Gorilla permits in Uganda

Buying the Gorilla permits in Uganda.

In order for any person to do gorilla trekking in Uganda he or she must obtain and pay for the gorilla trekking permit. It is good for you to purchase the gorilla trekking permit to see the gorilla in Uganda early enough because of the competition surrounding people’s interest in gorilla trekking.

Mountain gorilla are one of the wonderful creatures which are endangered and can be only found in two National Park called Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which are found in the Southwestern part of Uganda.  Most of the visitors come to Africa to do gorilla trekking and this the reason as to why you need to book for your gorilla trekking permit in advance.

You need to make sure that you inform us in advance of your intention to do gorillas in either Mgahinga or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park especially during the peak season or the dry season when most of the visitors come to Uganda to see gorillas during this time. Once you inform us, we shall check for you the availability of the gorilla permits and once there is availability, we shall let you know and continue with the process of buying the gorilla permit.

Endangered Mountain Gorillas are visited by a group of 8 people and are allowed only one hour visiting the gorillas in their natural wildness. Because of the fragility of the Mountain Gorillas, only visitors who are 15 years and above are the only allowed to trek Mountain Gorillas in the Mgahinga and Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park.

For visitors interested in buying the gorilla trekking permit in Uganda, will have to contact the Uganda wildlife Authority headquarters and these permits are obtained in advance about 2 years in advance. Other than the Uganda wildlife Authority, you can also  get  and book your gorilla trekking permit in advance by contacting the local and a well-known tourism company that are registered with Uganda wildlife Authority  such the Vibrant Holiday safaris.

Booking the Uganda gorilla permit is easy and good when booking it with the local based tour operators since the people have local knowledge and they easily protect wonderful accommodation facilities where you can stay while watching or seeing the gorillas. In most cases the roads leading to Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park  become so hard and slippery and this becomes  good when you use the local tourism operator to book for you  the 4wheel drive vehicle that will help you navigate through hard road conditions linking to Uganda Gorilla Parks.

Steps for before purchasing the Uganda gorilla permit

 Guests need to understand their traveling time before obtaining the gorilla permit. While inquiring for you the Uganda gorilla permit, you should suggest which date you wish to travel to Mgahinga or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to see the gorillas. You will need to cross check your date with the availability of the permits and if they are not available then you will be able to suggest another date and later you will scan your details of the passport and then email them to the company helping you to organize the trip.

Guests wishing to obtain the gorilla trekking permit in Uganda, you will have to make your passport ready and their identification documents to verify your date of birth and to confirm your nationality since all these affect the assurance of the gorilla trekking permit.

After all this you will need to think about payment for the Uganda gorilla permit. It is good that you pay for your gorilla trekking permit price via the bank transfers with the bank charges being applies. After payment, you will be able   to confirm the confirmatory email or you will receive a notification that your payment has been fully received through the email. For local tour operators, the credit cards can also be used to pay for your gorilla permit in Uganda.

Because there are two National Parks in Uganda where you can go and see gorillas that Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you will need to specify which region or sector you want to trek the mountain gorillas especially when you wish to trek gorillas for easy allocation of the gorilla permits.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has four sectors that include the Rushaga, Nkuringo, Ruhija and Buhoma which you can  book and enjoy the endangered gorillas in their natural habitats.

Uganda is the one of the best destination where you can for gorilla trekking since more than half of the remaining mountain gorillas remained in the world can only be found in Uganda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Therefore, you should remember to buy your gorilla permit as you prepare to come to Uganda to see gorillas.