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Gorilla Trekking Permit For Foreign Residents

Gorilla Trekking Permit For Foreign Residents

Gorilla Trekking Permit For Foreign Residents

Looking for gorilla trekking permit for foreign residents? Gorilla trekking is an amazing wildlife activity that attracts most travelers to visit East Africa however; you must have permit for the case of foreign residents or any other tracker. Every year East Africa receives over 100,000 tourists for observing the remained mountain gorillas on the earth. One who participates in this activity finds it an amazing memorable experience. Uganda has different costs for gorilla permits to different classes of tourists which allows them to encounter the endangered mountain gorillas in Mgahinga gorilla national park and Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The costs for gorilla safari are different but this depends on the traveler’s status like in Uganda, the price for gorilla trekking permits for East African residents is not the same as that of foreign non residents.

Gorilla Trekking Permit Price For Foreign Residents

East African countries are Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi as well as Southern Sudan. One to take part in the East African resident gorilla, the price for the permit should be for a resident in the above-mentioned countries so that you get a work permit. Therefore, this confirms you to be a foreign resident hence you are allowed to purchase a gorilla permit for the foreign residents in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park.

Gorilla permits for seeing mountain gorillas of Bwindi forest and Mgahinga gorilla national park are got from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) a government body that manages the protection of all wildlife areas in Uganda. This the Uganda wildlife authority is the body that is responsible for the management and protection of the wildlife and the protected areas in Uganda and it also stipulates the costs and fees that should be paid to each traveler coming to these protected areas. A gorilla permit for foreign residents goes at $600 per person per trek. This enables foreign residents to live and work in East African countries. You can save $100 which can be used to book accommodation, meals, or transport.

You can also book with Africa Adventure Vacations and we help you to get your foreign resident gorilla permit. We only need you to tell us your traveling dates, month and the year you wish to travel and complete your dream of seeing the mountain gorillas of Uganda. Then we will check out at Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) for the availability of gorilla permit and once confirmed, then we will send you an invoice for your payments and after you send back banking slips and work permit for verification as they issue out your gorilla permit. After getting your gorilla permit, we will send you scanned copies for confirmation. For more information about the foreign residents gorilla permit price please do not hesitate to contact us.

Know more about the Uganda gorilla trekking experience

Mountain gorilla trekking is an activity that involves park rangers, trekkers, and tour guide spending 1 hour with mountain gorillas. Gorilla trekking is restricted by tourists below 15 years of age and is carried out in the Rushaga, Nkuringo, Ruhija, and Buhoma sectors of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. This activity allows encountering and exploring more about these unique primates on the earth.

Is it guaranteed that I will see the gorillas in Uganda?

Uganda is popular as a home to half of the few remaining mountain gorillas in the whole world. If you’re interested in a gorilla trekking tour in the Bwindi forest, you have a high chance of seeing mountain gorillas which is impossible in other destinations in Africa where these primates are found.

When to trek mountain gorillas in Uganda.

Gorilla trekking can be done all year round, but the best time is during the dry months that are June-October and December when the trekking trails are easy to access. It is important to note that, those who wish to do gorilla safaris in Uganda during the peak season, to book their trekking permits in advance like 3 months before the traveling dates to avoid inconveniences.

Where to stay while doing gorilla trekking in the Bwindi forest.

There are many safari lodges in the southwestern parts of Uganda, which are near the Bwindi forest and ranges from luxury to budget. It is good to book with Africa Adventure Vacations who will help you to choose the right accommodation which is comfortable for you Some of the safari hotels /lodges are: –  Bakiga Lodge, Rushaga gorilla camp, Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge, Buhoma community campsite, Gorilla forest camp, Agandi Eco lodge, and others.

Reasons to book 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 and 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 questions from our clients. We have got the best tour packages and gorilla trekking permit for foreign residents. Our company can afford the group size that you would like to come along with.