Gorilla tracking is one of the lucrative tour experiences which has earned itself a position in the tourism sector of Uganda whereby it’s one of the most attractive primate adventure with high chances of meeting the mountain gorillas in the thick dense forest of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga national park. Its thus worth to enjoy luxury gorilla tracking in Ruhija sector which is one of the gorilla tracking points in Bwindi forest.
Ruhija sector is found in the eastern part of Bwindi impenetrable forest which host quiet a number of visitors per day to enjoy the currently habituated 4 groups of BItukura with 13 family members, Kyaguliro A and B with 20 family members and Oruzogo with 17 family members.
At safari vacations & travel services we arrange luxury gorilla tracking safaris to ruhija sector due to its location and accessibility, all you need to do is send us your inquiry of the dates for your planned tour and we shall draft a quote best suitable for your safari including all luxury packages ranging from hospitality, transportation and the entire experience for a smooth and memorable experience to the center of the worlds endangered primates which are inhabited in Bwindi and Ruhija in particular.
Gorilla tracking experience in Ruhija sector?
Trekking Mountain Gorillas is a lifetime dream for many travelers to Ruhija. To watch a family of mountain gorillas relaxing in their lush forest home is an awe-inspiring privilege and a memory you would take away and remember forever. This is because gorillas as a species are on the brink of extinction and treks are a highly restricted activity. You get to spend an hour with these gentle primates where you can take pictures, ask questions and watch them play as they enjoy their stay in the forest before moving back to the park headquarters.
How to access Ruhija sector on a luxury gorilla tracking safari?
On a luxury tour the area can be accessed by air transport through use of chartered flights from either Entebbe or kajansi, periodically the flights operate to Kihihi airstrip every day and there two shifts which operate that you can book either for a morning or afternoon transfer for a travel which will take you between an hour and upon landing you can be transferred in our safari vehicles to your place of accommodation before your gorilla tracking day.
Ruhija sector being close to other recreation areas like Lake Bunyonyi with is termed as the Switzerland of Africa offers luxury trips more interesting as you can take moments to spend time at the lake alongside gorilla tracking. More so we can tailor make the safari and include wildlife exploration since the area is near Ishasha sector which is a home for tree climbing lions and Queen Elizabeth National Park for other wildlife experience in the country.
What is the cost of gorilla permits for Ruhijja?
For any close encounter to mountain gorillas you need to have acquired a gorilla tracking permit issued by Uganda Wildlife Authority. Ruhija sector receives 32 gorilla permits per day which implies that there is need to make your bookings early to secure your planned dates are safe. A gorilla permit currently costs $700 for non-foreign residents, $600 for foreign residents and Shs 250,000 for east African citizens. Contact us for availability of your tracking dates and we shall ensure that your tracking dates are booked in time along with other amenities required for your safari.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is apparently one of the most thrilling activity on every traveler’s package amidst wildlife since chances of having an encounter with the primate’s stand at 95% and having an eye to eye encounter with them is unique and memorable. Book with us for your luxury gorilla tracking in either Uganda/Rwanda and we shall serve you to your expectations.