Are you planning to trek mountain gorillas on your birthday, yes this is very possible, our guide below on how to organize a gorilla trek on your birthday will help you plan for your trek accordingly. Booking a gorilla permit is essential for your gorilla trek on your birthday to Uganda, Congo, or Rwanda, depending on the availability of the permits on that particular date. You can choose to trek date on your birthday date to create an everlasting memory. We shall purchase and book the permit for that date depending on availability on Uganda Wildlife Authority permits system for Uganda and Rwanda Development Board for Rwanda. All this needs to be done months or weeks in advance.
Steps to book gorilla trek on your birthday
You will need to have your gorilla permit secured in advance to confirm that you are booked for the gorilla trek on your birthday. Once you have your planned dates of travel confirmed we will need you to send us an email here so that we check for the availability of gorilla permits online with the Uganda Wildlife Authority or Rwanda Development and Virunga National Park for Congo once we confirm permits are available for your planned dates we will let you know so that we can send you an invoice for you to make payment for the permits. Once the payment is done and we have received it on our account we will go ahead and purchase your permits immediately and send you a scanned copy of the permits for your records and perusal, this will confirm you are booked for the gorilla trek on your birthday ark. It is advised to book your gorilla permit in advance at least 2-3 months prior to your visit given the fact permits sell out very quickly on a first come first serve basis.
How much is a Gorilla trekking on your birthday
The Gorilla permit price shares a much more cost for any gorilla Safari on top of other services like transport, accommodation, and guiding. A gorilla permit costs USD1500in Rwanda, USD700 in Uganda, and USD400 in Congo for the Foreign nonresident, this gorilla permit gives you an opportunity to spend 1-hour encounter with the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Forest National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, and Virunga National Park in Congo. On top of the gorilla permit, you will also pay for other services for a successful gorilla trekking safari which include transport, accommodation, and guiding. Our 4 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorillas cost starts from USD1272 per person. Contact us here and we will book for you accordingly.
What is the best time to book a gorilla trek on your birthday?
Gorilla trekking is best done in the months of June to October and December to March during this time it is a dry season with mild rainfall making it easy for the treks in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, as well during this time the vegetation is not fully grown and it is easy for viewing the mountain gorillas offering great sights for photographs. During the other months of April, May, and November which is normally a wet season this makes the vegetations grow high making the sightings unclear however during this time the treks tend to be shorter given the fact mountain gorillas don’t move further distances looking for food, food is readily available. Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda can be done throughout the year given the fact it is a very well-organized activity and you have 99% chance of seeing the mountain gorillas.
Where to stay in Bwindi National Park on your birthday
Gorilla Habituation Experience is done in the southern part of Bwindi Forest National Park, with this it is recommended to stay at this part of the park. Accommodation in the southern part of Bwindi Forest National park ranges from Budget options include Rusgaha Gorilla Havens Lodge, Karungi Camp, Nshogi Camp among others these cost USD90-100 per person per night, mid-range include Rushaga Gorilla Camp, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge among others these cost USD150-200 per person per night, Luxury options include Four Gorillas Lodge, Clouds Gorilla Lodge, and Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge these cost USD250-700 per person per night. Other lodges include Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi Lodge, Trekkers Tavern Cottages and Bakiga Lodge
Where to stay in Volcanoes National Park on your birthday?
How to organize a gorilla trek on your birthday. On your gorilla trek on your birthday to volcanoes national park, staying in a gorgeous, comfortable and unique lodge/camp is ideal for an incredible safari. There are many lodges and hotels in volcanoes national park ranging from budget to luxury, namely; Bisate lodge, Gorilla Nest and Virunga lodge are luxury options, Sabinyo silverback lodge, five volcanoes lodge, Le bamboo Mountain gorilla lodge are Midrange options to consider, Kinigi guesthouse, Hotel Muhavura, and gorilla volcanoes lodge is some of the budget hotels. The hotel rooms can sell out quickly especially during the high season, your accommodation choice needs to be booked in advance. You will also be able to get a discount on accommodation when you stay more nights and be treated to a great service while you stay
How to get to Bwindi Forest National Park
By Road; The southern sector of Bwindi Forest National Park can be accessed through the main safari circuit from Entebbe/Kampala which is approximately 8-9 hours drive. You will need to turn off at Muko along the Kabale-Kisoro road you will see the signpost of Uganda Wildlife Authority which you will follow up to to your booked lodge for accommodation in either Rushaga or Nkuringo sector.
By Air; You can fly from Entebbe International Airport or Kampala’s Kajjansi airfield to Kisoro airstrip to access the southern sectors of Rushaga and Nkuringo. Scheduled and chartered flights are available and operated by domestic airline operators of Aero link and Fly Uganda. You will need to plan with your tour operator for a transfer from the airstrip to the Park
How to get to volcanoes national park for your gorilla trek on your honeymoon?
For a gorilla trek on your birthday to Volcanoes national park, you are required to secure a Rwanda visa at USD30 at Kigali International Airport or any of the border points into Rwanda. The park can be accessed by road and its only 2 hours’ drive from Kigali city and about an hour drive from Cyanika boarder of Uganda and Rwanda. We use 4×4 vehicles for our all-inclusive packages that are very comfortable for your road trip to Volcanoes national park, they come with drinking water onboard, AC and driven by professional driver guides. For entry into the park, you will need to have secured permit for any of the activity of your choice or paid park entrance fees.
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