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 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.
Summary of our 3 Day Gorilla Habituation experience
Day 01: Our 3 day Gorilla habituation experience road tour starts from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
2: Spend 4 hours with gorillas during your 3 day Gorilla habituation experience road tour in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe for your departure flight.
- 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)
- Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be for extra cost
Things To Consider
- Accommodation is Inclusive
- Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
- Tour Can Depart any day
- Tour can be customize
- Solo travelers can join this tour
- Age Limit: 15 years and above
Pick up from the airport (or hotel)
Accommodation before the tour departs can be for extra cost
DAY 1: Start your 3 Day Gorilla habituation experience
On this day, a Pamoja Tours and Travel guide will pick you 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
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 observe researchers doing their work of habituating gorillas. You will also participate by collecting samples, naming of group members, making calls and so much more.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner
Overnight Lodge: Mahogany Springs/Gorilla Mist Camp
DAY 3: End of 3 day gorilla habituation experience
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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