Gorilla Tracking Uganda Bwindi Ruhija Sector

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A Guide to Gorilla trekking Ruhija Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Gorilla tracking Uganda ruhija Sector in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a phenomenon sector to sight over numerous Mountain Gorillas in Uganda as well having ample time with them as the place is not congested like the other sectors, the nature walks in the forest are rewarding as you encounter with wildlife like hyenas as well watching the numerous whistling bird species floating on tree branches in the compacted tropical rain forests.

Activities in Ruhija Sector include; Gorilla Tracking, Nature walks, Birding, Forest Trails, wildlife in Ruhija sector, Culture encounters.

Gorilla tracking Uganda ruhija Sector takes us to the a different magnificent part on the countryside in the Eastern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National park. It has three family groups ie. Bitukura, Oruzogo, Kyaguliro which is situated here purposely for research. Well, it will be easy for ou to track and encounter with the mountain Gorilla

Gorilla tracking Uganda ruhija Sector Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is readily accessible with the 16 gorilla permits available every day and more often this research group is trekked. There is no congestion compared to to other groups like Buhoma, due to the the possession of a few families in Ruhija.

Back Ground of Gorilla tracking Uganda ruhija Sector

Well, it is recorded, previously the group was known as “Bitukura”. The name originating from the virtue that these gigantic gorillas were first spotted around River Bitukura. This group’s habituation took only 15 months to habituate them because of the calmness and friendliness nature of this family. In many families it took 2 and above years to habituate them.

Ruhija Family Mountain Gorilla Hierarchy:

Gorilla tracking Uganda ruhija family clan consists of a silver back-the leader of the clan, females, young gorillas and of course the middle active juvenile Gorillas-Very pleasing to look at due to their active nature.

Ruhija is notably recorded to consist of four silver backs along with their engaging juveniles that are seen more often coming together to interact more often.

The tourist nature of Ruhija came to existence prior with twenty four members, who have now decreased due to disputes for power, of course this forced the other minorities to accept defeat and leave the group to join others.


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Accessing Ruhija Bwindi Impenetrable Sector

Its no longer a matter of doubt, Courtesy of African Adventure Travellers, you can access Ruhija from several compelling scenic views: Have a chance to be offered Gorilla trek Safari Discount rates depending on the number you make. You will be awarded a free certificate to signalise and rate you as a champion who entered the impenetrable forest tracking the Uganda and the worlds most giant specie-the mountain Gorilla

From Kampala/Entebbe-Kabale City-Ruhija:

This is more provocative and refreshing due to the numerous catchy views like encountering with the Equator line in masaka city, the long horned cattle in the western region, Uganda Kobs in Mburo National Park, Mbarara City, the Sharp pointed clinging slopes of Kabale and many more.
Kampala-Ntungamo-Rukungiri-kihihi-Butogota-Ruhija. This is not always optable due to our intriguing determination to better your adventure, this place is rough, bumpy, dusty and sometimes boggy in rainy seasons which inturn leads to delays.

Unfortunately there are no scheduled flights from the main Airstrips to the Ruhija, the other option being a flight through kihihi though its ideally on Buhoma’s side – then followed by a 2 hours drive to Ruhija. Extensively, one can fly to Kabale city using the Charter flights and then drive to our destined Ruhija.

Other Key Features: Bird watching, nature walks, Culture encounters, wild life like hyenas, Guikers, White colubus monkeys, the Batwa Pygimies of Bwindi and many more

This section of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is popular for bird watching and therefore if you trek gorillas in Ruhija, you stand a great chance of watching birds that you might not find in other regions. Ruhija is also popular for the Black and White Colubus monkeys that jump from one branch to another and are interesting to watch.

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