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Encounter Africa safaris is here to take you through Uganda gorilla trekking in 2018. 2018 looks to be an exciting year for Uganda in as far as gorilla trekking activities in Bwindi Impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park is concerned. Bwindi impenetrable National Park is a big chunk of tropical rain forest solely lying in Uganda and home to over 400 hundred individuals of the endangered mountain gorillas. This number is almost half of all surviving mountain gorillas in the whole world. While Uganda has many mountain gorillas, it has been playing second fiddle to Rwanda with many people opting to trek mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park. With the increase of the price of Rwanda Gorilla permit from USD750 to USD1500, not so many people are planning to trek gorillas in Rwanda making Uganda gorilla trekking in 2018 and exciting adventure.

Facts about Uganda gorilla trekking in 2018

Kigali Airport is likely to be a gateway to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park for Uganda gorilla trekking in 2018. For a long time, tourists have been preferring to trek mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park due to short distances and drive time from Kigali Airport to Volcanoes National Park. Short driving time has been a strong selling point for Rwanda gorilla trekking but with this increase in Rwanda gorilla permits, people are willing to skip gorilla trekking for the cheaper gorilla permit price in Uganda at USD600.00 by crossing over to the East and Southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga. Uganda gorilla trekking in 2018 is likely to see tourists crossing over Rwanda to Uganda to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga National Park in order to drive few miles and be able to trek gorillas at an affordable price. It also means that Uganda is more likely to get more clients visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park arriving and departing from Kigali Airport. Uganda gorilla trekking in 2018 will see people trying to book their Uganda mountain gorilla permits in advance to avoid shortage.

Uganda gorilla trekking in 2018 will or is likely to see an influx of many tourists flock the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Nkuringo and Rushaga) due to their closeness with Rwanda. The southern part of Bwindi National Park is known for the many mountain gorilla families in this region meaning that gorilla tourism in this region be boosted. Encounter Africa safaris is one of leading tour operators organizing gorilla safaris to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park. Contact us for affordable prices and expert advice that you can rely on.

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