Bwindi Gorilla Permit Cost 2022 -23 / Uganda Gorilla Safaris
Bwindi Gorilla permit cost 2022-23; First of all, a permit is an official document that allows or permits you to do something, like in gorilla trekking experience you can’t go for trekking without a permit, holding a permit is the only possible way you can take part in this emotional gorilla trekking experience where a tracker is allowed one hour to spend watching gorillas as you learn their amazing life style in their nature habitat, as you will be escorted by the park ranger guide. However, Bwindi gorilla permits are updated by ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority a body that manages all protected national park of Uganda and conservation reserves. So, Gorilla trekking permit costs USD700 for foreign nonresident, USD600 for foreign resident and UGX250,000 for East African Member countries ‘’ Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania. Note, there are no low season discounts anymore so do not be deceived with the fake tour operator.
Bwindi does not only have gorilla trekking an hour experience but also boosts with Gorilla habituation experience a four-hour experience with gorillas in their nature environment. Gorilla habituation experience permit costs USD1,500 for foreign nonresident and USD1,000 for foreign resident and UGX750,000 for East African citizens.
Gorilla trekking is an emotional experience that has sold and impacted Uganda’s tourism worldwide, as we see foreigners yearly flocking in here Uganda, to encounter these unique mountain gorillas from their preserved areas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest; the main stopping destination on African safaris for Gorilla trekking or habituation, just know the experience is worth unforgettable. More so, meeting up with gorillas in their nature habitat it’ quite amazing activity to meet up with our closest cousins ,you only need to be fit because trekking involves in hiking as you search for assigned gorilla family .However ,Gorilla trekking starts early after your aroma tea breakfasting at the lodge and you will be given packed lunch box because you can’t know what time will you leave the jungle ,an activity which might take 2 to 6 hours searching and with great opportunity of seeing other species that calls themselves Bwindi their home . Once you find gorillas, you’re given one hour to spend with them as watch and learn from them, take pictures for your life time remembrance. Note, to those who fill like they can’t bear long hiking, can hire a porter who goes at a small fee but depending on heavy of the luggage to carry, then the guide is provided for in the price of the permit, you do not need to hire one.
More so about, Bwindi gorilla permit cost in Uganda 2022-23; The cost of gorilla trekking in Uganda depends on a number of factors given in order to establish Uganda Gorilla trekking costs, also determines the tour package you’re well pleased with or the item of Gorilla Trekking Uganda.
It is important to know that where Gorilla trekking takes place both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park roads are smooth ride all through. All longer driving journey are only smooth on tarmac roads and we recommend you to use a 4×4 vehicles to get to the park, most especially where Gorilla trek starts.
Bwindi’s gorilla trekking takes place in four gorilla sectors in which the trek can be done that is; Ruhija, Nkuringo, Buhoma, Rushaga and each region has its challenging issues about roads and vehicle requirements. Small vehicles can be hired at affordable fees, or you can hire a medium or land cruisers all are affordable depending on your wallet. You can hire car without fuel.
Accommodation facilities; The best way to enjoy gorilla trekking safari in Uganda take 3 or 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable forest or Mgahinga Gorilla national park, you cannot trek gorillas on a single day at least you will have 1 night in the area and there are comfortable accommodation facilities ranging from Luxury, Mid-range and Budget where you can choose and enjoy your Uganda Gorilla Trekking in the midst of the jungle
Bwindi gorilla permit can be bought directly from ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority offices or through the help of tour operators.
Lastly, the best way to organize your Bwindi Gorilla trek in order to encounter mountain gorillas in the wild, is to contact or email a local tour operator who is on the ground with local knowledge to organize a smooth and unforgettable Gorilla Trekking Experience for you. If you don’t hesitate you can contact Achieve Global Safaris to start your planning journey to lifetime of memories with our related cousins.