Rwigi Gorilla Family In Rushaga

Rwigi gorilla family is well habituated and therefore it is one of the gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park that is opened for tourism.

Rwigi Gorilla Family In Rushaga Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda

Rwigi is the best gorilla family; situated in the Rushaga sector of Bwindi forest National park in the southern part. Rwigi gorilla group is dominated by Rwigi sliver back who is the head of the family and currently the group has about 6 members but it is believed that it will soon multiply to have more members according to Uganda Wildlife Authority. It is important to note that the Rwigi gorilla family/group broke away from the Kahungye family which is found in the same region/gorilla trekking sector.

Trekking Rwigi gorillas in Rushaga region of Bwindi

Rwigi gorilla family is well habituated and therefore it is one of the gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park that is opened for tourism. This means that visitors can now go and tree and see the gorilla family which is found in the Rushaga gorilla trekking sector. Remember that you will need to book gorilla trekking permits to see this gorilla family. Visitors interested in having and seeing this gorilla family Rwigi, you will book a gorilla permit and then request for Rwigi gorilla family on your day of gorilla trekking. The gorilla family allocation takes place on the day of trekking the gorilla and where anyone can request the gorilla family he/she wants to see.

How to book Rwigi gorilla permits in Rushaga Region in Bwindi

Rwigi gorilla permit can be booked directly from the Uganda wildlife authority headquarters in Kampala. The moment you book a gorilla trekking permit for Rushaga, then you will be assured of trekking Rwgi gorilla family provided you request for it on the trekking day. Once you contact us at Africa Adventure Vacations and you tell us of your interest to trek gorillas in Bwindi especially the Rwigi gorilla family, then we shall check for the availability of gorilla permits in the southern region of the park and once it’s there then we shall reserve it and book the permits on your behalf. It is important to note that you book gorilla permits for all clients that book all-inclusive gorilla safaris with us.

How to get to the Rushaga sector in Bwindi to trek the Rwigi Gorilla family?

Rushaga can be accessed by both road and air transport bit of course for luxury gorilla trips,  but since we are planning a luxury gorilla trekking safari in Rushaga then we recommend that you use air transport since it is quicker and so luxurious. The domestic air companies in Uganda include Aero link Uganda limited and fly Uganda. The companies operate both chartered and scheduled flights from Entebbe or Kajjansi airfield to Kisoro Airfield and then with help of our guide you will be transferred to the Rushaga region at your favorite lodge. It is about two hours from Kisoro airstrip to the Rushaga gorilla trekking sector in Bwindi. You need to check early about one hour and 30 minutes before your scheduled or chartered flight at the airport. Visitors can also drive for about 9 hours on the road from Kampala/Entebbe international airport. Though using the road is long, the journey is entertaining and enjoyable as there is a lot to see on your way on the road. Visitors can as well drive from Kigali international airport to cross the Katuna or Cyanika borders of Rwanda and Uganda to access the Rushaga gorilla trekking trail heal of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. While accessing the Rushaga gorilla trekking Trailhead in Bwindi 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 Rushaga Gorilla trekking

Where to stay in Rushaga as you enjoy Rwigi gorilla Family

Rushaga Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park has got various accommodation facilities where you can stay based on your interests and budget. There are budget accommodation facilities, midrange accommodation facilities, and upmarket or luxury accommodation facilities. Visitors on budget and a mid-range budget can stay at Rushaga Gorilla Camp, Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge, Four Gorilla Lodge, you can as well stay at Clouds Mountains Gorilla Lodge, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge among other accommodation facilities. Accommodation facilities in Rushaga are very many and you need to make you’re booking as early enough to ensure you get a better accommodation facility to stay at during your gorilla trekking trip in Bwindi starting from Rushaga Gorilla trail Head. These accommodation facilities can be fully booked especially during the peak season calling you to book in advance.

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