Rwigi Gorilla Family


The Katwe Gorilla Family

Rwigi Gorilla Family; To begin with, this family consists of 10 Members. Additionally, the family lives in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park of Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park of recent officially announced and opened a new Gorilla family for trekking. Rwigi is a newly habituated gorilla group in Rushaga sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Rwigi Gorilla family is a break away from Kahungye Gorilla family also found in Rushaga area of Bwindi Forest Park.

Travelers who visit Bwindi forest can now track the new Gorilla family for fresh and memorable Mountain Gorilla tracking experience. Rwigi, formerly one of the three dominant silverbacks in Kahungye is now the leader of Rwigi Gorilla family.

Rwigi the now dominant silverback who after misunderstandings with other silverbacks in Kahungye family decided to make his own family Rwigi silverback fought hard and took a way some adult females and juveniles to make a new family now Rwigi Gorilla Family.

Access to Rushaga sector

You can access Rushaga sector by both air and road. By air transport you can book a scheduled flight from Entebbe international airport to Kisoro airstrip then connect to Rushaga sector. Alternatively, you can fly to Kigali Rwanda and connect to Rushaga by road through Cyanika border which takes around 3-5 hours drive.

At Pamoja Tours and Travel, we offer amazing gorilla trekking safaris such as the following;


If you would like to trek the Rwigi Gorilla Family, don’t hesitate to contact us and make your booking. We will definitely offer you a worthwhile memorable gorilla trekking experience.

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