Gorilla permits in Nkuringo sector
Nkuringo sector is located in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with active gorilla-tracked families which include Nkuringo, Bushaho, and Christmas. Choosing to trek from this sector offers visitors an opportunity to glance at the beauty of the thick evergreen forest of Bwindi due to its strategic location offering the golden sunrise or sunset over the silhouette volcanic mountains in the far distance.
Uganda Wildlife Authority allocates a certain number of gorilla tracking permits depending on the number of habituated gorilla families in each sector and thus at Nkuringo 24 gorilla permits are accessible daily implying that a total of 24 people can trek mountain gorillas daily in a group of 8 people per day.
If you are interested in acquiring Nkuringo gorilla trekking permits, You can contact us to inquire about the availability of the permits in specified days of your interest. Once it is confirmed that the gorilla permits are available for the dates you wish to travel, you will be given the Company’s Bank account where you can make payments for your gorilla safari, you will as well send your bio-data to be included on the gorilla permit for its validity and proof of ownership for that tracking date booked. In case you don’t wish to book the entire safari with the company we can still acquire for you that permit but you will be required to pay a small commission upon processing everything in the quickest way possible. Once payments are made, permits will be acquired from Uganda Wildlife Authority after inquiring about your passport details (name, country, passport number). A scanned copy of the permit will be then sent to you to confirm your participation in gorilla trekking.
This sector has got quite a number of accommodation centers that are very close to the headquarters for the beginning of gorilla tracking points however they require early booking to secure your availability. Some of these lodges include the clouds mountain gorilla lodge, Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge among others. You will be offered a comfortable and cozy environment as you get ready to meet the gentle giants of Bwindi.
Getting to Nkuringo by road is approximately 550 km away from Kampala- the capital city of Uganda which takes about 8-9 hours which takes you to an adventure via the equator and the rolling hills of Kigezi. However, you can as well opt to use air transport whereby you can book daily scheduled flights which take about an hour and a half to Kisoro airstrip next to Bwindi impenetrable national park. On arrival at the airstrip, the assigned driver picks the guests up and then transfers them to the beautiful Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge.
Meet and grill with the great gentle apes in their natural habitat of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga National Park by purchasing your gorilla permit early in time (4-5) months before through either a trusted tour operator or online through contacting the mandatory body of issuing out gorilla trekking permits by email.
Contact us at your convenience for more information.