2018-2019 Gorilla Tracking Permit Price Comparing Uganda Rwanda Congo, So much has been talked about the budgeting and prices when choosing gorilla tracking destination in Africa where to go for a tour and safari, but the truth is when it comes to gorilla trekking permit price it makes a very big impact on your travel budget. Uganda and DR-Congo gorilla tracking permits are very much affordable and cheaper as compared to Rwanda so it is recommended for budget tours and mid-range travelers to your gorilla tracking tours in Uganda and in DR-Congo because Rwanda is targeting more luxury and high-end visitors/tourists.
Comparing Gorilla Tracking Permit Prices Uganda and Rwanda?
In March 2017 Rwanda announced an increase of its gorilla tracking permit through the Rwanda Development Board, the permit was increased from $750 to $1500 per person per track for all visitors and tourists. The only advantage Rwanda has is that one can even arrive in the morning track gorillas and fly back in the evening simply because it is only 2 and half hour’s drive from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park where gorilla tracking is done in Rwanda whereby in Uganda it takes you 8-9 hours drive from Entebbe International Airport to Bwindi Forest National Park and Mgahinga National Park where gorilla tracking is done in Uganda.
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Why Tracking gorillas in Uganda?
Uganda gorilla tracking permit cost only 600 USD per person per track, but starting from 1st July 2020 Uganda gorilla permit price will be increased from $600 to $700 per person, this price applies in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National park and Uganda wildlife Authority have no plane of increase its gorilla tracking permits during the period of 2018 to 2019 with this it means you are saving 900 USD when you compared with Rwanda where gorilla tracking permit price is at 1500 USD.
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Why Gorilla Tracking in DR-Congo-2018-2019 Gorilla Tracking Permit Price?
Among all three Countries which offer gorilla tracking, DR-Congo has the most affordable and cheapest gorilla tracking permit ever in DR-Congo gorilla tracking permit cost only 400 USD compare it with Rwanda and Uganda. Congo also has the most active volcano mount Nyiragongo which is in the same national park where gorilla tracking is done, mount Nyiragongo is the world largest lava lake, and the biggest active volcano in Africa found in Congo’s Virunga National Park