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Encounter Africa safaris presents reliable 2019-2020 gorilla permit booking information for all those interested in trekking the rare mountain gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda. A gorilla permit is the official permission that allows one to book a spot to see gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda. In Uganda, it is Uganda wildlife Authority which is in charge of issuing gorilla permits for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park. On the other side, Rwanda Development board is the one in charge of issuing gorilla permits for Volcanoes National Park.

Gorilla permit price for 2019-2020

Our 2019-2020 gorilla permit booking information aims at updating you on the price of gorilla permits. Gorilla permits for trekking mountain gorillas cost USD1500.00 while in Uganda, the permits are still at USD600.00. Rwanda increased the price of gorilla permits in 2017 while Uganda has decided not to increase its price following changes in Rwanda. Due to the above changes, there is a likelihood of more tourist to Uganda due to the low price compared to Rwanda.

Included in a gorilla permit

A gorilla permit for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Volcanoes National Park includes one hour with a given family of Habituated mountain gorillas, services of a trained Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger/Guide who will move with you to the forest to search or trek mountain gorillas, security while in the forest as well as park fees for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga National Park or Volcanoes National Park.

Excluded in a gorilla permit

Gorilla permit price for Uganda and Rwanda excludes Transport to and from Bwindi, Mgahinga or Volcanoes National Park, accommodation as well as other optional activities. Please contact Encounter Africa safaris for details about what is included and excluded in a gorilla permit.

When to book your 2019-2020 gorilla permit

Gorilla trekking is one of the most thought tourism activities in the whole world. Many people are looking at visiting Uganda and Rwanda for gorilla trekking holidays in 2019-2020. It is advised that one should book his/her gorilla permit at least three months in advance. This is because gorilla permits are booked for specific dates. Endeavor to contact Encounter Africa safaris in advance and we will check availability for your desired dates and book your gorilla permit as long as you take an all-inclusive safari with us.

How to book your 2019-2020 gorilla permits

Everyone can book his or her gorilla permit. Booking your 2019-2020 gorilla permit will require you to contact Uganda Wildlife Authority for the case of Uganda (Bwindi Impenetrable national Park and Mgahinga) and Rwanda Development Board in the case of Volcanoes National Park. You can write or give them a call, explain when (Date, Month, year) when you want to trek gorillas and they will check availability and later advise on the next step. This process sometimes can be annoying due to bureaucracies involved with dealing with government agencies in Africa. That’s why many tourists prefer dealing with tour operators who book for you gorilla permits without hassle. Book an all inclusive gorilla safari with us and we will take care of gorilla permit this 2019-2020.

For more details about 2019-2020 gorilla permit booking information, please do contact Encounter Africa Safaris by email of phone and we will advise you accordingly.

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