Rules And Regulations For Gorilla Trekking In Uganda : Gorilla trekking in Uganda is the most memorable safari experience in Uganda which will give you the opportunity to access two national parks where you will access the gorilla families in their natural habitat for the memorable safari experience. it should be noted that Uganda is the only destination where you will access the mountain gorillas in two national parks which makes it the destination with half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas making it the best destination for gorilla trekking in Uganda because you will have more chances to embark on gorilla trekking experience in Uganda.

Gorilla trekking n Uganda will lead you to Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which will give you access to the habituated gorilla families in Uganda but it should also be noted that you can participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda which will lead you to the Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will access the gorilla family in the wild which will help you understand how the species are trained to get accustomed to human presence. With gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park, you will have to hike the Virunga mountains in Uganda mount muhabura, Mount Sabyinyo and mount gahinga. While participating in gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park which will give you access to the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda. with gorilla trekking in Uganda, you will have access to a knowledgeable guide who will give you all the relevant information about the gorilla families in the wild and a ranger to protect you against any animal attacks as you hike through the forests. It should be noted that gorilla trekking permit in Uganda can be obtained at a price of 700USD per person however by 1st june 2024 the price is believed to change as shown below;

Product Category Price Requirements
Gorilla     trekking


Ugandans        and       EAC





National       ID,       Valid

Passport,                  Birth Certificate

Foreign      residents      in




Valid                    Passport

Resident                       Id/

Diplomatic Card /Visa

of           minimum           4

consecutive months,

African citizens, foreign

residents in all African

countries,         including











Foreign Non residents







For travellers interested in participating in gorilla trekking in Uganda there are a number of rules and regulations you should follow to ensure you have the most memorable safari experience in Uganda and these include;

  • Avoid taking pictures of the primates using flash mode because it will trigger the species as a threat and because of the fact that they are very strong species they can easily attack you
  • You should consider avoiding eating in the presence of the gorillas to avoid putting them at risk of getting diseases and also
  • For any human waste, dig a whole and burry it to avoid the species from coming in contact with it which can spread disease.

    Rules And Regulations For Gorilla Trekking In Uganda
    Uganda Gorilla Trekking
  • You should maintain a safe distance away from the gorillas to avoid getting in the way of their daily activities which can lead them attacking you
  • Avoid petting the infants to avoid being attacked by the silver backs.
  • You should also avoid using audio sounds to catch the attention of the species which will lead distress among the species which can lead them to attack you which will make the safari experience unbearable.
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