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3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari

3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari Uganda

Your 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari involves you exploring and experiencing Rushaga region of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Southwestern Uganda. This gorilla safari package is distinct from the other usual gorilla trips in the sense that you have a whole day of following mountain gorillas with chance to enjoy all the 4 hours of magical encounter with these rare species in their natural habitat.

Gorilla habituation experience mainly involves making the semi-habituated gorilla families get used to human presence before they are opened for gorilla trekking. It is a unique activity carried out only in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where over 459 mountain gorillas are all concentrated. The process of initiating these apes lasts for 2 to 3 years less or more and it is usually conducted by researchers, scientists and experienced trackers. Your 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari to Bwindi will begin and end in Kampala.

Highlights of your 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari

  • Enjoy 4 hours face to face with the endangered mountain gorillas in the wild.
  • Mountain gorilla habituation experience
  • Photography and touring
  • Stopover at Equator crossing with possibility to perform experiment
  • Travel in a classic 4×4 Safari Van or 4×4 Land Cruiser

Brief itinerary of your 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe

Mountain gorilla 3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari

Detailed Itinerary of your 3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Meet and greet your gorilla habituation experience safari guide after your heavy breakfast at a hotel or place of residence in Kampala/Entebbe. After, be ready for a quick briefing about your 3 days gorilla habituation experience tour and later, set out to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park about 8-9 hours’ drive through Masaka-Mbarara city-Kabale route.

Your road trip will involve en-route stopover at Uganda Equator for photo shooting and some relaxation, lunch at Igongo cultural center and then you proceed to Bwindi while enjoying the breathtaking sceneries of western Uganda. Dinner and overnight stay will be at gorilla safari lodge you booked.

Accommodation near Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

  • Nkuringo Gorilla Camp/Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge/Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge/Gorilla Safari Lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

3 days gorilla habituation experience safariWake up early to have your hot cup of tea or coffee and after, assemble at Bwindi park offices at Rushaga for briefing on gorilla habituation experience set guidelines. After, you will be accompanied by experienced trackers for whole day exploration about mountain gorillas in the wild with possibility to see other primates and birds. Being a long day adventure, ensure you have some packed lunch and bottled drinking water.

Upon spotting these apes, expect to spend all the 4 hours face to face with them, take photos and have an in-depth learning on how they live, feed, mate, socialize, body gestures and a lot more. Return after the long day exploration to relax, share your memories then later, dine and spend a night in your previous gorilla safari lodge.

Accommodation near Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

  • Nkuringo Gorilla Camp/Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge/Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge/Gorilla Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe

After a hefty breakfast, check out of your respective gorilla tour lodges then your Uganda safari guide will drive you back to Kampala/Entebbe. There will be en-route lunch in a hotel in Mbarara city and later, proceed to Mpambire drum makers to learn how they make local drums and also purchase some items. Drop off at a hotel in Kampala/Entebbe and this marks the end of your 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari.

This is the 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari.

Your 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari includes

  • Gorilla habituation permit (each at $1500)
  • Park entry fees
  • Park guide fees
  • Photography
  • 2 nights and meals in a gorilla safari lodge/hotel
  • Travel in a 4×4 Safari Van or 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser
  • English-speaking driver guide
  • Bottled drinking water

Your 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari excludes

  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Airfares
  • Laundry
  • Personal insurance
  • Telephone expenses
  • Cigarettes

What to carry on 3 days gorilla habituation experience safari

  • Trousers
  • Socks
  • Insect repellents
  • Waterproof hiking boots but light
  • Waterproof daypack
  • At least 2 bottled drinking water
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Camera without flashlight
  • Gardening gloves
  • First aid kit
  • Sun glasses
  • Warm sweater
  • Energy giving snacks