No Africa safari and tour is complete without seeing the amazing Mountain Gorillas. Take on a Mountain gorilla trekking safari in Uganda or Rwanda and Experience an unforgettable meeting with the gentle apes of Africa.
A gorilla tour to Rwanda and Uganda is easy to book and we are always delighted to give you with the best itinerary.
For this once gorilla trekking experience, Prime Uganda safaris and tours limited
will need you to purchase your gorilla permit in before the beginning
of your trip. A maximum of 8 people per trekking group are allowed to
trek every day.
It is therefore so crucial to book gorilla permits
before the trip. We strongly advise any traveler to book ideally 2
months in before the trip to ensure that you can track on the exact
Uganda gorilla trekking safari
permits cost $600 per person in high season (December-march and
June-October) and $450 per person during the low season (April, May and
November). Gorilla permits are issued by the UWA (Uganda Wildlife
Authority) and must be paid fully in advance.
The cost of a Rwanda
gorilla trekking safari permit is $750. This includes park entry fees
and must also be paid fully in advance. Rwanda gorilla permits are
issued by Rwanda Development Board and will be purchased on your behalf
by prime Uganda safaris and tours limited.
Any safari visitor who
shows any signs of a communicable disease such as a cold or flu will not
be allowed to go for the gorilla trekking activity and if the visitor
is also declared unfit for the trekking activity especially due to
illness or any other disease, 50% of the gorilla tracking fees will be
refunded to the client as subject to the orders of the UWA warden
tourism in charge. Visitors, who also track the Mountain Gorillas and
are un-able to see them for whatever reason, will be refunded 50% of the
gorilla trekking permit fee. Purchasing a gorilla trekking permit is
not a guarantee that Mountain Gorillas will be seen. The minimum age
allowed for visiting the mountain gorillas is 15 years old below that
will be illegal.
By following these mountain gorilla trekking
rules and through the purchase of the gorilla permit, you are
contributing to the conservation of the endangered mountain gorilla.
respective wildlife authorities use the funds generated from the sale
of your gorilla permit to manage the national parks. 20% of park
entrance fees is given back to the local projects for people living
adjacent to the national parks in Uganda. However contributing to these
communities helps improve natural resource management and gives local
people around the park a positive link to conservation.