book gorilla permits for adventure
Gorillas are incredibly the most spectacular and the most sought-after creatures Worldwide, you can see them in only three East African countries; Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Currently, there are more than 1004 mountain gorillas that are still living in the world and tourists can only trek them in any of the four national parks that are situated in the heart of Africa.
In Uganda, Tourists have only two choices to trek these spectacular Apes in the wild and nowhere else except in the misty valleys of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park -Southwest. Uganda is proud to be home to over 500 rare mountain gorillas which represent half of the world’s gorillas.
In Rwanda, mountain gorilla trekking takes place in the Volcanoes National Park which represents a 3rd of the mountain gorillas at Virunga Massif while a quarter of them are also inhabited within the Virunga National Park in DRC.
Reserving a gorilla permit is a must if you are to track mountain gorillas in Africa. In Uganda, gorilla permits are obtainable at $600 for foreign non-residents, $500 for foreign residents, and shs.250000 for East African residents. To spend more hours with these creatures, the best for you is to embark on the Mountain gorilla Habituation Experience which is done in only Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in the two gorilla groups (Bikingi and Bushaho gorilla families).
The permits for a gorilla safari in Rwanda are obtainable at $1500 for foreign nonresidents, $1000 for foreign residents, and shs.750000 for East African residents. There is no need to mind about the cost but what is important is that you will have the whole day and all the 4 hours of face to face interaction with these fascinating primates in their natural habitat.