Gorilla Trekking Safaris: Self Drive Safaris
Gorilla Trekking: Plan your awe-inspiring and thrilling gorilla trekking experience in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo with Self Drive Kenya, a local car rental and car hire company with hands on expertise to plan this once in a lifetime gorilla trekking experience.
Gorilla trekking is an evocative and captivating primate experience in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo Self driving safaris, where Mountain and Eastern lowland gorillas are the main reason why most self drive and chauffeur driven travelers visit these 5 gorilla trekking destinations including:- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National park in Uganda; Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda; Virunga National Park and Kahuzi Biega National Park in Congo.
Self Drive Kenya has tailored the complete travel guide to help you plan the gorilla trekking & wildlife on the Holiday. We can draft and tailor make your Day by Day safari itinerary to include all your safari needs and requirements.
Where to See gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo-Gorilla trekking
Gorilla trekking is carried out in four major national parks of East Africa with Uganda being a home to half of the world’s total mountain gorillas . The major National parks where gorilla trekking is conducted is Bwindi Impenetyrable national park and Mgahinga National park; This gives Uganda a comparative advantage over the rest hence making Uganda among the three countries to become the most visited, loved, trusted, and preferred destination in terms of gorilla trekking expeditions and safaris.
whereas in Rwanda, gorilla trekking is done in Volcanoes national park. the remaining endangered mountain gorillas are found in Virunga National park-Congo. However the Eastern lowland gorilla trekking takes place in Kahuzi Biega National Park.
Secure Gorilla Permit.
Securing a gorilla permit for gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, requires planning and booking a head of time before the actual date of trekking. The permits are secured form Uganda Wildlife Authority for gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda Development board in Rwanda and Virunga national park for Congo.
It’s advisable to book gorilla permits 3-6 months prior to the date of Gorilla trekking. The gorilla permit rate varies according to residence and personality ie; Foreign Non-Residents, Foreign Residents, and East African Residents each paying a different fee.
The Foreign Non-residents permits go for 700 USD, in Uganda, 1500 USD in Rwanda and 400 USD in Congo
While the Foreign residents gorilla permits costs 600 USD, in Uganda, 1500 USD and 150 USD for Congolese residents
The East African residents pay 250000UGX in Uganda, 1500Us for Rwanda and 200USD for SADC nationals
We as Self Drive Kenya, can help purchase the gorilla trekking permits in all these four gorilla trekking destinations, otherwise you can make direct bookings from Uganda Wildlife Authority Offices in Uganda. Rwanda Development Board offices in Rwanda and Virunga National park offices.
Available Fleets for Rental to Gorilla Safari
Get the best deals on how to book a car rental on self-drive or with driver to go gorilla trekking in Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park to get the combined experience of gorillas & wildlife in east Africa from Self Drive Kenya.