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Gorilla trekking is absolutely an exciting but very expensive tourist activity. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has four gorilla trail heads from where one can see of trek mountain gorillas. Trekking bwindi gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi is possible if the right gorilla permits are booked. It should be noted that due to the fact that gorilla tracking starts early in the morning, all tourists are advised to stay closer to the park headquarters and as such lodges closer to gorilla trekking starting points are the most preferred. However many tour operators still trekking bwindi gorillas from lake bunyonyi due to different reasons

Reasons for trekking bwindi gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi

Some tourists still prefer trekking bwindi gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi just for the love of combining mountain gorilla trekking with birding, site seeing as well as canoe rides on Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is the deepest lake in Uganda with many tourist activities that one can participate in. Others would love to spend a night before or after their gorilla trek just because of the beauty of the place. It is for this reason that people prefer trekking bwindi gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi

Trekking Bwindi gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi allows the driver and tourists to break the long journey from Kampala to either ruhija or Rushaga. It is easier to drive from Kampala to Kabale town on the first day and then commute to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking the next day. A stop at Lake Bunyonyi is not only rewarding but clients will have enough time to relax as they prepare for their gorilla trek the next day. The only challenge is that they will have to wake up early the next morning to make sure that they drive to the park headquarters

Trekking bwindi gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi is only possible if one books Ruhija gorilla permits. It is rather dangerous to plan trekking bwindi gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi if one is holding gorilla permits for Buhoma side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. So if one wants to trek gorillas from Lake Bunyonyi, he, she needs to make sure that Ruhija gorilla permits are booked. Encounter Africa safaris organizes gorilla tour that combines gorilla trekking and a visit to Lake Bunyonyi and all those interested should call us or send us an email and we will advise accordingly

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