7 Days Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience


About this activity

  • Instant Booking
  • Free Cancellation Free cancellation up to 1 day(s) prior departure, after which the tour cancellation policy applies Learn More.
  • Duration:7 Day(s)
  • Activities
    • Eco Tourism
    • Gorilla Trekking Tours
    • Safari Tours
    • Trekking and Hiking Tours
  • Travel StylePremium
  • Guiding Type: Live Guide/Instructor
  • Guide Language
    • English
  • Tour Vibe Active
  • Recommended For
    • Couple
    • LGBTQ
    • Senior
    • Solo
  • Destination Country: Africa, Rwanda, Uganda,
    • Rwanda
    • Uganda
    • Rwanda
  • Pickup

    Kigali International Airport

    From: To:
    12:02 AM 12:02 PM
  • Drop-off

    Kigali International Airport

    From: To:
    12:03 AM 12:03 PM
  • Age Range 16 - 100 (Years Old)
Tour Highlights

This trip combine wildlife experience in Rwanda and go for Gorilla habituation experience in Uganda. Enjoy the great experience of the 2 countries here. 

Tour Introduction

An ultimate adventure and a lifetime chance to participate in gorilla habituation and trekking.


Meet your guide and transfer to your Hotel for Check in. Short tour Kigali City Tour. Dinner at Umut Restaurant and Overnight at the 5 Star Hotel in Kigali.

Visiting Museums in Kigali and Ntarama & Nyamata Genocide Memorials and Reconciliation Village. Overnight at your 5 Star Hotel in Kigali.

Go for a full day game drive departing from Kigali at 5:00 am. You will have a packed lunch, dinner and overnight in Kigali.

En route, visit Buhanga Eco Park, the Dian Fossey Exhibit and Twin Lakes Experience. Lunch at the Twin lakes, dinner and overnight at Lake Mutanda Resort or Mt.Gahinga Lodge.

An ultimate adventure and a lifetime chance to participate in a 4 hours gorilla habituation experience which takes place in Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park. Gorilla habituation is a taming / training process of wild gorillas so that they get used to human presence. Habituation involves studying the behavior of each individual gorillas by trained researchers who visit these wild apes every day analyzing the best way they can relate and communicate with the gorillas. In the long run, they learn how to talk, give names, interact and be at ease with each other. Gorilla Trekking VS Gorilla habituation These are two different unique adventures and worth going for. Gorilla habituation last 4 hours as visitors are involved in the gorilla training and teaching process of the gorillas while gorilla trekking ties visitors to visit already habituated gorillas, familiar with human presence. Unlike gorilla trekking where the number of visitors is limited to 8 people per group, Gorilla habituation only allows 4 people per day for 4 hours with the gorillas. When considering taking this trip involving Gorilla habituation, it is necessary to book it well in advance for securing a slot. Dinner and Overnight at Virunga Hotel in Musanze.

Early morning breakfast and go for briefing to the Volcanoes National Park and join the team going for Golden Monkeys trekking. Afterwards, make a visit to the Gorilla Guardians Village and get to know the cultural insights. Meals at Restaurants in Musanze, Overnight at Virunga.

Go for morning breakfast at your Hotel and go for Beekeeping experience in the Village of Musanze. Afterwards, go for lunch and transfer to Kigali for Airport Transfer.


Pickup & Drop-Off
  • Halal
  • Meat
  • Vegetarian
  • Jeep & 4WD
Extra Services

On demand and specific needs of the guest


  • Flights
  • Insurance

Covid Safety

Masks, covid tests, vaccination and hand sanitizers available


  • Jan2024
  • Feb2024
  • Mar2024
  • Apr2024
  • May2024
  • Jun2024
  • Jul2024
  • Aug2024
  • Sep2024
  • Oct2024
  • Nov2024

Tour Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day(s) prior departure, Or traveler will pay 20 % of the tour amount

Gorilla permits are not refunded, others are refunded in full.

Tour Date Change Policy

Tour Date can be changed 1 day(s) prior departure



New Horizon Africa Safaris Ltd 7 Days Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Habituation Experience ×

Communicate with New Horizon Africa Safaris Ltd

  • 1. Your enquiry is sent directly to the company.
  • 2. They will reply to your own email, from where you can continue the conversation.