Right budgeting for your Africa holiday gives you comfort and maximum satisfaction. Gorilla tracking has its exclusive ticket which must be included on your budget before confirming participation.
At Arch Safaris An d Tours, we provide you variety of gorilla tracking packages that soot all budget. We have Luxury gorilla tracking packages, Mid-range packages and budget packages
The Gorilla tracking Permit in Uganda costs $700 and in Rwanda the gorilla trekking price is $1500. Upon confirming availability, you are required to pay for your gorilla permit. This is the entry ticket to allow you participate fully.
Avail some personal details like your full names as indicated on the passport, year of birth, expiry date of your passport, Nationality. These are for statistical purpose, and when after trekking the mountain gorillas, they are indicated on the certificate.
Accommodation that soots your Budget
Most of the African holiday destinations are located in the countryside so less chances of finding a Bed and Breakfast facility. There few or no walk-in Restaurants in the countryside. You need full board facility.
During the gorilla tracking safari, you need to have booked accommodation closer to the area where your gorilla permit was booked. A variety of accommodation types are available so search for facilities that will support your stay financially. Budget, Luxury, Midrange facilities are all available for your stay.
At Arch Safaris And Tours, we coordinate with numerous lodge facilities that observe Standard Operation Procedures (SOPS) that. We care about the lives of our clients and offer free advise on which lodge will secure there best stay time.
A Safari Vehicle
Those hoping to take a road trip to see the mountain gorillas have advantage of seeing more interesting scenery as you drive by.
Variety of safari vehicles are readily available ranging from Safari Land Cruisers, Safari Vans, Coasters, Jeeps and so much more. In case you want self-drive, car hire companies are available too. It may sound cost effective but chances of getting lost in the wild are high.
As Arch Safaris And Tours, we do include a vehicle in our costing with the fuel to be used during the entire trip. Sometimes one may get a flat tire while in the wild or any other mechanical damage so you need back up plan. This is why we do not recommend self-drive as the wild is unfamiliar to our visitors
Budget for Domestic Flights while on gorilla tracking safari
Domestic flights are readily available to tourists who do not want to take long drives to Bwindi Forest National Park In Uganda.
Each morning and evening scheduled flights take clients to Kihihi Air Strip. You need to book your flight in advance and get there at least a day before gorilla tracking. This is because you need a transfer vehicle to the actual Bwindi Forest yet the scheduled flight arrive much later than that starting time of briefing.
A professional guide will provide you with real details of the places you pass by. In order to enjoy your stay you need the details of the points you pass by.
Arch Safaris And Tours we deal with professional guide drivers who have details of most of the destinations in Rwanda and Uganda.
Taking refresher guiding courses is key to our driver guides and giving report of what is happening in the field is a must to our guide. This helps us to take great care of our tourists so that they are comfortable and get value for money.
Other activities after Gorilla Tracking
Park Fees most game parks require you to pay the Park fees. These assist in maintaining the park, paying the ranger guides, treating the injured animals and so much more. Entry to National parks in Uganda is currently $40 per person per day.
Launch Cruise After Gorilla Tracking
Some National Parks In Uganda have water bodies that facilitate Launch Cruises. The banks of most of the water bodies where launch cruises happen are normally visited by numerous wildlife. Herds of elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, water bucks find there way to these drinking points.
On River Nile is the Launch cruise to Murchison Falls. These falls have powerful energy that is the strongest in the world.
Kazinga Channel is in Queen Elizabeth National park is the incredible bird haven. Lots of birds from every corner of the world flock ashore to find and meal and breed.
It is very common to find even those that fly from as far as Europe. You need to pay for the public launch cruise or the exclusive private launch cruise
Lake Mburo National park is home to lots of wildlife and birds also flock the Shores of Lake Mburo. A boat ride here gives you the chance to enjoy lots of animals.
Boat ride to the source of River Nile is a once in a lifetime moment. You get to see the actual emerging point where River Nile Water separated from Lake Victoria water.
The drama here is unbelievably visible. The energy at this point keeps you wondering about what is really pushing water from underground.
In Case you wish to do gorilla tracking, you need:
Sound Proof Camera
Wild Friendly clothes will give you comfort during the game drives in Uganda and Rwanda. Sometimes it gets hot so you need to wear something that will keep you comfortable.
Flip Flops will give you more comfort as most of the activities happen in a vehicle and less of walking is done
Sun screen keep your skin safe from sun rays that may cause you sun burns.
Insect repellants will protect you from biting nettles.
First Aid box with your medication in case you feel sick.
Travel Insurance for your safety while you travel.
Toiletries though are usually provided by the lodges, you need to have your own. Some hard cash to change into local currency when you need to pay for any thing