Gorilla trekking In Nkuringo Sector-Bwindi

Gorilla trekking In Nkuringo Sector-Bwindi

July 21, 2020
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Gorilla trekking of Nkuringo Sector Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as the home of Mountain Gorillas has four sections where gorilla tracking is done these include Buhoma in the north, Ruhija in the east, Rushaga in the south and Nkuringo in the south and Nkuringo sectors. These four sectors, each present unique experience on their own. In this article, we critically look at the Nkuringo sector, why it’s necessary to trek gorilla in Nkuringo. This sector is worth discovering with different activities other than gorillas and thus can be a better sector for all of travelers/tourists visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Nkuringo is one of the four sectors found in the eastern part of Bwindi where gorilla trekking experience. It is a home-based to Nkuringo gorilla family which is a key figure in enhancing traveler’s experience. The former trekkers of mountain gorillas in Nkuringo Sectors narrate that the Nkuringo gorilla family is more grouping is good to encounter due to its braveness to people. This family is headed by Bahati who separated from the Nshongi family in the Rushaga sector to make that group.  As of today, the family is composed of 19 members. As part of the conservation strategy, this family is open to 8 travelers meaning that eight permits are available and tourists visited this group in 2009 when it was first habituated. While trekking in this sector, the travelers can be as well cite the views of the Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira hills in Congo.

Apart from gorilla trekking, the sector provides the best hotspot for nature walks. The time for this activity usually starts early in the morning or late in the evening starting from 5 PM. A forest walk Nkuringo enables tourists to have joyful moments with nature and have higher chances of interacting with several primates such as baboons, monkeys and forest pigs which makes the journey and the walk very interesting.

Like any other place in Bwindi, Nkuringo Sector is well served with superlative accommodation facilities therefor when your trekking mountain gorillas you don’t need to worry of where to stay these include; Luxury, midrange and budget lodges which have been set up have been established in Nkuringo to assure tourists comfortability and safety in this sector. The best lodges where you can stay within this sector include clouds mountain gorilla lodge, Nkuringo gorilla campsite, Nkuringo gorilla camp, Nkuringo gorilla lodge and hammerkop bunkhouse among others. However, travelers are advised to choose lodges depending on prices and the quality of the services that a particular lodge offer. Find us at Africa adventure vacations for more Information

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