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Encounter Africa safaris organizes Luxury, Midrange and Budget gorilla habituation experience safaris to see mountain gorillas still under habituation in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Gorilla habituation experience which is a new initiative by Uganda Wildlife Authority provides an opportunity to those who book it to spend up to four hours with mountain gorillas under habituation. This four hour gorilla habituation experience currently takes place in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

About budget gorilla habituation experience safaris

Our budget gorilla habituation experience safaris take into account the different prices of the permit, transport and accommodation. A gorilla habituation experience permit is a bit expensive and costs USD1500.00 for foreign non residents, USD1000.00 for Foreign residents in East Africa and UGx 750,000 for East African residents. When this is paid, you will be allowed to spend up to four hours with mountain gorillas. On paper, the price of gorilla habituation looks expensive but in the actual sense, it is cheaper when you compare it with someone who wants to trek gorillas using the normal gorilla trek permits. For example if you want to trek gorillas using the one hour gorilla trek of 600, you will need up to USD2400 for the four permits and this has to be done in four days. By booking a gorilla habituation experience permit you stand to save up to USD900. When planning your budget gorilla habituation experience safari, you need to look at reducing the costs of accommodation and transport since the price of gorilla habituation permit is constant.

Accommodation for Budget gorilla habituation experience safaris

Encounter Africa Safaris ensures that accommodation for your budget gorilla habituation experience safaris is well catered for. To us, budget travel and accommodation does not mean cheap travel. For those that have tried our budget accommodation options with testify to you that all properties used are self contained, have en suite and private bathrooms and most of them have WIFI in public areas. Most of them range from USD50 to 70 dollars per person sharing including all meals. This budget therefore ensure that you sleep well in a descent accommodation property which is value for money. We can therefore plan for you an affordable gorilla habituation experience safari if contacted.

Transport for our Budget gorilla habituation experience safaris

You need transport from either Entebbe international Airport or Kigali International Airport to the southern parts of Bwindi Impenetrable Nattional Park. The southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park comprises of Nkuringo and Rushaga. Its approximately 9-10 hours drive from Entebbe to Bwindi while it is about 4-5 hours drive from Kigali International Airport. You need to book with us your transport so that you are assured of reaching the forest for your trek. Encounter Africa safaris operates a fleet of vehicles to cater for Luxury and budget trips. Our budget gorilla habituation experience safaris use customized 4×4 Safari vans very comfortable at an affordable price. You can see sample 3 day budget gorilla habituation experience safari here.

Encounter Africa safaris was one of the first tour operator to conduct gorilla habituation experience safaris to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. When you book with us, we will make sure that you get the best offer and you will benefit from our vast safari experience. We will book your gorilla habituation permit, accommodation and transport to and from the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. For more information, kindly refer to what our former clients say about our service on trip advisor and safari booking.

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