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Booking Gorilla Permits From Anywhere In The World Is Easy

Booking Gorilla Permits From Anywhere In The World Is Easy

Booking Gorilla Permits From Anywhere In The World Is Easy

What is the possibility of booking Gorilla Permits from anywhere in the world? On your vacation or holiday, you are planning to visit a mountain gorilla habitat based in your home country. This article has all the important information to book a gorilla permit from anywhere in the world. A gorilla trekking permit can be obtained in any area or country on the planet, depending on the specific location for your gorilla trekking. Anyone can do gorilla trekking as well as have a valid gorilla permit. So, it is very important to book your gorilla permit in advance to avoid inconveniences. It is recommended. In the whole world, gorilla trekking is carried out in three East African countries, which include Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Therefore, it is up to you to choose the best place for your interests. Now plan your gorilla tour in Rwanda or Uganda with Africa Adventure Vacations and we will help you to enjoy an unforgettable experience in your lifetime.

If you’re interested in doing gorilla trekking in Uganda, there are two natural habitats for mountain gorillas in Uganda where one can go for trekking. These areas are Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park and they are both found in the southwestern parts of Uganda. While in Rwanda, mountain gorillas are only sighted in one national park, which is known as Volcanoes national park, or you can go to Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Cong. If you’re planning to visit the mountain gorillas of Uganda or Rwanda, it is very important to have your gorilla permit in advance, like 3 months before traveling to Africa. These days, things have been simplified because you can now even book gorilla permits from anywhere in the world.

A tourist can even book with Africa Adventure Vacations using our WhatsApp number, telephone line, or send an inquiry via email with your traveling dates when you would like to see the mountain gorillas of Uganda or Rwanda. All gorilla permits for Uganda are issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, a government body that is responsible for the protection of all national parks in the country. In Rwanda, booking gorilla permits are issued by the Rwanda Development Board, which manages all of Rwanda’s national parks. We will help you and check for the availability of the permits depending on the travel dates of your interest, and we will secure the permits on your behalf until you send your payment for the permits.

In Uganda, gorilla permits can be booked from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), whereas in Rwanda, you can book via email with all the information important for the permit booking. They will be able to get you after paying and email you a scanned copy of your permit and the payment slips before you travel to Africa.

The cost of booking of gorilla permits in Uganda, Congo, and Rwanda.

The permit for seeing mountain gorillas in Uganda goes for 700USD for foreign nonresidents per person per trek, 600USD for foreign residents per person, and 250,000UGB for Eastern citizens per person on the same trek. Whereas in Rwanda, it goes for $1500 per person per trek. And Congo is one of the countries with the cheapest gorilla permits, which costs $400 if compared to Rwanda and Uganda.

How can you book your gorilla trekking permit in various parts of the world?

When you finish telling us the date you prefer and confirming the availability of permits, you will proceed to do your payments for the gorilla permits. Africa Adventure Vacations will be back to you with an invoice that shows you that you should proceed and make the payments so that we can confirm you are ready and we make bookings for your gorilla permit. Africa Adventure Vacations allows credit card payments and bank transfers, and if you can, cash too. If you decide to use a credit card, you will be charged 4% for each and every transaction that you make. After making your payments, Africa Adventure Vacations will send you a scanned copy of the receipts of payments and when it reaches time for your travel, we will pick for you the permits and one of our guides will present to you the original copy that you will have to show on the day of gorilla trekking. Remember that the fee for permits covers the entrance fee to Bwindi Gorilla National Park and the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, plus the services of the guide who takes you through the forest and also the one hour you spend with the gorillas in their natural habitat. However, the permit does not include meals and accommodation, and transport varies on the days you spend from and to the park.

How many gorilla families are in Uganda or Rwanda?

Mountain gorillas in Uganda can be seen in either Rwanda or Uganda and they are both located in the southwestern parts of Uganda. When it comes to Rwanda, mountain gorilla trekking is carried out in the Volcanoes national park. When planning to book a gorilla permit in Uganda or Rwanda, it is always good for you to know a number of gorilla families which are open for tourism in any natural habitat you choose. This helps you to know the total number of permits that are available every day for gorilla trekking. Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is the number one destination with many mountain gorillas, as it holds almost half of the few remaining mountain gorillas on earth. So, Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga national park have about 19 habituated gorilla families and 2 among them are used for habituation experience. The Uganda Wildlife Authority has introduced gorilla habituation for tourists who want to spend more time with mountain gorillas, and this activity is done only in the Bwindi Forest at the Rushaga sector of the park. Its permit costs $1500 per person for a 4-hour interaction with these unique creatures. In Rwanda’s Volcanoes national park, there are 20 gorilla families, and 10 of them are already used for trekking. The remaining 10 are used for research.

Permits are available for gorilla trekking every day in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

The mountain gorillas of Bwindi Forest are sighted in four areas: Rushaga, Nkuringo, Buhoma, and Ruhija. They all have habituated gorilla families. Bwindi Forest has a high concentration of mountain gorillas, and currently there are 18 habituated gorilla families that are open for trekking. Only eight tourists or people are allowed to visit a gorilla family each day. This means that there are 162 permits at the main offices of the Uganda Wildlife Authority every day. Please note, gorilla permits for Bwindi Forest are booked per sector depending on the availability of the gorilla permits. Africa Adventure Vacations is here to give you information on which sector is good for trekking and book the accommodation close to the tracking zone and the starting point so that you do not miss out on the early morning briefing on the day of the trek.

Permits for gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park.

Mgahinga is known as the smallest park if compared to other national parks and it is found in the southwestern region of Uganda on the edges of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. Mgahing gorilla national park is home to only one gorilla family called Nyakagezi. Therefore, there are 8 gorilla permits each day at the Uganda Wildlife Authority for trekking for visiting mountain gorillas in this park.

Permits are available every day for visiting the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

There are 20 gorilla families in Volcanoes national park and only 10 among them are open for gorilla trekking while another 10 are used for research purposes. Like in Uganda, even in Rwanda, only eight people are allowed to visit a gorilla family every day. Therefore, the Rwanda Development Board issues 80 gorilla permits each day for trekking in the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes national park.

Book with Africa Adventure Vacation and they’ll help you book your gorilla permit from anywhere. Also, ensure that permits are secured in advance before your traveling dates for trekking. We also give all the information about how to get to two natural habitats of mountain gorillas in Uganda, which are Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga national park, or how to access the Volcanoes national park of Rwanda and the best accommodation facilities where you will stay while trekking with these unique creatures of Africa, as well as guarantee gorilla permits available based on your homeland.

Reasons for booking with Africa Adventure Vacations.

Traveling to a new place is so exciting and it is one of the greatest experiences one can ever encounter. You get a chance to encounter the food, culture, and natural resources of the area. Africa Adventure Vacations is the best tour operator that can help you experience all the amazing cultures in Africa plus the authentic wildlife. Africa Adventure Vacations can help you to save money and restless nights trying to look for where to go. We are experienced, well-informed, and passionate about what we do. Africa Adventure Vacations is locally raised and has got a business license. We are quick to respond to any kind of question from our clients. We have got the best tour packages and pricing. Our company can afford the group size that you would like to come along with. Booking gorilla permits from anywhere in the world can be done throughout the year.