Gorilla permits for Virunga National Park remain the cheapest in the whole region. Normal price for a gorilla permit in Virunga National Park costs USD400 per person per trek compared to Uganda gorilla permits at USD700 and Rwanda gorilla permits at USD1500.
The other advantage of gorilla trekking tours in Virunga Mountains is that these region is relatively politically stable compared to other parts of Democratic republic of Congo.
Thanks to the so many conservation organizations as well as the United Nations who have ensured that this place remains relatively stable. Book a Congo gorilla safari with us for the affordable permit.
The government of Democratic Republic of Congo is looking to Congo discounted gorilla permits or Congo low season gorilla permits to lure more tourists to trek mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park.
It should be noted that mountain gorillas are found in three countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.
Rwanda gorillas are located in Volcanoes National Park while Uganda gorillas are in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park.
The rest of the rare mountain gorillas are resident in Virunga National Park located in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Effective 2018, the price of Democratic Republic of Congo discounted gorilla permits or Congo low season permits is at USD200 per permit per trek.
These permits allow whoever books them to spend one hour with habituated mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park. Congo discounted gorilla permits are issued in two phases.
The first bunch of Congo discounted gorilla permits or Congo Low season gorilla permits are issued from 15th March to 15th May 2018. The second bunch is from 15th October to 15th December 2018.
For more information about availability of Congo discounted gorilla permits or Congo low season gorilla permits to trek mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park. Book with us to enjoy the second phase of this offer.
Democratic Republic of Congo is not only the second largest country on the African continent but is also the second largest supplier of oxygen in the whole world.
Majority of the country is covered by dense rain forests that are drained and sustained by the Congo River system.
Congo safaris are full of adventure. DRC is another home to the endangered mountain gorillas with over 6 gorilla families.
Unlike the other two destinations, Congo has both lowland and mountain gorillas. The lowland species is found in Kahuzi Biega National Park where as the mountain gorilla specie is found in Virunga National Park.
It is a great place to carry out your gorilla adventures from the country is currently open for tourism and can be visited at any time of the year. This has been made more practical by the affordable Congo gorilla permits.