Gorilla Permit Update


The Uganda Wildlife Authority have agreed that the fee for gorilla permits has been reduced to USD350 per permit in the low season months of May, October, November and March / April.  There has never been a better time to go to Uganda.  Road Travel can offer some scheduled departures over these months, and of course can put together any private itineraries.


Gorilla tracking is a very captivating activity; it involves walking in the wilderness in search of these great apes.  It can be a challenging activity, therefore ensure physical fitness.  Eight people are permitted per group per day and a total of twenty four people is taken in Bwindi, while eight people are allowed for Mgahinga.  There are four groups in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, (Mubare,Habinyanja, Rushegura, and Nkuringo) and one (Nyakagezi) in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.  Booking for all gorilla permits in Bwindi and Mgahinga is done at the UWA Headquarters in Kampala.  Road Travel includes this service in your Gorilla Tracking Package, so contact us to find out more.

Author: Africa Road Travel

Africa Road Travel is an established inbound southern African tour operator. Our parent company (Cape AgriTours) was established more than 14 years ago, Africa Road Travel started in 2001 and opened their own independent offices in Cape Town in 2004. Since then the company has grown in leaps and bounds, besides the years of accumulated professional industry knowledge and experience, we enjoy special industry contracts with many service providers, Hotels and Guest Houses. This allows us to provide you with individual attention, free assistance with your vacation plans, a free ground handling service and discount prices.

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