Rushaga sector is located in the southern hemisphere of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and a home for over 5 habituated gorilla families and 2 other gorilla families that are undergoing habituation process. This therefore makes the sector more attractive due to the number of gorilla permits processed for the sector which tally to 56 permits per day.
Safari Vacations & Travel Services offers you a memorable opportunity to trek and as well enjoy habituation process which take more hours with the gorillas in the jungle in Rushaga sector. Gorilla tours in Uganda are relatively cheaper at a cost of 600usd for a permit compared to 1500usd in Rwanda.
The area can be accessed through both Entebbe or Kigali however the quickest route is through Kigali-Katuna Border which is about 3-4 hour drive to your destination and thus suitable for travelers on short trips especially on our 2 day/ 3 day gorilla trekking safari, however travelling Via Entebbe international airport also gives thrilling experience especially for travelers who wish to spend more days in the country. This is 7-8 hour drive through the equator and to the rolling hills of Kigezi
The altitudinal levels of Rushaga sector offers visitor’s good scenery views of Virunga Mountains of Mount Bisoke and Karisimbi in Volcanoes National Park, Mount Muhabura and Gahinga in Mgahinga National Park and Lake Bunyonyi in the lowland plains
Great and excellent accommodation places have been set up around the park and in the neighborhoods of Kisoro and Lake Mutanda all offering services ranging from Budget, Mid-Range and Luxury all to certify clients interests on the expedition. This therefore imply that gorilla trekking in Rushaga will be worth it to accommodate visitors regardless of the number of gorilla permits allocated to the sector. Therefore some of the lodges around to look for include but not least to the following; Rushaga gorilla camp, Gorilla safari Lodge, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge or Chameleon hill lodge among others.
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.
We will be honored if you allow us plan and organize your holiday/safari tour to either of our operational countries for either gorilla trekking experience, culture or wildlife encounter.