Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the key habitat for the endangered Mountain Gorillas, the park is a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in south western Uganda. The park is 331km2 and impresses truly theatrical landscape and biodiversity. This is a region of volcanoes, jagged valleys, waterfalls and the dramatic mountain ranges. Birders come thousands of miles to see more than 350 bird species that live within the area. There are also forest hogs, rare forest elephant, forest duiker antelopes, bush buck antelopes and 10 kinds of primates including Chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black and white colobus, blue monkey and baboons.
Gorilla Habituation Encounter in Uganda
If you want to spend more time with the Giant Apes you need to book gorilla habituation permits in advance, a maximum of 4 people are allowed to trek mountain Gorilla for 4 hours on an all-day gorilla habituation encounter the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The cost of Gorilla habituation encounter is US$ 1500 per person per specific day. Book with Gorilla Tracking Africa – the leading gorilla habituation encounter tour operator in Uganda.
Gorilla tracking Encounter at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi alone has 15 habituated Gorilla groups active for gorilla tracking per day, spending at least one hour with these giant Apes. A maximum of 8 tourists are allowed to track each of the 15 gorilla families per day, the cost of gorilla tracking permits in Uganda is US$ 600. At Bwindi Impenetrable National Park there are four gorilla tracking trailheads namely Rushaga gorilla trailhead with 5 gorilla families, Ruhija gorilla trailhead currently having 3 gorilla families, Buhoma gorilla trailhead currently having 4 gorilla families and Nkuringo gorilla trailhead currently having 3 gorilla families. A total of 120 tourists can track mountain gorilla daily at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on a daily basis. Kindly send us an email for all your remarkable safaris in Uganda and Rwanda.