo and then add the gorilla habituation experience as well.

Gorilla families for Nkuringo gorilla safaris or Nkuringo gorilla tours

Nkuringo gorilla trekking sector has three habituated gorilla families that are available for gorilla trekking and this means that only 24 gorilla permits are available to Nkuringo on daily basis. Each habituated gorilla family is comprised of male silverbacks, female silverbacks, infants, and sometimes juveniles. Each gorilla family is guided and headed by a strong and dominant male Silverback. Visitors intending to do gorilla trekking in Nkuringo like in any other sector must obtain a gorilla trekking permit that is valid for that specific trekking day and dates. The 3 gorilla families in the Nkuringo sector include the Nkuringo group, the Bushaho gorilla family with 8 individual gorillas, and the Bikigi Gorilla family. The gorilla trekking permits in Nkuringo like any other sector costs $700 for foreign residents, $600 for foreign residents, and Uganda shilling 250,0000 for East African residents of Uganda, South Sudan, Burundi, Tanzania, Kenya, and Rwanda. However, visitors can also opt to go for gorilla habituation experience where they will spend 4 hours with gorillas and the gorilla habituation experience permits cost $1500 per person per trek.

Booking permits for Nkuringo gorilla safaris or tours

Booking Nkuringo gorilla permits in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park Nkuringo sector is very easy provided you book with Africa Adventure vacations. All the gorilla trekking permits in Nkuringo within Bwindi are issued and handled by Uganda Wildlife Authority.  One can trek gorillas in Nkuringo without a valid gorilla trekking permit/card provided by the Uganda wildlife authority and allows you to spend only 1 hour with mountain gorillas. Once you have contacted us at Africa Adventure vacations and let us know of your date that you intend to go for gorilla trekking in the Nkuringo sector, we will check for the availability of permits on that particular date with UWA and after we have confirmed the availability, we shall let you know as we reserve the permits for about seven days waiting for you to make payments and once you have paid then we pay for the permit and send you the scanned copies. At Africa adventure vacations, we book the gorilla trekking permits on behalf of our clients who opt to book the inclusive Nkuringo gorilla safari tours with us. We can check into UWA online system for Nkuringo gorilla permits and book them therefore if you go with us then know that your Nkuringo Gorilla trekking permit will be guaranteed.

Accessing Nkuringo for Nkuringo gorilla safaris holidays

Nkuringo sector is a very accessible gorilla trekking sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park. 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.

The road trip is entertaining and enjoyable with a lot of things to see on the road trip. Visitors can as well drive from Kigali international airport to cross the Katuna or Cyanika borders of Rwanda and Uganda and reach the Nkuringo sector. While accessing the Nkuringo 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 Nkuringo 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 tin Nkuringo sector. Having increased the prices of gorilla permits in Rwanda. Nkuringo has become popular with tourists and tour operators and now tourists take advance of the price advantage to go for Nkuringo gorilla safaris instead of taking volcanoes gorilla safaris.

Accommodation for Nkuringo gorilla safaris or tours.

There are numerous lodges in the Nkuringo sector ranging from budget, midrange accommodation facilities, and upmarket or luxury accommodation facilities. It is us Africa Adventure Vacations that can help you book a comfortable accommodation facility depending on your preference and budget. The popular lodges in Nkuringo include Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge and Ryarutagara, clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge and Four Gorilla Lodge

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