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We have discussed many aspects about booking and purchasing a gorilla permit for Uganda and Rwanda and we continue to explore more and providing you information on how best to handle your gorilla trekking tour when it is time to book or plan it. Buying a gorilla permit on the actual trekking day or on ground in Bwindi Impenetrable national Park and or Volcanoes National park is a possibility and in this article, we will try to explore advantages and disadvantages of each.

Buying a gorilla permit on the actual trekking day

Buying a gorilla permit on the actual trekking day is possible simply because in most cases, not all permits are booked. For that matter, you can walk to any park headquarters in buhoma, Rushaga, Nkuringo and or ruhija with your money and you will buy or book a place to trek gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable national park. On ground, there always many permits for resell by tour operators who buy in bulk and sometimes cannot use all booked gorilla permits for their clients and as such, they have to do it on ground. If it is reselling, you can actually negotiate the price of a given gorilla permit. The danger of buying a gorilla permit on the actual trekking day is you will never know whether permits are fully booked or not. There companies that will confirm a gorilla trekking tour with their clients when gorilla permits are fully booked at Uganda wildlife Authority Head quarters in Kampala but because they do not want to loose business, they then go a head to drive clients with a hope of organizing this on ground. This sometimes end up misfiring leading to frustrations on both sides after spending a lot of money on transport and accommodation. Its therefore advisable to book your gorilla permit way in advance and we can help you do that. Unless if you are in Buhoma, Rushaga and any other parts of Bwindi Impenetrable national park and you have many nights there, its possible and very easy to organize this on ground.

As a company, while it is possible buying a gorilla permit on the actual trekking day, we do not support it in any way. A gorilla trekking tour is a one off and very expensive venture which should be planned way in advance. Kindly contact us and we will advise you on the best way to acquire and book your gorilla permit in advance.

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