Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi, If you’re in love with primates “The Mountain Gorillas”, and would wish to spend more a little time with them, this is the right activity to choose for you ultimate gorilla safari adventure where you are given a 4 hours gorilla habituation experience which takes place in only Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.
The gorilla habituation experience is a conservation move, geared towards habituating gorillas to increase on the number of gorilla habituated groups in the park as the major aim is to make the gorillas get used to human presence. This is only done in the Rushaga sector of the park in the whole world.
The gorilla habituation programme which has become one of the client’s favorite began way back in 2016. Today, Rushaga has only two groups where visitors can join the gorilla habituation process – Bushaho Group and Biking group.
The habituation involves searching for the wild gorillas, getting close to the, and spending some moment with them, so as to make them get used to human presence.
How long do gorilla habituations take?
Unlike gorilla trekking where clients are entitled to an hour with the gorilla, with gorilla habituation, the clients are given 4 hours with the gorillas on find them, however it is strenuous.
How many people are allowed for the gorilla habituation?
Only 4 clients are allowed per day to join other park rangers who do participate on the gorilla habituation process.
How to Book your gorilla habituation permit
Booking your gorilla habituation gorilla permit can be done through booking directly with the local tour operator. Gorilla habituation permits are available all year round but if you are considering to go for it, it’s best to plan and book in advance because of the limited number to 4 people per day and in only one region of the park. This make the permits very competitive, advance booking is very necessary, as you plan your gorilla safari to Africa.