How to save money on a Gorilla Safari? – Saving money on a gorilla safari for 2022 – 2023 – Save money on a holiday in Uganda
How to save money on a gorilla safari? – Saving money on a Gorilla safari would be the dream of every traveler. The economy over the world has been struck by the Corona Virus but this is not the end of the holiday time.
Spending precious holiday time in less crowded destinations like Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks for Mountain Gorilla trekking is one of the ideal vacation choices to take. Uganda the Pearl of Africa has one of the coolest environments in the world.
Book Gorilla Trekking Uganda Permit in Advance
Each day the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) issues only 8 Gorilla permits per habituated Gorilla family. These are open to the entire world to book so if the top on your bucket list is Gorilla trekking in Uganda, you need to buy your Gorilla permit in advance.
The cost for an Uganda Gorilla permit is USD700 per person per trek but sometimes there are very busy months when Gorilla permits are overbooked so try to spare yours in advance to avoid waitlist.
Uganda Wildlife Authority sells Gorilla permits on a first come first serve basis. No permit is reserved without payment even if you are traveling Luxury.
Trusting your safari funds with an Uganda agent is more secure as you have the assurance of who to contact in case of any misunderstanding. Great Adventure Safaris has been in the African safari business for some time and has mastered the best ways to book your Uganda Gorilla permits. We provide you with details after booking your Gorilla permit and ensure your safari is tailored and organized to fit your taste.
Do you have limited time in Africa; you have a chance to do our 2 Days Gorilla trekking safari starting from Kigali-Rwanda.
The proximity of Kigali International Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is about 4 hour and a half drive makes it quite possible to do an Uganda Gorilla trekking safari starting from Kigali-Rwanda. You get the chance to visit the Uganda Gorillas and be part of your other programs.
In case you have more time, you may also visit the Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park and do a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Uganda is part of the Great East African Community so Great Adventure Safaris advise that you book an East African Visa, to make it easy for you to cross over to Uganda from Kigali-Rwanda to do your Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest. The cost of a Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda is USD700 per person per trek which is half that of Rwanda.
Buy Travel Insurance before Gorilla trekking
Getting satisfaction from a trip after saving your hard-earned money is fulfilling. Knowing that you have insurance covering all your costs is even more exciting.
Talk to your insurance company to know what part of your gorilla trekking safari they are covering so that you prepare the way in advance.
Make sure you are fully vaccinated for Covid 19 and Carry your PCR Negative Result test before Travelling for Gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda.
Vaccinating for Covid 19 is one way to protect the Mountain Gorillas from catching this deadly infection. Carry your immunization card and results.
Rwanda has strict rules on the Corona Virus pandemic, especially for anyone visiting the Mountain Gorillas. They are one of the world’s endangered primates that need protection.
In case you have no proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken at least 72 hours before departure from your country, you have tested again at a fee that may hitch on your budget.