Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National park

Book the Gorilla Permit

A Book the gorilla permit also known as a getting gorilla pass, gorilla permission is the key to a guaranteed gorilla safari and without it, you cannot see gorilla in the Volcanoes National park, Rwanda, Bwindi Impenetrable  Forest National Park, Uganda and Virunga National Park, DRC. A  permit is an authorizing document issued by government bodies in charge to tourism which permits a tourist to visit gorillas for a given booked date. After booking Gorilla permit, you are eligible to do this adventurous activity that involves hiking and walk to the jungle forest in search of the Gorillas so as to be able to see them.

Usually you have to obtain a  permit several months in advance. We always advise at least 5 months in advance or prior to your visit. While booking a gorilla tour, always pay your permit fees in advance to enable us acquire it for you.

Gorilla trekking is guaranteed when you acquire a permit. Uganda and Rwanda gorilla permits are very competitive and scarce most especially during peak seasons of June, July, August, September for Rwanda and the  peak seasons of June, July, August, September, December and February in Uganda

Sometimes trekking permits get sold out four months in advance so any traveler needs to have  permits 3-4 month in advance. Kindly follow our gorilla permit booking information for details.


Prices of permits vary per country as indicated below


Currently to book the permit in Rwanda, The  Permits costs USD1500 Per Person for all nationalities,
USD 1050 for tourists spending more than 3 days in the country visiting other two National Parks, namely Nyungwe National Park and Akagera National Park.
USD 1275 for visitors on conference before or after your conference and want to trek gorillas before departure.

For booking the  permit , you can do it yourself or the tour operator Rwanda Eco Company and safaris assist you to plan your gorilla trekking trip.


To Reserve the permit in Uganda Permits cost USD600 Per Person
Gorilla Habituation experience in Bwindi costs $1500 Per Person
NO more Low season discounted permits


To Reserve the  permit  in Congo cost USD 450
Lowland gorilla permit costs USD 450

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