Is Gorilla Trekking in Uganda Safe?
Is gorilla trekking in Uganda safe? The answer is yes, because where gorilla trekking is conducted the place is under tight protection and managed by the governing body of all Ugandan national parks ‘UWA’ Uganda Wildlife Authority that has provided safety and security to the tourists, locals around and the park at large, through putting in place trained park rangers, police men’s and the Military in the Country. In matter about, Gorilla tourism has played a great impact on the Uganda Tourism Board and the government of Uganda and the money paid is to conserve the gorillas, park maintenance and infrastructure projects in surrounding communities.
Gorilla trekkers in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national and Mgahinga Gorilla national park pay for permits at USD700 foreign nonresident, USD600 Foreign resident and UGX250,000 East African Citizens. Rwanda gorilla permits cost USD1,500 and USD 400 Congo per person per trek.
However, security measures have been put in the country to keep tourists safe and secure to the Pearl of Africa-Uganda.
The Gorilla tourism security actions are behind of the scenes. Crack soldiers patrol parks in Uganda and also other countries where gorilla trekking is done Rwanda and Congo. Uganda has also secured its border to keep gorillas out of border crossing to our neighboring countries where gorillas do exist.
In Uganda, Gorilla conservation is in hand together with Gorilla Tourism. Gorilla Trekkers are the main impact to contribute to Gorilla conservation. Thus protecting them is only logical. For this case, without safety and security in the Country /tourism destinations, Tourists wouldn’t come on a Uganda safari.
More so, Travel Insurance Policies will not cover you unless you have an expensive, high-risk travel insurance policy.
Gorilla trekkers or travelers planning to visit gorilla destinations, what comes first into their mind is it the country am visiting to, is secure and safety for me! Uganda is a popular Mountain Gorilla Trekking Destination in Africa for two reasons; Affordability, hospitality and safe Gorilla Trekking. Because it’s meaning less the country to offer affordable gorilla tour package, without Safety and Security for Gorilla Trekkers. Therefore is Is gorilla trekking in Uganda safe?
Coincidence, for over 20 years Uganda has no Gorilla trekking security incident so far. Where Uganda gorilla trekking is done, they have provided Military and also presence of Armed Rangers for your Gorilla Trek. The country has also added on the presence of the Tourism Police.
One of the safest destination to encounter Gorilla Trek is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The provided rangers within Uganda’s Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla national park are well trained, adequate equipped and motivated to keep Gorilla Trekking Experience safe and secure.
Gorilla Trekking Security Measures in Uganda are one of the great reasons, why Uganda has become more favorite Gorilla Trekking Destination. Each one involved in Gorilla Tourism is touched to the Security Standards issued and implemented by the ‘UWA’ Uganda Wildlife Authority.
The local communities around Bwindi Impenetrable forest and Mgahinga Gorilla national park have well trained police man, including Tourism Police and Military police presence. They are put in place to provide layer of safety and safety for tourists and communities around.
The local community play a great role towards Gorilla Tourism through caring and monitoring about the poachers who might kill gorillas. They benefit the park through directly and indirectly from Gorilla Tourism and report any unsure activity could be done inside or outside the park to the Authorities.
Uganda is Guerrillas free and is doing its best to keep that way for ordinary Ugandans and Trekkers safety while on a Uganda Safari.
When it comes to security in Africa, Uganda gets conducive one compared to Safety and security like those countries which are economically Stable-European and African countries and /trekking Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla national park in Uganda.
Uganda Gorilla Trekking Accommodations –Presents Security in all lodges
Uganda Gorilla lodges in both Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla national park are safely and secure for your comfortable stay, welcoming and friendly. Accommodations ranges from Luxury and Mid-ranges, provide all services such comfort, meal, cool weather around and other services you need. Behind the scenes, they offer additional security that is beyond police protection. It is essential to all travelers in Gorilla safari destination you feel at home at any booked lodge inside the park. The park rangers, police men or government of Uganda is responsible for the visitor’s wellbeing.
The security provided does not stop after the Gorilla Trek. It’s continuous from the time you arrive in the country till your departure. Tour operator in most cases, only select Mid-range and Luxury with an appropriate security level in place for their visitors.
Today Uganda is Guerrilla Free and their no worries on your visit here. Has we recover those past years’ different region of Uganda was attacked by Kony rebel which affected Uganda’s tourism and the economy too. But as we talk now, Joseph Kony and Lord’s Resident Army are no more in the country for over decade. Fortunately, Uganda is safely protected, guerrilla Free and a hospitable country one wouldn’t get worried to visit.
Lastly, Uganda Gorilla parks are safe and secure for Trekkers. Travelers, if you want to take your safari more seriously without any disturbance and worry, do not hesitate to contact us Achieve Global Safaris for your Worry-Not to encounter a memorable primate safari to the Pearl of Africa-Uganda Hospitable Destination. Book Now & Visit Now !Uganda is Safe for You.