Gorilla Permits in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo
Looking for gorilla tracking Adventure? Then you need of a gorilla permit, although should book it in advance, either through Select Safaris Africa or from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) or Rwanda Development Board (RDB). Ordinarily when you book a safari package with us, a gorilla permit is included in your whole safari price quotation. Upon payment of a deposit for you safari with us, We normally email you a scanned copy of your gorilla permit – thus you are assured of participating in the gorilla trekking experience.
For Uganda the permit costs USD 600 per day per person for trekking a gorilla Family. You can get the permits in Kampala (the capital of Uganda) at the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) headquarters. It is possible to make an international booking for permits using email direct with UWA but they do not accept credit cards so it gets a bit complicated. But a tour operator can easily arrange for you and cost you as a full holiday package
For Rwanda you can get permits through the Rwanda Tourism Board offices (ORTPN) in Kigali or Ruhengeri (near the PNV) after paying $750.
In the DRC its best to just arrange your permit for yourself (USD 460) or still use a tour operator. Select Safaris Africa can help you through all the hassles