Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi – Rushaga sector
This is an ultimate adventure and a lifetime chance to participate in a 4 hours gorilla habituation experience which takes place in Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.
With over 1000 mountain gorillas living in the jungles of East and central Africa, Bwindi impenetrable forest comprises of the highest number of gorilla species with 12 habituated gorilla families and the recently introduced habituation experience which can only be done in Uganda – Rushanga sector of Bwindi gorilla forest opened by the Uganda wildlife authority in 2016. Today Rushaga has only two groups where visitors can join the gorilla habituation process – Bushaho Group and Biking group
Gorilla habituation is a taming / training process of wild gorillas to that they get used to human presence. Habituation involves studying the behavior of each individual gorillas by trained researchers who visit these wild apes every day analyzing the best way they can relate and communicate with the gorillas. In the long run, they learn how to talk, give names, interact and be at ease with each other.
Gorilla Trekking VS Gorilla habituation
These are two different unique adventures and worth going for. Gorilla habituation last 4 hours as visitors are involved in the gorilla training and teaching process of the gorillas while gorilla trekking ties visitors to visit already habituated gorillas, familiar with human presence
Unlike gorilla trekking where the number of visitors is limited to 8 people per group, Gorilla habituation only allows 4 people per day for 4 hours with the gorillas.
Uganda gorilla permit for gorilla habituation goes for $1500 per person for 4 hours while gorilla trekking goes for $600 per person for one hour
How to Book your gorilla permit
Booking your gorilla habituation gorilla permit can be done through booking directly with the Uganda Wildlife Offices – the country’s tourism governing body, or with your tour operator. Gorilla habituation permits are available all year round but if you are considering to go for it, its best to plan and book in advance because of the limited number to 4 people per day.
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