Booking Mgahinga Gorilla permit. Mgahinga Gorilla National park is a habitat for man’s closest, the mountain gorillas which roam about the whole forest in search for food. This park is one of the few places in the world where the endangered mountain gorillas live and it attracts people from different countries to come on Uganda Gorilla Safari. The Park is located in southwestern Uganda bordering Rwanda and DR Congo and it harbors these rare primates.
Mgahinga gorilla national park has three volcanoes namely Mountain Gahinga, Mountain Sabyinyo and Mountain Muhabura all of which are part of the six Virunga Mountains. Mgahinga National Park harbors the endangered mountain gorilla and the Golden Monkeys. The park is a tropical rain forest comprised of lowland equatorial evergreen forest, tropical seasonal forest, montane rain forests and mountain Bamboo. Mgahinga National Park is among the ten National Parks in Uganda for tourism and the second national park for specially gorilla tourism. This park is such a beauty that you should not miss out while visiting Uganda. It is under the management of Uganda wildlife Authority, a government body in charge of all the conservation areas in Uganda.
What is the process of Booking Mgahinga Gorilla permit?
Gorilla permits are very essential when booking a gorilla trip to Mgahinga National Park and to have a successful gorilla trek. Gorilla permits allow you to see the gorillas in their natural environment for one hour once you find them. Mgahinga has only 8 gorilla permits every day to allow you to trek the gorillas as it only has one gorilla family called the Nyakagezi gorilla family.
The process of booking Mgahinga Mountain gorilla permits 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 visitors per day in Mgahinga in the company of Park guides, rangers and Porters. 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 the Park. When you book an all-inclusive Gorilla trip to Mgahinga 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.
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 Mgahinga gorilla permit?
The cost of the gorilla permits for Mgahinga is the same as the cost for Bwindi. The Gorilla trekking permits in Mgahinga cost USD700 per person for Non-foreign Residents, USD600 for East African Residents and Ugx 250,000 for East African Citizens. The permit activity price is as per the 2021/2022Uganda wildlife Authority Tariff. The gorilla permit price is inclusive of the entrance fees into Bwindi forest, guiding fees in the forest, and conservation value as Uganda has the remaining half of the mountain gorillas in the world.
When to book Mgahinga gorilla permit
Booking Mgahinga Gorilla permit 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) since Mgahinga has the fewest permits as it has only one gorilla family. 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 for Mgahinga 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 the gorilla permits 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 Mgahinga Gorilla permit?
Booking Mgahinga Gorilla permit for gorilla trekking in Mgahinga 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.
Why book with us Mgahinga Gorilla Permit?
Eco Adventure safaris is one of the best local tour operators to help you in Booking Mgahinga 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.