Gorilla Habituation Experience Road Tour

Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
The 3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience Road Tour rates are per person and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Solo Traveler can also book this trip
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)


Overview

This 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road Tour is the first of its kind and takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for three memorable nights with one day of gorilla habituation experience. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is well known for being home to almost a half of the endangered mountain gorillas in the whole world. It’s a wonderful place where mountain gorillas co-exist with wild chimpanzees. Until recently Bwindi impenetrable National Park was well known for gorilla trekking but with the introduction of gorilla habituation experience by Uganda Wildlife Authority, those that would love to spend more hours with gorillas should look at booking our 3 day gorilla habituation experience road tour.

  • Day 01: Our 3 day Gorilla habituation experience road tour starts from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
  • Day 02: Spend 4 hours with gorillas during your 3 day Gorilla habituation experience road tour in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 03: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe for your departure flight.

Highlights

  • You’ll go to Uganda
  • This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Activities: gorilla habituation experience
  • Getting around: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Things to Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Small Group Safari: Max 12 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above

Places To Visit

Kampala, Uganda, Rwanda, Kigali, Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Semuliki National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi National Park, Lake Bunyonyi, Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Departure Dates

Flexible and customizable for private departures.

When to Go

This safari circuit is best visited during the east African dry season, which spans roughly from June – October and January – February annually. In recent years, the dry seasons have been increasing in length due to the effects of climate change, so there is some flexibility with these months if necessary. During this period, guests will experience the best game viewing in the spare and dry bush. Furthermore, the climb through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest will be the most pleasant – and dry – during this time. While this is the high season for tourism, the parks visited are generally quiet year round and crowds will not be a major concern.

If however you have chosen this package in order to experience lush landscapes and rich birdlife – and do not mind sporadic daily rain showers – you may be happier during the rainy season.

Detailed Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival

You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

DAY 1: Start your 3 Day Gorilla habituation experience road tour

You will be picked by Gorilla and Chimp Luxury Safaris driver guide to start your 3 day gorilla habituation experience road tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Our safaris normally start very early in the morning with stops at the Equator crossing for photography and a lunch break in Mbarara town. You will then proceed to the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park because this is where gorilla habituation experience is currently taking place. This journey is very scenic as you have an opportunity to see the Kigezi rolling hills and valleys as you travel to Kisoro or southern part if Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

You will arrive late afternoon for Dinner and Overnight.
Drivetime: 9-10 hours
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Overnight Lodge: Nkuringo Gorilla Camp

DAY 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will wake up early in the morning and head to the park headquarters to join other clients for briefing about dos and don’ts while with mountain gorillas on your habituation experience. After briefing, you will start your trek into the forest guided by researchers and guides. During your trek, you may encounter several birds, other animals and primates in the forest and once you have found the gorillas you will spend four hours with them and return back to the Lodge for overnight. You will have an opportunity to listen and observer researchers doing their work of habituating gorillas and if possible you will be called upon to participate by collecting samples, naming of group members, making calls and so much more.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner
Overnight Lodge: Nkuringo Gorilla Camp

DAY 3: End of 3 day gorilla habituation experience road tour

After breakfast and depending on your departure flights, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe international Airport, marking the end of your 3 day gorilla habituation experience road tour

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