Gorilla trekking budget options cuts across all the gorilla trekking safaris of Uganda, Rwanda and the DR-Congo. In case you want to have a budget gorilla trekking, we at adventure in the wild safaris, we offer cheap gorilla trekking safaris to Bwindi impenetrable forest, Mgahinga national park, Volcanoes national park and Virunga national park. These budget safaris are designed to suite the demands of the client willing to spend less on his/ her safari to Uganda or any other country in Africa for gorilla trekking. Although being a budget safari, but we ensure that you have the best and memorable safari experience of your lifetime.
Also note that in Uganda, we have peak seasons which usually tend to be experience more than the lower seasons so the peak seasons are normally not suitable for budget clients. The best month for budget client is during the month of April, May, and November by this time, they offer discount on lodges and other activities which will help you cut off some costs during your safari. These low seasons also come in with a lot of rainfall so by this time there is a smaller number of people visiting the parks due to the weather conditions which tend to affect the tourism activities, but this comes in with discounts offered to the clients during this period of time which could be of an advantage to the budget clients.
Also, you can join other bigger groups during the safari since it can help you cut off the cost since the fees area always shared than when you a sole traveller, these requires you to pay all the cost. being one person becomes expensive for a budget traveller. Therefore for any information on the safari to Uganda, contact us at adventure in the wild safari we will arrange for you the best tour safari to Bwindi impenetrable forest or Mgahinga national park in Uganda, volcanoes in Rwanda and Virunga in Congo for gorilla trekking and also we specialize in other safaris to all national parks in Uganda including wildlife and birding safaris, primate safaris and many more.
Budget Gorilla Trekking
Trekking for mountain gorillas is one of the activities that everyone would love to do when they travel to Africa. It offers an opportunity to see these interesting apes which can only be seen in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, no other place you will see mountain gorillas part from these three countries. You can choose to go for gorilla trekking in any of these gorilla destinations where the primates are the same but the experiences encountered will always be unique. Prices of a gorilla permit in each destination vary; Rwanda has the most expensive gorilla permit which is at $1,500 followed by Uganda’s at $700 and the DRC has the cheapest costing $400. With the different price tags, all the destinations offer luxury and budget gorilla trekking. Rwanda raised the price of its permit from $750 to $1,500 to become a luxury gorilla trekking destination.
Budget gorilla trekking in Rwanda
Regardless of the high price of a gorilla permit which makes Rwanda a luxury destination, budget gorilla tours in Rwanda offer thrilling experiences to travelers. Since the permits are at higher prices, you can lower down the total expenditure of your Rwanda gorilla tour by staying at a budget lodge. There are a number of budget accommodations around Volcanoes national aprk such as Kinigi guest house, Villa Gorilla lodge and Muhabura Hotel. You can as well choose to have a gorilla trekking tour of few days at the park, probably two days.
Budget gorilla trekking in Uganda
Uganda is the finest gorilla trekking destination with more than half of the remaining total popultio of mountain gorillas. We organize affordable budget gorilla trekking tours to Bwindi national park and Mgahinga national park. Uganda is the only gorilla destination with two mountain gorilla destinations (Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga national parks) while Rwanda and the DRC each has one destination. Permit for gorilla trekking are however at the same cost and they both offer budget gorilla trekking. There are budget, midrange and luxury accommodation facilities around both parks. The $1,500 that purchases a gorilla permit excluding other facilities can actually cater for a three day budget gorilla tour in Uganda and a remainder of about $100. We know the best budget lodges that offer excellent services for their clients.
One of the things that often discourage travelers from trekking in Uganda is the 8-9 hours drive from Kampala to the gorilla destinations in the far southwestern Uganda. Instead of road transport, you can access Bwindi or Mgahinga by flight to the airstrips and then transfer to the [park in about an hours time. You can also choose a shorter route of road transport by flying to Rwanda and connect from Kigali to Bwindi by road and this journey takes about 5 hours.
Travelers who want to trek in Uganda have two option of where to trek, though Bwindi is more recommended because it has more gorillas and the chances of spotting them are very high.
Budget gorilla trekking in the DRC
Gorilla trekking in Congo’s Virunga national park is now picking up and many people are trekking for these primates there. The fact that is still has the cheapest gorilla permit (at $400), this is the time to use the opportunity to trek for mountain gorillas. You however need to know that there are still not many lodges and those that are there are all up market lodges. Most travelers fly to Kigali and connect to Virunga national park via Gisenyi-Goma by road.
In need of budget gorilla trekking? Adventure in the wild safaris is an outstanding tour operator that has for long been organizing budget gorilla tours in Uganda, to Rwanda and to the DRC after she was declared free from civil wars. Our Budget gorilla safaris are the best with all main services which include a pleasant budget lodge which serves delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner, comfortable safari vehicle and an English speaking driver guide. Contact us to book for an affordable gorilla safari.