Are you planning to visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and stay in the Nkuringo sector, Nkuringo sector is located in the southern part of Bwindi yes it is possible with Eco Adventure Safaris to do a Gorilla habituation experience trip from Nkuringo. Nkuringo is home to 3 gorilla families open for tracking these include the Nkuringo family, Bushaho family, and Christmas family? Nkruingo is located on higher altitudes, which makes trekking in this region very strenuous and hard. The sector is recommended for the young, adventurers and energetic travelers and those interested in something beyond just seeing gorillas but also hiking. You will need to know where you will stay during your gorilla trekking tour to the Nkuringo sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, below are the recommended luxury lodges for your stay during Gorilla habituation experience trip from Nkuringo.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is a luxury lodge found in the Nkuringo sector of Bwindi impenetrable National Park. It is a remote, beautiful and intimate lodge, you will stay at a ridge, above the clouds, looking across to the Virunga volcanoes. The lodge overlooks the primordial, mysterious and impenetrable Bwindi forest. Clouds Mountain Lodge is one of the Wild places chains of Lodges that provides the finest accommodation in Bwindi, Kidepo, and Semuliki National Park.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
The Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is a luxury lodge found on the Nteko ridge overlooking the beautiful Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The ridge provides a superb vantage across the Kashasha River Valley to the forested hill known as ‘Nkuringo’ and the surrounding swathe of trees of the Bwindi Forest. The Lodge has panoramic views of the majestic volcanoes of the Virunga chain, across the escarpment into the Albertine Rift Valley within the DRC Congo.
Chameleon Hill Lodge
Chameleon Hill Lodge is located on the shores of one of East Africa’s most beautiful lakes, Lake Mutanda, you will enjoy spectacular views across the lake with its islands and surrounding hills. The lodge has beautiful chalets and rooms. Each chalet flaunts its own identity and color scheme along with high quality, handmade furnishings that boast a unique Euro-African style.
Chameleon Hill Lodge offers a special blend of comfort and relaxation, where attention to detail and personalized service are paramount. As well as being the perfect base to visit the mountain gorillas, one can also enjoy a trip on the hand built boat available for excursions.
Lake Mutanda Lodge
Lake Mutanda Resort is located on a Lake Mutanda peninsula in the shadow of the Virunga Mountains, the resort offers comfortable accommodation combined with the most beautiful views on planet earth. It is a perfect base for gorilla trackers, lake loungers, volcano hikers and bird lovers as well as those looking for a mystical place in nature for a vacation in Africa.
Gorilla Heights Lodge
Gorilla Heights Lodge sits on the axis of Nkuringo hill, offering lavish blends of the breathtaking sights of a rolling forest canopy and jagged mountain ranges of Nkuringo sector Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The Lodge cottages have been delicately woven with modern architecture and African design, to create the ultimate blend of luxury. Gorilla Heights Lodge offers a special blend of comfort and relaxation, where attention to detail and personalized service are paramount. As well as being the perfect base to visit the mountain gorillas, one can also enjoy a trip on the hand-built boat available for excursions.
What is the best time for gorilla trekking in Nkuringo Bwindi?
The best time for gorilla trekking in Nkuringo Bwindi is during the months of June to October and December to March during this time it is a dry season in Uganda with mild rainfall making it easy for the treks in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, as well during this time the vegetation is not fully grown and it is easy for viewing the mountain gorillas offering great sights for photographs. During the other months of April, May and November which is normally a wet season this makes the vegetations grow high making the sightings unclear however during this time the treks tend to be shorter given the fact mountain gorillas don’t move further distances looking for food, food is readily available. Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda can be done throughout the year given the fact it is a very well organized activity and you have 99% chances of seeing the mountain gorillas.
How to access Nkuringo sector of Bwindi
By Road; Nkuringo can be accessed through the main safari circuit from Entebbe/Kampala which approximately 8-9 hours drive. You will need to turn off at Muko along the Kabale-Kisoro road you will see the sign post of Uganda Wildlife Authority which you will follow upto to your booked lodge for accommodation in Nkuringo sector.
By Air; You can fly from Entebbe International Airport or Kampala’s Kajjansi airfield to Kisoro airstrip to access Nkuringo. Scheduled and chartered flights are available and operated by domestic airline operators of Aero link and Fly Uganda. You will need to plan with your tour operator for a transfer from the airstrip to your lodge, or you can inform the booked lodge for your stay to include a transfer in the package priced, all lodges in Nkuringo do offer a transfer from Kisoro Airstrip.
Why book your lodge for gorilla trekking in Nkuringo with Eco Adventure Safaris?
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you book your gorilla habituation trek in Bwindi contact us and we advise you on the booking process. We as well have different Luxury gorilla trekking safari packages to Nkuringo Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park that we can book for you including the gorilla habituation permits. Feel free to check out our TripAdvisor reviews and read from a community of happy satisfied clients. With us, you can be rest assured of a memorable Uganda safari holiday. We are devoted to providing excellent service and customer satisfaction. Our team of excellent tour consultants is always willing to help answer all your safari questions and we guarantee you a great gorilla trekking tour in Nkuringo with us. Feel free to contact us here about the Gorilla habituation experience trip from Nkuringo