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There procedures for organizing a successful gorilla watching Uganda tour to Bwindi impenetrable national Park. The most important thing to mind about is the cost of your gorilla watching Uganda safari. Once you have known the cost and price of the components that you need to arrange your Uganda watching safari, then you are good to go. During your planning phase, please consider the number of days you want to spend on you gorilla watching Uganda holiday, how many gorilla watching sessions you are planning to book, the price and availability of gorilla permits, the region where you want to watch mountain gorillas and so much more. For all those interested in gorilla watching Uganda holidays, you can take a look at our 3 day gorilla tour to Bwindi National Park or 3 day gorilla habituation experience road trip.

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.

rushaga gorilla permits


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Our 3 day fly in gorilla habituation experience tour to Bwindi Impenetrable national park is meant for those that do not have many days in Uganda but want to spend more time with 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.

Duration of gorilla watching Uganda safaris

The minimum number of days for a gorilla watching trek is three when you pass through Entebbe international Airport. The first day is for driving to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the second day is for trekking mountain gorillas in the forest and the last day is for driving back to Entebbe International Airport for your international Flight out. Now that you are here, take a look at our 3 day budget gorilla safari and if you want an up market options, then our 3 day luxury gorilla safari is the best for you. It is now possible to organize a 2 day gorilla watching Uganda safari from Kigali Rwanda due to the fact that Kigali is much closer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park than Entebbe International Airport. For those that would love to avoid long drives and many days on this gorilla watching Uganda trek, its better to book flights that land in Kigali and then cross over to Uganda through Katuna or Chanika boarder on words to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. With this option, it indeed possible to reduce on the drive time as well as days allocated to your gorilla watching holidays. Take at our 2 day bwindi gorilla safari from Kigali and or our 3 day Bwindi gorilla trekking safari from Kigali

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

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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


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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.

Booking gorilla permits for your Gorilla watching Uganda experience

Your gorilla watching Uganda safari is guaranteed only after booking your gorilla permit. Encounter Africa safaris has detailed all information about booking and buying your gorilla permits for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. (Please read more about Gorilla permit booking information). A gorilla permit costs USD600.00 per person per trek for one hour for foreign non residents, USD500.00 per person for one hour for foreign residents with working permits while East African Citizens of Uganda, Rwanda. Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Southern Sudan pay Shs250,000 per person for one hour.

For those interested in spending more time with mountain gorillas in the wild while on your gorilla watching Uganda expedition, then you need to consider booking a gorilla permit for gorilla habituation experience in bwindi. You can read more about gorilla habituation experience here. Gorilla habituation experience is the first and the only one of its kind in the whole of Africa and the world where individual tourists get an opportunity to spend up to four hours up close with mountain gorillas in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. For more information about frequently asked questions about gorilla habituation experience, how to booking a gorilla habituation experience, minimum age for gorilla habituation experience holiday please find it her in our FAQ about gorilla habituation experience safaris. A gorilla habituation experience permit costs USD1500.00 per person for Foreign non residents, USD1000.00 per person for four hours and Shs750,000 for East African citizens. Knowing the price of gorilla trekking permits and gorilla habituation experience permits helps a lot in planning your gorilla watching Uganda trip anytime. Encounter Africa safaris has put together exciting gorilla watching Uganda packages at affordable prices for those interested in seeing mountain gorillas in the wild. Below are some of our selected short gorilla trekking safaris with options of seeing gorillas for one hour or watching gorillas for four hours.

Accommodation costs for your Gorilla watching Uganda holiday

Encounter Africa Safaris utilizes selected accommodation facilities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Our long working relationship with lodges around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ensures that we negotiate a good price for you with lodges that offer value for money. We have gorilla safari lodges that we work with in all categories. Budget gorilla safari lodges cost or rate are from USD50-70 per person sharing, Mid Range Lodges rates and costs range between USD100-120 per person sharing while luxury lodges can be from USD250 on word per person sharing. Encounter Africa safaris partners with some lodges in all sides of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and it is possible to choose you lodge when you click on one of our gorilla watching packages. In Rushaga we utilize Rushag Haven Gorilla Lodge for Budget, Rushaga Gorilla Camp for mid range and Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Lodge for Up Market.

Transport for your Gorilla watching Uganda safari

Encounter Africa safaris owns a fleet of 4×4 vehicles suited for your gorilla watching Uganda safari. We have 4×4 RAV 4s , 4×4 Safari Vans and 4×4 Land Cruisers for your gorilla watching holiday in Bwindi. Please click here to see photos of our vehicles and click here to see photos of Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge, Rushaga gorilla camp and Nkuringo Mountain gorilla lodge. You can also see our 3 day budget gorilla watching tour and 3 day luxury gorilla watching tour.

Gorilla watching Uganda treks with Encounter Africa safaris

Our reputation speaks for itself. We have been around for quite some time. Please visit our ABOUT US page to see the credentials of our team. We are highly recommended on TRIP ADVISOR and SAFARI BOOKING. Our experience in organizing Uganda and Rwanda safaris is undisputed making Encounter Africa Safaris one of the best Destination Management Outfit for Uganda and Rwanda. We organize all inclusive and affordable gorilla trekking packages to suite your time, budget and interest.

If interested in combining your gorilla watchingUganda experience with other things, try our 5 Day gorilla and chimp trekking safari, 5 day gorillas and game safari or our 5 day gorilla safari and white water rafting.

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