Costs of a safari to Bwindi Uganda

The cost is determined by mode of transport and level of accommodation

Costs of a safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Costs of a safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park: The cost of a gorilla safari and tour to Bwindi is determined by a number of factors ranging from the mode of transport and level of accommodation to be used during someone’s trip

Cost of Gorilla Safari       

A gorilla trekking permit costs $ 700 in Uganda. 75% of the paid money is used to conserve the surviving gorilla population. The government also cuts off its 15% and the local community take 10%. Remember the permit also includes gorilla watching for one hour, entrance fee ranger fee and advance trackers. These are some of our prices for gorilla trekking safaris;

1 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda Costs About $1100

2 Days Gorilla Safari Costs About $ 1280

3 Day Gorilla Tour Costs About $ 1450

Other Trekking Costs to Consider

Food and drinks cost about $50 per day. Many tour operators include soft drinks and meals.

Transport Costs

Air ticket depends on the country you are from but it is estimated to be $500-$2400

If chartered flights are to be arranged from airport to the nearest gorilla trekking points, it will cost $ 600.

Hiring a car will cost you around $80 per day.

Visa and Border Crossing.

The visa for East Africa is at an amount of $100. The visa works in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

Cost of Porters

A porter can be paid 20 dollars and also you can hire a Sedan chair at around $500 for porters to carry you.

Tips for Cutting Costs on a Safari to Bwindi

Do not travel alone.

Stay in finest budget lodges.

Select Uganda over Rwanda.

Dodge using public transport buses that do not leave on time.

Dodge chartered flights.

Book your gorilla tour during low season.

For visitors looking to extend their journeys to other destinations such as Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale forest national park for chimpanzee tracking and wildlife viewing safari, the cost may increase slightly but it is a rewarding experience to combine primate tours and wildlife safaris in Uganda

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