Itinerary Overview

Ever heard about Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience? Well, this 3 days gorilla habituation experience in Uganda offers you an unforgettable encounter where mountain gorillas get used to the presence of human beings in their natural habitat. Before gorilla group families are officially opened for trekking to visitors, they undergo habituation process and this lasts for a period of 2 to 3 years to complete the process.


Gorilla Habituation experience only happens in Rushaga sector, it starts early in the morning with a briefing about the rules and regulations at the park headquarters, with a maximum group of 4 guests led by an experienced park guide in the forest.


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up and Transfer to Rushaga Sector

Gorilla Trekking Tour

Our company experienced guide will pick you up from your hotel in Entebbe in the morning for your 3 days Gorilla Habituation safari. It is a long journey so on our way; we shall have a stopover at the Equator for a photo and video moment.  We shall proceed with our journey to our destination with another stop in Mbabara for lunch. After lunch, we shall continue our journey with a scenic road trip in Southwestern Uganda. We shall arrive at the lodge in the evening, check in, enjoy a calm and chilled evening, and have a delicious dinner and an overnight.

Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Budget )

(Mid range)



Day 2: Gorilla Habituation Experience 

After a tasty breakfast, we shall drive to Rushaga sector at the park headquarters for a briefing about dos, don’ts and expectations of gorilla habituation experience. After briefing, you will start trekking in the jungle with a team of park rangers. During the trekking you will be able to site and encounter different wildlife species and when you find the gorilla family, you will be given 4 hours to experience the magnificent creatures in their habitat giving you an opportunity to learn their behaviors and how they go about their daily wildlife with enough time to take pictures and videos. After the experience, your guide will pick you and you drive back to the lodge for lunch and some relaxation by the lodge later in the day.

Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Budget )

(Mid range)



Day 3: Transfer Back To Entebbe 

Wake up to a relaxed breakfast at your lodge. After breakfast, we have to bid farewell to the beautiful lodge and check out since we have to start our journey to Entebbe. Today marks the end of our 3 days Gorilla Habituation safari. Since it is a long drive, we shall have a stop in Mbarara for lunch and some stretching before we continue our journey to a hotel in Entebbe for an overnight or head to the airport for a flight back home. 

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