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4 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience (Medium Class Accommodation)

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4 Days, 3 Nights
Entebbe
Entebbe
Min Age : 15+
Tour Details

If you’re a luxury traveler, don’t bounce off yet, this Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience can be tailor made to suite your style too. Inquire with our team of experts to makes sure they get everything right – including accommodation, transportation, meals and the gorilla permits.

Sitting among a family of wild mountain gorillas in the deep misty jungle of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is utterly magical; nothing can ever prepare you for such an experience; their sheer beauty, brawn and soulful brown eyes, their astonishingly human-like expressions or their extraordinarily gentle demeanor. One hour with these gentle creatures; 60 minutes-is all it takes to change your whole life’s experience.

NOTE:

  • Important travel information to plan your trip and make the most of your time here, from entry requirements, safety tips, how to get around to weather conditions, currency and accommodation is available here: Destination Uganda or Destination Rwanda
  • Gorilla Habituation Permits cost $1500 each
  • Chimpanzee Permits cost $150 each
  • Gorillas are mainly found in Bwindi and Mgahinga
  • Chimpanzees are mainly found in Kibale National Park
  • Depending on availability of gorilla permits at the time of confirmation, you may trek gorillas in Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga or Nkuringo.
  • Read our updated  FAQs to learn more

Departure & Return Location

Entebbe International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • All meals and accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All ground transportation in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle
  • Park entrance Fees
  • Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide
  • All activities as stipulated in the itinerary
  • All government taxes/levies

Price Excludes

  • Gorilla permit for $600, optional activities or forest walks
  • Phone calls and bar bills
  • Any Private/Personal Expenses
  • Driver guide’s gratuity
  • Personal Insurance

Complementaries

  • Park entrance Fees
What to Expect
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • You will stop en route to look at the Royal Drum makers
  • Gorilla habituation experience
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel)
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Entebbe International Airport, Uganda

On arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your representative from Churchill Safaris who will then transfer you to Entebbe or Kampala depending on your arrival time for the Overnight at Best Western Garden hotel on BB

Day 2Kampala – Bwindi. Approx. 550km, 8hours

After Breakfast, you will set off for Bwindi impenetrable national park. The ancient rainforest of Bwindi spans 321 sq. km and boasts 90 mammal species, the infamous mountain gorillas, a range of primates, as well as 23 Albertine Rift endemic bird species, including the African Green Broadbill, the Bar Tailed Trogon etc. You will stop en route to look at the Royal Drum makers, see the Equator where you can stand in both hemispheres simultaneously. From there you continue through the terraced hillsides of Uganda arriving to Bwindi in the evening in time for dinner. Spend the night at Lake Mulehe Gorilla lodge or Ichumbi safari lodge on Full board

Day 3Bwindi – Gorilla Habituation

After an early breakfast, you will head out for the Gorilla habituation experience. This can only be done in Uganda. Get close to one Gorilla family along with researchers and a guide for 4 hours. Watch these amazing giants as they start to get fond of people right in the wild and also see their behavior in a natural habitat. Later in the afternoon, you can rest or have a nature walk or community visit as you desire at an extra charge. Spend the night at Lake Mulehe Gorilla lodge or Ichumbi safari lodge on Full board

Day 4Bwindi –Entebbe. Approx. 550km, 8hours

After breakfast, transfer back to Entebbe by Road or flight (at an extra fee of 350$ per person) and thereafter your flight home

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