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Uganda is renowned for its incredible gorilla trekking opportunities, especially in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which are also best for High-end Gorilla Trekking in Uganda. These parks are home to endangered mountain gorillas, and high-end gorilla trekking experiences can be arranged to provide you with a luxurious and memorable adventure. Here’s what you can expect from a High-end Gorilla Trekking in Uganda experience:
- Luxury Accommodation: Several luxury lodges and camps are available near the national parks, offering top-notch facilities, exquisite views, and exceptional service. These accommodations provide a comfortable and luxurious retreat after a day of gorilla trekking.
- Experienced Guides: High-end gorilla trekking experiences in Uganda come with experienced guides who possess extensive knowledge about the gorillas and the surrounding environment. These guides will lead you through the trekking trails, share interesting facts, and ensure your safety during the encounter.
- Small Group Sizes: To enhance the exclusivity and minimize the impact on the gorillas’ natural habitat, high-end gorilla trekking experiences often limit the group size to a few individuals. This ensures a more personalized and intimate encounter with the gorillas.
- Extended Trekking Time: While the standard gorilla trekking permits allow a maximum of one hour with the gorillas, high-end experiences may offer extended periods for observing and interacting with these incredible primates. This provides ample time to observe their behavior, capture photographs, and cherish the encounter.
- Access to Less-Frequented Gorilla Groups: Some high-end tours may provide access to specific gorilla groups that are less frequented by other tourists. This enhances the exclusivity of your experience and allows for a more private interaction with the gorillas.
- Additional Activities: In addition to gorilla trekking, high-end tours often offer a range of supplementary activities to enrich your overall experience. These can include nature walks, birdwatching, cultural visits to local communities, and wildlife safaris in other parts of Uganda.
- Gourmet Dining: Luxury accommodations typically offer gourmet dining experiences, serving a variety of local and international cuisines. You can enjoy delectable meals prepared by expert chefs while relishing the beautiful surroundings.
- Exclusive Amenities: High-end tours may provide exclusive amenities such as spa facilities, private terraces, swimming pools, and personalized services to ensure the utmost comfort and relaxation throughout your stay.
It’s important to note that High-end Gorilla Trekking in Uganda often come at a higher cost compared to standard tours. However, they provide a luxurious and tailored adventure, allowing you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Uganda’s gorilla habitats while enjoying premium services and accommodations.
What is the cost of Bwindi gorilla trekking gorilla permits?
The gorilla permits are very essential when planning Bwindi gorilla trekking. The Bwindi gorilla permit costs USD700 per person for Non-Foreign Residents, USD600 for Foreign Residents and Shs.250, 000 for East African Citizens. The gorilla habituation permits costs USD1500 per person for Non- Foreign Residents, USD1000 for Foreign Residents and Uganda Shs. 750,000 per person for East African Citizens. This habituation permits allows you to view the gorillas for four hours once you find them as you see the way they move, feed, rest and live in families.
Even though Uganda has more gorilla permits, they tend to sell out so very quickly during the high season (January, February, July, August, September, and December every year. Once you contact us about your planned trek and desired dates, we shall check the availability of permits online system for Uganda Wildlife Authority and if permits are available, we shall send you an invoice to make payment for the permits as they are top priority and if they are not available, you will choose other dates that have availability of permits. Once we receive payment, we shall book and secure your permits and send you copy of the receipt with booking ID to confirm your trek. Knowing the cost of the Uganda Gorilla permits is one of the things to consider when determining the approximate cost/ fair price of the 3 day gorilla tour to Bwindi National Park.
What is the cost of transportation to Bwindi National Park?
Trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Transportation costs always helps you to determine the approximate cost of 3 day gorilla safari from to Bwindi. Transportation costs is inclusive of Fuel for the round trip, Vehicle hire, Driver guide fees. The cost can reduce per person when you are more than two persons going on the trip, it ranges from USD150per day and fuel can cost USD280 for the round trip, Guide allowance ranges from USD50 per day and it also depends on what other destinations you are visiting after Bwindi. We do use 4X4 Safari Vehicle for transport with our experienced driver guide who are professional and knowledgeable about the fauna and flora as you drive to Bwindi and on your stay there.
What is the cost of accommodation in Bwindi?
On a trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, you will spend two nights in one of the regions in Bwindi impenetrable National Park and this determines the fair price of the safari.
In Bwindi, depending on the sector where you are going to trek the gorillas, it is recommended to stay in lodges within that selected sector for ease to access the park headquarters in time. In Rushaga, you can stay at, Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge Rushaga gorilla camp, Gorilla safari lodge, four gorillas lodge, in Nkuringo you can stay at Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge, Clouds Mountain gorilla lodge, Gorilla Heights lodge. In Buhoma sector you can stay at Buhoma havens, Buhoma lodge, Bwindi lodge, Buhoma community rest camp. In Ruhija sector you can stay at Trekkers tavern Lodge, Bakiga lodge and Ruhija community Rest camp. The lodges are very many in Bwindi but they require to be booked in advance as they can be fully booked during high season. The Luxury lodges range from USD400 -1000per person per night, the midrange lodges range from USD150-300 per person per night and Budget lodges range from USD70-100 per person per night
Why book High-end Gorilla Trekking in Uganda with Eco Adventure Safaris
Eco Adventure Safaris offers amazing gorilla safari experiences to Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Contact us on here for our discounted packages and also tailor made Gorilla trips from Kampala or Entebbe to Bwindi, Cultural experiences. Our magic in organizing authentic experience stems from the fact that we have overtime 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. Eco Adventure Safaris is highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor and Trust Pilot to help you learn on the experiences of the other travelers who have traveled. Contact us about booking High-end Gorilla Trekking in Uganda.