Uganda Gorilla Permits Mountain Gorillas Trekking Safari
Uganda Gorilla Permits Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari, Between Uganda, Rwanda and DR-Congo only about 900 mountain gorilla still exist today in Virunga Volcano mountains and in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park of Uganda, gorillas are our 99% closest living relatives and it is man that poses the greatest threat to their survival, gorillas have been hunted for their hands and heads, which are sold on as macabre souvenir ashtrays and lamp shades in DR-Congo many gorillas were killed because of many civil wars and also large numbers of gorilla have been killed while trying to stop poachers stealing babies which are illegally sold to many parts of the world.
Where to see mountain gorillas in Africa
Gorilla trekking experience gives you the opportunity have a close encounter with gorillas in their natural habitat, Mountain gorilla trekking is only done either in Uganda, DR-Congo and Rwanda, for anyone planning to see them in their natural habitat have to book the trekking permit far in the advance in fact the ever-growing number of tourists who want to see the gorilla people are now paying for their permits in between six month and one year in the advance to avoid disappointment.
Gorilla trekking permit costs
The availability and cost of gorilla permits depends on the country and the national park where you are going to do you trekking from, currently gorilla permit in Uganda cost $600, in DR-Congo trekking permit cost $400 and in Rwanda gorilla permit is more expensive it have been increased $750 to $1500 this make it little more expensive when you compared to Uganda and Congo. I would advice budget travelers to do their gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Congo because its more affordable, one can as well fly to Rwanda and track gorillas in Uganda you only need to apply for East African visa which allows double entry to both country and also the best way to access gorilla trekking tour in Congo is by flying to Rwanda it is on about 3hours drive for Kigali to Goma town which is near Virunga National Park in Congo and gorilla trekking experience is the same in all three countries.