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Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda

Immerse in a rare and intimate encounter with the majestic gorillas on our Ugandan Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience in the mystical Bwindi Forest.
Starting point
Kampala/Entebbe
Duration
3 days / 2 nights
Season
All year round
Price
From: 1,200€/person

Engage in the extraordinary Gorilla Habituation Experience, gaining unparalleled access to mountain gorillas in their natural habitat

Spend extended time observing and learning about gorilla behaviors in the dense Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Discover the diverse ecosystem of Bwindi, home to a myriad of flora and fauna, enhancing your gorilla trekking adventure

Enjoy the unique opportunity to participate in conservation efforts, contributing to the preservation of these magnificent creatures

Experience the serene beauty and tranquility of staying near the lush Bwindi Forest, merging comfort with the call of the wild

Capture unforgettable moments in one of Africa’s most iconic natural settings, creating memories that will last a lifetime

Adult female gorilla with baby, Gorilla beringei beringei, in the lush foliage of the Bwindi Impenetrable forest, Uganda. Members of the Muyambi family habituated group of the conservation programme

Join the mountain gorillas in their realm

Mountains gorilla in the rainforest. Rare gorillas in the Ugandan mountains. Wildlife in the Africa.

View the patchwork beauty of Bwindi

Landscape in southwestern Uganda, at the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, at the borders of Uganda, Congo and Rwanda. The Bwindi National Park is the home of the mountain gorillas.

View the patchwork beauty of Bwindi

Dominant male mountain gorilla in rainforest. Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Follow the trail of the forest king

A river flows through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda

Traverse Bwindi's ancient, flowing veins

Mountain gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Gorilla in the natural habitat. Wildlife in Uganda.

Peek into the life of a young gorilla

Baby Gorilla, Volcanoes national Park, Rwanda

Witness the beginnings of gorilla growth

Typical hilly landscape full of fields partially covered in fog near the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda

Soak in the mystique of misty Bwindi

Adult female gorilla with baby, Gorilla beringei beringei, in the lush foliage of the Bwindi Impenetrable forest, Uganda. Members of the Muyambi family habituated group of the conservation programme
Mountains gorilla in the rainforest. Rare gorillas in the Ugandan mountains. Wildlife in the Africa.
Landscape in southwestern Uganda, at the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, at the borders of Uganda, Congo and Rwanda. The Bwindi National Park is the home of the mountain gorillas.
Dominant male mountain gorilla in rainforest. Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
A river flows through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda
Mountain gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Gorilla in the natural habitat. Wildlife in Uganda.
Baby Gorilla, Volcanoes national Park, Rwanda
Typical hilly landscape full of fields partially covered in fog near the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda

Included in price

Gorilla habituation experience permit (each permit costs $1500)

Private transportation in 4WD

Professional English-speaking driver/guide

Bottled water

Full board accommodation for 2 nights and meals

Visa fees

International flights

Personal insurance

Personal expenses such as drinks/alcohol, laundry, telephone

Accommodation outside your itinerary

From:
1,200€
/person
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Experience the extraordinary with our 3-day Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience, a rare opportunity to intimately engage with mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. This unique adventure takes you to the heart of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its gorilla population and stunning biodiversity.

Unlike typical gorilla treks, the Gorilla Habituation Experience offers an extended, more in-depth interaction with these gentle giants. Accompanied by experienced guides and researchers, delve into the dense forest and participate in the habituation process. This extraordinary experience allows for prolonged observation of the gorillas and contributes to their conservation and understanding.

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a marvel of nature, with its lush vegetation and diverse ecosystem. During your journey, be captivated by the myriad of flora and fauna that call this forest home. The dense foliage, vibrant birdlife, and the occasional glimpse of other forest inhabitants add depth to your gorilla habituation adventure.

By engaging in the habituation process, you play a role in the ongoing efforts to protect these magnificent creatures. The insights gained from the researchers and your personal encounters foster a deeper connection with the natural world and the importance of conservation.

We take pride in offering a seamless and comfortable journey. From arranging your stay in carefully selected lodgings that complement the natural surroundings to providing all necessary support for your forest excursions, we ensure every detail is covered.

As your adventure concludes, carry with you the profound memories of close encounters with the gorillas and the stunning beauty of the Bwindi Forest. This experience promises a journey through a spectacular landscape and a heartfelt connection with one of nature’s most awe-inspiring creatures.

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