3 Days Uganda Luxury Gorilla Habituation Tour

The 3 days gorilla habituation tour will help you enjoy a lovely gorilla viewing experience where you will be allowed longer time with them as you observe and learn their natural way of life. This package also saves you the long drive to Bwindi Forest National Park by providing a comfortable 45mins flight from Entebbe to Kihihi airstrip. The 3 Days habituation experience gives you chance to spend four hours with wild gorillas in the jungle. The experience also gives you chance to take part in training/taming gorillas making them familiar with human beings. Gorilla habituation is only done in Rushaga sector in the southern region of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Bushaho and Bikinyi family are apparently undergoing habituation. The already habituated gorilla groups in Bwindi forest include Mibare, Habinyanja, Nkuringo, Nshongi, Bweza, Kahungye, Katwe, Kutu, Rwigi, Christmas and Oruzogo gorilla family among others. Other interesting activities done in Bwindi forest include gorilla trekking, birding tours, forest walks and visiting batwa communities. Gorilla Trek Africa is your ultimate guide on this 3 Days days gorilla habituation experience.

Trip summary

Day 1: Fly to Bwindi National Park.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla habituation
Day 3: Transfer to the airstrip and fly to Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Bwindi National Park.

You will be picked from the hotel and in Entebbe and be dropped off at the airport to board your flight to Bwindi NP. It is about 45mins to 1hr flight to Kisoro airstrip that serves the southern sector of Bwindi NP. Currently, gorilla habituation is only done in Rushaga tracking section in the southern part of the park. Upon arrival, our driver guide will pick you up and drive you to your lodge. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla heights lodge/ Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla habituation.

gorilla habituation Assemble at the park headquarters for a briefing in the morning together with your trekking gear, packed lunch and drinking water. The Park officials will belief you about the dos and don’ts while you are out there in the forest. You will be grouped in groups of maximum 4 people to habituate a particular gorilla family that is still under habituation process (not yet fully accustomed to human presence). You will then ascend into the forest in search for these gorillas as your park guide and rangers lead the way. Once you have caught up with them, you will be allowed a maximum of 4 hours to observe, learn and take photos of these gentle giants as you follow them from a distance before returning to your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at your Lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to the airstrip and fly to Entebbe.

In the morning after breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to the airstrip to catch your flight to Entebbe where you will board your international flight from or transfer yourself to a hotel of your choice.

End of Tour

Price: USD4100 per person

Included in this tour package;

• Gorilla habituation permit
• Ugandan visa fees
• Park Ranger Fees
• Relevant Government Taxes
• Full Board Accommodation
• Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
• Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
• Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.


• Airfares
• Visa Fees for Rwanda
• Personal Insurance
• Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.

Safari Lodges & Vehicles

Lodges in Bwindi Forest

Lodges in Bwindi Forest

Lodges in Bwindi Forest

Lodges in Bwindi Forest

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