How & When to plan a budget gorilla trekking safari for 2023-2024 – Guaranteed Gorilla permits-safari can start on any dates of your choice
How & when to plan a budget gorilla trekking safari – Gorilla trekking is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife encounters that every traveller will want to put on their bucket list of African safaris as they plan their safari holiday vacation on this blog post we explain in details how to best enjoy the Budget gorilla trekking safari in 2023-2024
Uganda is currently the best gorilla trekking destination in Africa for budget gorilla trekking safaris in the famous Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park which lies south-west of the main capital Kampala and bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda
Mountain gorillas are one of the dominant species of gorillas currently living in the heart of East Africa and central Africa in four national parks of Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Bwindi and Mgahinga gorilla national parks in Uganda
What does budget travel in Uganda Mean?
Budget travel in Uganda simply means selecting less expensive but authentic eco-safari lodges during your safari, the lodges are usually self-contained with birth room and toilets inside however they are not graded as 4-5 star safari lodges usually the lodges and the Camps prices range between USD 40-90 per person sharing compared to the upmarket safari lodges and camps that go for USD 400-USD 1000 person sharing than other services usually depend on the mode of transport for budget travel safari vans are used but for high end converted safari jeeps are used and the safari vans cost between USD 40-USD 70 compared to the converted safari jeep that costs between USD-140-USD 200 all excluding the driver-guide
All you need to know about Budget gorilla trekking safari
In Our Guide to budget gorilla trekking safari 2023-2024 we give you practical guidance on how best to travel on budget during your safari in Uganda
During your safari there are several ways of travelling around the national parks in Uganda and this involves the use of 4×4 safari vehicle jeeps or 4×4 safari vans so on our budget safari we will contact the trip using a 4×4 safari van which is comfortable and affordable compared to the 4×4 safari jeep and this will keep the cost of your safari extremely cheaper
Lodges and camps
Uganda is still a developing country and travelling is still relatively affordable and Great adventure safaris will ensure that you get the best value of your money by booking either intimate budget tented camps or intimate budget safari lodge or the trip can be contacted by camping form of accommodation
Uganda is a busy primate destination in East Africa for primate tracking safaris so we recommend booking your gorilla trekking permits way in advance to avoid hustle during last minute booking, it’s important to note that Uganda gorilla trekking permits cost USD 700 compared to Rwanda’s USD 1500 so this is why you should travel to Uganda in 2023-2024 on budget. understand more about booking your gorilla permits in advance
Number of days
The fact is that while travelling in Uganda on a budget the number of days will be key on your budget so the shorter the trip the more expensive the safari will be so we recommend taking medium safaris like 10 Days and above for good pricing contact Great adventure safaris for more information
Number of travellers
When Planning a budget gorilla trekking safari in Uganda the number of travellers is key as the more the group number the cheaper the safari and the fewer the number of travellers the more expensive the safari gets so recommended travelling between 2-7 people for cost-sharing
When to book budget gorilla trekking safari 2023-2024?
The best time for gorilla trekking in the budget is during the low season when lodges tent to lower down their prices for off-season which is usually from March, April, May, October and November through this are rainy seasons in Uganda and the high season where the lodges do not have offseason are from June, July, August, September, December, January and February this is when there is low rainfall or no Rainfall. Read more about gorilla trekking seasons in our blog post
Where to trek budget gorillas in Bwindi forest?
Uganda has several gorilla trekking regions which include the Buhoma gorilla region, Ruhija gorilla region, Rushaga region and Nkuringo gorilla region but our budget gorilla safaris will usually go to Ruhija or Rushaga due to the easy accessibility of the specious crater lakes of Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mutanda, understand more about gorilla trekking regions in Bwindi forest