June 12, 2024
Bwindi Nature Walks

Bwindi impenetrable forest has been a favorite park for many tourists to Africa especially those on gorilla safaris but today its one of top choice  for budget gorilla treks. The park offers an exciting mix of primate viewing, culture and community retreats an experience that is cherished for life. Are you planning to track mountain gorillas soon in Africa on budget? Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda is the only place to go gorilla trekking on budget and even save enough dollars for other tour adventure activities to come.

Besides in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, seeing mountain gorillas is a must with 99%chances in a single trek though one can track mountain gorillas in Rwanda and Congo. Also the park is home to the largest number of mountain gorillas living on the planet hence being the best destination for gorilla trekking in Africa. Here is what makes the park a top choice for all travelers seeking for affordable gorilla safaris  in Africa.

Cheap Gorilla Permits

All gorilla permits are discounted for three months every year to enable tight spenders to full fill their travel dream. The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) sells gorilla permits at only $450 USD  during the months of April, May and November. This discount is valid until 2019 when the park management body is contemplating to revise its tariff rates. If you want to track gorillas on budget the time is now because no one knows what the future will bring. However, other months of the year gorilla permits in Bwindi Forest National Park cost $600 USD per trek still a lower price compared to one gorilla permit in Rwanda that go for $1500. You could book a private 3 Day gorilla trek at even less than $1000 in Uganda and even save a few dollars. The gorilla tour price goes more low if you travel with a friend or join a group tour offered by selected tour operators.

Book your gorilla permit with a tour operator in charge of organizing your tour and even get details on gorilla permit availability and more offers for those with a working permit and nationality.

Explore More During Your Tour

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a great place to see lots of things! The park is located close to other exciting attractions and destinations just in case you want to extend your tour to see wildlife or track chimps or relax at the beach.Just gather you trip interest and request your trip planner to come up with a breathing space tour program.

Transport and Accessibility

From Kampala Uganda’s Capital or Kigali Rwanda, its very easy to get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by road in either a private safari vehicle or public transport unlike other gorilla tracking parks in the region.To use a private safari vehicle ,one must book a full package gorilla safari tour with a tour operator including transport, accommodation,meals and gorilla permits.However, if your budget is too tight,there are many public buses that leave Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable but still you need to book your backpacking gorilla tour with a tour agent who will ensure your safety to the gorilla park and back. Gorilla back packing tours are very cheap and affordable and you get the same experience just like those on budget private gorilla safari tours.

Same scenario applies to travelers who fly to Kigali but want to track gorillas in Uganda. Still your trip organizer will arrange safe transport to transfer you from Rwanda Kigali to  Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will track gorillas.But ensure that your gorilla permit is reserved in time.Select a right tour company to organize your gorilla tracking tour.

Accommodation Facilities

Bwindi forest is a home of variety when it comes to accommodation facilities of all kinds and budget.Taking you back the park has four gorilla sector each with different accommodation facilities and habituated gorilla families. This gives tourists a chance to make a choice depending on the budget and preference than being locked in the corner of only particular lodges and campsites.With the various budget gorilla lodges in Bwindi National park,making a choice can be the problem but at least the lodge rates have helped to also see that sorted.However, reviews help a lot in making alodge or campsite choice, so  make it a point to read recent post about a particular lodge of interest on Trip Advisor or Safari Booking.

Would you like to learn more about the park? Check https://www.bwindiimpenetrablenationalpark.com

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