Book Gorilla Permit

Booking your gorilla permit in advance, you can better plan your travel arrangements and ensure you have a confirmed permit for your desired trekking date. This allows you to have peace of mind and ensures you won’t miss out on this incredible wildlife experience.

    Date of Visit

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    Gorilla Permits Fees in Rwanda

    The gorilla permit fee in Rwanda was set per person for a single trekking experience. This fee allows you to spend one hour with a habituated gorilla group in Volcanoes National Park.

    Visitor Category Fee


    A foreign resident in Rwanda

    Rwandan citizen

    East African citizen

    African citizen/Foreign resident in Africa






    Gorilla Permit Fees in Uganda

    In Uganda, the cost of a gorilla permit is relatively lower compared to Rwanda. As of September 2021, the price of a gorilla permit in Uganda was $700 per person for foreign non-residents. However, the fee for foreign residents was $600 per person, and East African citizens (Ugandan, Kenyan, Tanzanian, Rwandan, or South Sudanese citizens) paid a discounted fee of UGX 250,000 (approximately $70).