Best Time To Visit Fly In Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari In Uganda

Gorilla habituation experience in Uganda can be done throughout the year.

Fly In Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari In Uganda

Fly in gorilla habituation experience safari in Uganda is done in Bwindi impenetrable national park the world’s famous destination of the most endangered primate species called the mountain gorillas. The park is a home to more than half of the world’s total remaining population of mountain gorillas.

Most tourists in Uganda come for gorilla habituation experience. Feeling inspired over taking this once in a lifetime experience wildlife experience and encounter with these great apes of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. Watching the little mountain gorillas play from one tree branch to another is simply the best experience for life.

What is the gorilla habituation experience in Uganda?

Gorilla habituation experience is the slow and mild introduction of wild mountain gorillas to get used to human presence. Wild Mountain gorillas are habituated to enable researchers study their species, treat them in case of sickness and injuries, protect them from poachers and to boost their conservation efforts with sustainable tourism.

Mountain gorilla habituation in Bwindi impenetrable national park is only done in Rushaga sector and 2 gorilla families that is Bukingi and Bushasho are currently being habituated in this sector of the park in order to become used to human presence around them. Each gorilla family takes about 3-5 hours to become fully habituated by a group of expert researchers, conservationists, rangers and trackers.

National park rangers begin the habituation process by spending a few hours with the mountain gorillas each day, maintaining a specific distance at the limit of the mountain gorilla’s comfort zone. As the months go by the rangers increase on the time they spend with mountain gorillas and even reduce on the distance until they are sure that the gorillas are ready for tourists to visit them.

While the mountain gorillas are not fully habituated, they are used to only trackers and rangers but not to tourists or strangers. The gorilla habituation experience aids on ensuring that the gorillas will eventually become fully comfortable in the presence of humans. When you participate in gorilla trekking habituation, you support the important work in habituating the mountain gorillas and ensuring their survival.

The experience gives you more time with mountain gorillas. You will not be in a rush and you will have a plenty of time to be with these endangered apes. During your time with a specific gorilla family, you can engage yourself in their world as they continue to go about their daily life activities, feeding, patrol, play and interacting with each other under the watch of their leader silverback.

There are direct flights from Kajjansi Airstrip and Entebbe International Airport by Aero Link and Fly Uganda to different national parks in the country and to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Fly-in gorilla habituation experience safari gives you limited time, a chance to visit and explore Uganda in a very short convenient time.

In addition to that, now that there are domestic flights to Bwindi impenetrable national park, our Fly-in gorilla habituation safari saves you from 9 hours journey from Entebbe or Kampala by flying from Kajjansi Airstrip to Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip. From the airstrip you are then transferred by a vehicle to any of the regions of Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Putting wildlife aside, Fly–in Uganda safari experience also enables you to explore a number of cultures country wide with Uganda having over 50 cultures with different norms and beliefs, way of dressing and cultural songs, dances and languages. Uganda is that African country that you won’t stop from reading at but instead make a step to visit Uganda the pearl of Africa. Book your Fly-in gorilla habituation experience safari to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park with Africa adventure vacations and get the best safari experience ever

Best Time To Visit Fly In Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari In Uganda

Gorilla habituation experience in Uganda can be done throughout the year.  Yes; the best time for gorilla habituation is in the dry months of June to Mid-September and December to January where there is less rainfall and the forest is less slippery and muddy for trekking

The heavy rainy season runs from March to May and from October to November. You can still go for gorilla habituation in these months but be aware of muddy trains and slippery steep slopes. The rainy season offers the best conditions for photography because the air is clear with no dust and mist providing a stunning atmosphere to capture very well mountain gorillas.

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