Gorilla Trekking Sectors of Bwindi

The 4 Gorilla Trekking Sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Uganda

There are four Gorilla Trekking Sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the home to mountain gorillas in Uganda. Any visitor to Bwindi for gorilla trekking has to enjoy the adventure at any of the 4 gorilla trekking regions of the Impenetrable forest. The gorilla sectors accessible from various directions include the following:-

  • Buhoma Gorilla Sector in the north of Bwindi 
  • Nkuringo Southern Sector of Bwindi Forest
  • Rushaga Sector in the South of Bwindi
  • Ruhija Gorilla Sector in the East of Bwindi National Park.

The Gorilla Tracking Regions of Bwindi with their Gorilla Families:-

Buhoma Sector

This gorilla trekking sector is found in the north of Bwindi National Park and has only 4 gorilla families which include:-

  • Mubare Gorilla Family
  • Habinyanja Gorilla Group
  • Rushegura Gorilla Family
  • Katwe Gorilla Family

Nkuringo Sector

Nkuringo Sector in the south of the park also has four gorilla trekking groups and they include:-

  • Nkuringo Gorilla Family 
  • Bushaho Gorilla Family
  • Bweza Gorilla Group
  • Christmas Gorilla Family

Ruhija Sector

Ruhija Sector is found in the east of the park and also boasts of four gorilla groups as indicated below:-

  • Oruzogo Gorilla Group
  • Bitukura Gorilla Family
  • Kyaguliro Gorilla Group
  • Mukiza Gorilla Family

Rushaga Sector 

Rushaga gorilla trekking region of Bwindi forest has the biggest number of the gorilla families. The gorilla groups in this southern region comprise of:-

  • Nshonji Gorilla Group
  • Mishaya Gorilla Group
  • Kahungye Gorilla Family
  • Busingye Gorilla Group
  • Bweza Gorilla Group