Uganda Gorilla Booking

A gorilla permit is known as a legal document which is provided by Uganda Wildlife Authority agreeing the sector which you will do the mountain Gorillas trek.

Uganda Gorilla Booking

Uganda Gorilla Booking: Mountain Gorillas in Uganda reside in Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Mgahinga National park.  The two parks are found in the southwest part of Uganda and the distance is roughly 530 km from capital city Kampala of Uganda.

When you want to begin Gorilla Uganda booking, a traveler can book using a trusted tour operator to book in advance for three months before the travel to the country and it can be done by sending your bio data passport and the day of the month you are planning to travel.

You must book a gorilla permit to allow to access mountain gorilla families in the park. Bwindi has got four gorilla trekking sectors and they include Buhoma, Nkuringo, Ruhija and Rushaga gorilla sector. Bwindi has 12 gorilla families whereas Mgahinga has 1 gorilla family known as Nyakagezi family.

A gorilla permit is known as a legal document which is provided by Uganda Wildlife Authority agreeing the sector which you will do the mountain Gorillas trek.

As you further you Gorilla Uganda booking journey, you will find out that a gorilla permit costs $700 USD and that only 8 people are allowed to access each gorilla family. For gorilla habituation permit, it costs 1500 USD and also 8 members are accepted to the habituation process. If you wish to change a gorilla permit that has its fixed date, you are required to pay a fee.

When continuing with your gorilla Uganda booking, you will have the chance to explore tour operators and find the right operator to get you a permit. You have to check on Association of Uganda Tour Operator (AUTO) to find out if the tour operator you contacted is a member because it has over 1000 tour operators listed. Only members of Association of Uganda Tour operator are allowed to get you a permit on your behalf and please note that not everyone using the AUTO logo is a member.

The seasons good for gorilla trekking is during the months of April May, October and December. When trekkers are few, you can easily get the permit. Gorilla trekking goes throughout the year and do not forget to move with your own rain jackets.

Be aware of conmen who lie about discounted gorilla permits, in Uganda there is nothing like discounted gorilla trekking permit and if someone tells you so, just know is a conmen.

Try to work with a legitimate tour operator who will give you a company bank account rather than a personal account. Do not use western union, money gram or look alike means.

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