Gorilla habituation is among the most notable activities that you should not miss out on during your gorilla safaris in Africa which will give you the opportunity to observe a number of different gorilla species in the wild as they carry out their daily activities. Although gorilla trekking is the most common activity during your gorilla safaris in Africa, Gorilla habituation is the most rewarding activity because it will give you the chance to spend more hours with the species in the wild.

To be quite different from gorilla trekking in Africa which involves tracking already habituated gorilla families in Rwanda that are accustomed to human presence. Gorilla habituation on the other hand involves travellers visiting the gorilla families that are undergoing the habituation process which involves travellers participating in the habituation process of training the gorillas to get accustomed to human presence as you observe the different specie and their behavior in the wild.

Gorilla habituation
Gorilla habituation

Where to participate in gorilla habituation in Africa

 Gorilla habituation is carried out in Uganda and during your gorilla habituation safaris in Uganda, it will lead you to Bwindi impenetrable national park which will lead you to the four sectors of the park however its only in Rushaga where you can participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda.

Gorilla habituation as a process on  its own can take about 2-3 years for the gorillas to get accustomed to human presence and later be introduced to be tracked by travellers interested in gorilla trekking in Uganda. Interesting about Uganda is the fact that you will have the opportunity to watch the authentic reactions of the wild gorillas being trained to get accustomed to human presence and this will give you four hours to spend with the gorillas in the wild which is much compared to the one hour you spend with the species in the wild. For travellers that are interested to participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda they will get to take part in the activity after accessing a gorilla habituation permit in Uganda that can be obtained at a price of 1500 USD which is much more expensive than a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda. The gorilla habituation permit in Uganda can be obtained from the Uganda wildlife authority or from  the trusted tour operator in the country

Gorilla habituation
Gorilla Trekking in Permit Uganda

The permit will give your access to a knowledgeable guide who will give you an amazing safari experience as you ask questions. The guide will give you all the relevant information about the species and the activity in the park for a memorable rewarding experience. You will also have access to the ranger who will protect you during the safari experience against any vicious animal attacks and also the gorillas this is because although the gorillas are accustomed to human presence, it should be noted that the gorillas are still wild animals that can easily attack people if they feel threatened. Therefore before you participate in gorilla habituation you should follow the rules and regulations Uganda to have an amazing safari experience.

Other destinations where you can participate and watch the different gorilla species as you participate in a number of different activities in the wild for instance; gorilla trekking in Rwanda which will ensure you watch he mountain gorillas in Africa when you participate in hiking the Virunga mountains in Rwanda in Volcanoes national park for the most rewarding gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda.

Participate in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park and get to watch a number of mountain gorillas in the wild, you will also get to watch the mountain gorillas in Congo and during gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park you will watch the eastern lowland gorillas in Africa. For gorilla trekking in Uganda, you will get to watch the mountain gorillas as you participate in gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park and gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park where you will hike the Virunga mountains in Uganda that will lead you to the habituated mountain gorillas in Africa.

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