How Much Does It Cost To Go Gorilla Trekking In Uganda?

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How Much Does It Cost To Go Gorilla Trekking In Uganda?

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi national park is obviously the main attraction for travelers, but the area is quite stunning. There is dense mountain, waterfalls, a little mountain town, upmarket hotels, and food points.

 

You can also enjoy popular activities in the Uganda national park include hiking to a picturesque waterfall, visiting Batwa pygmy population and more. Yes, the most important is gorilla trekking is also one of the best activities in the national park.

 

For a gorilla safari or trekking, you need to purchase a gorilla trekking permit and book your accommodation and logistics to reach the trekking spots. 

Price of a gorilla permit in Uganda

A gorilla permit is the only way that allows you to meet the worlds amazing animal in Uganda. You can get permit for one hour or 4 hours for gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation respectively in Uganda.

 

Currently, the cost of Uganda gorilla trekking is USD 700, and UWA serves permit on the first-come-first-serve basis. 

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Cost of transportation to see the gorillas in Uganda

The second very important aspect that you need to consider in your budget is transportation. To reach the Bwindi Impenetrable national park, you need to arrange to transport either a flight or by road. 

 

The minimum days required to access Bwindi is three, where by on day one you need to reach Bwindi from Kampala and two days are for gorilla trekking.

 

Even though Uganda gorillas permit is cheaper, you would incur about $500-$600 as transportation charges. Plus, your flight charges also come under transportation. 

Cost of accommodation to see the gorillas in Uganda

Book your accommodation in advance to stay at night or to rest after long day gorilla trekking. From low price to high range, Bwindi has all type of accommodation options for travelers.

 

You can also choose the camping option that may cost you less than other accommodations.

 

Depending upon your stay and budget make the bookings in advance to get rid of the last minute rush.