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2016-2017 Low season gorilla and chimp permit discounts

2016-2017 Low season gorilla and chimp permit discountsUganda Wildlife Authority remains committed to conserving for generations and making Uganda tourism affordable by launching yet another exciting promotion for 2016 and 2017. These 2016 and 2017 low season gorilla and chimp permit discounts were launched on Tuesday, 28th July 2015 at Hotel Africana by the Director of tourism business and development at Uganda Wildlife Authority who represented the Executive Director.

The new costs/rates/price for 2016-2017 Low season gorilla and chimp permit discounts

Off season gorilla permits for 2016-17 has been adjust upwards from $350 to $450 compared to previous promotional discounts in 2013 up to 2015. This means that instead of saving $250.00 per gorilla permit, tourists will now save only $150.00 which is a great promotional discount. The above mentioned price/rate will apply to the traditional low or off season months of April, May and November 2016-17 where Uganda Wildlife Authority expects other stakeholders such as Hoteliers and Tour operators to slash costs such as accommodation, transport and meals to make Uganda an affordable tourism destination for the future. Low season promotional prices will apply to gorilla permits in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park and not in Rwanda.

Exciting 2016-17 Low season chimp permit discounts for Kibale National Park

Uganda Wildlife authority has also decided to introduce low season promotional and discounted chimpanzee permits in Kibale National Park from $150.00 to $100.00 during off season months of April, May and November 2016-17. This will enable tourists to save up to $50 per chimpanzee permit booked and confirmed during off season months. This reduced price/rate/cost of kibale chimpanzee permits is expected to have an impact of tourist inflows to both Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Park as well as Kibale National Park confirming Uganda as a true primate capital of Africa.

Why visit Bwindi and Kibale National Park

With this 2016-2017 Low season gorilla and chimp permit discounts, tourist will get a chance to visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which has almost half of the worlds endangered mountain gorillas, some rare endemic bird species and the only place where gorillas coexist with wild chimpanzees. In Kibale National Park, you have a destination that is home to over 12 other primates and has been described as the best National Park to track communities of habituated wild chimpanzees. Encounter Africa safaris is always the first to break such news and we are masters in tailoring affordable gorilla and chimpanzee trekking safaris if contacted.

The process and procedure of securing 2016-2017 Low season gorilla and chimp permit discounts remains the same and all you need to do is to contact Encounter Africa Safaris with the year, Month and the actual date when you want us to book your low season discounted gorilla and chimp permits and we will follow this by checking availability at Uganda Wildlife Authority. If it happens that there is still space, we will inform you, invoice you and once we receive your payment, we will book your gorilla or chimp permit and send you scanned copies. Please note that your passport details will have to be provided in advance since Uganda Wildlife authority cannot genuinely issue out your permits without them. We do not charge any fee if you book all inclusive and guided Bwindi gorilla tour through Encounter Africa Safaris as required by Uganda Wildlife Authority but if you want us to book gorilla permits alone, a small administrative fee will be charged

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