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One needs a gorilla tour cost breakdown to understand what is required to plan a gorilla tour to Uganda or Rwanda or what a gorilla trekking Uganda price involves. Gorilla tracking is absolutely one of the world’s thrilling tourism activities but can be spoilt if not well planned. In Rwanda, it is possible to plan a gorilla tour for one or two days while in Uganda, the minimum days one requires are three. Gorilla tour cost breakdown depends on three important aspects which include accommodation, transport and permits. Our Gorilla trekking Uganda cost price breakdown is based on our 3 Day budget gorilla safari to Bwindi as well as our 3 day luxury gorilla safari to Bwindi. Normally we charge USD490 per person in a group of two people for  budget gorilla tour excluding a gorilla permit of USD600 for a one hour trek and or USD1500.00 for gorilla habituation experience permit to allow you watch gorillas for four hour. For more gorilla safari packages with costs and price per person, kindly check the below gorilla safari package options.

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour - Gorilla Permits Booking Information


From USD $490 pp sharing

Gorilla trekking  day tour to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to see habituated gorillas. Includes, transfers, transport, accommodation or meals, driver guides and all park entrance fees.

5 Days Gorillas and Chimpanzees Tracking Safari


From USD $2910 pp sharing

This 3 day Luxury gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi is then perfect for you. You will spend 3 days in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in southwestern Uganda and home to half of the endangered mountain gorillas.



From From USD $560pp sharing

This 3 Day Gorilla habituation experience road tour is the first of its kind and takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for three memorable nights with one day of gorilla habituation experience.

Lodges as an aspect of gorilla tour cost breakdown.

Whether tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Volcanoes National Park, one needs to plan for accommodation in his her Uganda gorilla trekking price and cost. One needs to know where he/she will stay at least one or two nights before and after your gorilla trek. The price of such accommodation will depend on the category of the mentioned accommodation property. All gorilla national Parks have budget, midrange or luxury accommodation. On average budget accommodation range from USD50-60, Midrange cost USD80-120 and upmarket lodges can even go up to USD800.00 per person. All this affect gorilla tour cost breakdown as it’s the category that you choose that will in the end affect your gorilla tour cost breakdown. There so many budget accommodation properties in bwindi Impenetrable National Park and these include, Rushaga Haven Gorilla Lodge, Buhoma Community rest camp, Broad Bill Forest Camp and so much more. For midrange, Rushaga Camp, Silverback is highly rated where as Clouds mountain gorilla lodge, Nkurigo Bwindi Mountain gorilla lodge, Gorilla Forest Camp, Mahogany Springs, Buhoma Lodge and many others are also available.

dvise accordingly.

Buying Permits as an aspect of gorilla tour cost breakdown

Gorilla permits affect the price of a gorilla tour. Gorilla permits in Rwanda cost USD15000.00 per person hence making your gorilla tour cost breakdown a bit expensive. In Uganda, the standard price for a gorilla permit is USD600 per person for a one hour trek and USD1500.00 per person for up to four hours with mountain gorillas in the wild. Gorilla habituation experience only takes place in the southern parts of Bwindi. Depending on the country and season, you gorilla tour price or cost will be different. Gorilla habituation permits also come into play when one prefers spending more hours with mountain gorillas. A gorilla habituation permit costs USD1500.00 per person before even planning for your accommodation and transport. See below some of our Gorilla safari packages with prices and costs for trekking gorillas for either one hour or four hours.

Transport factor in determining your gorilla tour cost breakdown

You can choose to include driving or flying as options in your Uganda gorilla trek cost and price. Whichever you choose has a cost. It is a bit expensive to fly but this saves time. When it comes to Bwindi impenetrable National Park, we have both scheduled and charter flights one can use. Please contact Encounter Africa safaris for details. If one choses to drive, still use vans or Land Lovers/ Land Cruisers depending on your budget. In order to save on the driving time. Encounter Africa safaris now operates gorilla tours that begin from Kigali Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is now possible to fly into Kigali and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to trek bwindi gorillas. Our 2 Day Bwindi gorilla safari from Kigali and 3 Day Bwindi gorilla tour from Kigali plus our  3 Day Bwindi gorilla habituation experience safari from Kigali are designed for that.

Encounter Africa Safaris can provide you with a gorilla tour cost breakdown if needed and we organize all inclusive tours to see gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Volcanoes National Park in Uganda and Rwanda respectively. For more details about Gorilla trekking Uganda price and all associated gorilla tour prices and packages, kindly send us an email and we will advise accordingly.

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking


From From USD $490pp sharing

This 2 day bwindi gorilla safari through Kigali is meant for those people interested in trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park but are staying in Rwanda.


3 Day Uganda gorilla safari from Kigali

From USD $560pp sharing

This affordable tour allows you to trek Uganda gorillas through Kigali. Save on permit costs and reduce the drive time to the gorillas by booking this safari. Take advantage of November discounted permits at USD450

Wildlife and gorilla trekking safari to uganda


From From USD $560pp sharing

This 3 Day Uganda gorilla safari from Kigali is meant for those people interested in trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park but are staying in Rwanda.

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