Budget Gorilla Tours in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo – Cost, How to book and Guide
Wondering how you can go trekking with mountain gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 2020 or 2021? With our exceptional budget gorilla tours, we get every holidaymaker’s dream realized regardless of his or her wallet size. We are specialists in providing authentic budget gorilla trekking safari tours in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo just at unbeatable rates.
Gorilla trekking is a thrilling and life time wildlife experience which to some travelers is for the rich, however, the latter isn’t true the fact that there are budget tours designed for even budget travelers to catch a glimpse at a group of mountain gorillas while in their natural habitat. Most importantly, get in touch with our reservation team and we shall assist you to make the best budget gorilla safari tour. Remarkably, our budget gorilla tours come with special offers, rates and above all you enjoy a world-class service.
Choose the best destination to go trek mountain gorillas
Mountain gorillas trek only in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In order for you to strike your imaginations with these creatures in the wild in Uganda, Rwanda or DRC, you need a valid gorilla permit. Each gorilla destination has its own set rates for gorilla trekking permits with Uganda issuing permits at $600 (foreign non-residents), $500 (foreign residents), shs.250000 (East African citizens). While these rates are due to change to $700 starting 1st July 2020, Uganda still positions itself as an affordable gorilla destination, one reason you need to consider it for exceptional budget gorilla experience.
In Rwanda, trekkers can secure gorilla permits at $1500 per person and the rates cut across all kinds of travelers. DR Congo on the other hand issues gorilla permits at $450 per person. You can obtain a gorilla permit in Uganda, Rwanda or DR Congo through our reservation team or directly through respective conservation organ.
When to go for budget gorilla trekking tour
Budget gorilla tours in Uganda, Rwanda or DR Congo can be done in the low/rainy/wet season. There are numerous reasons why this is an ideal season for any holidaymaker to realize his or her dream on budget tour. Most important of all, very few tourists visit Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo during the wet or low season and in order to allure most of them to come most accommodation options are forced to cut down on their rates. The rainy/wet season usually occurs starting March, April, May and October, November.
Hire a car within your budget
When planning for gorilla trekking adventure, whether on budget or luxury, the kind of rental car you choose to get to your dream destination does matter a lot. With our wide range of rental cars, we have everyone covered regardless of your wallet size. Our selection of rental cars ranges from 4×4 Toyota Rav4, 4×4 Land Cruisers, Safari super custom van, Nissan Patrol and many more all of which are within our travelers’ budget.
Where to stay on budget gorilla tour
For any plans to embark on budget gorilla tour in Uganda, Rwanda or DR Congo, choose budget safari lodge for your night stay. The key budget accommodation choices for your night stay in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park include Buhoma Community Campsite, Broadbill Forest Camp, Bwindi Backpackers Lodge, Buhoma View Bandas, Nshongi Camp, Wagtail Eco Safari Camp, Crater Bay Cottages, Bunyonyi Overland Camp, Gorilla Valley Lodge, Kisoro Travelers Rest Inn. In Volcanoes National Park, the notable safari lodges include Kinigi Guesthouse, Hotel Muhabura, Villa Gorilla. In the Congo Virunga National Park, the budget accommodation options include Kibumba Tented Camp and Nyiragongo Shelter summits.
What to pack for budget gorilla tour?
Embarking on budget gorilla tour in Uganda, Rwanda or DR Congo all requires you to pack appropriately considering the most essential items first. Your packing list should feature items like waterproof hiking boots, waterproof daypack, camera with no flashlight, long-sleeved shirt, hat, sunscreen, trousers, bottled drinking water, energy-giving snacks, first aid kit, binoculars, insect repellents, toiletries, walking stick which you find at the park headquarters, gardening gloves, rain jacket or poncho, long socks, and many others.