Gorilla permit in Uganda, Cost increase from$700-$800 – New Bwindi gorilla trekking permit price – Budget gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda from Kigali.
Gorilla permit in Uganda – cost increase, a Gorilla permit should be the first thing to think about when you want to do a Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and for that reason we always advise our clients to book their Gorilla trekking permits/passes advance at least 3 months before they start their trip. As the permit is that document which allows you trek Gorillas in Bwindi forest so you can guarantee any other service before you secure a Permit/Pas for yourself.
After Rwanda started to market herself as a luxury destination, and increased her Gorilla permits t0 $1500 per person per trek, the officials in Uganda Wildlife Authority found it not necessary to increase the trekking permit for Bwindi impenetrable National Park for the year 2024-2026 and the Gorilla permits for the rest of Africa is at $500, for East African residents the permit is at $700 Per person per trek.
Increase of Gorilla permit in Uganda by July 01st 2024
The body that is responsible for issuing Gorilla permits in Uganda (Uganda Wildlife Authority, UWA) has officially announced the increase of Bwindi impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park where tourists trek mountain Gorillas in Uganda. Ever since Rwanda increased her Gorilla permits to $1500 per person per trek, it has been a substantial change to Uganda as they first crapped off the low season Gorilla permit discounts and introduced a uniform price for permits.
Conservationists have urged Uganda wildlife Authority to increase the cost of Gorilla permit in Uganda as to protect the Gorillas and the forest from tripling in terms of carrying capacity and gaining enough funds from the Gorillas in terms of foreign exchange.
With effect from July 01st 2024, the Gorilla permit cost in Uganda will be increased from $700-$800 per person per trek, there will be an extra charge of more $100 and this is now official from the Uganda Wildlife Authority and the new activities tariff will be up as soon as possible.
Trekking mountain Gorillas in Uganda
Gorilla trekking is the back born of tourism in Uganda, and is a focal point to every tourist that is interested to visiting the Perl of Africa for tourism. Bwindi impenetrable National Park in Uganda, habits 50% of the world’s mountain Gorillas making it a Paramount opportunity for tourists and client are assured of a variety of Gorilla permits availability due to a high number of mountain Gorillas habituated for Gorilla trekking. Uganda Wildlife Authority has habituated over 19 Gorilla families in bwindi impenetrable National Park and 1 Gorilla family in Mgahinga National Park and all the Gorilla families are available for trekking every day all year round.
When to Book a 2024 Gorilla permit for Bwindi?
Great Adventures Uganda is always ready to help you secure a Gorilla permit for Uganda and Rwanda depending on your interests. All you need to do is, send us the dates you would like to come on a Gorilla trekking safari and details like full names, passport number, Nationality and date of birth, we can secure for you a Gorilla trekking permit and once we have the permits secured we always send clients a scanned copy. Contact one of Great Adventures safari consultants in office for more details about the 2024 Gorilla permits and saris.