Park entrance fees to Mgahinga gorilla national park for 2022-2023; Park entrance fees are the fares that are charged by Uganda Wildlife Authority a government body in charge of tourism in Uganda to vehicles and all visitors above the age of 5 years in order to access the park and engage in different activities like golden monkey trekking, mountain climbing, nature walks, Batwa cultural experience among others. Mgahinga gorilla national park is one of the smallest protected area in Uganda located in southwestern region in Kisoro district bordering with Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo. Mgahinga gorilla national park is famously known for harboring the endangered mountain gorillas, other primates like golden monkeys, chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, l’hoest monkeys, mammals and different bird species.

Park entrance fees to Mgahinga gorilla national park

All visitors will be required to present valid identification documents to confirm resident status and covid-19 vaccination card. A day’s entrance ticket to Mgahinga gorilla national park is valid for twenty four hours from the time of entrance and extra time spent in the park after 24 hours will be charged as an extra day. Children are persons aged between 5 to 15 years and persons below 5 years are exempt.

Park entrance fees to Mgahinga gorilla national park for 2022-2023
Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga

Adults park entrance fees

Foreign non residents are charged 40 USD per person, 30 USD per person for foreign residents and 20,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Children park entrance fees

Foreign non resident children are charged 20 USD per child, 10 USD per child for foreign residents and 5,000 UGX per child for East African citizens.

Ugandan pupils or students in a group are charged 3,000 UGX per person

Tertiary institutions/Universities are charged 5,000 UGX per person

Uganda Wildlife Club students are charged 2,000 UGX per person.

Annual park entrance passes

Annual park entrance passes to Mgahinga gorilla national park apply to foreign residents in Uganda and East African citizens only and vehicle entrance is paid separately. Foreign residents require a work permit valid for one year to qualify for an annual pass and it’s not valid for package activities like gorilla trekking, mountaineering, hiking among others.

Individual

Foreign resident individual is charged 350 USD annual park entrance pass and 350,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Couple

Foreign resident couple is charged 600 USD and 500,000 UGX for East African citizens

Family with a maximum of 4 children

Foreign resident family is charged 800 USD and 600,000 UGX for East African citizens

Annual corporate pass of 10 pax

Foreign residents are charged 1,500 USD and 2,500,000 UGX for East African citizens

Safari guide is charged 200,000 UGX per person, a taxi driver is charged 150,000 UGX per person and a tour company driver is exempt.

Vehicle entry fees

Vehicle entry fees are charged per 24 hours except for concessionaire visitor vehicles who will pay once per trip in the park, motorcycles, trailers, vehicles with inflammable goods, livestock, produce, poles, timber, sand and market merchandise are prohibited in Mgahinga gorilla national park unless delivering a service within the park.

Foreign resident saloon cars are charged 40 USD per day and 20,000 UGX for East African citizens

Foreign resident minibuses, omni-buses are charged 50 USD per day and 30,000 for East African citizens

Foreign resident pick-ups are charged 50 USD per day and 30,000 UGX for East African citizens

Foreign resident tour company vehicles and 4-wheel drives are charged 150 USD per day and 30,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Park entrance fees to Mgahinga gorilla national park for 2022-2023
Batwa Cultural experience

Foreign resident over landers are charged 150 USD per day and 100,000 UGX for East African citizens

Foreign resident buses and Lorries are charged 200 USD per day and 200,000 UGX for East African citizens

Foreign resident construction equipment vehicles are charged 350 USD per day and 500,000 UGX for East African citizens.

School buses are charged 50,000 UGX per day and delivery vehicles are charged 20,000 UGX per entry.

Aircraft landing fees per landing

Glinders, microlights for foreign residents is charged 10 USD per landing and 20,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Up to 3 seater aircraft for foreign residents is charged 20 USD per landing and 40,000 UGX for East African citizens.

4 to 6 seater aircraft for foreign residents is charged 30 USD per landing and 60,000 UGX for East African citizens.

7 to 14 seater aircraft for foreign residents is charged 40 USD per landing and 80,000 UGX for East African citizens

15 to 20 seater aircraft for foreign residents is charged 50 USD per landing and 100,000 UGX for East African citizens.

21 seats and above aircraft for foreign residents is charged 60 USD per landing and 120,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Helicopter for foreign residents is charged 125 USD per landing and 250 UGX for East African citizens.

Parking fees per day is 10,000 UGX, landing fees exclude entry fees payable by passengers and pilots en-route do not pay entry fees if they spend less than 2 hours in the park.

Guided nature walk and bird watching

Birding in mgahinga gorilla national park

Foreign non residents are charged 30 USD per person, 25 USD per person for foreign residents and 20,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Day nature walk in Mgahinga gorilla national park

Foreign non residents are charged 30 USD per person, 15 USD per person for foreign residents and 10,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Gorge walk in Mgahinga gorilla national park

Foreign non residents are charged 30 USD per person, 15 USD per person for foreign residents and 15,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Gorilla trekking permit in Mgahinga National park

Foreign non residents are charged 700 USD per person, 600 USD per person for foreign residents and 250,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Gorilla trekking permit rates include guide fees, park entrance fees for the day and community development contribution.

Golden monkey trekking permit

Foreign non residents are charged 60,000 USD per person, 50 USD per person for foreign residents and 40,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Park entrance fees to Mgahinga gorilla national park for 2022-2023
Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga N.P

Golden monkey habituation permit

Foreign non residents are charged 100 USD per person, 80 USD per person for foreign residents and 100,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Mountain activities in Mgahinga gorilla national park

Mountain climbing fee is per day and it includes entrance fees except for platform viewing and the fee excludes tent, porter and cook fees.

Mgahinga volcano climbing

Foreign non residents are charged 80 USD per person, 70 USD per person for foreign residents and 50,000 UGX per person for East African citizens

Mgahinga platform view

Foreign non residents are charged 10 USD per person, 10 USD per person for foreign residents and 10,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Batwa trail experience in Mgahinga gorilla national park

Foreign non residents are charged 80 USD per person, 70 USD per person for foreign residents and 50,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

For more information about the park entrance fees to Mgahinga gorilla national park for 2022-2023, you can contact us at Achieve Global Safaris or visit our website to book a safari package in Mgahinga gorilla national park.

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