Uganda Discounted Permits Extended Up To 30 June 2021

It has been in rumors for a while but now it has been certified that the Uganda wildlife authority will be extending the gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking discount. The current rates will continue until 30th June 2021. The promotion also comes with a discounted park entrances making it another reason to consider visiting a number of national parks in Uganda because of this discount.

The extended promotion started in the December of 2020 as a Christmas offer that was to end on 31st March 2021 but now has been extended to 30th June 2021. This great news has passed via the ITB Berlin annual expo that was missed last year because of the pandemic but has bounced back with good attendance.

Below is the breakdown of the promotion rates:

All park entrances in the following park have been sliced to 50% the normal charge; Kidepo Valley National Park, Lake Mburo National Park , Murchison Falls National Park, Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Toro Semuliki Wildlife Reserve, Katonga Wildlife Reserve, Semuliki National Park

Birding fees were sliced to 50% in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mount Elgon National Park, Semuliki National Park, Mgahinga National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park and Kibale Forest National Park

Gorilla trekking permits are US$300 for foreign residents and US$400 for foreign non-residents. East Africans will continue paying Ugx150,000 for a gorilla permit

Chimpanzee tracking permits  will also continue at US$150 for foreign non-residents and US$100 for foreign residents. East Africans will also continue paying Ugx100,000 for a chimpanzee tracking permits.