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Busingye Asserts More Grip on Young Gorilla Family

Busingye Asserts More Grip on Young Gorilla Family

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The southern sector has undergone a lot of transformation since gorilla tourism effectively took root. Originally, the sector had got only Nshongi gorilla group which had the world’s largest mountain gorilla numbers in the family at its habituation. The group has since broken into three more families including Mishaya and Bweza. The habituation of Kahungye

Baby Boom for Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas

Baby Boom for Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas

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Uganda mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park have recorded ‘baby boom’ after five (5) births have been registered within a period of only 6 weeks. The latest birth was recorded at Rushegura gorilla family group of Buhoma sector, one of the best regions where gorilla trekking is carried out by tourists on Uganda gorilla

Gorilla Baby Boom in Bwindi – Fifth New Baby in Just 6 weeks

Gorilla Baby Boom in Bwindi – Fifth New Baby in Just 6 weeks

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The staff of Uganda Wildlife Authority- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park have risen to yet another ecstatic moment of a new baby gorilla with Mucunguzi family coming through on 4th Sept 2020 from Adult Female Ndinkahe. On the other hand, Rushegura gorilla family brought forth a baby from Adult Female Ruterana increasing the family membership to

Ruhija Accommodation Block

Bwindi & Mgahinga Gets 12 Unit Accommodation Block

Bwindi & Mgahinga Gets 12 Unit Accommodation Block

Ruhija Accommodation Block

Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area (BMCA) – Chief Warden Guma Nelson commissioned a 12-unit accommodation block for staff in Ruhija Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) on July, 21, 2020. The block has other additional facilities that include 6 kitchen units, 4 bathrooms and 04 water borne toilets. The new unit brings to 75% of the 45

Mubare Gorilla Baby

Mubare, Uganda’s Oldest Gorilla Family Welcomes New Baby

Mubare, Uganda’s Oldest Gorilla Family Welcomes New Baby

Mubare Gorilla Baby

Yesterday (16th October 2019), Mr. Peter Mbwebwe, the Uganda Wildlife Authority Warden In Bwindi Impenetrable National confirmed the birth of a new mountain gorilla in the Mubare family. Mubare was the very first mountain gorilla group to be habituated and opened to tourists in 1993 when the first gorilla tracking safari was sold. “We celebrate

Uganda gorilla permit

Uganda’s Gorilla Permit Price Will Not Increase till 2020

Uganda’s Gorilla Permit Price Will Not Increase till 2020

Uganda gorilla permit

Many tour operators and tourists have been asking about the possibility of Uganda revising the price of the gorilla permits. However the Uganda Wildlife Authority has confirmed that it it will not increase the price of the gorilla permit. Gorilla tracking permits for Uganda visitors will sell at $600 for the year 2018/2019. According to

Kyaguliro Alpha Silverback Passes On

Kyaguliro Alpha Silverback Passes On

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RUKINA, the former dominant silverback in the Ruhiija sector based Kyaguriro family passed on, on Easter Monday April 6th,2015. It is estimated that that Rukina was born around 1984. He was well identified as a group member of the Kyagurilo Group in the late 1990’s when he was a young silverback. It was at this

Bwindi Hosts Research Symposium

Bwindi Hosts Research Symposium

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Researchers across the spectrum converged in Bwindi’s Buhoma park headquarters for a researchers’ symposium. The symposium jointly organized by UWA (BMCA) and ITFC (Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation) had varied number of researchers in numerous discipline discuss research papers and contribute to the addition to the body of knowledge on the eco system of Bwindi.

Gorilla Permit

Gorilla Permit Promotion Ends

Gorilla Permit Promotion Ends

Gorilla Permit

The discounted gorilla tracking permits promotion initiated by the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to enable East Africans and Foreign residents to enjoy the same gorilla tracking experience at reduced rates successfully ended on May 31, 2013. Records indicate that the promotion attracted thousands of visitors to not only track the mountain gorillas in

Bitukura Gorilla Family Gets a New Baby

Bitukura Gorilla Family Gets a New Baby

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All gorilla conservation friends will be delighted to know that the Bitukura family number has grown with a member more has a new birth has been registered. Ruhara, an Adult Female has given birth to a baby much to the delight of the entire family of Bitukura and gorilla friends. The group size is surely