2022 park entrance fees to Bwindi impenetrable national park

2022 park entrance fees to Bwindi impenetrable national park; park entrance fees are charges levied by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to all people and vehicles per day before accessing Bwindi impenetrable national park. The national park is located in southwestern part of Uganda on the edge of the rift valley. Bwindi impenetrable national park was gazetted in 1991 mainly to protect the endangered mountain gorillas and was declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994 due to its rich diversity. Bwindi impenetrable national park covers a total land area of 321 square kilometers and harbors about 120 mammal species including forest elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, primates like mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, l’hoest monkeys, and more than 350 bird species including the 23 Albertine rift endemics.

2022 park entrance fees to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Entrance fees are independent of package activities such as gorilla trekking, bird watching and a day’s entrance ticket to Bwindi impenetrable national park is valid for twenty four hours from the time of entrance hence extra time spent in the park after 24 hours will be charged as an extra day. All visitors will be required to present valid identification documents to confirm resident status, children are persons aged between 5 to 15 years and persons below 5 years are exempt.

Adult entrance fees to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Foreign non residents are charged 40 USD per person, 30 USD per person for foreign residents and 20,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Children

Foreign non residents are charged 20 USD per child, 10 USD per child for foreign residents and 5,000 UGX per child for East African citizens.

Uganda pupils or students in a group are charged 3,000 UGX per person

Tertiary institutions/ universities are charged 5,000 UGX per person

Uganda wildlife clubs are charged 2,000 UGX per person

Annual park entrance passes

Annual park entrance pass applies to all protected areas for foreign residents in Uganda and East African citizens only, vehicle entrance is paid separately. Annual park entrance pass is not valid for package activities like gorilla trekking and foreign residents require a work permit valid for one year to qualify for an annual pass.

2022 park entrance fees to Bwindi impenetrable national park
Gorilla Trekking Safaris

Individual

Foreign residents are charged 350 USD per person and 150,000 UGX per person for East African citizens

Couple

Foreign residents are charged 500 USD per couple and 200,000 UGX per couple for East African citizens

Family with a maximum number of 4 children

Foreign residents are charged 700 USD and 300,000 UGX for East African citizens

Annual corporate pass

Foreign residents are charged 1,500 USD and 2,500,000 UGX for East African citizens

Safari guides and taxi drivers are charged 100,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Aircraft landing fees

Aircraft landing fees excludes entry fees payable by passengers, pilots en-route do not pay entry fees if they spend less than 2 hours in the park.

Glinders, microlights for foreign non residents is charged 10 USD, 10 USD for foreign residents and 20,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Up to 3 seater aircraft is charged 20 USD for foreign non residents, 20 USD for foreign residents and 40,000 UGX for East African citizens.

4 to 6 seater aircraft is charged 30 USD for foreign non residents, 30 USD for foreign residents and 60,000 UGX for East African citizens.

7 to 14 seater aircraft is charged 40 USD for foreign non residents, 40 USD for foreign residents and 80,000 UGX for East African citizens.

15 to 20 seater aircraft is charged 50 USD for foreign non residents, 50 USD for foreign residents and 100,000 UGX for East African citizens.

21 seater and above is charged 60 USD for foreign non residents, 60 USD for foreign residents and 120,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Helicopter for foreign non residents is charged 100 USD per landing, 125 USD for foreign residents and 250,000 UGX for East African citizens.

Guided nature walk and bird watching in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Bird watching

Foreign non residents are charged 30 USD per person, 30 USD per person for foreign residents and 10,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Day nature walk in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Foreign non residents are charged 30 USD per person, 15 USD per person for foreign residents and 10,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation rates include guide fees, park entrance fees for a day and community development contribution.

Foreign non residents are charged 700 USD per person, 600 USD per person for foreign residents and 250,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Gorilla habituation experience permit

Foreign non residents are charged 1,500 USD per person, 1,000 USD per person for foreign residents and 750,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Batwa trail experience in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Foreign non residents are charged 40 USD per person, 40 USD per person for foreign residents and 40,000 UGX per person for East African citizens.

Bwindi impenetrable national park is one of the most visited national parks in Uganda and offers interesting activities like gorilla trekking, gorilla habituation experience, bird watching, nature walks, Batwa cultural tour among others.

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