Is gorilla trekking in Uganda better than that of Rwanda or DR Congo?

The countries have same mountain gorillas living in different families with a difference in number.

What Is The Cheapest Way To See Mountain Gorillas In Africa?

What is the cheapest way to see mountain gorillas in Africa? Democratic republic of Congo and Uganda have the cheapest and most affordable gorilla permits in Africa. A gorilla permit in Uganda costs $700 and for the case of DR Congo its $450 per person per trek while Rwanda has the most expensive permit costing $1500 per person per day.

They cheapest way to see mountain gorillas in Uganda will be coming in the low season when there are discounts on accommodations and permits. The low season happens in the months of March to May and October to November. During low season, the number of trekkers is always less than 8 which makes you have the entire mountain gorilla family to yourself with less congestion.

In dry season there are no spaces in many lodges and the prices rise. Another cheapest way to see mountain gorillas in Uganda is by travelling by road transport instead of air transport because road transport is cheaper although it takes too many hours than air transport

One of the cheapest ways to participate in gorilla tracking in Uganda is by staying in cheap lodges. Bwindi impenetrable forest national park has 4 sectors that are Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo and Rushaga. All these sectors have a number of accommodations ranging from budge to mid – range to luxury. You can book accommodation in a budget lodge to making trekking cheap but you must bear in mind that Buhoma has most luxury lodges.

Uganda can be visited throughout the year however there a certain months that offer the best experiences that others. The best time to visit Uganda for gorilla trekking is during the dry season in the months of June to September and December to February.

A gorilla trekking safari in Uganda is not cheap since a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda is $700 for foreign non – residents and for the case of foreign residents and citizens of east Africa there is always a discount. With that in mind, Africa Adventure Vacations offers you cheap gorilla tours to fit your budgets when you book with us short gorilla trekking packages in Uganda, DR Congo and Rwanda

Another way of having a cheap way to see mountain gorillas in Uganda is by booking some of our budget gorilla safaris. These safaris start from Entebbe international airport or Kampala city to Bwindi impenetrable forest or Mgahinga national parks. If you start your trip from Kampala, make sure that you stay in budget accommodations and you should use moderate means of transport. Some travelers hire themselves cars in order to reduce on the costs of transport because they won’t hire a driver but as Africa Adventure vacations, we don’t recommend this to foreigners in Uganda.

Every tour operator you book will give you a good discount making your trip cheap. Africa Adventure Vacations is highly rated on Trip Advisor for offering reliable and affordable services to our clients. We can guide and organize for you a cheapest trip to see mountain gorillas as we shall organize for you basing on your budget and assist to plan for you a safari to Uganda.

Is gorilla trekking in Uganda better than that of Rwanda or DR Congo?

Is gorilla trekking in Uganda better than that of Rwanda or DR Congo? The answer is no. the mountain gorillas look the same. The countries have same mountain gorillas living in different families with a difference in number.

Each gorilla country destination offers you a sure deal of spotting mountain gorillas but the price of gorilla permits is not the same and its set by wildlife bodies of the respective countries. Each country has its own rules and regulations protecting its mountain gorillas, investment on research and enlarging habitat of the mountain gorillas

For foreign non-residents, a Uganda permit costs $700 with no discounts in the low season, $600 for foreign residents and UGX 250,000 by east African citizens who get discounts in low seasons

Is it cheaper buying a gorilla permit from Uganda Wildlife Authority or use a tour operator?

It’s always advisable to use a local trusted tour operator regardless of whether you book a full package or only a gorilla permit. Receiving a response from Uganda wildlife authority a government body responsible for issuing out a gorilla permit is not easy because they receive a lot of emails and it takes a lot of time to reply you.

Africa Adventure vacations can receive your email and effectively book your gorilla permit and send you back a receipt of payments of all money transactions. You can send us an email too book you a gorilla permit in Uganda, Rwanda or DR Congo.

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