When should I book Bwindi mountain gorilla tours?

All the visitors interested in booking Mountain gorilla safari trips/tours especially with Africa Adventure Vacations must do it in advance.

Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Safari Trips And Tours In Uganda

Are you looking for Bwindi mountain gorilla safari trips and tours in Uganda?  The activity of mountain gorillas has an important attachment in Africa and it would be a surprise to take about mountain gorillas safaris without mentioning the historical Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park. As if this is not enough, it is only in Africa where gorilla trekking takes place in the whole world with other parks such as Mgahinga, volcanoes, and Virunga National park is the home of Mountain gorillas. Uganda has got the highest number of the only remaining mountain gorillas and they live naturally in Mgahinga gorilla National park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park all located in the southwestern region of Uganda. Fact that Uganda has got very many mountain gorillas, it is important that you get to know best all that is about the Mountain gorilla trekking safaris and trips in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park such that those who would get interested can adequately prepared to come and visit the gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. In this article, I typically explain what Bwindi Mountain gorilla safaris and trips entail starting from Bwindi park introduction and other related subheadings of importance.

Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park is a Ugandan park found in southwestern Uganda in the district of Kisoro and Kanungu district bordering the democratic republic of Congo. The national park lies on the edge of the Albertine rift and the park covers an area of 321 square kilometers and it is characterized by different vegetation including montane vegetation and lowland vast forests. Because of its great importance. Bwindi forest features over 400 species of plants and over 120 species of mammals including chimpanzees, endangered mountain gorillas, baboons, monkeys, forest elephants, and antelopes. Additionally, the park features over 348 species of birds meaning that the park is an abiders paradise thus as you go for gorilla trekking, you can also do the birding trips in Bwindi. Bwindi shelters more than half of the world’s total population of mountain gorillas and the park has over 450 mountain gorillas with 19 habituated gorillas families that are available for visitors to see via activity known as Mountain Gorilla tracking. Mountain gorilla tracking can only be done in Uganda, Rwanda, and Cong

How to book a Bwindi Mountain Gorilla safari trip permit?

The first important step that visitors interested in booking Bwindi Mountain gorilla safari trips and tours and an important component of a gorilla tour in Bwindi is having a gorilla trekking permit. A gorilla permit is a card that guarantees you entry into the park is Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park for gorilla trekking and seeing the gorillas on a specified date. You need to find out if the intended dates of travel have got permits available and also you need to get to know how much it will cost you to get a gorilla trekking permit and also which sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park would you like to do your gorilla trekking from.

 Again I explain in detail the process of booking a gorilla trekking permit for gorilla safaris in Bwindi. Bwindi gorilla trekking permit costs 700 United States dollars per trek per person. This price is for foreign nonresidents. Foreign residents pay a $600for gorilla trekking permit per person per whole East African citizens to pay Uganda shilling 250000 per person per trek. You can contact us at Africa Adventure Vacations as we organize for you a fantastic gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to see Gorillas. The above price will allow you to spend only one-hour seeing mountain gorillas. However, visitors interested in staying longer with the mountain gorilla for 4 hours can opt for gorilla habituation experience permits which costs $1500 per person.

At Africa adventure vacations we organize all the tour safaris and packages to Rwanda you just need to contact us on your intended dates of travel and then we check for the availability as we notify you once we have confirmed the availability and once you’re okay with provided dates then we go ahead and we book the permit tentatively as we wait for you to make payments and once payments are done then where applicable send you scanned copies of your receipts.

Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park / Accessing Bwindi Forest National Park for Mountain Gorilla Trips

Bwindi forest national park can be accessed from Entebbe international airport or Kigali international airport in Uganda. Getting to Bwindi Forest National Park via Kigali international airport is so easiest and shortest route as it will take you about 4 to 5 hours to reach the park through Katuna or Cyanika borders between Uganda and Rwanda. Our professional drivers will pick you from Kigali international airport or at the hotel where you slept and traverse with you through the city of Kigali and then start the cross country journey and have your lunch in Kisoro for lunch and a night and then wakeup for gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest park. However, visitors can use 8 to 9 hours to arrive from Entebbe international airport to Bwindi Park with good interesting stopovers. You can as well opt to fly from Entebbe international airport/Kajjansi airfield to Kisoro airstrip which is about two hours Aerolink Uganda limited operated flights in addition to other chartered flights such as that land at Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip and then use an airport transfer to your hotel.

Important things to note for those planning to go for Bwindi Mountain gorillas tours/trips.

Potential clients interested in visiting the Bwindi national park for mountain gorilla safari must know that the gorilla trekking permit is allowed to only those who are 15 years and above and this means that the minimum age for gorilla trekking in Uganda is 15 years and those below cannot in any way access the gorilla trekking permit that allows you to trek and see gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You need to be physically fit because somehow somewhere the gorilla trekking activity is strenuous. You are as well required to read properly the terms and conditions regarding the gorilla permit including rescheduling, cancellation among others. Once you understand these terms and conditions, then you will be able to know of all consequences, try to find out the gorilla trekking family you’re going to trek, what to wear of your gorilla trekking tour, all that it entails to have your gorilla trekking experience, get to know that after the gorilla trekking experience, you will be awarded a certificate. Feel free to share with us all the information you need and were here to help and serve you.

What are the mountain gorilla trekking sectors of Bwindi Forest National Park?

There are 4 gorilla trekking sectors in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park where gorilla trekking safaris are conducted. Each gorilla trekking sector has got different habituated mountain gorilla families making them all qualify for gorilla trekking safaris. In the northern part of Bwindi, there is the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector, then Nkuringo and Rushaga in the southern park, and the Ruhija gorilla trekking sector is in the east of Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park. As you book the gorilla trekking permit, at Africa adventure vacations, we shall let you know which gorilla trekking sector has got the availability of the permits where you can go and trek. The gorilla trekking permits are sold based on the gorilla trekking sector and the gorilla trekking sector also determines the gorilla family that you will have to trek. Don’t worry there is a possibility that you can book gorilla permits for the Rushaga gorilla trekking region and then stay in the Nkuringo gorilla trekking sector. You can as well stay in nearby Rushaga lodges as well as those in Kisoro town, we shall advise you on how best to trek gorillas in which region and the accommodation facilities in each region based on your budget and demand.

When to visit Bwindi Forest Park for mountain gorilla safari trips/tours?

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is open and can be visited throughout the year because it features the good climatic conditions that Buganda as the country enjoys. most of the visitors visiting Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park prefer doing in in dry season especially in June, July, August and Mid-September, because during this period, the gorilla trekking is much more comfortable and rains are few making the trails passable by the trekkers. During the dry season, the gorilla trekking permits in all sectors tend to sell out quickly and as the result, you might miss theism trip provided you have not booked your gorilla permit early enough in advance. The wet season in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is in March, April, May, November, and October and this tends to the season when fewer visitors visit the park. However, Lodge owners and tour operators tend to give discounts during this season.

When should I book Bwindi mountain gorilla safari trips/tours?

All the visitors interested in booking Mountain gorilla safari trips/tours especially with Africa Adventure Vacations must do it in advance. It is important to book the gorilla trekking permit in advance about 4 to five months before the actual date of your travel to the wild to see the gorillas and this is done the gorilla permits for Bwindi sell out very quickly because of high demand especially during the peak season which happens in June, July, August, and September then December, January. Therefore here at Africa Adventure vacations, we recommend that you book your gorilla experience to volcanoes National Park in advance and once you have secured your gorilla trekking permit, then you can go ahead start arranging for your accommodation and transportation since they are also essential components of the safari to see mountain gorillas Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Why should I book Bwindi mountain gorilla safari trips?

Mountain gorilla safari trips are so exciting and fantastic calling for anyone outside there in the world to come and interact with Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. One of the reasons why Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is outstanding is that it is the park with the highest number of gorillas in the whole world and therefore the chances of seeing gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park are high. Still, the park has got the highest number of habituated gorilla families that are available for trekking. These habituated gorillas families are spread across the four sections of the park known as Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga, and Ruhija and therefore it is upon you the traveler to decide which gorilla trekking sector you want to stay at. Among all the national park in the world with gorillas, it is only bin Bwindi National park where you can go and engage in gorilla habituation experience and here you will spend 4 hours with mountain gorillas still under habituation. . the park is independently in Uganda and is not shared by any of the countries that may any insecurity in the nearby countries would make you miss the gorilla trekking experience.

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