Gorilla Habituation Experience Road Trip

The journey will lead you to the southern sector of Bwindi Forest National Park in Rushaga

3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience Road Trip

This 3 days gorilla habituation experience road trip is the newest package that we have designed for you and it takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park for two memorable nights with one full day of enjoying a long period with the endangered mountain gorillas. The journey will lead you to the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Rushaga where a gorilla habituation experience is carried out. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park is the home of the rare and endangered mountain gorillas and chimpanzees do exist with gorillas within the same forest. It was previously famous for gorilla trekking but with the introduction of the gorilla habituation experience very many visitors have got an opportunity to explore this experience as well. There are about 18 habituated families of mountain gorillas available for gorilla trekking whereas gorilla habituation experience is only conducted in Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors found in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and only 2 gorilla families are reserved for the gorilla habituation experience.

A highlight of our 3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience road tour /Trip

Day 1: We start our 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience road tour /Trip from Drive to Entebbe international airport

Day 2: Fours of seeing the gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park

Day 3: Drive back to Entebbe airport or Kampala for departure flight

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Start your 3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience road tour / Trip

The professional guide from Africa Adventure Vacations will pick you for Entebbe international airport or from your hotel and start your 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience road tour /Trip to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The journey safari will start early in the morning after breakfast or after a juice organized by Africa Adventure Vacations within Entebbe or Kampala city. Then with your safari guide, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park withy then with a stopover at the equator line at Kayabwe for photo moments, and then another stopover at Igongo cultural center for lunch before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The journey is quite long with interesting scenes of the Kigezi rolling hills, bypassing the local community members as they are doing their daily activities of gardening, grazing long-horned especially in Mbarara and Ankole cattle corridor and thereafter, you will arrive late in the evening in Rushaga sector Southern region of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to check-in at your booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Main destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately eight tonight hours (8-9 hours)

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury)/ Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), /Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Wake up early in the morning and get served with the breakfasts, get your packed lunch, and head to the park headquarters where you will join other clients for briefing. The briefing is done by the ranger who will tell you what you should do and what you shouldn’t do while on gorilla habituation experience in the Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park Rushaga sector. You will be led by a team of researchers and guides to the forest as you search for the endangered mountain Gorillas. Once you see the gorillas you will spend 4 hours with the gorillas that are being habituated. You may be allowed by researchers to engage in the activities that researchers do to make gorillas get used to the people such as the naming of the gorillas, calling them, collecting samples, and others. You will then be guided back to the park headquarters where you had started from and receive a certificate or gorilla habituation experience success and then you will be driven back to your lodge for the overnight stay. This experience enables you to spend more time with mountain gorillas though you will have less time. Our 3 Days Gorilla Habituation experience road trip or tour is flexible and can be amended to fit your travel demands.

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury)/ Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), /Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner.

Day 3: End the 3-day gorilla habituation experience road tour / trip

After having breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for your departing flight and this will mark the end of your 3 Days Gorilla Habituation experience road trip or tour.

This 3-day gorilla habituation experience road trip includes;

  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
  • Service of an English-Speaking driver guided
  • Ground transport
  • Free sanitizers and Masks
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Full board accommodation for the two nights that you will spend during the whole trip

 This 3-day gorilla habituation experience road trip excludes;

  • Insurance
  • International air flight Ticket
  • Tips or porters and the driver
  • Extras are given at your accommodation such as drinks, laundry, and telephone

Gorilla trekking tips that you should know

  • You should know that photography is permitted however, you shouldn’t use the flashlights
  • Waterproof walking or hiking boots
  • There are porters available to help you just in case you want them at an extra costs

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