Why Buhoma Sector is the most popular in Bwindi

Why Buhoma Sector is the most popular in Bwindi

Why Buhoma Sector is the most popular in Bwindi 

Why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi is attributed to a number of factors, as may be seen later. Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the four gorilla sectors of Bwindi with the rest being Rushaga, Ruhija and Nkuringo gorilla sectors. Buhoma sector is located in the northern region of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, one of the four mountain gorilla destinations in the world, and harbouring more than half the total mountain gorilla population of the world.

Buhoma sector of Bwindi has habituated gorilla families including Mubare gorilla family, Katwe, Habinyanja, Muyambi and Rushegura gorilla families all of which travellers can visit with a gorilla trekking adventure. Travellers who have trekked gorillas in Buhoma sector testify that Buhoma sector is the most interesting gorilla sector, and has almost every person inquiring to trek gorillas in Buhoma sector and not the other sectors. Why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi is therefore a matter to discuss, and below are some of the reasons as to why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Buhoma sector is the very first and therefore oldest gorilla sector in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from where gorilla trekking in Bwindi was first opened to tourists. It is from the Buhoma sector of Bwindi that gorilla trials and habituation of mountain gorillas for tourists to be able to encounter them was first made from. Its historical aspect therefore, explains why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi for travellers were first introduced to gorilla trekking in this very sector. 

Most travellers also wish to visit the very first habituated gorilla family of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mubare gorilla family to which travellers were introduced to gorilla trekking in Uganda. Mubare gorilla family asides from being the oldest and very first habituated gorilla family in Bwindi is a very fun family to be around for the members are very receptive. To encounter this very interesting gorilla family therefore explains why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. 

Awesome gorilla safari experience is another reason why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Most travellers who have trekked gorillas in Buhoma sector say it is much easier to trek here than anywhere else. In Buhoma sector, gorilla trekking is quiet easy as compared to other gorilla sectors which give very strenuous gorilla trekking experiences. Gorilla trekking in Buhoma blends quite perfectly with the rest of the nature of the forest say the amazing landscape, beautiful scenery and other forest habitats. Most of the gorilla families in Buhoma sector that travellers can visit are very receptive and fun to be around, especially Mubare gorilla family. 

Buhoma sector is the most accessible of the four gorilla sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. In particular, Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a very short distance from Queen Elizabeth National Park which is a typical combination of almost all Bwindi gorilla safaris. Most gorilla trekking in Bwindi safaris has travellers combining it with a wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park that is renowned to give the best wildlife safaris, game viewing and most especially the climbing lions of the Ishasha sector. The fact that Queen Elizabeth National Park has chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge that travellers can encounter on a chimpanzee tracking activity making it possible for one to enjoy the top primates that is mountain gorillas and chimpanzees of Uganda as well as enjoy game viewing explains why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as compared to other sectors which are quite a drive from Queen Elizabeth National Park.

It is also important to note that Buhoma sector has great gorilla trekking add-ons that travellers can do while in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Batwa cultural experience in Buhoma sector is the most authentic for travellers get to do and see the very activities, and not just listen as they are talked about. The community visits in Buhoma sector are also more rewarding and the walking trails are very scenic.

It is in Buhoma sector of Bwindi that there are the very best and most luxurious lodges one could ever wish to stay in, even for honeymoons while in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This could also explain why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi as compared to other sectors. Some of these luxury lodges include Buhoma Lodge. Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Mahogany Springs Lodge and Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge.

The above are the most probable reasons as to why Buhoma sector is the most popular in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Travellers should however be informed that all the gorilla sectors of Bwindi offer great gorilla trekking experiences. Irrespective of the gorilla sector chosen, be guaranteed that you shall encounter the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, and that you shall be blown away in awe at their beauty and gentility. Get in touch with us for great gorilla trekking in Buhoma safaris, as well as gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as a whole.

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