In the meantime, Uganda is the only country worldwide where one can acquire Gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience from Rwanda. Uganda is a landlocked country in the East of Africa bordered by Kenya in the East, Tanzania, and Rwanda in the south, South Sudan in the north, and DRC in the west.
In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, the gorilla habituation experience accords tourists more time with the primates (mountain gorillas). For the gorilla habituation experience, trekking can take more than 4 hours with mountain gorillas that are still under habituation. In Uganda, this experience is practiced in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the Rushaga sector and Nkuringo sector.
Chimpanzee habituation experience is only done in Kibale Forest National Park, in western Uganda, this park provides habitat to more than 1500 chimpanzees. The park has been named ‘the primate Capital of Africa’ and it is the leading national park for trekking fully habituated chimpanzees in the wild. Book with Kisoro Tours Uganda for Chimpanzee and gorilla habituation experience safaris for your full-time life experience
This gorilla and chimp habituation from Kigali is basically organized for those who love and prefer spending more time with primates. Alternatively, from booking the normal gorilla and chimpanzee trekking permits that allow 1 hour per day for Gorilla and chimps in Uganda, it’s now better to book gorilla and chimp habituation permits which provide and allows you 4 hours with gorillas in Bwindi and half-day with chimpanzees in Kibale National Park. For gorilla habituation experience, it starts at 06:30 am with a briefing, then you will continue to the forest with a group of experienced guides, UWA rangers, and experts in the habituation of mountain gorillas, you will try your best to follow mountain gorillas under the process of habituation.
While on your way to the forest, you will probably be taught about their cognitive behaviors, and you will be participating and learning in different activities for example making calls, naming, collecting specimens, and many others, the informative conversations for those responsible for gorilla habituation experience will also amaze you and later when everything is successfully accomplished, return to the park headquarters for your certificate of recognition/participation.
The chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest occurs either in the morning hours or afternoon hours. It takes half a day to search for chimpanzees who are still under habituation experience inside the park. In case you book gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience permits from Kigali now, organize and be prepared for long treks because these primates the more they feel the presence of human beings, the more they move. Contact Kisoro Tours Uganda for more details or for booking.
Our planned safari is for 5 days for Gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience starting and ending in Kigali/Rwanda. This Gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience tour from Rwanda combines visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda and Kibale National Park in western Uganda. We will visit the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to the Rushaga gorilla sector or Nkuringo gorilla sector for gorilla habituation experience and then get on a drive to Kibale National Park for a half-day chimpanzee habituation experience.
Kisoro Tours Uganda operates closely with Budget, Mid-range, and Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Kibale forest national park, choices are according to your finances. All the lodges are strategically located for gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience and favor the activity. All of them poses private bathrooms and internet and they offer desired meals and full accommodation.
At Kisoro Tours Uganda, all our safaris for gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience from Kigali include gorilla and chimpanzee habituation permits for both Bwindi impenetrable and Kibale Forest National Parks. Includes accommodation and meals. (All ranging in Budget, Mid-Range, and Luxury Lodges depending on the finances). Transportation in 4×4 fueled cars and experienced English-speaking local driver-guide. All the park entrance fees are included and there are no hidden costs.
The process of booking your gorilla and chimpanzee habituation holiday from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable and Kibale National Parks has been eased by getting in touch with Kisoro Tours Uganda. The moment we are contacted, we shall secure both chimpanzee and gorilla habituation experience permit, accommodation, and also your transport means both in Uganda and Rwanda. We check and ensure the presence of all services which include; (lodges, permits, and vehicles) we do reservations, and booking and confirm their availability on your behalf. The payment terms and policies are interestingly flexible, majorly required is a down payment for chimpanzee and gorilla permits, and the rest can be cleared at a later date near to the safari date. We allow cash payments, credit cards, and also wire transfers. We shall be pleased by your concern for knowing more about how to make payments and also confirming your gorilla and chimpanzee habituation safari from Kigali.
The chimpanzee and Gorilla habituation permit sell-off quickly, and yet they are the fundamentals for all habituation trips in Uganda. Therefore, at Kisoro Tours Uganda we advise our clients to book their permits possibly a year in advance. In case it’s not possible to archive this, please lately book your permit at least 5 months to a year in advance. With this, we can book and reserve your permits and all services with ease. Noting that Kisoro Tours Uganda also can and organizes late gorilla and chimpanzee habituation experience safaris from Kigali provided the availability of the permits and other services.
Both Uganda and Rwanda can be visited throughout the year from January to December. The most preferred time for Gorilla and chimp habituation experience from Kigali is in the dry season between June-August and also between December-February. The other months are considered low-season months hence attracting low-season/off-season discounts. Though the months are the most preferred, Bwindi and Kibale both being tropical rain forests, rain is not predicted, therefore it can rain at any time of the day and any month, but chances of seeing and interacting with gorillas and chimpanzees are high nearly 99% as long as one has the right and required gears.
Despite the fact that this allows you to tour the two countries Rwanda and Uganda which wouldn’t be simple if you fly directly through Entebbe international airport of Uganda, others prefer to fly into Kigali, then have their car drive to Bwindi and Kibale National Parks considering the distance factor as it takes 4 to5 hours driving from Kigali to Bwindi, relating to the 9-10 hours’ drive from Entebbe to Bwindi.
Kisoro Tours Uganda has one of the leading tour companies operating both in Uganda and Rwanda. We have existed for several years, organizing modest and planned experience tours for our clients. We work with young, experienced, and self-motivated staff sitting at our head office in Kampala Uganda who are always zealous to serve you. Our field operators and guides are among the best in Uganda with their extensive knowledge and understanding of flora, and fauna, and ancient history of the two countries. Book your safari with Kisoro Tours Uganda for your lifetime experience