The cost of seeing the Ugandan gorillas
What is the cost of trekking gorillas in Uganda?
Uganda is one of the most destination with endangered mountain gorillas in fact it is reported that Uganda has got more than half of the endangered mountain gorillas remaining in the whole world. The other mountain gorillas in the world are found in Rwanda and democratic republic of Congo. Because of the presence of the endangered mountain gorillas in these countries, gorilla trekking is the major safari activity done within these countries.
Gorilla trekking is the major highlight of all the Uganda and in general the African wildlife safaris. Endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda are found in two national parks and these include the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Endangered mountain gorillas are liked by most of the traveler’s wildlife and most of the visitors coming to Uganda must at least visit Bwindi or Mgahinga Gorilla National park for gorilla trekking.
Additionally, inquires have been sent by various travelers inquiring how much does it take for the visitors to go to Uganda Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla national parks to see the endangered mountain gorillas. When I say seeing the mountain gorillas, it means that one must obtain the gorilla permit that will help him or her to see the endangered mountain gorillas in their habitat.
The cost of seeing the gorillas in Uganda is dependent on several factors which we are also going to look at. One of the factors that determine the seeing or trekking the gorillas in Uganda is the cost of the transportation at the destination. Transport determined the cost of seeing the gorillas, you need to travel from your home country to come to Uganda and see the gorillas
Also the type of the lodge or the accommodation facility also determines the cost of the seeing or tracking the gorillas in Uganda. As the matter of fact, the type of the accommodation facility determined whether the gorilla trekking safari ton Uganda is a luxury, midrange or budget safari. There are several accommodation facilities around the gorilla national parks of Mgahinga and Bwindi all located in the southwestern part of Uganda. What you will have to do is to inform us and tell us which accommodation facility that you want stay at as you see the gorillas in Uganda and then for us we shall be able to book for you the exact lodge that suits your travel demands and interests.
Another important factor determine the cost of seeing the gorillas in Uganda is the cost of the Uganda gorilla permit. For any person to see the gorilla in Uganda he or she must pay the cost of the Uganda gorilla permit. In fact Uganda one of the countries that is cheaper when it comes to gorilla trekking permit. Compared to Rwanda, Uganda price of the gorilla permit in lower and any person interested in seeing the gorillas in Uganda will have to pay $700 for one hour who you will need to that the double price $1500 to pay for the gorilla permit in order to see the mountain gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and this means that by taking the Ugandan gorilla safaris, you will have saved much although the experience is the same.
At Vibrant Holiday safaris we provide you with the full complete gorilla trekking package to Uganda and please you’re advised to inform us and we organize for the exclusive gorilla trekking package to see the gorillas in Uganda. When I say, exclusive gorilla trekking trip, I mean that we shall organize for you the safari package that will include the gorilla permit, the accommodation facilities or lodges and the transport systems. What you need to do is to inquire with us at our website and we shall respond as soon as possible since we have all capacity and the experience in organizing the Ugandan gorilla safaris and this is so much interesting and wonderful, get to us and you will be served.
Seeing Uganda Gorillas- Cost of Uganda Gorilla trekking permit
As I have earlier said, you will need to acquire the Gorilla trekking permit in order to see the gorillas in Uganda that is in either Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Therefore, as part of your gorilla trekking cost, you will be able to pay $700 for the gorilla trekking permit. The gorilla trekking permit can be obtained from the Uganda Wildlife Authority or you can book your gorilla trekking permit from the recognized local tourism operator like the Vibrant Holiday Safaris. Just inform us of your intention to see the gorillas in Uganda and we shall be able to book for you the gorilla trekking permit at this species costly. It is good that you book your gorilla trekking permit in advance because of the competitiveness of the activity.
Seeing Uganda gorillas- Cost of Ugandan safari lodges
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park and Mgahinga Gorilla National park in Uganda have got several lodges which range from camping, budget, midrange and luxury lodges. These lodges are strategically located near the gorilla trekking starting point and thus you will book your lodge according to your budget and the interests. Vibrant Holiday safaris is in good connection with the different lodges and you will be able to get budget lodge ranging from $70 to $100 per person per night, for middle range accommodation facility you can get a room at around $100 to $150 per person per night and the luxury accommodation lodges in Uganda are available at around $160 and onwards per night per person. Just trust us and inquire from us we shall get you best lodges for you to stay at as you’re seeing the endangered mountain gorillas.
Seeing Uganda gorillas- Cost of transport to gorilla parks in Uganda
The rate of transportation is also important when it comes to totaling the cost of seeing the endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda. The cost of the transport system from the airport to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga National Park will be determined by the type of the vehicle that you will. The amount charged by the safari van or supper custom safari vehicle is different from when you decide to use the land cruiser 4 by 4 safari vehicle where you be requested to pay an additional small amount. Public transport is also available but we recommend the services of the transportation that is organized by your travel operator which is so convenient.
Seeing Uganda gorillas- Cost of tipping when seeing the gorillas
In Uganda visitors are not compelled to tipping and this means that tipping when seeing the gorillas is voluntarily and thus it depends on the visitors’ heart to give out tips however we have seen visitors tipping about $ 5 to 15 depending in their wish. Tipping expenses are not part of the safari package that we do organize for you. Therefore these are some of the considerations that you should be consider when coming for gorilla trekking