3 Days Gorilla Habituation Experience Rushaga Bwindi
Now Uganda’s most thrilling and exciting experience for tourists that wish to spend more time with the Gorillas. Up to 4 hours talking listening to and following the great Gorillas. Now in Rushaga section where you join researchers for an unmatched Gorilla experience over the rest. African Pearl Safaris prides in safari customizations, ensuring that you meet your safari dreams and expectations. Gorilla Habituation in Uganda offers more chances of you learning Gorilla behaviors than Gorilla trekking. Permits are limited to only 4 per family at US$ 1,500 per permit.
Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi
Our guide/driver picks you at 7:00 am from your Hotel or place of residence in Kampala. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (High end) Lake Mutanda Lodge ( Mid range) or Wagtail Eco camp (Budget facility) Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla Habituation Experience
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc Join the researcher and guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, meet the gorillas for up to 4 hours perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The Habituation experience will take a day but it’s well worth the effort. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (High end) Lake Mutanda Lodge (Mid range) or Wagtail Eco camp (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Bwindi-Kampala/Entebbe
After your morning breakfast, drive back to Kampala using Mbarara Masaka highway. Make a first stop over at for a lunch break, proceed to the Equator crossing before driving to Kampala where you will be dropped off at a place or hotel of your choice or at Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight home Meal Plan B-L End of Service
The safari package includes;
Transportation by 4 WD safari vehicle, Fuel expenses
Accommodation while on safari
The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
Park entrance fees
One gorilla Habituation permit per person US$ 1,500
Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
AMREF Emergency Evacuation Insurance cover
Excluded in the 3 day Gorilla Habituation are:
Local and international flights, Airport transfers, Accommodation in Kampala (day prior to safari departure and on return from the safari), Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.