HOW MUCH ARE GORILLA TREKKING PERMITS IN AFRICA?
Uganda mountain gorilla trekking permits cost $ 700 to spend an Hour with the gorillas.
Uganda Gorilla Habituation Trekking Permit Costs $1500 (A Full Day Experience)
East African citizens pay 250,000 shillings for the permit.
Rwanda mountain gorilla trekking permits cost $1500.
Congo Gorilla Trekking Permit Costs $ 400
Several tourists interested in trekking gorillas have found the process of purchasing gorilla permits tiring, and they have opted for the quickest, least tiring option of reserving their mountain gorilla trekking permits through a local Ugandan or Rwandan safari tour operator. These gorilla tour companies won’t charge you for buying a gorilla trekking permit. Tour operators normally speed up the reservation process for gorilla permits on your behalf.
What other Primate Safaris are there in Africa?
Besides the mountain gorillas, travelers can trek with chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, golden monkeys in Mgahinga National Park, and numerous other monkey species in Uganda. After your gorilla trekking safari, you can decide to visit the tree-climbing lions of the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park or go to Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Bunyonyi, and PianUpe Reserve for the best of wildlife safaris in Uganda.
Kibale Forest National Park: Chimpanzee Trekking
In Kibale Forest National Park, you will see 13 primate species. The chimpanzee trek runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Kibale Forest National Park common trail is the Kanyanchu. Chimpanzee habituation can also be done at Kibale Forest. Chimpanzee tracking requires a trekking permit, which costs $200 per person. A 3-day chimpanzee safari itinerary to Kibale is ideal.
What can I do at Queen Elizabeth National Park?
Visit Kyambura Gorge to track chimpanzees. 16 chimpanzee trekking permits are issued every day. Trekking with chimpanzees at Kyambura Gorge is more challenging than in Kibale Forest National Park. The chimpanzee excursion here takes about 3 hours, depending on where the chimpanzees are located and your physical fitness. Kyambura Gorge chimpanzee trekking permits cost $50 per person, per trek. Kyambura Gorge's minimum trekking age is 12 years. Other primates residing at Kyambura Gorge include baboons,velvet monkeys, colobus monkeys,and red-tailed monkeys. Queen Elizabeth National Park has other wildlife species such as tree-climbing lions, leopards, hippos, buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, and numerous bird species. Spend a night at Ishasha Wilderness, Mweya Safari Lodge,Jacana Safari Lodge, or Katara Lodge.