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3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest

3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest

3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest, tourists are guaranteed more time with gorillas compared to gorilla trekking, with gorilla habituation experience visitor spend 4 hours with semi habituated gorilla family group.  In this activity you escort researchers while they train gorillas to get used to human presence, this training is done for a period of three years before gorillas are declared safe for normal gorilla trekking.

3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest

On encountering gorilla trekking Bwindi impenetrable forest, this is the activity clients who opt for this are strongly advised to keenly observe the rules and guidelines set by the Uganda wildlife Authority for trekking as sometimes the gorillas may misbehave and get out of control and turn wild.

Gorilla habituation is only carried out in Rushaga in the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Apparently, there are two family groups that are being trained of Bushaho and Bikyingi before they officially launch them soon for normal gorilla tracking.

Your advised to book your gorilla permit in time because they are on high demand, 4 visitors per day for each family, making 8 visitors in total.

 Africa safari gorilla habituation packages includes the habituation permit reservations and we can’t fail to get one for you.

Brief itinerary of 3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Park

Day 2: Gorilla Habituation in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Day 3: Return to Kampala 

 

Detailed itinerary of 3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest

 Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Park

Your advised to reach into Uganda a day before the safari day in order to set off in time.

On day 1 of 3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest after an early breakfast our guide driver will pick you up according to your location at 7am, brief you about the gorilla trekking Bwindi and habituation trip and set off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in south western Uganda. The journey is quite long approximately 540km/9 hours, you will use the Masaka-Mbarara tarmacked highway. The first stop over will be in Masaka at the Equator, take as many photos as possible and embark on the journey, another stopover in Mbarara town for a lunch break and after embark on the journey up to   the southern sector of the park. Arriving late in the evening, check in at the lodge, have dinner and host the night.

3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest

Accommodation: Rushaga gorilla camp, Ichumbi gorilla lodge, Gorilla safari lodge, Exclusive luxury clouds mountain gorilla lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Habituation in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

On second day of 3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest With early breakfast at the lodge, this day will be the most memorable day of your life time, the guide driver will pick you up at your accommodation your required to carry packed lunch, enough water and some snacks because the track may take from 3-8 hours to a whole day. At the Park headquarters you will be briefed on the rules and regulations to follow while in the forest. Then accompany researcher to the forest, you may start the trek from the headquarter or drive up to the starting point. One is required to be reasonably fit in order to encounter in this activity. You will be given 4 hours to spend with these endangered semi-habituated mountain gorillas and watch as the researchers teach them how to get used to human presence. You will take as many photos as you can provided the camera has no flashlights.

After the adventure you will trek back through the forest to the headquarters. You will check back at the lodge and have a leisurely evening and stay overnight.

Note that you have to keep a distance from the gorillas and feeding them is highly prohibited. 

Day 3: Return to Kampala 

This will mark your last day of gorilla trekking vs habituation in Bwindi, with a relaxed breakfast prepare to travel back to Kampala, stop over for lunch on reaching Kampala the guide driver will drop you at any of your destinations either at the airport according to your flight schedule or at a hotel in Kampala/ Entebbe, this marks the End of 3 days gorilla trekking and habituation in Bwindi forest

WHAT TO PACK

Hiking shoes

Non-flash light camera

PRICE INCLUDES

Gorilla permits

Bottled water

English specking guide

Park entrance fee

Boat rides

Cultural Tours

PRICE EXCLUDES

International flight fare

Entry visas

Laundry services

Tips

Alcoholic Drinks

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