The Best Sector To Trek Mountain Gorillas In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
What is the best sector to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Uganda? Bwindi is too and it is divided into four gorilla tracking sectors so when tourists confirm a gorilla tour to Uganda, the first asked question is what is the best gorilla trekking place in Bwindi among the four sectors. This article will give you all the important information and tips for gorilla trekking in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi Forest which is a natural habitat for almost half of mountain gorillas in wild, plus over 18 habituated gorilla families open for gorilla tourism.
Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is known as the best national park in wild for mountain gorilla trekking within its four gorilla trekking sectors and these include; Buhoma in the northern, Rushaga and Nkuringo in the south, Ruhija in the east. Each sector offers different experiences but in the case of the best gorilla tracking sector in Bwindi Forest, we will try to compare depending on the Gorilla families, accessibility, nearby safari lodges or hotels to the sector, and others. We will try to show you the best tracking sector in Bwindi yet it is not easy because any sector you choose offers an amazing gorilla trekking experience with the same procedures followed while trekking.
The best sector to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Uganda by accessibility by road
In terms of accessibility, the best sector to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is Ruhija which is found in the Eastern sides of the park. The route from Entebbe main international airport via Masaka to Kabale is tarmac road and it is in good condition which helps you to access the tracking sector in a short time if compared to the Buhoma sector in the north, Rushaga and Nkuringo in the south of Bwindi Forest. the only challenge to trek mountain gorillas of Ruhija is that there is no nearby Airstrip for tourists who want to fly to and from the park. But the best gorilla tracking sectors for those who prefer to fly into Bwindi Forest are Rushaga and Nkuringo because they are near Kisoro Airstrip and Buhoma due to Kihihi Airstrip. All in all, when it comes to fly-in safaris in the Buhoma sector because one has a chance to ask either morning fight or afternoon fight while flights to Rushaga and Nkuringo in the south of Bwindi Forest are only conducted in the morning because of the weather conditions.
The best sector to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Uganda by safari lodges /Hotels.
When it comes to the lodges and hotels, the Buhoma sector which is found in the north of the park is the best place to visit the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Forest the next sector with good accommodation is Nkuringo. Buhoma sector is the one with most commonly used lodges such as Trackers safari lodge, Buhoma lodge, Gorilla Forest Camp, Mahogany Springs, Buhoma Community rest camp, and others, they offer high-quality services through friendly staff, restaurants which have delicious meals, nice and clean rooms and many more. While in the Nkuringo sector, there are Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Gorilla height lodge, four Gorillas Lodges, all those lodges are good for tourists. In Rushaga and Ruhija sectors, there are also lodges where one can stay and complete his/her trip without disturbances.
The best sector to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Uganda by number of gorilla families.
For the best gorilla families to trek, while at Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, Rushaga is the best sector because it has more gorilla families and permits if compared to other sectors. This sector is the only place where one can go for gorilla habituation experience. The next sector with more mountain gorilla families is Buhoma which protects five gorilla groups and Ruhija with four gorilla families which is already for gorilla trekking every day.
However, the Buhoma sector in the north of Bwindi Forest is taken as the best sector to visit mountain gorillas in the park because it is known as the first place where the gorilla trekking experience was started in 1993 with a gorilla family called Mubare. Then from there new trailheads and regions were introduced and they all match Buhoma Sector in terms of accommodation facilities and other tourist attractions apart from mountain gorilla trekking and these include bird watching, community, and forest walk as well as Batwa experience.
When to visit mountain gorillas of Bwindi Forest.
mountain gorillas of Bwindi Forest can be visited at any time of the year but the best time for gorilla trekking is when there are less rains and this season occurs during June and July, August, September, and December when the hiking trails are dry and the park which making gorilla trekking experience excellent.
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