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Cost of Uganda Gorilla Trekking Permits 2022-2023

Cost of Uganda Gorilla Trekking Permits 2022-2023

Cost of Uganda Gorilla Trekking Permits 2022-2023

The cost for Uganda gorilla trekking permits 2022 – 2023 are issued by government conservation authority bodies in the respective countries i.e In Uganda, you can only book gorilla permits for 2022-2023 with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) at a cost of $700 USD, in Rwanda, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) at cost of $1500 USD. Booking gorilla permits with the government authority may turn out to be cumbersome for you, therefore we recommend you seek help from honest Travel agents for gorilla habituation the permit costs $1500USD (time spent is four hours, unlike gorilla trekking which takes only one hour.)

Compare 2022 – 2023 cost of Gorilla Trekking Permits for Uganda and Rwanda

The cost for gorilla permits in Uganda for Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga National Park was increased by Uganda Wildlife Authority from USD $600 to $700 USD per person from 1st July 2020 while Rwanda gorilla permit for Volcanoes National Park cost USD $1500.

Book Gorilla permits in Uganda considering the following tourist categories for 2022-2023:

  • Foreign Non-residents: -US $700
  • Foreign Residents to: – US $600
  • Ugandans/East Africans: –UGX 250000/=

Cost Gorilla permits in Rwanda?

A gorilla permit in Rwanda cost $1500 USD per person per day, with an age limit of 15 years and above,

Rwanda Promotional and Discounted Gorilla permit prices -2022 for Volcanoes National Park – considering the following tourist categories:

  • Nationals and East African Citizens – $200
  • Foreign Residents – $500
  • African Citizens-$500 discounted on mountain gorilla trekking.
  • Families – 15% discount for family visits (Couples & Children over 15 years old)
  • Corporates/organizations- 10% discount on bulk procurements from 30 permits.
  • For international Tourists traveling in a group of 100 people and more, a promotional rate of $500 USD, will be applied to mountain gorilla trekking.

NOTE This Rwanda promational and discounted permits price in Volcanoes national park, started on 17th June 2020 and will 31st December 2022 after which, the price will return to normal price of $1500 for each permit for anyyone taking part in the Gorilla trekking activity in Rwanda

What Does the Gorilla Permit include?

The Gorilla Trekking Permit is a card/ document that is issued by government conservation authority bodies in the respective countries and mostly the park entry fee to see the mountain gorillas. This fee collected is used for conservation purposes, the development of communities around the national parks and to improve the structure of Uganda as a country.

What is included on the Gorilla Permit, you should therefore expect admission into the park as per your booked date, trekking the gorillas in a group of 8 people, you should also expect to be escorted by well-trained ranger guides and a police officer who does not only provide all the information you will need to know about the gorillas, safeguard that you are safe and that you are able to see the gorillas.

Availability of Gorilla trekking permit

One can always send us or contact Kisoro Tours Uganda for your inquiries and we shall let you know about the gorilla trekking availability for your dates, also provide the information on how to make your gorilla trekking safari better.

How do book gorilla permits?

Gorilla permits can be attained from Uganda Wildlife Authority Head Offices in Kampala just after Uganda Museum on Kiira Road. Daily, UWA sells gorilla permits for all gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga National Park.

Offices are at all times open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the evening. Please contact us for your gorilla permit which we can pre-purchase for you at no extra cost once you book a gorilla and wildlife safari holiday with us. You will need to send us your details in terms of names, passport numbers, and nationality as Uganda Wildlife Authority requires them in order to issue your gorilla permit.

You can reach us at or call us at +256785790925 also on whatsApp for all information you may need or a free quote

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