Africa Budget Gorilla Trekking Holiday Uganda Congo, visitors on this budget wildlife safari will get the chance to experience Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and mountain gorillas, Bwindi Forest alone is home to more than a half the world’s population of Mountain Gorillas. Virunga’s altitude is lower when you compared with one of Bwindi Forest which is average higher than 2,000m, all our itineraries are tailor-made to suit individual dream
More than half of the world’s mountain gorillas are found in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and also know as a world tourism heritage site, Bwindi Forest is found in the south-west of Uganda sheared in the districts of Kisoro, Kabale, Rubanda, and Kanugu, Bwindi Forest is home to 440 mountain gorillas out of the 890 of the total world population of mountain gorillas.
Compression of gorilla trekking permit cost in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, for example tracking permit in Uganda cost 600USD, in Congo gorilla permit cost 400USD and in Rwanda permit cost 1500 USD making it the most expensive among the three countries, permits can be booked through a tour operator like us or it can be booked directly from Uganda wildlife Authority head offices in Kampala, in Rwanda you can go to Rwanda Development Board head offices in Kigali and in Congo permits can be booked at the offices of Virunga National Park offices in Goma town.
The only differences are on the permit price but the Mount Nyiragongo volcano trekking experience is the same, as we all know the price of the permit influence your decision of where to go for the gorilla trekking adventure, to me Uganda and DR-Congo are the best choices because of the price differences as compared to Rwanda. Also, Uganda has the widest range of accommodation options, and mainly caters to those looking for a budget to mid-range adventure in Uganda; DR-Congo is the cheapest country in the world to see mountain gorillas in the wild as trekking permit cost only 400 USD, Congo is also only Africa with the most active volcano, Mount Nyiragongo volcano the world’s largest lave lake.