Ways of how to see the mountains gorillas in Uganda at cheaper prices or within budget, at Kisoro tours we offer the cheaper and affordable gorilla trekking safaris in either Uganda or Rwanda, now we want to show you how to reduce and cut the costs of gorilla trekking safari.
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Currently, Uganda has only 20 habituated gorilla families open for tourism and only 8 people are allowed to visit each gorilla family which means only 160 gorilla permits are available daily, in Uganda gorilla permits are booked and purchased from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) at their head offices in Kampala or at their office in Kisoro town. Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is the government body that is responsible for all national parks and reserves in Uganda,
Uganda has two gorilla tracking parks which are Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park both parks are located in southwestern Uganda in the Kisoro area bordering Rwanda and DR-Congo
Gorilla permits are in high demand, especially during the high season, others call it peak or dry season which is in the months of June, July, August, September, October, December, January, and February while during the low months of March, April, May, and November, permits are not on high demand like in the high/peak season, we give you this information to help you in planning cheaper and budget gorilla trekking safari so that you can book your gorilla permits in the advance between 6 months and a year in advance.
The current cost of a gorilla permit in Uganda is $700 per person for a day trek in either Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, while the cost of a gorilla permit in Rwanda is $1500 per person for a day trek, now this means if you trek gorillas in Uganda instead of Rwanda you will be saving $800 on each permit which is one of the cheaper options for gorilla trekking in Uganda, Kisoro tours advise most tourists to take advantage of a cheaper and affordable gorilla permit in Uganda.
Because of cheaper and affordable permits in Uganda, many travelers are booking their permits in Uganda as their try to run away from Rwanda double priced gorilla permits, from the day Rwanda doubled its gorilla permit price Uganda has seen a very big increase in the number of tourists demanding for gorilla permits as other travelers are flying into Kigali Rwanda and crosse to Uganda for cheaper options for gorilla trekking in Uganda.
While in Uganda you can as well go for golden monkey trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national park, Mgahinga is the only where you see mountain gorillas and golden monkeys, golden monkey permit cost only $100 per person for a day trek.
Chimpanzee trekking is another exciting tourist attraction that cannot miss out on your bucket list as you plan for your Uganda trip, permit of seeing chimpanzees in Kibale forest national park costs $200 per person for a day trek for the foreign tourists, for the foreign residents’ costs $150 per person while permits for the East African residents costs 150,000 Uganda shillings
Kisoro tours also recommend to those who would want to spend more time with chimps to go for a habituation experience which gives the opportunity to spend full days with unhabituated chimpanzees that are under habituation process, price for a chimp habituation experience is $250 for foreign nonresident and $200 for a foreign resident in East Africa while Ugandans and East African nationals pay only 150,000 Uganda shillings.
Talking about cheaper options for gorilla trekking in Uganda, when Rwanda increased its normal gorilla trekking permit price from $750 to $1500 per person five years ago, this made most travelers choose Uganda as their cheaper option for gorilla trekking safaris because of the differences in gorilla permits prices and also Uganda has a more different type of attractions in different national parks which includes chimpanzee in Kibale forest national park and big five which Rwanda don’t have makes travelers still to choose Uganda over Rwanda.
And also, one of the main components that make Uganda gorilla trekking cheaper than Rwanda is the accommodation, Uganda has accommodation establishments that are cheaper and affordable depending on everyone’s budget ranging from budget, midrange, and luxury accommodations in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and in many other national parks. This makes even the low-budget travelers be able to afford gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and also have the opportunity to enjoy a lifetime experience of mountain gorilla trekking. Anyone interested please contact Kisoro Tours we will organize for you affordable gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris in Uganda at a friendly price that will fit within your timeline and budget.
Any traveler that is interested and wants to know how to book a cheaper gorilla safari just contacts us at Kisoro Tours Uganda we will provide you with all information you need and once you are ready we will help to organize your dream trip of mountain gorilla trekking in its natural habitat.
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