Gorilla Permit Booking in Uganda

Gorilla Permit Booking Uganda

When you Book Gorilla Permits helps you to enjoy a Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda. In Uganda Gorilla tracking adventures are done in either Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga National Park. It is a must that one is required to have a permit to see mountain gorillas in Uganda. Securing a gorilla permit has to be done far well in advance to avoid disappoints associated with last-minute arrangements. Permits are solely sold by the Uganda wildlife Authority (UWA) which has got powers to issue the electronic gorilla trekking permit cards at its Kampala headquarters. Once the day of tracking gorillas, your card is checked and verified to ensure its genuine enough to make you eligible for the forest adventure. When you buy a gorilla permit, you are able to trek gorillas in the forests. On seeing them, you are allowed one hour in their midst from the moment you bump into them. A gorilla permit in Uganda is at USD 600 and that price includes the permit itself, park entry fees, the guiding fees as well as other expenses incurred on the entire process.

Secure a Gorilla Permit

The only body mandated to reserve and officially issue gorilla trekking permits is the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The authority is the once responsible for managing all the national parks in Uganda including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park. To get a permit, you need to decide on the travel dates, confirm availability of the permit with your tour operator and then after pay for it. But you also need to confirm concurrently the existence of the flight from your country to Uganda. Whenever you have interest in the gorillas, contact Speedway Safaris for the gorilla safari bookings. A tour operator usually confirms the gorilla permit availability that you rely on to book a safari.

Booking a gorilla permit has to be done with cash and in full payment. After effecting the payment for the permit, you will also provide the passport details as these are required at the Uganda Wildlife Authority. UWA uses such details to know your eligibility to track the gorillas as well as taking records of your origin. In Uganda and Rwanda, anyone below 15 years of age is ineligible to do gorilla trekking. Your passport details are also used to determine the proper price you would pay for the gorilla permit.  A  Foreign resident, A foreign none resident, an East African and a Ugandan citizen all pay different gorilla permit fees as shown below:-

  • Foreign none resident pays USD 700 for a gorilla permit,
  • Foreign resident pay USD 600
  • East African citizens of Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania pay Uganda Shillings 250,000 (USD 80)

When you pay for a tracking permit for gorillas with us, a gorilla trip is confirmed. Usually we only charge deposits for gorilla permits and our clients are given freedom to clear the balance upon arrival in Uganda. Contact today and get yourself a permit for a lifetime gorilla trekking excursion in Uganda.

How to Book a Gorilla Permit

In case you want to do gorilla trekking either in Uganda, Rwanda or Congo, Under how to Book a Gorilla Permit.A gorilla permit is what gives you access to the park to be able to enjoy a gorilla tracking adventure.

Highlight of the Booking Process

  • Choose a company to contact
  • Send an inquiry message specifying what you need
  • Get an itinerary, go through it, confirm its fine
  • Make a deposit payment for the gorilla permit
  • A receipt will be issued to you (scanned and sent to you)
  • Then count yourself that you be trekking gorillas on the stated dates.

The Process of Booking a Gorilla Permit

After deciding in your mind that you are going to visit Uganda, Rwanda or Congo for gorilla excursion, this is how you do.Go online, choose one of the best gorilla trekking company and write to them. In your email, state if you only interested in gorilla trekking or you need some addition activities.State the dates, number of day and the accommodation category prefer while on a safari.Upon receiving your inquiry, the company will write back to you with a proposed itinerary.

The itinerary should be able to address the three aspects of accommodation, transport plus the activities.When you are contented with the gorilla trip itinerary including the price, you will confirm to your operator that you will do a trip with them.The next step would be to ask from them the mode of payment and then you put a deposit for gorilla permits. The amount of deposit will be determined by the number of people booking a safari.You will then pay for the required amount. You will get a receipt sent to you as a confirmation that you have paid.