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Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda to Uganda is now possible with Encounter Africa safaris. Buhoma is located in the northern part of Bwindi impenetrable National Park and is one of the four gorilla trekking regions and trail heads of Bwindi impenetrable National Park located in Uganda. You cannot talk about gorilla trekking in Uganda and Bwindi impenetrable National Park without mentioning Buhoma region due to its rich history in as far as gorilla trekking in Uganda is concerned.

It should be noted that gorilla trekking in Uganda and Bwindi impenetrable National Park in particular started in Buhoma region in 1993 and Mubare gorilla group was the first mountain gorilla family to be fully habituated and opened for gorilla trekking in that year. Much as it is located in the far north of the forest, Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda are possible through Katuna boarder onwards to Ruhija and then Buhoma. It’s about 6-7 hours drive from Kigali to Buhoma in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda.

Why book Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda

Just as discussed before, Buhoma region located in the northern part of Bwindi impenetrable National Park is easily accessed via Kigali Rwanda than it is with Entebbe international Airport which is the main international Airport for Uganda. Due to the fact that Entebbe international Airport and Bwindi impenetrable National Park are located in Uganda, tourists tend to fly into Entebbe and trek Bwindi gorillas having travelled long distances involved. Its approximately 6-7 hours drive from Kigali Airport to Buhoma Lodge while it is 9-10 hours drive from Entebbe international Airport.

Another reason why one should book Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda is that Buhoma as a region has its rich history as a factor. Gorilla trekking in Uganda started in Buhoma and Mubare mountain gorilla family was the first gorilla family to be fully habituated and opened up for gorilla trekking in 1993. By visiting Buhoma from Kigali, you would have made history.

Buhoma region located in the northern part of Bwindi impenetrable National Park has the lowest point when It comes to altitude. For those with problems of heights but want to trek mountain gorillas, Buhoma is the region for you. It’s also believed (still under debate) that Buhoma gorillas are the easiest to trek. Book our Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda to a testify to this.

Quality Lodges in Buhoma region of Bwindi is one of the reason why you should book on our Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda. Being the first region to embrace gorilla trekking, many high end lodges have been constructed in Buhoma giving you choices and options for accommodation. Buhoma region has the best lodges which include gorilla sanctuary retreat, Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs, Volcanoes Bwindi gorilla lodge, Trackers Lodge, Engagi Lodge among others. For those interested in up market lodges, then you need to book on our Luxury Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda.

Luxury Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda

Encounter Africa safaris organizes Luxury Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris and tours from Kigali Rwanda if informed in advance or short notice. Our Buhoma Luxury gorilla trekking holidays from Kigali will have you stay in up market and 5 star Lodges such as Gorilla Sanctuary retreats, Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs among others. You transport and transfers from Kigali Rwanda will be conducted in luxury and customized 4×4 Land cruisers driven by well trained local driver guides. These vehicles are customized for comfort during your travel. Click hear to read more about our Luxury gorilla tours from Kigali

Budget Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda.

For those who want to visit mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable National Park from Kigali Rwanda but do not want to spend much, our Budget Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda becomes your best option. Our Budget gorilla trekking tours utilize budget but value for money lodges, 4×4 safari vans for transport and transfers and services of well trained local driver guides. Contacts for more details on Budget Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda to Uganda.

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How to book Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda

All those interested in booking Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda should send us details on email or give us a call and we will handle all services for your gorilla tour. Encounter Africa safaris will take care of your gorilla permits, accommodation and transport to and from Buhoma region of Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Kindly note that while Buhoma region is the furthest region from Kigali Rwanda than other regions of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, it is the most visited region of Bwindi impenetrable National Park and as such, Buhoma gorilla permits tend to sell out quickly and need to be booked in advance. We recommend that you contact Encounter Africa safaris for your Buhoma gorilla permits at least 8 months to one year in advance.

Included in Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda

Our Buhoma gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali Rwanda are all inclusive and we make sure that there no hidden costs. Included in our Buhoma gorilla trekking holidays from Kigali Rwanda are gorilla permits, accommodation transport and transfers from Kigali. All our vehicles are well equipped with drinking water and are driven by well trained driver guides. All our lodges be it luxury or Budget offer three course meal, have private bathrooms and have WIFI in public areas. Many people have contacted us to book for them gorilla permits only but will only offer all inclusive luxury gorilla safaris where we handle everything on your behalf.

Why book Buhoma gorilla trekking tours from Kigali Rwanda with Encounter Africa safaris

Encounter Africa safaris is one of the leading ground handling outfit for Uganda and Rwanda. We have been operating tours to Uganda and Rwanda for over a decade now. Directors and staff of Encounter Africa safaris are local Ugandans selling Uganda they know. By contacting Encounter Africa safaris, you will have benefited from our rich local knowledge about Uganda and Rwanda. Encounter Africa safaris employs a team of young and motivated professional office and field staff who will handle all your inquires with a high level of professionalism. Encounter Africa safaris is highly rated and recommended on trip advisor as well as safaris bookings by our former clients and you too can join our family by dropping a review on one of our platforms.

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