Bwindi gorilla tours-gorilla trekking Uganda – Best Gorilla holidays in Bwindi forest
Bwindi Gorilla tours are the highlight of all Uganda safari itineraries and visits done to Uganda and Rwanda, and to be more sincere, mountain Gorillas are the main reason why many people visit the pearl of Africa., the national park is a home to the world’s half population of mountain gorillas which leave in their natural habitat at the edge of the great rift valley, the park has four tracking areas of Buhoma in the north, Ruhija in the east, Rushaga in the lower south and Nkuringo in Upper south the park is also near lake Mutanda and Lake Bunyonyi where you can stay and relax after gorilla tracking experience and its also near Mgahinga national park Uganda’s second gorilla trekking area
How to get a Bwindi Gorilla trekking permit?
Uganda gorilla permits are issued by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) which is the government body responsible for tourism activities and management and they only sell the gorilla permits to registered tour operators like Great Adventure safaris, travelers are advised to pre book their gorilla permits as they are guaranteed after payment and it’s usually first come first serve
Gorilla permits prices
Uganda gorilla permit are available for Bwindi impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park the permit fees change time to time and currently Uganda gorilla permits go for USD 700 however contact us for the updated prices before booking
We strongly recommend all clients to book their all-inclusive safari packages to reduces the hustles of getting the permit yourself as mistakes from the Uganda wildlife Authority can be difficult to deal with and this can complicate your vacation
UWA issue Gorilla permits basing on Bwindi Gorilla trekking regions of Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Nyakagezi. Different trekking sectors have various Gorilla families of which you will be trekking one family as only 8 Pax are allowed per gorilla family.
You are require to provide your details of your passport to be issued a Gorilla trekking permit, full names, passport number, Nationality and once we secure your permit, we send through a scanned receipt for your records.
What to pack for Bwindi gorilla trekking safari?
Pack list before traveling for your Gorilla trekking safari include
- Comfortable hiking boots
- Warm clothing or jackets/sweaters for the cold evenings and morning
- Rain jacket or poncho for the wet weather as Bwindi is a rain forest
- Insect repellents.
- Spear battery
- water bottle
- cap or a hat
- insect repellent
If you are looking for what you should come with or pack list before traveling for your Gorilla trekking safari, find a guide to good gear, good quality hiking boots, warm clothing or jackets/sweaters for the cold evenings and morning, rain jacket or poncho for the wet weather as bwindi is a rain forest, insect repellents.
When to trek gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable national park?
Tracking mountain Gorillas in Bwindi is done all year round in Uganda due to the presence of tropical climate that is powered by the countries location on the equator, the low season is when the number of visitors is very low and this is usually the rainy season which comes during the months of March, April, May, October and November and peak season when most visitors tend to come in big numbers and these are the drier times of the year from June, July, August, September, December, January and February and wildlife viewing is excellent during the rainy season for more information on experts advise on when to visit Bwindi for gorilla tours contact Great Adventure safaris
Great Adventure Safaris is always available to arrange for you a memorable Bwindi Gorilla trekking safari and we can secure for you Gorilla permits and all other services/all inclusive tour package, contact one of our safari consultants for a quick response. Contact form
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