While Rwanda recently upped their gorilla permit cost to $1,500, in Uganda the $600 dollar fee will remain unchanged.
Clearly, the Pearl of Africa is the place to be if you want to catch sight of the Silverback and his band for less, the percentage of revenue obtained by the use of the permits contributing to the primates’ survival, and no doubt Bwindi’s recent baby boom.
Stephen Asiimwe, CEO of Uganda Tourism Board, says ”Once you have looked into the eyes of a mountain gorilla, you understand how important it is to protect these primates. It is important, that not only a wealthy minority can get the chance to experience these animals in their natural environment, but everyone who wants to contribute to their conservation.”
We are discounting 11 of its gorilla focused camping overland trips by 15% in our current Primate Promo, on bookings are made by 30 June. All of the tours feature gorilla viewing in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
The following camping overland itineraries are being included in the sale: