How to book a Mgahinga gorillas pass? – Gorilla tracking safaris in Uganda – Mgahinga Gorilla trekking permits
How to book a mgahinga gorilla pass?– Great Adventure Safaris provides relevant Gorilla pass booking information for Uganda and Rwanda to enable you plan your African Gorilla trip well. You don’t have to hassle booking your Gorilla pass if you choose to one of our Uganda or Rwanda Gorilla packages as we will help you check availability and book all services on your behalf as per your safari dates. Travellers who wish to trek and see the Mountain Gorillas in the wild, are required to hold a valid Gorilla pass. A Gorilla pass is a permission that is given to all those interested in tracking Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gorilla pass for Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are sold and issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority and they currently cost USD700 per person per trek.
Holding a Gorilla pass allows you watch the mountain Gorillas for a maximum of one hour in the jungles of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Mountain Gorillas live in three countries of Democratic Republic of Congo in the Virunga National park, In Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park of Uganda.
For those who are interested in tracking Mountain Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of the best places where Gorillas can be seen. Just like, the Gorilla pass of Bwindi forest, Uganda Wildlife Authority charge the same price for Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The Mgahinga National Park passes costs USD700 per person per trek and it is not transferable. The process of booking the Gorilla permit is easy through a local tour operator and Great Adventure Safaris is here to help and take you through all this.
What Is Included in the Gorilla Pass?
The Mgahinga Gorilla Pass therefore guarantees visitors to trek and see the mountain Gorillas for one hour. The Gorilla passes also includes park entry fees for Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for that exact day so you don’t have to pay extra to enter the park for your Gorilla tracking. Please note that for other activities other than Gorilla tracking, you will need to pay for park entrance fees separately. The Gorilla pass fee also includes the ranger or guides fee who will be with you in the forest looking out for the Gorillas. However, visitors can tip guides and rangers as per their wish.
Gorilla passes also include security as you are in the forest since you will be walking in the forest. The security is in the form of Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers that are armed and tourism police. This also means that Mgahinga Gorilla passes excludes, transport, meals and accommodation in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, which should also be booked differently with the help of your tour operator.
Available Gorilla Passes in Mgahinga National Park
How to book a mgahinga gorilla pass? – Unlike Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which has got over 18 habituated Gorilla families, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has got only one habituated Gorilla family which is the Nyakagezi Gorilla Family that is composed of 8 members. This means that each day, there are only 8 Gorilla passes available for Gorilla tracking. Therefore this means that those interested in tracking Mountain Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park should book their passes in advance to reduce on chances of losing out. Great Adventure Safaris recommend that you check for availability and book within a time frame of at least three months in advance, in case you contact us, we can check with them the availability at Uganda Wildlife Authority, just send us an email and you will not regret our professional services.