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Gorilla Habituation Experience Permits

Gorilla Habituation Experience Permits

Gorilla Habituation Experience Permits

You must have valid gorilla habituation experience permits to allow you participate in gorilla habituation activity in Uganda to spend 4 hours with mountain gorillas and only done in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in the southern region. Rushaga one of the four tracking sector in Bwindi Forest. Gorilla habituation experience is done by only four travelers that are accepted to visit these giants which are still undergoing the process of habituation. There are only two gorilla families that are still in this process which is known as Bikingi with 14 individuals and the Bushaho gorilla family.

How to book gorilla habituation permits?

For booking a gorilla habituation permit, contact Africa Adventure Vacations, after confirming the actual dates you want to participate in the gorilla habituation process. For us what we do is to check the availability of gorilla permits at Uganda Wildlife Authority. Once we confirm the available permits then we will let you know. Africa Adventure Vacations will be back to you with an invoice that shows you that you should proceed and make the payments so that we can confirm you are ready and we make bookings for your gorilla permit.  After your payments then we can book permits and secure them until arrival dates at Entebbe international airport. As permits for gorilla trekking, it is good to book your gorilla habituation experience permits in advance at least 3 months back before the traveling dates.

Yes, a single gorilla habituation permit is sold at $1500 per person and it involves the park entry fee, four hours after meeting a gorilla family, park guide rangers which is same to the standard mountain gorilla trekking apart from spending four hours interaction.

Guaranteed with gorilla habituation permits.

Africa Adventure Vacations arrange the cheapest gorilla safaris with guaranteed gorilla habituation experience permits. But we can only do this after confirming our gorilla safari package. Since there are a lot of safari packages on our website for you to choose from depending on your interests. We also have those gorilla safari packages from either Entebbe international airport or Kigali international airport in Rwanda. After gorilla habituation experience, you can do chimpanzees habituation in Kibale forest, boat curies, or game drives. Africa Adventure Vacation is always available so ask any question about gorilla safaris in Uganda or Rwanda.


Safari lodges where one can stay while doing gorilla habituation experience.

Gorilla habituation experience is done in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is found in the southwestern region of Uganda, with various safari lodges where one can stay to make his /her trip fantastic. Some of these lodges are;

Nkuingo Bwindi gorilla lodge has 8 garden cottages, 3 villas, 2 superior cottages, and 1 family villa It offers free Wi-Fi, security, a craft shop, restaurant with a bar that is well stocked with various drinks. Activities to do while staying here are gorilla tracking, guided nature walks, visiting the Batwa people, and others.


Bakiga lodge has flush toilets, showers, solar, and others. other tourist activities to do while staying at Bakiga lodge are bird watching, guided nature walks, forest walks, participating in craft-making dancing, signing with The Batwa people.


Rushaga gorilla camp Bwindi Forest is a mid-range lodge and provides high-quality service. It has family bandas, secure parking, self-contained bandas, self-contained luxury tents. Activities one can do while staying here are forest walks in Bwindi Forest, visiting Lake Bunyonyi for dug-out canoeing, you can go to Mgahinga national park for golden monkey tracking.

When to do gorilla habituation experience in Uganda.

Every month of the year, you can do a gorilla habituation experience. However, the best time is during the dry months that is from June-August and December-February because in this period there is no or little which makes the hiking experience excellent than in the wet months of March to May and October-November when Uganda receives heavy rainfall and makes some of the trails muddy and harder to hike. Though during the rainy season accommodation facilities offers discounts as few travelers come for gorilla tracking and the hotels and lodges are in less demand than the high season and mountain gorillas looking more healthier, also this season offers the best conditions for gorilla photography.

Reasons for booking with Africa Adventure Vacations.

We are experienced and well informed and passionate about what we do. Africa Adventure Vacations is locally raised and has got a business license to operate in travel industry. We are quick to respond to any kind of questions from our clients. We have got the best tour packages and pricing. Our company can afford the group size that you would like to come along with right from Entebbe international airport to several wild places.