3 Days Bwindi gorilla habituation Safari
The best way to enjoy this 3 days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation Safari/ bwindi gorilla habituation safari from is by arriving in Kampala the day before your safari in order to have an early morning drive from Kampala to 3 Days Bwindi gorilla habituation Safari Bwindi impenetrable national park which is about 9-11 hours’ drive via hills, plains, farms, forests until you arrive to the home of the largest population of mountain gorillas still alive in the entire world. This Safari from includes 3 days and 2 nights starting and ending in Kampala. Bwindi Gorilla habituation experience is carried out in Rushaga sector and it is the only sector in Africa where mountain gorilla habituation experience is carried out at a cost of $1500 allowing travelers to spend at least 4 hours with the mountain gorillas training them to be free with human presence. Bwindi Gorilla habituation experience in Uganda takes about 2 or sometimes 3 years until the mountain gorillas get used to humans and then be available for trekking. Therefore this 3 days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation tour enables you to join other habituators, researchers and rangers to train these endangered mountain gorillas as you learn their manners and habits.
Highlights of your safari
- Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Rushaga sector in Bwindi Impenetrable national park
- Day 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Rushaga sector of Bwindi Impenetrable national park
- Day 3: Return to Kampala for departures
Day 1 of your Safari : Transfer to Rushaga sector in Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Drive from Bwindi Impenetrable national park: Being the 1st day of 3 days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation, you’re expected wake up early at your lodge within Kampala or any nearby location as communicated earlier with your tour consultant, be picked up by our company driver and embark on the journey from Kampala to the western part of Uganda via masaka – mbarara – Ntungamo – kabale – Kisoro while viewing several attraction of flora and fauna along the way. Since this day 1 of 3 days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation trip is set aside specifically for driving, you will enjoy all the stopovers including a stopover at the equator for experiments and photographs. Another stopover will be in mbarara at Igongo cultural hotel for lunch and later on proceed with the journey to Kisoro where Bwindi Impenetrable national park is located for check in within Rushaga sector, have dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Lunch & dinner
Day 2 of your Safari: Gorilla habituation experience in Rushaga sector of Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Gorilla habituation experience : As mentioned earlier, gorilla habituation experience is carried out in Rushaga sector of Bwindi Impenetrable national park thus after an early breakfast on day 2 of 3 days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation , enjoy breakfast, park enough eats and drinks then be driven from your lodge to Rushaga headquarter for a briefing about gorilla habituation experience. Hire a porter and penetrate the impenetrable forest alongside other habituators, researchers and your other 3 travelers since habituation allows only 4 visitors unlike gorilla trekking which allows a maximum number of 8 travelers. Well, you will thrill in Bwindi forest in search of mountain gorillas following them slowly as you try to tame them to be friendly to human beings. Gorilla Habituation takes between 2-8 hours or even more hours depending on the movement of the mountain gorillas as you follow them until they finally settle. Once the gorillas settle, you will be allowed 4 good hours in their presence interacting with them and teaching them how to be socialize with the humans. Return to the lodge for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch & dinner
Day 3 of 3 Days Bwindi gorilla habituation Safari: Return to Kampala for departures
Drive to Kampala: On the last day of your 3 days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation , have breakfast, check out of the lodge and be driven back to Kampala for departures. Lunch on your Safari from Kampala will be enroute in mbarara at Igongo cultural hotel.
Meal plan: breakfast & lunch
END OF 3 DAYS BWINDI GORILLA HABITUATION TOUR
Inclusive in your safari from Kampala
- Bwindi gorilla habituation permit
- A 4×4 safari vehicle for ground transportation
- Meals as per Itinerary
- Accommodation for 2 nights as per Itinerary
- Enough bottled drinking water
Exclusive in your Safari from Kampala
- Visa and Air tickets
- Extra accommodation before the 3 days safari
- Personal expenses such as Airtime, emails, other drinks apart from water
- Laundry fees