Mountain Gorilla trekking is a top safari activity that you shouldn’t miss while on your vacation in Africa. Coming face to face with our second closest cousins in Uganda’s tropical rain forests will leave you speechless! Trekking Mountain gorillas in Uganda require one to acquire a gorilla trekking permit. Here is all you need to know about Gorilla Permits for 2023 – 2024.
What is a gorilla trekking permit? Gorilla trekking permit is a document that grants travelers access to mountain gorillas. Gorilla trekking permits in Uganda are issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), a government authority responsible for the protection of mountain gorillas. In Uganda, there are around 152 Permits available for trekkers to book on a daily.
Acquiring a gorilla trekking permit for 2023 or 2024 for your gorilla trekking trip to Uganda may be difficult, however, Acacia safaris Limited is here to ease the process for you. We will help you book your Gorilla trekking permit for your Trip to Uganda, and any other additional arrangements to make sure your trip is a great success.
Gorilla Permits for 2023 – 2024 are guaranteed for travelers who wish to trek mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda. Acacia Safaris Limited guaranteed success in obtaining your gorilla trekking permit to both Uganda and Rwanda. Book your trip with us and experience the magical gorilla encounters.
The Gorilla trekking permits are not issued for a particular Gorilla Group but for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest sectors such as Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo. The Nyakagezi Group in Mgahinga Gorilla Park is different since it is the only group there. Permits are issued for a fixed date. That date is hard to change, and it needs approval. Acacia Safaris Limited guarantees gorilla trekking permits in Uganda, book with us today.
Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda cost up to $700 for foreign nonresidents, $600 for foreign residents of East African countries (Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania), and 250,000 UGX for East African citizens through the year. There are no low-season discounts anymore or any other discounts so do not be deceived or misled.
Besides the normal gorilla trekking, the Uganda Wildlife Authority introduced four-hour gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, in January 2014. The four-hour trek in Bwindi is also regarded as a Gorilla Habituation Experience and grants trekkers the chance to spend 4 hours in the company of the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Gorilla trekking is relatively hard work and requires some level of physical fitness however the rewards are immense.
For those interested in a four-hour gorilla trek experience, you should book a gorilla habituation permit with Acacia Safaris Limited or any other locally based company that can arrange for you a perfect gorilla safari. Booking your gorilla trekking permit early enough will help you have a hustle-free gorilla trekking safari in Uganda.
For any visitor to be able to access the Bwindi Gorillas require a gorilla permit or pass and you will be glad to dwell in the impenetrable forest and watch the large primates, Mountain Gorillas for a full four hours. Acacia Safaris Limited is an expert tour operator, locally based with an experience of over 2 decades in organizing safaris in Uganda, particularly gorilla trekking safaris. Our expert team will help you check the availability of Bwindi gorilla permits and can also reserve them for you if interested.
A single gorilla habituation permit goes for USD1500 per person per trek, inclusive of park entry fees. Once you have booked your permit, you will be guaranteed to spend four hours with the semi–habituated Mountain Gorilla family which starts counting when you reach the fresh trails sometime where they last nested the previous night. Bwindi four hour Gorilla Habituation experience is limited to 4 people per family per day, unlike the normal gorilla trekking with up to 8 members.
Acacia Safaris Limited is a genuine Tour operator with expertise in planning gorilla trekking safaris to Bwindi, Mgahinga, volcanoes, and Virunga National Parks. Book a safari to Africa with the leading inland ground handling tour operator and have a life-changing experience in the sweet African Jungles.