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Gorilla Trekking Prices – Cost of Gorilla Permits

Gorilla Trekking Prices in Rwanda and Uganda vary basing on the Nationality of the Trekker and Seasons in Volcanos park Rwanda, Bwindi Forest National park and Mgahinga park

Gorilla Trekking prices

Gorilla Trekking  Prices for Rwanda

Rwanda sells it’s Gorilla permits for Volcanos National park for all seasons at

-USD $750 per person for non-nationals.
-USD $375 for foreign residents.
-30,000 Frw for Rwandan citizens.

Gorilla Trekking  Prices for Uganda

Uganda sells it’s Gorilla Permits for Bwindi Forest National park and Mgahinga National park at

-US$600 Peak season ($450 in April and May, November) per person for non-nationals

-US$500 Peak Season  ($400 in April and May, November) per person for foreign residents

-UGX 250,000 Peak Season (UGX.150,000 in April and May, November) per person for East Africa citizens.

Gorilla Trekking prices for Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda

-US$1500 (all seasons) per person for non-nationals

-US$1000 (all seasons) per person for foreign residents

-UGX 750,000  (all season) per person for East Africa citizens.

In Spite of the pricey  Gorilla Trekking Prices for Rwanda, Rwanda’s pride is in the ability for one to do the gorilla trek even in one day and fly back home which is impossible for Uganda. Volcanoes National Park is located 116 km from Kigali and can be driven in just 2 hours. On the other hand, Bwindi is located 500 km from Kampala/ Entebbe Airport and a drive can take 8 hours plus. In that sense, you will spend 3 days for your gorilla trek tour in Uganda travelling to Bwindi Gorilla forest.

The distance becomes shorter when a trekker flys into Kigali Airport and picked on arrival by a Tour operator then drives to Uganda via Cyanika border in Kisoro and tracks Gorillas in Rushanga or Nkuringo sectors of Bwindi forest.

Alternatively
The trekker can fly into Entebbe Airport Uganda and flies to Bwindi Forest into either Kisoro Airstrip or  Kihihi Airstrip of Bwindi.

Gorilla Trekking Prices include

-Gorilla permit

-Ranger fees

-Park entry fees

 

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