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Why the Gorilla Permit Price difference between Rwanda and Uganda ?

7th June 2017

They are the same mountain gorillas species, only separated by national boundaries, yet the price for a gorilla tracking permit is $1500 in Rwanda, $600 for Uganda ($450 for November, April and May). What could be the reason for the difference? In proposing the $1500 from $750 for a gorilla permit,  Rwanda Development Board asserted that they wanted to offer more community…

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Comparing Uganda and Gorilla Trekking Experience

7th June 2017

How different is the gorilla tracking experience between Uganda and Rwanda (Comparisons)  Okay, aside from the price differences with the Rwanda gorilla tracking permit now at $1500 and Uganda gorilla going for $600 (and $450 in November, April and May), could there be some real difference in the experience one finally gets? As all the mountain gorillas…

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Uganda gorilla safari, Uganda gorilla tour - seeing mountain gorillas in Biwindi

How to book gorilla trek tour in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo

7th June 2017

Quick information on booking gorilla trek tour, booking gorilla tour , buying gorilla safaris, gorilla trek permit in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. How to book a gorilla trek tour in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo Choose your gorilla trekking or gorilla tracking destination Mountain gorillas can only be found in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (60%…

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All about the life and ecology of mountain gorillas

6th June 2017

The endangered mountain gorilla is one of the subspecies of the gorilla. The other subspecies is the lowland gorillas, it is a specie most often found in zoos. There are approximately 900 mountain gorillas remaining on earth. Unlike other gorilla species, mountain gorillas cannot live in captivity. They only survive in their natural habitat, afro-montane…

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Where to find Mountain Gorillas

6th June 2017

Where to find Mountain Gorillas There are approximately 900 mountain gorillas remaining on earth. Unlike other gorilla species, mountain gorillas cannot live in captivity. They only survive in their natural habitat, afro-montane forests only found in Uganda, Congo (DRC) and Rwanda. These are located in the Virunga mountains (striding across the three countries) and Uganda’s…

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Rwanda gorilla permit will cost 1500 USD

30th May 2017

 The Rwanda Development Board today announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately. A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$ 15,000, and will receive exclusive personalized tour guide services. The…

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Cheaper Gorilla tracking permits for November 2015 in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

29th May 2017

Don’t miss an experience with the rare mountain gorillas in Mgahinga national park. Permit fees have been cut to Shs 150,000 from Shs 250,000 for domestic tourists (and all East African Community citizens). Foreign tourists now pay $450 instead of the previous $600. This promotional offer runs till end of November  2017. Mgahinga is home…

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Rwanda Gorilla tracking permit price raised to USD1500

7th May 2017

The Rwanda Development Board has announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately.  However, the mountain gorilla tracking permit cost remains the same in Uganda at USD600 and Congo (DRC). According to RDB, the new price increase will not affect tourists who had…

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My mountain Uganda gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi’s Oruzogo gorilla family

30th April 2017

Tracking Gorillas in Bwindi’s Oruzogo Gorilla Family Gorilla Trekking remains one of the most magical and rewarding wildlife experiences in the natural world, one that I know is high on the wish list of Uganda’s tourists. An estimated 880 mountain gorillas are remaining on earth, approximately 480 of which reside in Bwindi National Park. Some…

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Climbing Mount Karisimbi (Rwanda)

3rd April 2017

by Ivan Wassaaka Mount Karisimbi is the highest of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains. It is a huge dome, now dormant, that dominates the range, more in girth than in height. Its name in Kinyaruanda means white shell, which refers to its often white-capped summit. Interestingly, this cap results not from snow but…

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