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Uganda Gorilla Tour Cost, How much is Gorilla Trekking safari in 2021

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Cost, How much is Gorilla Trekking The cost for Uganda gorilla trekking permit is USD600 and the cost for gorilla habituation experience permit is USD1500. You can contact a reputable Uganda safari company to help you get the gorilla permits. 

How much is the gorilla trekking in Uganda?

If you planning on visiting the mountain gorillas in Uganda in 2021, here is the updated gorilla tour cost.

Although it might seem that hard to plan, gorilla tracking tours can prove to be the simplest thing to plan. For starters, you only have a few elements to work with and consequently if you sort these out, you are defined to have the most memorable experience of your lifetime. These revolve around the gorilla tracking permit, accommodation on the gorilla trek tour in or near Bwindi, the transportation to Bwindi and back to the airport and of course you international flight ticket if your are coming from outside of Uganda.

I try to help you plan your gorilla trekking tour in the most convenient way possible in this article. I also try to ensure that you have the lower cost for your Uganda gorilla trekking tour. Most of the gorilla tour costs shared here are based on the year 2020 and 2021. Some things might change along the way, so I advise you check with your tour operator for the most updated gorilla tour prices at the time you are trying to book the gorilla trek.

From July 01, 2020, the cost for Uganda gorilla trekking permit is USD700 and the cost for gorilla habituation experience permit is USD1500. You can contact a reputable Uganda safari company to help you get the gorilla permits.

How much would a Gorilla Trek Safari Cost in 2020 or 2021 in Uganda?

Here are the current gorilla tracking tour prices for Uganda, based on when you are going in July 2020 or after. This is for the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking tour, the most commonly requested for gorilla safari.

The gorilla tour cost for a 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour:

Uganda 3 days gorilla tracking tour  cost  Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge/ Gorilla Conservation Camp Midrange: Ichumbi Lodge/ Silverback/ Lake Mulehe/ Engagi Lodge Upscale: Mahogany /Nkuringo/ Buhoma Lodge Super Upscale: Gorilla Forest Camp and Clouds 
Gorilla tour cost for 1 person  USD1,432  USD1,690  USD 1,970  USD 3,066
Gorilla tour cost based on 2 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,142  USD1,282  USD 1,551  USD 2,389
Gorilla tour cost based on 3 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,060  USD1,199  USD 1,468  USD 2,307
Gorilla tour cost based on 4 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,019  USD1,158  USD 1,427  USD 2,266
Gorilla tour cost based on 5 persons (per person sharing room)  USD994  USD1,134  USD 1,402  USD 2,241
Gorilla tour cost based on 6 persons (per person sharing room)  USD977  USD1,117  USD 1,386  USD 2,224
Gorilla tour cost based on 7 persons (per person sharing room)  USD966  USD1,105  USD 1,374  USD 2,213
Single Room Supplement  USD40  USD 150  USD160  USD  400

What is the gorilla tour cost for a 4 Days Gorilla tour with 2 treks?

Uganda  4 Days Gorilla Trek (with two gorilla treks) Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge/ Gorilla Conservation Camp Midrange: Ichumbi Lodge/ Silverback/ Lake Mulehe/ Engagi Lodge Upscale: Mahogany /Nkuringo/ Buhoma Lodge Super Upscale: Gorilla Forest Camp and Clouds
1 person cost of gorilla tour  USD2,544  USD2,931  USD 3,350  USD 4,995
Gorilla tour cost based on 2 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,973  USD2,183  USD 2,586  USD 3,844
Gorilla tour cost based on 3 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,874  USD2,083  USD 2,487  USD 3,744
Gorilla tour cost based on 4 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,824  USD2,034  USD 2,437  USD 3,695
Gorilla tour cost based on 5 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,794  USD2,004  USD 2,407  USD 3,665
Gorilla tour cost based on 6 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,774  USD1,984  USD 2,387  USD 3,645
Gorilla tour cost based on 7 persons (per person sharing room)  USD1,760  USD1,970  USD 2,373  USD 3,631
Single Room Supplement  USD60  USD 225  USD240  USD  600

What is the price for accommodation for gorilla trek in Bwindi:

For accommodation on gorilla trekking, the cost will largely depend on your budget. There are places for as low as USD70 per night like Rushaga gorilla camp; USD150 per night at Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge, Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge for about $1000 a night among others. Bwindi offers several other accommodation for gorilla trek and you could also do come with your own tent and camp at places like Buhoma Community rest camp, gorilla friends resort among others.

What other expenses should one consider when going on a gorilla tracking tour in Uganda?

Apart from the standard cost for gorilla tracking, expect to incur other costs while on the gorilla tour. It is normal to give a tip to the gorilla trek guides after the the trek. This is usually $10-$30 for the head guide. You might need a porter for the trek who can easily be hired at the trek starting point, which usually costs $15 per porter. You will also need plenty of water for the gorilla trek

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Cost, How much is Gorilla Trekking The cost for Uganda gorilla trekking permit is USD600 and the cost for gorilla habituation experience permit is USD1500. You can contact a reputable Uganda safari company to help you get the gorilla permits. 

When is the best time to trek mountain gorillas Uganda?

Most gorilla tracking in Uganda happens during the months of January February, Mach, June, July, August, September and  October. The gorilla trekking these months is quite easier because there is almost no rain in Bwindi. But also it is easy for photographing the gorillas in Bwindi. The months of June, July and August are popular for gorilla trekking because they are also the summer holiday months in Europe, which is the main source market for Uganda gorilla trekking.

But also, it is a bit more expensive to visit the gorillas these months because flights are more costly and accommodation as well.

Which is the Cheapest Time for Gorila Trekking, Most Cheap gorilla Trekking Time?

You can get the cheapest gorilla trek tour in April, May, November. At this time, Uganda gorilla tour operators will offer very cheap gorilla trek tours. Also, accommodation for gorilla treks is cheaper, and flights to Uganda are cheap.

Which are the other recommended gorilla tracking tour packages in Uganda?

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