Gorilla trekking at Rushaga sector
Gorilla trekking at Rushaga sector of Bwindi National Park. Rushaga sector is located in the southern section of Bwindi National Park in the district of Kisoro. Rushaga sector is a popular gorilla trekking destination at Bwindi National Park because of the several reasons:
- Rushaga sector has many gorilla families open for gorilla trekking. The number of gorilla families open for trekking are more than 10.
- Rushaga sector is easily accessible from Kigali, Rwanda via the Cyanika border post. The drive time from Kigali to Rushaga is about 4hrs. Rushaga is also accessible through the nearby Kisoro airport. AeroLink provides daily flights from Entebbe airport to Kisoro airport on a daily basis
- Rushaga is close to Nkuringo sector, so one can sleep the night at the Rushaga area and trek gorillas at Nkuringo sector, also in the southern part of Bwindi National Park
- There are various accommodations options at Rushaga sector including the upmarket Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Camp, Mutanda Lake Resort, Chameleon Hill Lodge and many others