Uganda mountain gorilla trekking information 2020-2021, all you need to know when planning Uganda gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or in Mgahinga gorilla national park, gorilla trekking is a wonderful experience that will give you a chance to get close to most endangered primates and the gentle giants in their natural habitat in the impenetrable forest. Know the gorilla trekking permit prices-costs as you plan your Uganda safari.
The recent 2018 gorilla census shows that there is only 1004 mountain gorilla which still exists in the whole world today, Mountain gorilla population have increased, there is a steady growth in the wild mountain gorillas for the past few years which is the greatest news for the conservationists in Africa and in the world.
Gorillas are also the closest living relatives to man, but it is the humans that are the greatest threat to the survival of gorillas, gorillas have been being hunted for their heads and hands, many gorillas being killed in civil wars more especially in Virunga national park in DR-Congo and when trying stealing gorilla babies which are illegally sold different rich people and to zoos in the different countries.
Uganda gorilla trekking is well known as a once in lifetime experience giving you the opportunity to get a close encounter with mountain gorillas in its natural habitat, gorilla trekking can only be done in Uganda, Rwanda, and in DR-Congo. Gorilla trekking is not cheap so you must prepare to pay good money to go on this gorilla trek and see them in there in its natural habitat, the money paid by tourists and other visitors is a very important factor in conservation of gorilla and to their survival, because this money is used to pay park rangers and a share to communities living around the national parks protecting gorillas.
For your entire gorilla safari, Uganda remains the most affordable gorilla trekking destination if you compare to Rwanda where a gorilla permit costs $1500 per person, so this means that there is increase in tourists visiting Uganda gorillas 2020-2021
Every day that passes Uganda improves its gorilla trekking safari experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, at Kisoro tours Uganda we know that all our clients (tourists) look for value for their money that’s why we recommend gorilla trekking in because of gorilla permit prices difference in Uganda and Rwanda
Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda costs only $600 per person but with effect from 1st July, 2020 Uganda gorilla permit price will be increased to $700 per person per trek, for those who are interested to know the price of a gorilla permit in Rwanda, Rwanda gorilla trekking permit is the most expensive in the tourism industry in East Africa. Rwanda gorilla permit costs $1500 per person and you are allowed to spend only one hour with mountain gorillas while DR-Congo gorilla permit is the cheapest costing only $400 per person.
Uganda mountain gorilla trekking information 2020-2021, Kisoro tours Uganda offers the most affordable gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and in DR-Congo, our gorilla safari packages rangers from 2 days gorilla trekking safari, 3 days Uganda gorilla tour to many days you want, all our gorilla safari packages include gorilla permits and accommodation so you don’t have to extra for someone to arrange gorilla permit or accommodation. Contact Kisoro tours Uganda we will do all the needful at no extra cost like checking for gorilla permits availability is free in Uganda, Rwanda, or in DR-Congo.
Gorilla trekking begins at 7:30 am with a briefing from park rangers, after a briefing at 8:00 am in the morning the park ranger guide will lead into the dense impenetrable rain forest of Uganda in search for the gorilla family you have been allocated to, have maximum respect to ranger guide as you look for the gorillas because his/she the person who knows where the gorilla is, rangers monitor the daily movement of gorillas. Gorilla trek sighting is 100% guaranteed as long as you fit enough to walk for long hours, gorilla trekking can take between 2 hours hike/walk to 7 hours so personal fitness is a must.
Mountain gorillas share over 90% our genes so it is for the gorillas to catch diseases from humans so please don’t get too close and flow the guidelines from the range guide, you are allowed to spend one hour with them so this means that you have enough time to watch gorilla daily activity, take as many gorilla photos and videos. There is also an age limit for gorilla trekking, for anyone to be allowed to trek gorillas must be 16 years and above.
Kisoro tours Uganda specializes in gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, and DR-Congo, Kisoro tours have in operation for 10 years, we experienced in tailor-made gorilla tours in East Africa, Kisoro tours Uganda is highly recommended on Trip Advisor and on Safari bookings, Our professional safari consultants are always at your disposal for any information you may need or advice in planning your safari holiday in Uganda or Rwanda
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