Gorilla Permit

Uganda Gorilla Permit – Information about bookings

A Uganda gorilla permit is card issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to give entry permission to the park to trek gorillas. In Uganda, tourists book Gorilla Permits for trekking gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

To secure a Permit, one has got to send us an inquiry first to confirm its availability with Uganda Wildlife Authority. Upon agreeing with us a gorilla trip package and makes a payment, then we go ahead to Secure Permit for that person if he is a single traveler or many permits in case its a group of individuals. To buy Permit through us, you can either pay Telegraphic Transfer to our bank account or pay by credit card using the link below.

A Permit in Uganda goes for USD 600. And you are at liberty to choose the sector of Bwindi where you want to trek gorillas. We do make permit booking for clients at no extra charges as longer as you have confirmed a safari with us.

Uganda Wildlife Authority Gorilla Permits

For Uganda’s case, permit is a card issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to qualify one to participate in mountain gorilla trekking  in Bwindi Impenetrable national Park or Mgahinga National Park. This permit enables a visitor to see gorillas for a one full hour even the exercise of trekking may take between 1 to 9 hours in the jungle. The Permit Booking Information is targeted at preparing you well for the gorilla adventure safari.

Without a permit, you cannot access the national parks for gorilla trekking. There are several companies that could help you secure a permit for any region in Bwindi forest or Mgahinga National Park. There are around 20 gorilla families in Bwindi forest where each group is visited by 8 tourists per  day. When you buy a gorilla permit, you are supporting the conservation efforts and the survival of Mountain gorillas in Uganda. Some of the proceeds from gorilla tourism go to the conservation campaign and also support communities that live near the parks. The Uganda permits are of two trekking categories. Ordinary Gorilla trekking and Gorilla Habituation Experience. A permit for gorilla trekking is at USD 600 whereas that for gorilla habituation experience is sold for USD 1500.

Gorilla Permit Questions

How Much is a gorilla permit in Rwanda? 
 A Rwanda gorilla permit for visiting gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park is at USD 1500. A permit in Rwanda used to cost USD 750 until 2017 when it was doubled to USD 1500.