Buhoma: This has three groups of gorillas, Habiyanja, Mubare and Rushegura. This is nestled in the north corner of the park; it is by far the most developed in terms of tourist infrastructures like roads and accommodation facilities. Gorillas in this group are the most accessible than in other region.

Rushaga. This is located in the south east of the park and the newest. It has three groups of gorillas, Nsongi, Mishaya, and kahungye. This region has the largest habituated groups with 28 gorillas and also a home of elephants.

Ruhija. It is located in the north of the park with two groups, Bitukura and Oruzogo. It is the most accessible from kasese or Buhoma.

Nkuringo. This is found in the south west of the park. There is only one group in this region a family of 16 that include 2 silver backs. It is regarded as the most entertaining and relaxed of the gorilla groups. Around this area, you can spy Lake Edward, Virungas and Nyiragongo Volcanoes in Goma