Gorilla Groups – Gorilla Trek in Kahuzi Biega National Park
Kahuzi Biega National Park is the only destination in democratic republic of congo that has Eastern Lowland gorillas and the park officially open again to Tourists to visit the Park in 2015 and the park has been undergoing through various Struggles to habituate gorilla groups for Trekking.
The Park has over 12 Gorilla groups but they have so far habituated four gorilla families for Trekking and its can be visited, this makes travelers visiting congo to enjoy double gorilla trekking due to the fact the gorilla permits in congo are cheap and most discounted. Dont miss to enjoy gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega on 3 Days Gorilla Safari with Trusted tour Operator or Booked through the park.
Wild Gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park are many but they are also friendly once approached very well, During the visit the Gorilla Trackers that are the employees of the park will make sure that they take you to the right gorilla group .
Gorilla Trackers don’t need GPS to guide you in the forest and never challenge them when navigating through the jungle of Kahuzi Biega National Park as they have the right experience to guide you through the jungle forests.
Gorilla Families at Kahuzi Biege National Park
There are 12 Gorilla groups in Kahuzi Biege but 4 are habituated for Gorilla tracking. The 4 include;
- Chimanuka—19 members, most recommended Gorilla family to be visited during the explore of the Eastern Lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National Park.
- Mpungwe—21 members, recommended to travelers who seek to enjoy double gorilla trekking in the jungle, it is the largest gorilla group.
- Bonnani (new year)—5 members.
- Mugahuka—1 member, recommended to old and conversational visitors.
There is also the wild Gorilla group Nganwa—10 members—1 silverback.