Book a Gorilla pass/Gorilla permit 2023-2024 – Booking a gorilla trekking ticket – Budget gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda.
Book a gorilla pass/gorilla permit 2023-2024. Tracking the Mountain Gorillas is the most popular and highlights tourist activity in Uganda as of today. Tourists travel from various countries across the world to the Pearl of Africa to enjoy a life time experience, but whoever comes for Gorilla tracking needs a Gorilla pass/Gorilla permit/Gorilla ticket.
There is one thing that often stands in their way, one thing you have to be assured of before you go on a Gorilla trekking tour if you don’t have it, and that is a Gorilla Pass/Gorilla permit/Gorilla ticket.
Mountain Gorillas are such an endangered species, precautions have to be taken. One of those is a Gorilla permit for anyone who wants to see them. It is of course a source of revenue to the country, but it is for good cause, preserving and conserving for the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda.
You need a Gorilla pass/Gorilla permit for each day you track the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda. The Uganda Wildlife Authority is the government body that issues out these Gorilla permits. But you need to secure one for yourself way ahead of your trip because they are in high demand.
The Gorilla permits are sold locally with cash basis at the Uganda Wildlife Authority offices in Kampala the capital city of Uganda.
How can I buy a Gorilla pass/permit/ticket early before i make my trip as they are only sold locally?
This is where experienced Ugandan safari companies like Great Adventures Safaris come into the picture. If you hire a safari company like us to manage and organize your Uganda Gorilla tour and subsequently your Gorilla tracking experience you contact us to book and purchase a Gorilla permit/ticket for you.
If you are interested in Uganda Mountain Gorilla tracking you always have to let us know in advance mainly in high/peak seasons since Gorilla permits/ticket tend to sell out quickly because of the high demand. Gorilla pass/ permits/ticket are always sold by first come first serve so once you confirm your dates you let us know and we check availability and we pre-purchase your Gorilla pass/ permit. Once this is done you send through your passport details as they are required to print out your Gorilla pass/permit at the Uganda Wildlife Authority offices.
At Great Adventures Safaris we organize Gorilla tracking trips to Bwindi through Kigali the Rwandan capital for you to save USD900 away from the cost of a Rwandan Gorilla pass/permit/ticket which costs USD1500 while the Ugandan Gorilla pass/permit costs USD700. It also saves you the long drive from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park which is 9-10 hours and Kigali Rwanda to Bwindi National park is 4-5 hours drive.
A Ugandan Gorilla pass/permit of USD700 allows you to trek the Mountain Gorillas for one hour once you find them, but Gorilla tracking can take between 30 minutes to three quarters of the day. Depending on your fitness and interests you present to the park rangers on your Gorilla tracking day you can be allocated a Gorilla family suitable for you. Gorilla trekking can be strenuous so always a certain level of fitness is required. Read more about increase of gorilla permit price in Uganda