The Best Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest – Uganda

Posted by on June 10, 2018

The Best Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris

All Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris that include Bwindi Forest and the Exclusive 4-hours with a Gorilla Group in the Rushaga Area


Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi ForestThe Best All-Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest – Rushaga – Nkuringo area of the park.

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 a gorilla group that is being habituated and back out making it a full day.

The Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari is only offered in Uganda and only in the Southern Area of   Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

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 Safari is on your Bucket List this year, 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 your 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 offerings and one of the most popular ones. 

 Our Clients have had nothing but raves (The Icing on the Cake of our Time in Uganda) about their Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari in Uganda where  1,500 USD gets you more Value for your Money than the one Hour with a Gorilla Family in neighboring Rwanda.

The Gorilla Habituation Experience is value plus when it comes to spending more time with the Mountain Gorillas.


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 60% of our clients choose the Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari over normal Gorilla Trekking even though it is Africa’s Most Expensive Tourism Activity.

For a Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari – Plan ahead by at least 6 months.  Give us a range of dates.  Plan your Gorilla  Safari first, not as an add-in at the end.


One of a Kind Mid-Range or Luxury Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest in Uganda – Rushaga Area – Limit of 4 Participants to a  Private Safari


a Habituation 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, where you 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.

In Country Safari Flights are convenient, however, they are also expensive.  For many, the convenience outweighs the cost.


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

This 3-Day Luxury Safari begins by  flying into Kigali – either staying overnight there if you arrive late and then to Uganda the only country where you can take part 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 an 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 Moderately Priced 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.


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 inan 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 get 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 as an upmarket safari or a fly in and drive safari.


5-Day – Luxury-Drive-Fly Gorilla – Chimpanzee Habituation Safari:

This is a one kind of Safari in that eliminates a 6 1/2 hour drive between Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Kibale Forest.  The Safari starts in Kigali Rwanda and ends in Entebbe-Uganda.  The Safari can become a 5-Day Flying Safari by flying from Entebbe, Uganda to Kisoro, after the Gorilla Habituation Experience, fly to Kibale Forest and then after the Chimpanzee Habituation Experience fly to Entebbe.

You have 4-hours with a Gorilla Family and all-day with the chimpanzees. Choice of luxury or exclusive lodges for this Safari.

The keys to this safari are, more time with the Primates, and luxury comfort for you.

This safari has become quite popular since we began to offer it in 2018 since it is compact and without long drive times.


5 Day Moderately Priced 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 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 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 a 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. I has also proven to be the most popular Safari with our Clients.  It gives you some of the best in Uganda in just seven days.


8 Day LuxuryGorilla-Chimpanzee-Habituation-Lions-Widlife Safari:

This is an 8-day Safari that begins in Kigali and Entebbe. The longest drive time is 5 hours.  Stay in some of Uganda’s best luxury or exclusive lodges.

It includes an All-Day Gorilla Trek with 4 hours with a Gorilla Family, All-Day Chimpanzee Habituation Trek. Tree-Climbing Lions, Lion Tracking Research plus other wildlife.

Should Gorilla habituation Permits be not available, normal Gorilla Trekking can be substituted.

We suggest that you book this Safari at least 6 months ahead of arrival.  Gorilla Habituation Experienc Permits  in 2018 and in 2019 have become an almosdt priceless Commodity.

This is one of our most popular Luxury Safaris.


ion 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 is a moderately priced Safari using quality -mid-range lodges in all of the Parks visited.


10-Day Luxury Primate Habituation Experience Safari from Entebbe:

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 luxury 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 maximizes the times them.

This like all of our safaris can be customized into the safari that you would like.


10-Day Luxury Primate Habituation Experience-Wildlife Safari from Kigali-Rwanda:

This 10-Day Luxury, Gorilla – Chimpanzee – Golden Monkey Habituation Experience – Wildlife Safari begins in Kigali Rwanda and ends in Entebbe – Uganda.   Luxury or Exclusive Lodges are used along the way.  The Safari can be adjusted to your liking, activities can be removed, added fitting what you desire from you African Safari in the Pearl of Africa.

Drive-Times are within reason for this safari, but that too can be adjusted to fit you.  It is 10 days filled with wonders and activities that you do not find in African Safari Countries, but are unique to Uganda.

We suggest that you plan this safari 6 months ahead of the time of your arrival since it comes down to getting the Permits in a timely manner for you.

This is one of our Top-Selling Safari


What 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.

Some want to relax and Chill Out after a day in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.


Gorilla Habituation Experience Information – Tips – Advice:

Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris are new in Uganda.  There is little information about 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 – Incredible Encounters with the Gorillas beyond mere Words:

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

Less than 5% of those wanting to trek Gorillas can do so since a limited number of permits are available.

Those that choose to go on an 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, coördination, but the efforts are well worth it by having our clients satisfied. Contact us for 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.


Please Note in regards to Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Bwindi Forest:  The Gorilla Habituation Experience is not planned, not staged, t is in the Wild.  We enter their living space and each experience varies whether on the Gorilla Habituation Experience of on a Trek. All of our Clients have enjoyed their time on the Gorilla Habituation Experience.

 


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. Give us several dates during peak-seasons – there are few permits available for this Experience