Mountain Gorillas Facts Uganda Rwanda DR-Congo, many people have seen mountain gorillas on television and also know that mountain gorillas are found in East African impenetrable forests, in this article is going to you more facts about mountain gorillas and other information about gorilla habitat which may help you to know more about mountain gorilla in Africa.
The first thing you should know is that mountain gorillas are only found in three African Countries namely Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, mountain gorillas are well-known habitat located in the Bwindi impenetrable forests in Uganda and in Virunga Mountain which are shared between Uganda, Rwanda, and DR-Congo. The current mountain gorilla population is at 890, this is the total number of gorillas in the world and more than half are found in the Bwindi forest.
Normally mountain gorillas are only found at high altitudes of Volcano National Park of Rwanda, Virunga National Park in DR-Congo, and in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mghinga Gorilla National Park.
Mountain gorilla adult males (silverback) weigh 170 kg, and female adult is also about 100 kg, a habituated gorilla family/group which is led by a dominant adult called silverback. Kisoro Tours Uganda is always at your disposal for any other information you may need to know about Mountain Gorillas Facts Uganda Rwanda DR-Congo.
Facts about Gorilla Habituation in Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable Forest?
Uganda introduced a new product for gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, this new product gives a chance to tourists to spend more time with mountain gorillas of Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and gorilla habituation experience involves spending time with researchers, trackers, ranger guides and gorilla habituation in Bwindi Forest.
Uganda Gorilla Habituation Permit Price?
Uganda gorilla habituation experience permits cost $1500 per person which includes park entrance fees, ranger guide fees, and a team of researchers who will take through the whole process of gorilla habituation experience.
Kisoro Tours Uganda can book a permit for gorilla habituation for you which will allow you to spend up to four hours with mountain gorillas undergoing the habituation process, the four hours excludes the time you spend before reaching the gorillas so it means four hours with a mountain gorilla, gorilla habituation experience starts at 7:00 am while gorilla trekking starts at 8:00 am
Where is Gorilla Habituation Experience is Located in Africa?
Currently, gorilla habituation experience can only be done in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the Rushaga sector on the southern part of the Bwindi forest because of the Rushaga sector is the only please where Uganda has two mountain gorilla groups/families that are under habituated habituation process.
Different between Gorilla trekking and Gorilla Habituation Experience?
When you go on normal gorilla trekking, you spend one hour with gorillas once you find them while when you are on gorilla habituation experience you have a chance to spend four hours with gorillas once you find them and also gorilla trekking permit costs $700 while gorilla habituation permit cost $1500.