Why Uganda Gorilla Permits Are Scarce

In all the gorilla trekking countries, it is believed that its only in Uganda that usually faces scarcity of gorilla permits.

Why Uganda Gorilla Permits Are Scarce

Why Uganda gorilla permits are scarce? There are different reasons to why permits in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are scarce. Most of the travelers take gorilla trekking as the number activity when it comes to going to the African continent, but sometimes when they try to book the gorilla permits, they face the challenge of permit scarcity even in the countries housing the endangered mountain gorillas.

Remember, that one to see the gorillas, he or she must possess the gorilla trekking permit to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park, Volcanoes National Park, Virunga National Park, and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

In all the gorilla trekking countries, it is believed that its only in Uganda that usually faces scarcity of gorilla permits, and in this article, I explain to you why gorilla permit for Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks are scarce and a reason why you need to contact Africa Adventure Vacations to book for the gorilla permit early enough such that you increase your chances of seeing mountain gorillas.

Uganda gorilla permits are scars because of the Rwanda permit factor.

One of the main reasons why Uganda gorilla permits are scarce is the Rwanda factor regarding gorilla permit factor. To maintain and promote Rwanda as the luxury destination of a thousand hills.

The government of Rwanda increased the gorilla permit price to visitors going to Volcanoes National Park from $750 to $1500 and this means that all visitors must pay this amount for the gorilla trekking permit. Many travelers, saw this as one of the expensive destinations especially for them to see gorillas.

 And this made Uganda be the only affordable and available option for a gorilla trekking permit the fact that Rwanda is still disturbed with insecurity and diverted travelers from booking for gorilla trekking in Rwanda because of the Rwanda permit price factor to Uganda hence making the Uganda gorilla permits so scarce.

D.R.Congo Insecurity as the reason why Uganda gorilla permits are scarce

The fact that the Democratic Republic of Congo has been affected by insecurities that that has been associated with rebels attacking and killing the rangers within Virunga National Park which is also home to Mountain gorillas. Such insecurity has limited the gorilla trekking activities for sometimes and therefore this cannot be ruled out as one of the reasons why Uganda Gorilla Permits are scared.

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the cheapest destination for gorilla trekking with the gorilla trekking pert at united states dollars 400 as compared to Uganda and Rwanda counterparts.  Despite the low price, Congo still offers gorilla discounts during the low season. Congo had become one the best gorilla destination that posed a strong competition for Uganda and Rwanda.

However, because of the Insecurity that has affected the country, the flow of people to Virunga National Park has reduced, and thus most of the visitors who would opt to go to the democratic republic of Congo for Gorilla trekking now book the gorilla trekking permits for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda.

This has made the gorilla permits in Uganda to be scarce. At Africa adventure Vacations, we book successfully the gorilla trekking permits to Ugandans and Rwanda for clients who book with us the whole inclusive gorilla package.

Whether you want to spend 3 days, 4 days, 5 day, or 6 days for gorilla safari from either Entebbe international airport in Uganda or Kigali international airport in Rwanda, we are the experts in organizing the gorilla’s safaris for these countries and what you have to do just contact us and we shall respond as soon as possible.

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