How To Prepare For Gorilla Habituation In Uganda 2023 : Gorilla habituation in Uganda is the only activity involving the gorilla safaris in Africa where you will get the opportunity to spend four hours with the gorillas in the wild which is quite long compared to gorilla trekking in Africa where travellers will only have one hour to spend with the species that will give you a memorable safari experience spending time with the species.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Vs Mgahinga National Park

For a number of travellers interested in participating gorilla habituation in Uganda, they will make their way to Bwindi impenetrable national park where you find the gorilla families that are under the habituation process. Here’s all you need to know for gorilla habituation in so that you do not miss out on the memorable safari experience during your Uganda safari.

Book in advance a gorilla permit

Because gorilla habituation is quite a competitive activity, you should consider booking the gorilla habituation permit in Uganda that will lead you to Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will have access to the gorilla families that are undergoing the habituation process therefore it is important for travellers interested in participating in the activity to book the gorilla habituation permit in advance so that you do not miss out on participating in the activity. It should be noted that the activity will give access to 4 travellers to participate in the activity therefore you should consider obtaining the permit not to miss out on the memorable safari experience, How To Prepare For Gorilla Habituation In Uganda 2023

Obtaining a gorilla habituation permit

You can obtain a gorilla habituation permit in Uganda at a price of 1500USD and this can be obtained from a trusted tour operator registered under the Uganda tourism board and since we are registered and a trusted tour operator let us make your safari experience in the wild quite memorable. Once you obtain a gorilla habituation permit you will have access to a knowledgeable guide who will give you all the information you need to know about the gorillas undergoing the habituation process. You will also get the opportunity to access a guide to give you all the relevant information about the species in the wild and a ranger who will also protect you during the safari experience in the wild for a memorable safari experience.

How To Prepare For Gorilla Habituation In Uganda 2023
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Exercise to prepare for the safari

It should be noted that the gorilla habituation is a physically challenging activity because you will get to access the gorilla families in the higher elevation in the wild, you will have to train to make the Uganda Gorilla safari experience not as challenging and the day of tracking the species so travellers can train by walking a number of distances, you are also required to run to ensure that you are ready for gorilla habituation experience in Uganda to ensure you are ready  for the activity and also have the chance to have quite a smooth hike through the dense vegetation covers in the area.

Pack the most relevant items to aid in gorilla habituation experience and some of the items that you should not miss include;

  • Binoculars because you will come across a number of different bird species
  • You can also pack a camera that will help you capture the beautiful moments of the species in the wild.
  • You can also pack the best hiking boots to aid in hiking in the dense vegetation.
  • Carry some insect repellent which will help to repel a number of insects that can cause irritation with their bites.
  • You can also pack some waterproof shoes and jackets because it can rain at any given time of the day in the wild.
  • Carry some pain killers to sooth the pain when you cramp after hiking through the dense vegetation covers to get to the gorilla families.
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