2023-2024 Congo Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Price Comparison, Comparing gorilla trekking prices for tracking permit in Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda, when compared Congo have the cheapest gorilla permit at $500 per person throughout the year mountain gorilla tracking in DR-Congo is done in Virunga National park.
Also comparing to Uganda increased its permit price in 2017 from $600 to $700 per person for both the low seasons during March, April, May, and November and during the high season in the months of June, July, August, September, October, December, January and February in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mghinga Gorilla National Park, again when you compare Rwanda to Uganda and Congo Rwanda has the most expensive gorilla permit trekking in Volcanoes National Park which cost approximately $1500 per person and no discount on Rwanda gorilla permits.
The only main advantage of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda has it is easy to access because is only 2 and half-hour drive from Kigali capital city of Rwanda and also From Kigali International Airport to Volcanoes National Park headquarters in Kingi Rehengeri Museze District while in Uganda it is 9 to 10 hours drive from Entebbe Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and 10 hours drive to Mghinga Gorilla National Park, for the case of Congo you either have to fly into Kigali Rwanda and drive for 3 to 4 hours to Goma spend a night there and following day go for gorilla tracking after cross back to Rwanda or fly to Uganda Entebbe Airport and cross via Kisoro Bunagana border from Kisoro it’s only about one hour drive to Virunga National Park.
Congo gorilla permits Cost $500 per person in Virunga National Park however because of insecurities on the Congo side at the moment we are not recommending our clients to trek gorillas in Congo, in you are interested in seeing gorillas in Congo please first check well on the security situation in the area
current 2023-2024 Uganda gorilla permit costs $700 per person in Bwindi Forest Impenetrable National Park and in Mghinga Gorilla National Park (No Discount)
Rwanda tracking permit at $1500 in Volcanoes National Park (no discounts in Rwanda)
When DR Congo’s security situation comes back to normal we also offer the Mt Nyiragongo hiking experience