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what is Gorilla Habituation?

 Gorilla habituation is the process of  introducing wild Mountain Gorillas to the sight and presence of humans for research, care and conservation purposes. Visitors are now able to take part in this process via gorilla habituation experience.

How long is the Gorilla habituation process for the research team? 

In order  for the wild mountain gorillas to become accustomed to the presence of humans, each gorilla group family must  undergo a lengthy habituation process between 3-5years managed by a team of expert researchers, conservationists, trackers and rangers.

What time do gorillas wake up in the morning?

Having spent the night in a freshly constructed nest, the ordinary day of the mountain gorilla life starts at sunrise, around 6:00 am. Then, they wake up and spend the most significant part of the morning foraging for food.

Is the gorilla trekking worth the money?

Yes! The gorilla trekking experience in Uganda is worth all the money you’ll spend because once you sit a few meters from a four-hundred-pound silverback and his whole family, the world comes alive, and your view of the natural world is changed forever. it’s a once

in a life experience, you don’t need to miss out

How difficult is gorilla habituation?

Gorilla Habituation trekking involves hiking through difficult terrain, thick vegetation, water bodies, hills and valleys. The activity can be very challenging and strenuous leaving one exhausted and with sore knee especially if they are not used to walking for long hours.

 

cost  of gorilla habituation permit?

 the Gorilla Habituation full day Experience in Uganda also costs $1,500 per person per one time trekking, and you’ll get four hours viewing and being  with the gorillas.

 

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