What is the minimum days for gorilla habituation experience In Bwindi

Book a gorilla habituation experience in Uganda's Bwindi impenetrable forest national while knowing the minimum number of days that are required

What Are The Minimum Days For Gorilla Habituation Experience In Bwindi Uganda?

What are the minimum days for gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Uganda? It is good that you get to know the minimum days for gorilla habituation experience in Uganda. Uganda is the only place in East Africa and Africa in general where the gorilla habituation process takes place. The gorilla habituation experience tours are conducted in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park located in the southwestern part of Uganda. The gorilla habituation experience was introduced in Uganda in 2014 by Uganda Wildlife Authority after it was identified that there was a need to have visitors experience the gorilla habituation process where they can spend more time with mountain gorillas. In the whole world, gorilla habituation experience has taken to be one of the high demanding gorilla experiences that most visitors are interested in. At Africa adventure vacations we arrange gorilla habituation experience tours from Kigali and Entebbe/Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

What is the minimum days for gorilla habituation experience In Bwindi

Ideally, you book a gorilla habituation experience in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable forest national while knowing the minimum number of days that are required for you to completely enjoy the habituation experience within the park. From the researchers doing the job on mountain gorilla habituation in Bwindi, one would need a minimum of two days to successfully do chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park and the days will depend on the time where you will start your gorilla habituation from. Visitors starting the gorilla habituation experience in Entebbe will take 3 days while those starting from Kigali Rwanda then can do their gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi in just two days. The distance from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is longer as compared to the distance from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for the Gorilla Habituation Experience.

Why is the minimum number of days for a gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Forest  2 or 3?.

For visitors coming from Kigali can do a gorilla habituation process in two days. One from Kigali can drive from Kigali and go to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National park in the southern part of Uganda through Cyanika or Katuna border go in between Rushaga and Nkuringo, do gorilla habituation process and go back to Kigali. However, you might leave Bwindi late so expect to reach Kigali still late. Remember gorilla habituation process lasts for 4 hours.  The two days can be well spent with the first day of your trip driving from Kigali to Bwindi and then stay at your hotel and in the morning do the gorilla habituation process and then leave for Kigali again. It will take about 4 to 5 hours to travel from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. Once you cross the borders then you will drive for about 2 hours to reach in Rushaga Gorilla trekking sector where the gorilla habituation process takes place.

On your second day of gorilla habituation safari, you will wake up very early in the morning to the park headquarters for briefing and then after start your activity for gorilla habituation in the park that will enable you to encounter gorillas and see gorilla for 4 hours in their natural habitat.  While doing this activity in the forest, you will be accompanied by rangers, researchers, and guides who will help you in describing and lecturing you more about the gorilla habituation process in Bwindi this process you will learn how best gorillas are trained to live with human beings. See and engage in a sample collection of gorillas, take photos, and view each procedure used in this experience. Once the activity is done, you will go back to the park headquarters for your certificate and then go back to Kigali late, you can as well spend a second night in Kigali such that you travel early morning.

Bwindi Park for gorilla habituation and another one is for coming back. The Journey from Entebbe to Bwindi is quite long but it will offer you scenic views of the equator line at Kayabwe, have a look at zebras on the way as you approach Mbarara city, and have a look at farmlands and plantations in Mbarara and Kiruhura district. It is from this place that you will be able to see the Ankole long-horned cattle grazing comfortably in ranches.    The road trip from Entebbe /Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is about 9 to 10 hours.

Booking a gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is done throughout the year and this means that visitors are free to do it anytime. There are only 4 gorilla habituation permits since the activity allows a group of only 4 visitors. Scientists, photographers, and researchers are the best people that usually do this however every individual or tourist interested in this experience you’re free to come and enjoy this great activity.  The best time however to book a gorilla habituation experience trip is during the dry season of the year which happens in June to August and December to February.  Visitors interested in booking the gorilla habituation process will first contact us at Africa adventure Vacations and tell us your preferred dates of travel. We will then check the availability of permits with the Uganda wildlife authority and then advise accordingly. We are capable of holding your permits and enable you to make payment. Once payment is made, we will secure your permits, book your accommodation and transport and you will be ready to go.

How is gorilla habituation experience and gorilla trekking in Bwindi differ?

What I can say is that the two activities offer an amazing experience in a unique way. First of all, while doing gorilla trekking, you will have only one hour of seeing the gorillas in their natural environment, on the other hand, visitors engaging in the gorilla habituation process will have 4 hours of interaction with the gorillas this means that the amount of time located to each activity is different. You are supposed to do all sorts of activities and learn a lot including taking photos, watching their feeding habits among others within that allocated time. Another way how these activities differ is the price charger per activity. Gorilla habituation permits cost United States dollars 1500 per person per trek while gorilla trekking permits cost united states dollars 700 per person per trek

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