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Ruhija region is in the eastern side of Bwindi National Park and consists of 4 habituated families set for trekking and research; Bitukura, Kyaguliro (for research but usually trekked as well), Mukiza and Oruzogo.

The Ruhija sector is one of the rewarding sectors within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest most famous for its abundant birdlife!  The sector is considered the most remote sector of all the four sectors within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

There are three gorilla families in this sector and these include;

  • Ruhija,
  • Bitukura and
  • Kyaguriro

Things to Do

  • Ruhija region is ideal for gorilla trekking
  • Enjoy nature walks
  • Go bird watching in the forest

Popular Highlight

There is a three hour hike to visit the Mubwindi swamp and this rewards birder lover with countless bird species.


For your night stay in Ruhija region, you can choose from

Budget Lodges

  • Broadbill Forest Camp
  • Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resorts
  • Gift of Nature Lodge

Midrange Lodges

  • Bakiga Lodge
  • Gorilla Mist Camp

Luxury Lodges

  • Agandi Lodge
  • Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge