Who can track Gorillas?Bujuku AdminAnybody of age 15 and above
Where can Gorilla tracking be done?Bujuku AdminIn Uganda, Gorilla tracking is done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which has four sectors (Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga, Ruhija) and In Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Nyakagezi Gorilla group) You can choose to track gorillas in any of the above sectors. In Rwanda, Gorilla tracking is done in Volcanoes national park. In DRC, Gorilla tracking is done in the Virunga national park.
What is the difference between Gorilla tracking & Gorilla habituation experience?Bujuku AdminGorilla tracking involves interaction with the gorillas for only an hour per group of 8 visitors while Gorilla Habituation involves interaction with the Gorillas for 4 hours per group of 4 visitors.
How many people can track/habituate a Gorilla group?Bujuku AdminMaximum of 8 people (gorilla tracking). Maximum of 4 people (gorilla habituation)
How much do i pay for the experience?Bujuku AdminUS $ 700 for foreign non residents (gorilla tracking) US $ 600 for foreign residents (gorilla tracking) UGX 250,000 for East African Community citizen (gorilla tracking) US $ 1,500 for foreign non residents (gorilla habituation) US $ 1,000 for foreign residents (gorilla habituation) UGX 750,000 for East African Community citizen (gorilla habituation)
How long do i stay with the Gorillas?Bujuku AdminOne hour (gorilla tracking). Four hours (gorilla habituation)
How do I pay after booking?Bujuku AdminCash Credit/debit card or Bank transfer
How do i prepare for tracking after payment?Bujuku AdminAfter payment, you will be given a printed permit, including your invoice and receipt. Travel at least one day before the tracking date to be in time for the tracking which starts by 07:00 am. Present all the above documents to the staff at the park, including your identification documents for verification (permit, invoice and receipt). A park ranger will then be allocated to brief and take you for the gorilla tracking experience or gorilla habituation experience
What kind of clothing or luggage can i use when tracking?Bujuku AdminJeans, safari clothes (dull colours) and strong jungle boots Rain gear is also recommended A bottle of drinking water