how to choose 2019 Uganda gorilla tracking safari, Kisoro Tours Uganda wants to give few tips and few steps on how to choose your 2019 Uganda gorilla safari, in this article you will learn and know what to expect during your gorilla trek, the best prices for gorilla trekking safari, know how to choose gorilla tour, the best time to see gorillas and also know what is included on your budget gorilla safari.
Gorilla Trek in Uganda?
All gorilla safaris in Uganda are done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park both parks are located in southwestern Uganda right on the border of Rwanda and D.R. Congo, for all those interested in seeing mountain gorillas will have to come to this part of Uganda as it is the only two gorilla tracking locations of Uganda, 90% of all tourist who came to Uganda in 2018 had gorilla trekking on their bucket list, the reason why you should have it too on your 2019 Uganda tour as we are going to see in this article.
In the 1980s Uganda had its few insecurity problems which led to a decrease in the numbers of tourist visiting Uganda, currently, Uganda is one of the more stable countries in the world which has led to an increased the number of tourists visiting Uganda, it should also be noted that tourism has greatly contributed to the infrastructure of this country.
Why Choose Uganda for your gorilla tracking safari?
How to choose the 2019 Uganda gorilla tracking safari, choose affordable Uganda gorilla trekking permit price as compared with the Rwanda gorilla permit cost, for example, the Uganda permit costs $600 per person while Rwanda permit Costs $1500 per person. This means if you choose Uganda instead of Rwanda you will be saving $900 on each gorilla permit.
Kisoro Tour Uganda will handle all gorilla safari bookings and wildlife safaris, contact us for enquirers and for any other question you may have regarding Safari in Uganda, we offer the cheapest gorilla tours and easiest gorilla trips to choose as you are planning the 2019 gorilla tracking safari.
What to expect on your gorilla tracking in Uganda?
Once you book and confirm your gorilla trek through Kisoro Tours Uganda, you have 100% chances of seeing a gorilla in Bwindi impenetrable forest and in mgahinga gorilla national park, the only condition one must be physically fit for you to enjoy this trekking experience.
Gorilla trekking day starts at a designated meeting point where all tourists meet to receive a briefing from the Ugandan Wildlife Authority guide/ranger briefing on what to expect during the trekking and what to do during the tracking
Gorillas are normally known by groups/families that live in different parts of Bwindi forest and Mgahinga, Uganda wildlife Authority allocates one gorilla family to 8 people per day, the trekking is led by armed ranger guides who will help to locate the gorilla family in their usual territories through the impenetrable forest.
How to choose Uganda gorilla tracking safari-How long will it take to find gorillas?
Mountain gorilla trekking can take anywhere between one hour to 6 hours to find the gorilla family your tracking but sometimes it can take longer or less depending on the movement of the gorilla group allocated to you, mountain gorillas are mobile because of the availability of the food demands and it should also be noted that mountain gorillas are vegetarian.
Once you find the gorillas you are allowed to spend one full hour viewing them, taking photos, video, see the feeding and playing with the babies, you must follow the rules and also follow what the ranger guide tells to do in order for you get the best experience after the guide will lead you back to the meeting point.
Can I book my gorilla trek on arrival in Uganda?
Gorilla tracking safari requires booking in advance, but in case you had no chance of booking in advance you can still contact Kisoro Tours Uganda on email: email@example.com or call us at +256 785 790925 we will help and make that you get a chance of seeing few reaming mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.
Do I need a gorilla permit to see gorillas?
Yes everyone who dreams to see mountain gorillas requires to have a trekking permit in order for anyone to access the park, each gorilla permit is issued for a specific day, month, year, and date, it should also be noted that one gorilla permit is bought it not refundable, gorilla permit can be booked through a local tour operator like us or directly from Uganda wildlife Authority head offices in Kampala.
Prices for Uganda gorilla permit?
on how to choose the 2019 Uganda gorilla tracking safari, it’s always good to know that the official price for Uganda gorilla permit is $600 per person for Bwindi forest and Mgahinga gorilla park throughout the year, gorilla permits are sold on first come first serve so you are advised to book far in advance to avoid disappointments.
What is the best time to track gorillas in Uganda?
to be honest, one can track gorillas in Uganda any day any month throughout of the year but there is a usual high season that many people do consider June, July, August, and September are considered dry which is the best time for tourist coming in to see gorillas, October and November also has good weather for viewing gorillas in Uganda, in December there is small rain season but it is one of the busiest many tourists come to see gorillas during Christmas season.
The third season when choosing the 2019 Uganda gorilla tracking safari is that in January, February. March, April, and May are known as a wet and low season but this doesn’t stop to go for gorilla trekking, to me, it’s the best time to see gorillas because the tourists are not many like in the high season.
How to choose the country where to Trek gorillas
Anyone interested in trekking mountain gorillas you have only three choices on where to see them, gorillas can be found in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo only in the whole world, Most people don’t consider trekking gorillas in Congo because of insecurity there, so you find that have to choose between Rwanda and Uganda.
Because of the gorilla permit price differences, most people will choose the Uganda gorilla tracking safari where permits cost only $600 per person than in Rwanda where gorilla permit costs $1500 per person, so when you track gorillas in Uganda instead of Rwanda you save $900 on each permit, Congo has the cheapest gorilla permit costing only $400 per person but currently, we don’t recommend it because of insecurity.
What is the Best Country for Gorilla Trekking?
Because of different reasons Uganda will remain as the best gorilla safari destination in Africa, Uganda has more options with 19 gorilla families available on daily bases with each gorilla family-accommodating 8 tourists, this means that Uganda has 152 gorilla permits available daily making it the best choice for gorilla safari, Uganda also has many more other adventures that can be combined with your gorilla tour in Uganda.
Best Gorilla Safari Company in Uganda and Rwanda?
One of the ways to know the best gorilla safari company in Uganda and Rwanda is by following the reviews of previous clients which you can see on trip advisor or safari bookings, These are platforms that allow clients who have used the services of a given company to comment or give feedback.
Before booking you have an option of even writing to former clients to ask him or her about the services, Kisoro Tours Uganda is listed on both trip advisor and safari bookings so feel free to check what our former clients are saying about our services.
Please take to explore our company website, you can get all the relevant information you need to know about gorilla tracking, gorilla safaris are not cheap so you need enough information to prepare very well your gorilla trip, Kisoro Tours Uganda has one of the best websites which provides visitors to Uganda and Rwanda with relevant information about mountain gorillas. Kisoro Tours Uganda is always at your disposal for further information you may need on how to choose the 2019 Uganda gorilla tracking safari