Gorilla Trekking Permit In Uganda 2024 : The Uganda Wildlife Authority announced the changes for gorilla trekking permits in Uganda announced that by 1st June 2024, gorilla trekking permits will be increased in this article here is all you need to know before you book your gorilla trekking permit to participate in gorilla trekking in Uganda for an amazing safari experience.

Here are some of the different categories of travelers that have different prices that different travelers will get to pay to have access to the habituated gorilla  families in their natural habitat as they go about their daily activities in the wild.

Product Category Price Requirements
Gorilla  trekking


Ugandans  and   EAC





National   ID,   Valid

Passport,         Birth Certificate

Foreign  residents  in




Valid           Passport

Resident            Id/

Diplomatic Card /Visa

of      minimum     4

consecutive months,

African citizens, foreign

residents in all African

countries,   including











Foreign Non residents







Gorilla trekking in Uganda will lead you to Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which will allow you to understand more about the species in the wild where you will be accompanied by a ranger who will ensure you are protected against any attacks from wild animals and a knowledgeable guide who will ensure you get to understand all you need to know about the gorillas in the wild.

Therefore, feel free to ask as many questions as you would like to know about the species and also get to take beautiful pictures of the species as they go about their daily activities in the wild. For gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will watch the species in the four sectors of the park that is Nkuringo, Ruhija, Rushaga, and gorilla trekking in Mgahinga National Park, you will have to hike the Virunga mountains in Uganda that is mount muhabura, mount sabyinyo, and mount gahinga which will give you access to the species in the wild for an amazing gorilla trekking experience in Uganda.

What to pack for gorilla trekking in Uganda

  • Carry your camera and get to take pictures of the species in the wild for an amazing safari experience and as a way to keep memories
  • Carry some binoculars because you will have the chance to watch several different bird species in the wild for travelers interested in birding
  • You can carry some insect repellent because the park has several disease-spreading insects that can irritate with their bites
  • Carry some hiking shoes because the trails tend to be impenetrable as you make your way to the gorillas in the wild
  • You can also carry a waterproof jacket because it can rain at any given time in the wild.
  • You can also carry long trousers and long-sleeved shirts to avoid being pricked by nettles during the safari experience in the wild.
  • Carry some pain killer because the higher you hike, the temperatures keep dropping which can cause headaches so to avoid getting sick you can carry some pain killers.
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