Gorilla Safaris in Uganda
Gorilla Safaris in Uganda are a captivating and unforgettable experience. Gorilla Safaris are done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration on Dec 16, 2019, announced an increase in the gorilla population to 459 individuals, from 400 at the last census. The overall total of mountain gorillas is now 1,063. Gorilla safaris take place in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
The gorilla trekking groups
There are about 20 habituated gorilla groups in the park and split into 4 accessible regions.
Buhoma, the park’s headquarters located in the north of the park and has 5 Gorilla Families, Habinyanja, Katwe, Mubare, Muyambi, and Rushegura.
Ruhija is the highest gorilla tracking trailhead and lies in the east of the park. The Ruhija Gorilla Families are 4 and include, Bitukura, Kyaguriro, Mukiza, and Oruzogo.
Nkuringo covers the southwestern area of Bwindi Forest. Furthermore, the most challenging of all gorilla tracking locations. Gorilla groups are 2, Nkuringo and Bushaho.
Rushaga covers the southern edge of Bwindi Forest, most of all became a gorilla site in 2009. The Rushaga Gorilla Families are 9, Nshongi, Mishaya, Mucunguzi, Kahungye, Kutu, Busingye, Bikingi, Bweza, and Rwigi.
Nyakagezi in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park