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Gorilla trekking permits For Buhoma Sector: Buhoma Tour Guide

Gorilla trekking permits for Buhoma sector are a required document before ant tourist is allowed to trek the gorillas in their natural habitats (Bwindi Impenetrable national park). It is a legal document that each visitor on gorilla safari trip in Buhoma Uganda must present before Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Authorities to be allowed to trek one habituated gorilla group. Once you have acquired your gorilla permit, then you have taken one essential step in planning for gorilla trekking safari in Buhoma Uganda. To acquire a valid gorilla trekking permit for Buhoma sector, you should be above 15 years.

Gorilla trekking permits For Buhoma Sector

Gorilla trekking permits for Buhoma sector  Uganda provide a great deal to enthusiastic primate lovers to enjoy a close encounter/interaction with the rare mountain gorillas in the wild. This experience by itself is a life changing one and immersing yourself in the jungles of Buhoma region to see these rare apes is incredibly rare opportunity not to be missed on Uganda safaris.

Mountain gorillas exist only in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda while some are within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the Virunga National Park. In Uganda, there are nearly half of these world’s endangered species thriving in the country’s 2 parks. In all the 4 parks, there are fewer than 1063 mountain gorillas existing only in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo.

Fequently asked questions about the gorilla trekking permits of Buhoma sector

What to know (facts) about the gorilla permits for Buhoma sector?

Buhoma sector of Bwindi hosts 4 habituated gorilla families representing 32 gorilla trekking permits for visitors to purchase. They include Rushegura family, Mubare group, Katwe and Habinyanja group. All gorilla trekking permits for Buhoma or any of Uganda’s trekking region cost the same depending on category the visitor falls in. If you are a foreign non-resident, gorilla permits Buhoma are obtainable at US Dollars 700 while US Dollars 600 is a charge for foreign residents and shs. 250000 East Africa Community citizens.

How can I book a gorilla permit for gorilla trekking in Buhoma Sector?

Acquiring a gorilla trekking permit for Buhoma sector Uganda is easier using 2 options; by contacting a reputable tour operator on the ground or you deal directly with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Provided you are above 15 years, ensure you arrange reservation of your gorilla trekking permit Buhoma Uganda early at least 2-6 months prior the actual date of traveling to track a gorilla family in Buhoma area. The cost of gorilla trekking permits Buhoma sector Uganda include 1 hour with mountain gorillas, park guide service and photography but excludes transportation, laundry, telephone bills, accommodation, shopping expenses or other activities you plan to add on to your gorilla trekking experience.

How much does a gorilla trekking permit for Buhoma sector cost?

A gorilla permit for gorilla trekking in Buhoma sector costs $700 per person for foreign non-residents and $500 for foreign residents. For Ugandan citizens, gorilla permits in Buhoma cost shs. 250,000 per person.

Are there discounted gorilla permits for Buhoma sector?

Currently, there are no discounted gorilla permits for gorilla trekking in Buhoma sector. If the government issues discounted gorilla permits in future, we shall let you know on this website.

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