Trek Africa Tours proudly presents the latest addition to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park’s offerings: Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience safaris and tours. Our versatile approach accommodates both road and driving safaris, as well as fly-in expeditions to this captivating national park. Whether your journey is grounded in the thrill of a road trip or elevated by the swiftness of flight, we orchestrate unforgettable trips ranging from 3 to 7 days, each immersing you in the profound world of Gorilla habituation.
As your dedicated guides, we ensure that securing Gorilla habituation permits is a seamless process, mirroring the system for Gorilla trekking permits. Upon expressing your interest in the Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris, we embark on securing availability in the southern haven of Rushaga, nestled within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Once space is confirmed, we request your passport details—a prerequisite for Uganda Wildlife Authority to issue your Gorilla habituation permits. In alignment with your preferences and budget, we proceed to arrange accommodation in Rushaga, enhancing your immersive Uganda Gorilla Habituation Adventure.
Tourists embarking on the remarkable journey of Mountain Gorilla habituation assemble at the National Park visitor’s center by 7:30 AM for a comprehensive briefing. This preliminary session acquaints participants with the immersive process, imparting essential safety measures to ensure a triumphant Gorilla Adventure and an unforgettable Mountain Gorilla habituation experience.
Gorilla habituation permits, valued at USD1500 per permit, unlock a unique opportunity—four hours spent alongside a group of Mountain Gorillas in their habitat under habituation. Each family group hosts a maximum of 4 individuals, all aged 15 years and above. For those seeking further insight, our comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions section delves into the nuances of Gorilla habituation experience, harnessing our extensive experience in organizing both Gorilla trekking and Gorilla habituation safaris in Uganda.
Respect and harmony underpin the guidelines for Mountain Gorilla habituation, akin to those governing Mountain Gorilla trekking:
Embarking on this adventure necessitates robust physical fitness, as the Gorilla habituation experience spans an entire day, trailing a Mountain Gorilla group through mountainous terrain. To facilitate this journey, porters are available for hire to assist with luggage or, if necessary, transport tourists on stretchers.
Only individuals aged 15 and above are eligible for the Mountain Gorilla habituation experience. We recommend booking accommodation within the Rushaga sector to streamline access to the National Park visitor’s center and eliminate inconveniences.
Discover a profound connection with nature and wildlife through Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris. With expertise honed over years of curating exceptional journeys, Trek Africa Tours invites you to explore the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in unprecedented ways. Contact us to seize the opportunity and embark on a transformative adventure, as you engage in the captivating journey of Gorilla habituation—a voyage that echoes with the spirit of conservation and awe-inspiring discovery.