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Uganda Gorilla Tracking Permits, Bwindi

Uganda Gorilla Tracking Permits, Bwindi

Uganda Gorilla Tracking Permits, Bwindi – When traveling to Africa for a safari or tour, Mountain Gorilla Tracking should be number one on your bucket list, gorilla tracking is a highlight for all African safaris and tours. Most tourists and travelers still ponder the traditional wildlife safaris in Africa nevertheless what I can assure you is the sense you get for being so near to one of our closest relatives is hard to tell how it feels without doing it yourself. And that’s why it’s called a lifetime experience, gorillas are the world’s number one most endangered apes and it is estimated that in the whole world there are only about 890 left, and they can be only in Uganda, Rwanda, and DR Congo, more than half of mountain gorillas population live in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park making Uganda the gorilla trekking destination in the world. Gorilla trekking is done daily throughout the year and the chances of seeing gorillas are 99% guaranteed as long as you are fit enough to hike through the impenetrable frosts of Africa.

Cost Mountain Gorilla Trekking Permit

Gorilla trekking permits in Uganda currently cost only $600 per person pre-trek in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park; you can as well take part in the full-day Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi Forest-Rushaga sector at $1500 per person for a full day with gorillas in Uganda.

Rwanda gorilla trekking permits cost $1500 per person per trek in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda gorilla permit is the most expensive nonetheless if you can’t manage to pay for it we advise you to take the benefit of Uganda and Congo because gorilla trekking permits there are cheaper. 

Congo gorilla trekking permits price is $400 per person per trek in Virunga National Park, Congo also has discounted gorilla permits-low season promotional gorilla trekking permits during the months of March, May, October, and December gorilla permits at only $200 per person so we advise most of our low budget clients to take this opportunity to see mountain gorillas at only $200.

How to Book a Gorilla Trekking Permit?

Book Uganda Gorilla Tracking Permits, Bwindi for your tour/ safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park can be booked any day of the year from wherever in the world, the only thing you have to do is send us a comprehensive email on info@kisorotoursuganda.com telling us the date, month and a year you want to trek gorillas. When it comes to gorilla trekking, is the most popular African adventure thus you have to book your trekking permit in advance.

In Uganda gorilla tracking is done in either Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, each gorilla permit costs US$700 in Uganda throughout the year.

Gorilla Permits for both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park can only be purchased from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA’s) headquarters in Kampala directly or through a local tour agent/ Company like us.

Booking Gorilla Permits directly through UWA

From out of Uganda, you first have to contact UWA’s reservation office by email inquiring about the availability of the dates you propose to track the gorillas. Note that you need to consider a full day of travel from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park after you have landed at Entebbe airport.

If the exact dates you want are unavailable, you can request UWA to let you know of the nearest dates. You then reply to them stating your intent to book those permits, and requesting them to momentarily hold them as you make payment. At this time, they will advise you of their banking details, so that you can ensure to make an electronic transfer of the money. Please remember to immediately send a copy of the transaction voucher/ receipt by email or fax to UWA, The transfer should usually take not more than 3 working days and UWA will keep your tentative booking for at least 7 days as they await the transfer to go through. Please ensure that you instruct your bank to deduct the bank charges from you. Otherwise, if the money sent is less, your permit may not be booked.

You can reach us at info@gorilla-tracking-uganda-rwanda.com or call us at +256785790925 also on WhatsApp for free information or a free quote.

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