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3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation – Silverback Gorilla Safaris

The 3 days Bwindi gorilla habituation offers you a rare opportunity to immerse yourself into the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Instead of the usual 1 hour, you will have a sum of 4 hours face-to-face with mountain gorillas in the wild.

3 Days Bwindi Gorilla HabituationMountain gorilla habituation is an extra-ordinary adventure provided only in Bwindi. You will be exploring the semi-habituated gorilla group (Kutu group) and permits are available at US Dollars 1500 per person. Your gorilla habituation trip begins and ends in Kampala/Entebbe.

Detailed itinerary of 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi forest national park, a home to 459 mountain gorillas

After breakfast, your day starts with pick up by the Uganda safari guide and then you drive to Bwindi. Since your road trip takes about 8-9 hours, expect to make stopovers especially at Equator crossing and Igongo cultural village to enjoy your lunch. Proceed to Bwindi along Mbarara-Kabale route and you will check in at the lodge upon early arrival.

Where to stay:

Luxury: Rushaga Gorilla Safari Lodge or Four Gorillas Lodge

Mid-range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge or Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Budget: Bwindi Backpackers Lodge or Rushaga Gorilla Haven’s Lodge

Day 2: Go enjoy gorilla habituation experience

Wake up early in the morning and after, assemble at Rushaga region for briefing on gorilla habituation guidelines. After, begin your long day adventure involving following semi-habituated gorilla group. A maximum of 4 hours will be spent with mountain gorillas and the overall experience involves learning the daily behavior of these unique apes, take photos and then you get back to relax at the lodge.

Day 3: Travel back to Kampala/Entebbe after gorilla habituation tour

Have an early morning breakfast and later, check out of your lodge ready to return to Kampala/Entebbe. Or connect to Kigali via Chanika or Katuna border and on early arrival, go explore Kigali on Kigali city expedition.

End of the 3 days Bwindi gorilla habituation

This gorilla habituation safari includes;

  • 4WD safari vehicle for road trip
  • Gorilla habituation permits
  • Kigali city trip
  • Professional driver guide
  • Bottled water
  • All relevant government charges/taxes
  • Accommodation for 1 night & meals

This gorilla habituation safari excludes;

  • Visa fees
  • Beverages
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips
  • Shopping
  • Cigars
  • Airfare
  • Laundry

Other Related gorilla safaris to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

3 Days Bwindi fly-in Gorilla Tour

4 days Bwindi gorilla safari

3 days Bwindi gorilla trek

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