UGANDA GORILLA HABITUATION EXPERIENCE
Gorilla habituation experience is a prim tourism activity that can only be encountered in the pearl of Africa in Uganda’s Magical Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park, which was introduced on the 1st January 2014 through a government body called ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority. Two mountain gorilla families are dedicated to this wonderful experience in the Rushaga sector, among the four sectors of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in Uganda.
Mountain gorilla habituation experience allows travelers to spend more time with the endangered mountain gorillas compared to the normal mountain gorilla trekking which takes one hour. Mountain gorilla trekking involves trekking to and from the gorillas which allow travelers to observe gorillas as well as taking pictures in only one hour.
Gorilla habituation experience participants accompanied by researchers, park rangers who explain to travelers how these mountain gorillas live in their natural inhabits, travelers really enjoy long hours with the gorillas as they see how they are habituated.
Gorilla habituation is an exceptional procedure where wild mountain gorillas are trained to get used to human beings which takes about two to three years to be completely done. During the habituation process researchers always visits as they identify wild gorilla group daily. Then the researchers get to study more about individual gorillas mostly the way they behave and many more other things.