Gorilla Permits

To track the gorillas, it is required to possess a gorilla permit. Gorilla permits are issued by authorities in different countries;

  • Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) for Uganda
  • ORTPN at Rwanda Development Board for Rwanda
  • Virunga for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Visitors looking to gorilla tracking are advised to buy permits well in advance.

Gorilla Permits costs

  • USD600 in Uganda
  • USD750 in Rwanda
  • USD500 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The gorilla permits are only issued for specific day and cannot be rescheduled to another day.