Gorilla Permit in Uganda

What is Gorilla Permit in Uganda, Cost & How Book a Permit

How many gorilla permits are available in Uganda daily – What is a Gorilla Permit in Uganda, and what does it mean to me?

What is a gorilla permit in Uganda? Here is what a permit means to you. A Gorilla Permit is a legal document issued by the Uganda Wildlife, allowing you to be with a Gorilla Family. UWA issues the Permits, and they are primarily marketed through the Association of Uganda Tour Operators.

There are presently 152 Permits available each day. The minimum age of a participant is 15. The Permit is issued not for a particular Gorilla Group, but a Bwindi Impenetrable Forest sector such as Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo.  The Nyakagezi Group in Mgahinga Gorilla Park is different since it is the only group there. Permits are issued for a fixed date. That date is hard to change, and it needs approval.

What is a Gorilla Permit in Uganda?

Here is what a permit means to you. A Gorilla Permit is a legal document issued by the Uganda Wildlife, allowing you to be with a Gorilla Family.  UWA issues the Permits, and they are primarily marketed through the Association of Uganda Tour Operators.

There are presently 152 Permits available each day. The minimum age of a participant is 15. The Permit is issued not for a particular Gorilla Group, but a Bwindi Impenetrable Forest sector such as Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo.  The Nyakagezi Group in Mgahinga Gorilla Park is different since it is the only group there. Permits are issued for a fixed date. That date is hard to change, and it needs approval.

How much is an Uganda gorilla permit? / How is a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda?

How much is a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda – The Gorilla trekking permit now costs $700 for foreign nonresidents, $600 for foreign residents of East African countries (Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania), and 250,000 UGX for East African citizens through the year. There are no low season discounts anymore or any other discounts so do not be deceived or misled.

5 Days Fly in Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Park

Besides the normal gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, in January 2014, the Uganda wildlife Authority introduced four-hour gorilla trekking.

The four-hour trek in Bwindi offers Gorilla Habituation Experience and gives you the chance to spend 4 hours in the company of the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda‘s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Adult Gorilla photographed by the habituation team.

Gorilla trekking is hard work, but the rewards are immense. This trekking experience is not available in other gorilla areas of the Virunga Conservation area, inclusive of the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda.

If you’re planning to participate in this four-hour gorilla trek experience, you should book a gorilla habituation permit with Kabira Gorilla Safaris or any other locally based company that can arrange for you a perfect gorilla safari. The four-hour gorilla habituation experience is absolutely fantastic.

The Bwindi four hours gorilla trek experience/ gorilla habituation experience is an all year – round experience as well as booking permits, however, we highly recommend you to book your early enough to avoid inconveniences and for a fantastic experience.

How to book Bwindi four hour Gorilla habituation Permit

If you’re interested in a four-hour gorilla trek/ habituation experience safari to Bwindi impenetrable National Park, it will mean you will need to book a Bwindi- gorilla habituation permit that is booked or sold at the Uganda wildlife Authority.

For any visitor to be able to access the Bwindi Gorillas require a gorilla permit or pass and you will be glad to dwell in the impenetrable forest and watch the large primates, Mountain Gorillas for a full four hour. We hereby help you check the availability of Bwindi gorilla permits and can also reserve them for you if interested.

A single gorilla habituation permit goes for USD1500 per person per trek, inclusive of park entry fees. Once you have booked your permit, you will be guaranteed to spend four hours with the semi–habituated Mountain Gorilla family which starts counting when you reach the fresh trails some time where they last nested the previous night. Bwindi’s four-hour Gorilla Habituation experience is limited to 4 people per family per day.

Kabira Gorilla Safaris is a genuine Tour and Travel safari with expertise in planning gorilla trekking safaris to Bwindi, Mgahinga, volcanoes, and Virunga National Parks. The tour and travel company is also registered with the Uganda Tourism Board and thus guarantee your safety while on your gorilla trekking safari

Are there baboons in Uganda?

The olive baboon is the only type found in Uganda, they mostly live in open woodland bordered by savanna, areas like Murchison Falls National Park, Semuliki Forest, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Lake Mburo National Park being the hosts for these primates.

Plan your gorilla safari with us for the best wilderness experience.

Best Selling Uganda Gorilla Safari Travel Styles

Itineraries tailored for Gorilla Trekking Holidays can be planned in different safari types. These include Short Uganda Gorilla Safaris and Long Uganda Gorilla Tour. Each of these tours is well tailor-made to suit the client’s needs.

Authentic Uganda Gorilla Tours Safari Packages

Short Uganda Gorilla Trek Tours are Itineraries that take between 3 to 4 Days for Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

These Short Tour itineraries start either from Entebbe International Airport or Kampala-Uganda’s capital. Transportation is by a 4×4 safari vehicle on a drive lasting about 8-9 hours. Each itinerary can start any time of the year and is open to bookings by solo travelers, couples, or groups.

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Bwindi & Batwa Experience

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi is a short memorable Uganda Gorilla Holiday to trek Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to more than 50% of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas

3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda is the best short Gorilla trekking safari to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park found within the Virunga massif which is a chain of 8 volcanoes.

3 Days Mgahinga Uganda Gorilla Safari is the best short Gorilla trek safari to Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This is one of the most scenic National Parks in Uganda found in south western Uganda.

Bwindi Gorilla Habituation from Kigali

4 Days Uganda Gorilla tracking Safari Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi tour is a short memorable Uganda Gorilla safari and tour on Lake Bunyonyi. The 4 Days Uganda Gorilla safari includes a visit to Bwindi Forest.

The Ultimate Uganda Gorilla Safaris

A Long Gorilla tracking safari in Uganda is a perfect way to trek the gentle giants and also take other activities. Taking a Long Holiday means spending more time on safari and therefore doing a lot more.

Our Long Gorilla itineraries are recommended and include visits to other national parks in Uganda for wildlife tours, birding, and other adventure activities. Here are our sample itineraries that can help you best plan.

3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda is the best short Gorilla trekking safari to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park found within the Virunga massif which is a chain of 8 volcanoes.

5 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Safari Uganda includes gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park as well as an adventure tour to Lake Bunyonyi.

Luxury Gorilla Safari Bwindi Forest National Park

7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour is a Gorilla trekking & Wildlife tour to Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Parks. comprises activities.

Gorilla Habituation Safari Bwindi Rushaga Sector

10 Days Uganda Birding Safari & Gorilla Trekking is such a worthwhile Bird Watching Tour in Uganda well combined with Wildlife Tours and Mountain Gorilla trekking.

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