Oruzogo Gorilla Family Gorilla permit booking for Ruhija Sector in Bwindi National Park. For a memorable Uganda Gorilla Tour we recommend Oruzongo Permits to be booked with a reputable Gorilla company such as Katona Tours.
Oruzogo Gorilla Family in Bwindi Forest
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In Bwindi National Park, Oruzogo Gorillas stay in Ruhija sector in Bwindi impenetrable forest of the southwest part of Uganda, the Oruzogo Gorilla family is one of the three gorilla families in Ruhija Sector and has the biggest number of members. Oruzogo gorilla group Ruhija is the recently habituated Gorilla Family for Gorilla trekking and has 23 members headed by a dominant Silver back called Tibirikwata. The group got its name from a “Oruzogo Tree Plant”, the names of some of the current 16 Gorilla members are Buchura, Katooto, Mutesi, Kashundwe, Nyakiina, Kaganga, Kanywani, Busungu, Birungi, Otaka, Bwoba, Karimi, Kiromba and Kakombe. All these names have meanings describing the major characteristics of the gorillas; Kanywani means friendly, Katooto means young one, Busungu means short tempered, Kaganga means the giant one, Kakobe means the one that looks like a monkey and many others.
It was first visited by gorilla lovers in June 2011 and is the most sought Gorilla group in Ruhija sector
Ruhija Sector in Bwindi Forest shelters other two gorilla families; Kyaguliro gorilla family which previously was a research group and Bitukura gorilla family the smallest of all the gorilla families in Ruhija.
In Bwindi National Park, Gorilla Trekkers of Oruzogo Gorilla Group can sleep at ; Bakiga Lodge, Gorilla Mist camp, Ruhija Gorilla safari Lodge, Trekkers Tavern, Bakiga Lodge Ruhija and Gift of Nature Lodge