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Encounter Africa safaris organizes Ruhija gorilla safaris to trek the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Ruhija region is one of the four mountain gorilla regions in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. For those interested in Ruhija gorilla safaris, you will have to be prepared to travel to the eastern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where Ruhija park headquarters are located.

Advantages of Ruhija gorilla safaris

Many tourists and tour operators are now opting for Ruhija gorilla safaris for several reasons. Ruhija region is easily accessed from Kigali as well as Entebbe compared to other regions. If coming from Entebbe/Kampala, the road is tarmacked up to Kabale. The only section which is not tarmacked is from Kabale to the Park. Ruhija just like Rushaga and Nkuringo is easily accessed from Kigali. Ruhija region is closer to Katuna boarder compared to all other regions making it easy for tour operators and tourists to organize ruhija gorilla safaris from Entebbe or Kigali

Ruhija gorilla families

When gorilla tracking was officially opened up in Ruhija, this region had only one habituated gorilla family called Bitukura. As we talk, this region has more than three gorilla families that can be trekked daily thus providing enough permits for those interested in Ruhija gorilla safaris and treks. Some of the families in Ruhija include Oruzogo as well as Kyaguriro gorilla families.

Accommodation in Ruhija region

Initially Ruhija gorilla safaris were limited by few accommodation available to tourists and tour operators. We now have many Lodges and campsites where those interested in organizing rushaga gorilla safaris can stay. Some of these lodges include, Ruhija safari lodge, Broad bill forest camp, Trekkers Taven, Bakiga Lodge, Gift of Nature Lodge and so many others. Others prefer staying in Kabale on Lake Bunyonyi that has Bird nest, Bunyonyi Eco Resort, Crater Bay cottages, Bunyonyo overland camp and many others.

Encounter Africa safaris organizes Ruhija gorillas safaris from either Entebbe or Kigali depending on clients interests and time. We book your Ruhija gorilla permits, ruhija accommodation as well as transport and transfer to and from Ruhija Bwindi, For more details on Ruhija gorilla tours, please contact Encounter Africa Safaris on phone or email.

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