Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience : A travellers interested in spending more time with the gorillas in Uganda should participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda which will give you more time to spend with the species understanding more about their rewarding features of the species in the wild. Gorilla habituation in Uganda is carried out in Bwindi impenetrable national park in the Rushaga sector of the park for a memorable gorilla safari in Uganda.

 Gorilla habituation is a full day activity that involves travellers hiking through the dense vegetation in Bwindi impenetrable national park accompanying a group of researchers and trainers to participate and observe how the species are trained to get accustomed to human presence in the wild. The safari experience takes about four hours which is longer compared to gorilla trekking in Uganda which will only lead you to an hour with the species in the wild watching their different features for an amazing safari experience.

A gorilla habituation permit in Uganda can be obtained from a trusted tour operator or from the Uganda wildlife Authority which is the official website where you can obtain a number of different permits for the different tourism activities in Uganda for a memorable safari experience. the permit can be obtained at a price of 1500usd which is more expensive compared to a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda which can be obtained at a price of 700USD for a rewarding safari experience. interesting about a gorilla habituation permit in Uganda is the fact that you will observe the gorilla family that is undergoing the gorilla habituation process for four hours understanding a number of their rewarding features and how they are trained to get accustomed to human presence for a memorable safari experience watching their rewarding authentic experiences while in the wild.

What to expect during gorilla habituation in Uganda?

It should be noted that the gorillas are quite hostile species that react violently during the training sessions therefore you should consider following the lead of the trainers and the researchers to ensure that you have the safest safari experience while you spend time with the species for a memorable safari experience.

Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience
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The activity is an all-day activity which means that although you get to spend four hours with the gorillas in the wild, the time taken for the whole safari experience can be about 7-8 hours therefore you should consider packing some lunch and some protein bars as energy giving snacks this is because the activity gets tiring and can be energy consuming therefore carry some snacks to avoid fainting during the safari experience.

You will also get best time for gorilla habituation in Uganda?

Gorilla habituation in Uganda can be carried out at any given time of the year this is because of the good weather in the country therefore you can go for gorilla habituation in Uganda at any given time for a rewarding Uganda Gorilla safari experience. However, the best time you can participate in during the dry season during the months of June to September and December to February which will not interrupt the time you spend with the gorillas in the wild. Bwindi impenetrable national park trails are quite slippery during the wet season therefore the best time to participate in activity would be during the dry months.

What to pack for your experience?

  • A camera to help you capture all the beautiful moments of the species in the wild.
  • Carry some packed lunch because it takes a long time getting to the species and also participating in the activity.
  • You can also consider packing some hiking shoes in order for you to have the most comfortable safari experience in the wild.
  • You can also pack some pain killers
  • A water proof jacket because it can rain at any given time of the day.
  • You can also pack some binoculars because you will get to watch a number of different bird species.
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