Bwindi gorilla trekking permits is also known as a gorilla permit and it is the tool to a successful and life time gorilla trekking experience in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Every traveler willing to trek mountain gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park must get a Bwindi gorilla trekking permit to guarantee him or her chance to trek and encounter tour close relatives in the natural setting. Gorilla permit booking information is very important for any tourists willing to trek mountain gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi forest and Mgahinga National Park.
Before you book a gorilla permit, you need to first send us the details of when you would like to trek mountain gorilla in Bwindi and we check availability, all we need is the date, month and year, then we can check availability for you and once we find availability on your proposed dates, we shall send you an invoice for you to send us the funds and we pay for your Bwindi gorilla trekking permit.
Where to get Bwindi gorilla trekking permit
Gorilla permits in Uganda are issued by a government body known as Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and most of the tourist and local tour operators renamed gorilla permits as UWA permits, it the responsible for wildlife conservation in Uganda as well. As of now, you can only get gorilla permits at the headquarters of UWA in Kampala-Uganda. You can buy a gorilla permit by yourself but it involves a lot of hustle that if you use a local tour operator like Great Adventure Safaris to help you do all the ground work with purchasing gorilla permits inclusive. We always recommend our clients to secure their gorilla permits in advance at least 3-months to avoid inconveniences of availability, gorilla permits are sold basing on first come first serve basis and availability changes hourly.
How much is the gorilla permit.
Bwindi gorilla trekking permits costs USD700 per person per trek for non- residents, USD600 per person per trek for residents and UGX25000 for East African Citizens. Once you secure a gorilla trekking permit, it is valid for one day, but you are allowed to be in meters with the gentle giants for only one hour if you paid USD600 for normal tracking and if you pay USD1500 for the habituation experience, you will be allowed four hours but you can still do other activities like birding and nature walks on that very day and you do not pay entry fees as your permit is for that particular date/day
Great Adventure Safaris, remains your number one tour operator in Uganda, we check availability and secure gorilla permits for our clients once they confirm their gorilla trekking safaris with us. Contact us for more information about your gorilla trekking permit.