Mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park

Unmatched Uganda Exploration: Exclusive Gorilla Habituation Safari

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Entebbe, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kazinga Channel...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Exclusive to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, you can become part of the gorilla habituation process, spending four hours with a troop that has rarely seen people. Tailored for wildlife connoisseurs and those that want to truly understand, the experience forms the centerpiece of this one week of Ugandan highlights: a day with Batwa pygmies, a gorilla trek, a bird-lovers paradise, and a big-game safari around the river.

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Trip Highlights

  • Attend an exclusive gorilla habituation experience, a newly introduced activity that enables you to become part of the habituation process
  • Spend four hours with a troop that has rarely seen human contact, appreciating all the behavior that makes these primates so unique
  • Prepare yourself for the habituation experience with a gorilla trek, one of the world’s great wildlife activities offering a fabulous hour with a troop
  • Take another walk through the forest to spend a day with a tribe of Batwa pygmies; their remote lifestyle and culture is an eye-opening experience
  • Birdlife thrives in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest; you will spend an afternoon seeking out species amid a blanket of emerald green
  • Spend two days in Queen Elizabeth National Park, which showcases another side to Uganda’s wilderness, with hippos and elephants among the neighbors at your river lodge
  • With a morning game drive and cruise along the Kazinga Channel, you have an excellent opportunity to admire a full suite of wild four-legged mammals
  • Stay in Uganda’s finest lodges

Starting Price

$7,915 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of Zicasso's Referral Service

4.86 stars based on 49 reviews.

Travel Review: Luxury Uganda, Rwanda, & Tanzania Tour,...
"All the wildlife viewing and communities were fantastic...

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Luxury Uganda & Rwanda Trip Review: Safari, Gorilla...
"Shannon did an outstanding job planning my trip."

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Luxury Uganda & Botswana Travel Review: Gorilla Trekking,...
"[Our travel agent] listened to our interests and priorities...

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Uganda & Tanzania Vacation Review: Chimpanzee Trekking,...
"We absolutely loved our trip and felt at peace about everything...

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Luxury Kenya & Uganda Vacation Review: Game Drives,...
"Dan listened to what we wanted and provided great suggestions...

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"Every place was exactly the perfect place I wanted to stay"

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