Rwanda Habituated Gorilla Families-Uganda Gorilla Safari, Uganda is well known all over the world because of its mountain gorilla safaris, Uganda gorilla safari is a highlight of every tour in Africa; no African safari is complete with trekking Uganda mountain gorillas, book your Uganda gorilla trekking safari with Kisoro Tours Uganda at affordable rates, we also advise to book your gorilla trekking permits in Uganda in advance because a maximum of 8 people is allowed to trek each gorilla family.
Rwanda gorilla trekking permits price is at $1500 per person per trek in Volcanoes National Park, Uganda gorilla trekking permits cost only $600 per person trekking in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahing Gorilla National park and Congo gorilla trekking permits price is at $400 per person trekking in Virunga National park. Congo has introduced promotional discounted gorilla permits during low season month starting from 15th March to 15th May 2018/19 and 15th October to 15th December 2018/19. This low season discounted gorilla permits un ideal for those traveling on a budget and those with limited funds to go for the mountain gorilla safari in Africa. During the above mentioned month discounted gorilla permits costs only $200 so interested this offer contact for details
Rwanda Habituated Gorilla Families-Uganda Gorilla Safari, currently Rwanda has 10 habituated mountain gorilla families-groups available to trek and open for tourism, the maximum number of allowed to visit/trek, one gorilla family is 8 people per day, this means 8 people per family X 10 gorilla families meaning only 80 Rwanda gorilla permits are available daily so anyone interested in trekking Rwanda gorillas have to book far in advance to secure you Rwanda gorilla trekking permit in time, see below some of Rwanda mountain gorilla families names.
Kwitonda gorilla family/group
Kwitonda is located on the lower slopes of Mount Muhabura, Kwitonda gorilla family has 24 gorilla members with 4 silverbacks making it one of the biggest Rwanda gorilla family, keeps moving on the lower slopes and upper slopes of mount Muhabura so some level of fitness is required when going to trek this family.
Hirwa gorilla family/group
Hirwa family has 16 gorilla members with one dominant silverback, this gorilla family is normal found around mount Sabyinyo foothills.
Uganda gorilla family/group
This family has 12 members with 2 silverbacks, Uganda is one of gorilla family which moves a lot around mount Karisimbi which is one of the highest mounts in Rwanda which makes it had to trek
Bwenge gorilla family/group
This family has 12 with one silverback, Bwenge gorilla family keeps moving around mount Karisibi and mount Karisoke.
Titus gorilla group/family
Titus family is one of the most popular gorilla family in Rwanda because its one of the oldest gorilla family in Rwanda and one gorilla group Dian Fossey spent most of her time with and most of Dian Fossey research was done on the Titus gorilla family
Susa family/group ( A)
for many years Sausa gorilla family was the biggest gorilla group Rwanda has very hard, Susa was the most popular Rwanda gorilla family with 42 members before the split into 2 gorilla families another group now called Susa (B). never the less Susa (A) is still one biggest gorilla family currently its has 33 members with 2 dominant silverbacks, this family is found lower forests of mount Karisimbi.
Susa gorilla family (B)
Susa (B) is part of the gorilla which split from the original Susa (A), currently, Susa (B) gorilla family has 16 members with 2 silverbacks, Susa (B) is also known as one gorilla family which is not easy to trek because it normal moves on upper slopes of mount Karisibi volcano
Amahoro gorilla family/group
Amahoro gorilla is well known as one of the Rwanda peacefulness gorilla family, Amahoro family has 18 members with 2 silverbacks, Amahoro gorilla family is located in middle slopes of Mount Bisoke volcano.
Umubano gorilla family/group
Umubano family has 13 members with 2 silverbacks this family has few members but also one of the interesting gorilla groups Rwanda has.
Sabyinyo gorilla family/group
Sabyinyo family has 13 members with one silverback, Sabyinyo gorilla family is located in the lower slopes of Mount Sabyinyo volcano and mount Gahinga volcano, Sabyiny gorilla group is well known as Rwanda’s nearest and easiest gorilla family to track which is recommended for old people and other people who are not fit enough.
Agashya gorilla family/group
Agashya has 27 group members with one silverback it lives in the middle of mount Sabyinyo volcano, also not so hard to track but some fitness level is needed.