Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest – Uganda

Posted by on October 6, 2017

The Best Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Uganda – Rushaga Area

Exclusive One of a Kind – All Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest – Exclusive 4 hours with a Gorilla Group


The Best All-Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest- Rushaga area. The Gorilla Habituation Experience is 4-hours with the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in the Rushaga area of the Park – plus the Trek into the Forest to the gorilla group that is being habituated and back out making it a full day.

The Gorilla Habituation Experience is one of those “Wow” moments in Uganda where memories are made that last a lifetime.

The Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience can be included in any of our private Mid-Range or Luxury safaris that include Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest.

If a Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris is on your Bucket List this year, simply let us know the number of days, the airport you will be flying into – the kind of lodging you would like and you are one step closer to 4 hours with a Gorilla Family.

The Gorilla Habituation Experience in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is now part of Uganda Wildlife Authority Gorilla Tourism offering after being a pilot program that has been tested for over 2-years. It has been one of the most successful new innovations by UWA and our past clients hardily concur – Our Clients have had nothing but raves about their Safari in Uganda that included the Gorilla Habituation Experience.


The Gorilla Habituation Experience in Rushaga was featured in “the National Newspaper” in Dubai – United Arab Emirates recently and we were the Tour Operator of Choice for Gorilla Habituation Safaris. Over half of our clients choose the Gorilla Habituation Experience over normal Gorilla Trekking.


One of a Kind Mid-Range or Luxury Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest in Uganda – Rushaga Area


3-day Fly-In Luxury Mountain Gorilla HabituatGorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forestion Experience Safari: This is one of the most convenient ways to reach the southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you can take part in a Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience. You fly from Entebbe to Kisoro, are met by your driver-guide and taking to the lodge of your choice. This safari can be done using upmarket or moderate lodging in the Rushaga or Nkuringo area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Nkuringo Lodging would be 40 minutes drive to Rushaga on the morning of the Habituation Experience. Other things are added on to this safari such as a village visit in Nkuringo and a Forest Walk with the original people of the forest, the Batwa Pygmies in Buniga Forest. 3-day Gorilla Habituation Fly-In Safari


3-Day Luxury Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari – From Kigali:

This 3-Day Luxury Safari begins by you flying into Kigali – either staying overnight there if you arrive late and then to Uganda the only country where you can participate in the one-of-a-kind Gorilla Habituation Experience.

Take a scenic drive through the rolling Hills of Remarkable Rwanda and the Gorilla Highlands of Uganda – add Lake Mutanda with the Virunga Volcanoes and you have a scenic drive that is amazing.

Choose from upmarket, luxury or exclusive lodges located near the Gorilla Habituation Experience trailhead  1500 usd for a permit stretches further than elsewhere since are on all-day trek and 4 hours with a Gorilla Family.  There is not another country in Africa where you can do this  safari.


3-day-kigali-gorilla-habituation-experience-safari3- Day Gorilla Habituation Safari – from Kigali – Rwanda:

Most do not realize how short a distance that it is from Kigali Rwanda to the southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. From Kigali Rwanda to Rushaga area where you can be part of the Gorilla Habituation Experience is a mere 3-hour drive.

On this 3-day Safari from Kigali to the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – we pick you up at your Hotel in Kigali and take you to Rushaga, just across the border. On the third day, you return to Kigali for your flight out. The safari will be adjusted to both your arrival and departure times from Kigali

On this 3-day Safari from Kigali to the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – we pick you up at your Hotel in Kigali and take you to Rushaga, just across the border. On the third day, you return to Kigali for your flight out.

The safari will be adjusted to both your arrival and departure times from Kigali.


5 Day Gorilla H5-day-Gorilla-Chimpanzee-Wildlife-Safariabituation Experience – Chimpanzee Trekking – Wildlife Safari:

This is a Moderate in Price – Gorilla Habituation Experience, Chimpanzee Trekking and Wildlife Safari that compacts some of the best of Uganda into 5 days. this safari can also be done an upmarket safari or a fly-in and drive safari.

There are limited Gorilla Habituation Experience Permits available, making it important to plan with us. We obtain all the permits, and the permits are included in the price of the safari.

This compact 5-day safari is filled to the brim with things and activities most want to do while in Uganda. Please do remember that the Gorilla Habituation Experience Permit cost is 1500 USD,

This is a moderately priced- Gorilla Habituation Experience, Chimpanzee Trekking and Wildlife Safari that compacts some of the best of Uganda into 5 days. this safari can also be done an upmarket safari or a fly-in and drive safari.


5 Day Gorilla and Chimpanzee Habituation Experience Safari:

This is a compact 5-day safari for the Great Ape Enthusiast where you spend 4 hours with a gorilla family and all-day with a Chimpanzee Group.

The only thing is that you spend one day with a long drive time – this is why we recommend making this safari into a 6 or 7 day Safari and add in Queen Elizabeth Wildlife and Hiking such as the Kyambura Gorge – BBC called it “The Lost Valley” which is a huge gash in the Savannah the Western Rift Valley.

The 5-day Habituation Safari is a favorite with those who are limited by time but want the experience of being with both Chimpanzees and Gorillas for a lengthier period of time.  It does include one long drive time between Bwindi Forest and Kibale Forest.


7-Day Luxury Gorilla -Chimpanzee Habituation Experience plus Wildlife Safari:

This is the luxury safari version of our popular 7 day Mid-Range Habituation Safari where you have the choice of upmarket, luxury and exclusive lodges in or near 3 parks where you will be on this one of a kind safari.

Book this Safari well ahead of the time you plan to be in Africa since Habituation Permits are small in number compared to normal Gorilla Trekking or Chimpanzee Trekking.

A luxury Safari gives you that added plus knowing that you will excellent accommodations and meals, along with better and more attentive services.  The most important factor that makes your safari special is is a knowledgeable Safari Guide from us.


7 Day Gorilla-Chimpanzee Habituation Experience – Wildlife Safari from Entebbe:

This Gorilla and Chimpanzee Habituation Experience Safari Begins in Entebbe and ends for your flight home in Kigali,  This way longer drive times are eliminated except one, which can be shortened by adding one day in the Ishasha Region of Queen Elizabeth Park.

This 7-day Safari gives you both the Gorilla and Chimpanzee Habituation Experience with added wildlife game drives in Queen Elizabeth Park.

Be sure to book this safari well in advance since there are only limited number of permits especially during the high seasons of the year. We arrange it and you enjoy it.


7-Day Gorilla – Chimpanzee Habituation – Wildlife Safari from Kigali:

This Habituation Experience Safari begins in Kigali and ends in Entebbe – Stay in 3 of Uganda’s Best Parks- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Queen Elizabeth Park and Kibale Forest.

You have two lengthy Habituation Experiences with this safari 4 hours with a Gorilla Family and all-day with a Chimpanzee Group.  These are two experiences that cannot be replicated in any other country, only in Uganda.

This is a full-board lodging Safari that can be done using mid-range,lodges found in Uganda.

There are no drive-times over 5 hours in length on this safari.


10 Day – Primate Habituatprimate-habituation-safariion Experience Safari – Uganda- Rwanda:

This is the ultimate Safari for Primate Lovers – it starts in Entebbe Uganda and you are part of a Chimpanzee – all-day Habituation Experience.

On to Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park including the Tree-Climbing Lions of Ishasha. In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest it is an all day Gorilla Habituation Experience Trek which is more than the experience of a lifetime in the Rushaga area of the park. Golden Monkey Habituation in Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda – crossing into Rwanda and spending a day along the scenic Lake Kivu before flying back home out of Kigali Rwanda.

This safari can be done on a  moderately priced  safari.


10-Day Luxury Primate Habituation Experience Safari:

This is a one-of-a-kind safari where you spend 4 hours with a Gorilla Family, all-day with a group of Chimpanzees and 5 hours with the Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

This is a Wild Luxury Safari where you stay in some of Uganda’s best lxury lodges while you trek through Western Uganda.

The Safari begins in Entebbe and ends in Kigali, it can be reversed if you wish.

This is one of the favorite itineraries with loves of primates since it maximises the times them.  This like all of our safaris, can be customized into the safari that you would like.


Gorilla-Add-OnsWhat Activities can I add to the Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda?

The possibilities of adding on to your Gorilla Habituation Experience are endless and depend on the number of days, activities and budget.

We can, with your input create what is just right for you. There are many more things to do in  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, you can visit Mgahinga Gorilla Park for Volcano Climbing, Golden Monkey Habituation or trekking, Lake Mutanda, Lake Bunyonyi, Queen Elizabeth Park with its wildlife, Kibale Forest – the best place in East Africa for Chimpanzees, the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon and of course there are many other things to explore in Rwanda and in Uganda. Make your Safari complete and add some activities.


gorilla-habituation-information-tips-adviceGorilla Habituation Experience Information – Tips – Advice:

Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris are new in Uganda.  There is little information regarding it on the Internet and at times it is mixed with misinformation that can be misleading.

Kabiza Wilderness Safaris has put together a Gorilla Habituation Experience information, tips, and advice page that you will find helpful if you are looking at doing the activity during your Safari in Uganda.

The activity is a once in a lifetime experience – an all-day trek which includes 4 hours with a Gorilla Family and their researchers, trackers and other UWA officials.

You will find a complete Primer on the Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.


Kabiza Wilderness Safaris invites you to your own Incredible Up-Close Gorilla Encounter while on a Gorilla Habituation Experience

The Mountain Gorillas that are part of the Gorilla Families that have been going through the Habituation have done so now for two years meaning that they are used to Human Presence.

Less that 10% of those wanting to trek Gorillas can do so since there are a limited number of permits available.

Those that choose to go on a Exclusive, one of a kind Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari join a unique Club – those who have been with Gorillas for 4 hours

It takes more planning, coordination, but the efforts are well worth it by having our clients satisfied. Contact us about a Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari in Bwindi Forest. you will enjoy the 4-hours with a Gorilla Family in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.


If you plan to go one of our Mid-Range or Luxury Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest – contact us and do so early – there are few permits available for this Experience