Booking Bwindi Gorilla Permit. Gorilla permits are very Key when booking a gorilla trip to Bwindi impenetrable National Park and to have a successful gorilla trek. Gorilla permits allow you to see the gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and they are of two categories namely; the gorilla trekking permits and the gorilla habituation permits. Bwindi has about 180 gorilla permits every day to allow you to trek the gorillas from all sectors. The gorilla trekking permits allow you to spend only one hour once you find the gorillas and the gorilla habituation permits allow you to see and view the gorillas for four hours and these permits cost differently. Bwindi has four regions where you can see the amazing Mountain gorillas.
How to Book Bwindi Gorilla Permit?
The process of booking Bwindi gorilla permit is very easy once you contact us on email about your planned trek and preferred date. The gorilla permit has to be purchased in advance to secure a spot for your trek for any date depending on your travel dates and availability of the permits that day. Gorilla tracking is done in a group of eight people per gorilla family meaning eight permits only are available for each gorilla family and only four permits per day for gorilla habituation. To secure a place for a day’s gorilla trek you will need to secure your gorilla permit in advance months or days prior to visiting Bwindi Forest National park. When you book an all-inclusive Gorilla trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with Eco Adventure Safaris, All you need to do is to send us your actual dates when you prefer trekking gorillas and we will check the availability of permits online. We will reserve your permit tentatively and send you a permit payment invoice. Once you make payment, we will go ahead and secure your permit and thereafter send you scanned copies of receipts from the Uganda Wildlife Authority.
Booking Bwindi gorilla permits is essential for your gorilla trip, depending on the availability of the permits on that particular date, you will choose a sector of your choice where to trek gorillas among the four sectors of Bwindi namely; Rushaga, Nkuringo, Ruhija and Buhoma. You can choose the gorillas trek date on your birth date, anniversary date, Christmas date, Easter date or any date that you most prefer to create an everlasting memory. We shall purchase and book the permit for that date depending on availability on Uganda wildlife system. All this needs to be done months or weeks in advance.
What is the cost of the Bwindi Mountain gorilla permit?
The cost of the gorilla permits depends on the activity chosen between gorilla habituation experience and gorilla trekking. The Gorilla trekking permits in Bwindi cost USD700 per person for Non-foreign Residents, USD600 for East African Residents and Ugx 250,000 for East African Citizens. The gorilla Habituation permits cost USD1500 for Non-Foreign Residents, USD1000 for East African Residents and Uganda shs. 750,000 for East African Citizens and you are allowed to spend four hours’ time with the gorillas. The habituation experience in the south of Bwindi between Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors. The cost is as per the 2021/2022Uganda wildlife Authority Tariff. Booking Bwindi Gorilla Permit price is inclusive of the entrance fees into Bwindi forest, guiding fees in the forest, and conservation value as bwindi has the remaining half of the mountain gorillas in the world.
When to book Bwindi Mountain gorilla permits
Booking gorilla permits takes place throughout the year in Uganda and we always recommend booking your permit months in advance to your trekking date. Gorilla permits tend to sell out so very quickly during the high season (December, January, February, July, August and September). Purchasing your gorilla permit in advance will help you to trek the gorillas in your desired travel time. Advance booking helps you to select the sector of your choice for the gorilla trek, select best accommodation of your choice and also select the gorilla family of your choice. All this will make your travel plan organized and tailored as per your interest.
We also organize last minute booking of Bwindi gorilla permits for travelers, you may visit Uganda for a conference, Seminar or you many have change of program while in Uganda and you instead opt to do a gorilla trek on a weekend or any day you are free, once you contact, we shall try our best to get you a gorilla permit from either Uganda wildlife Authority or from those reselling the gorilla permits for you not to miss out. Booking Bwindi Gorilla Permit will require you to make payment for the permit to secure a spot for trekking. Once you contact us, we shall send you a quote for the number of days as you require, and then you fix dates which we shall consider when booking you’re your permits and accommodation as they are key priorities. Once you make Payment, we shall pay off all your services as per the travel plan and ensure all is in order for your gorilla safari.
What is the Minimum deposit for Booking Bwindi Gorilla Permit?
Booking Bwindi Gorilla Permit for gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable National park in advance for at least three months to the trekking dates is very essential. You can make a minimum deposit of 30% of the price of the gorilla permit to secure your spot for the trek and later pay 70% deposit to fully obtain the permit in 90 days before the trekking date. If you do not finish the payment before 90 days, you may lose your permits off the system plus the deposit money as well.
As Eco Adventure safaris, when make permit payment to us for dates at have few permits available, we deposit 30% on permits using our credit as we wait for our account to be credited in case you made bank transfer. Using online payment is very efficient as we receive the money is less than five minutes and we shall deposit for your permits ASAP. All deposits are made to Uganda wildlife Authority at the head offices in Kampala and a receipt for the minimum deposit of 30% is issued with a booking reference to confirm your gorilla permit.
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located in the southern part of Uganda sharing boarder with Congo, it is one of the only two national parks in Uganda where you can trek and see the magnificent Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat in the world, it is home to more than half of the only remaining Mountain Gorillas in the wild making it famous and best place to trek the Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Forest National park is divided into different sections/sectors where you can do the Gorilla tracking experience namely Rushaga, Buhoma, and Ruhija and Nkuringo sector.
Bwindi Forest National Park has different habituated gorilla families open for gorilla tracking experience, each gorilla family has different gorilla individuals, and each gorilla family is headed and controlled by the dominant male gorilla the Silver back. For you to go on the trek, you are required to have a Gorilla permit valid for trekking that day. Gorilla permits are limited in number per day given it is only 8 people allowed to trek per gorilla family per day in Bwindi Forest National Park.
Why book with us Bwindi Gorilla Permit?
Eco Adventure safaris id one of the best local tour operators to help you in Booking Bwindi Gorilla Permit, we also offer amazing gorilla safari experiences to Uganda and Rwanda. Contact us for our discounted packages and also tailor-made trips. Our magic in organizing authentic experience stems from the fact that we have over time assembled a team mixed with young and energetic staff guided by well-experienced mature managers and directors who are Ugandans and passionate about what they do. We are highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor to help you learn on the experiences of the other travelers who have traveled with us.