D iscuss the cost of a gorilla trekking permit in 2024, as well as where that money goes. C ompare the two national parks where you can go gorilla trekking in Uganda. L ook at the two other costs involved in a gorilla trek, namely tipping your trek guide and possibly hiring a porter. P rovide links to relevant topics, like accommodation and choosing a tour operator.
Gorilla trekking permits
Bwindi has four sectors
How much does a permit cost?
Habituation trekking permits
Why does a permit cost so much?
How early must I book my permit?
How do I book a gorilla trekking permit?
If you go gorilla trekking with a tour operator, they book your permit for you.
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi vs Mgahinga
Good news: the Bwindi or Mgahinga park entrance fee of US$40 is incorporated into your gorilla trekking permit fee.
Tipping your trek guide
Please tip your gorilla trek guide in Ugandan shillings.
Hiring a porter