These Virunga gorilla permits are provided at the Virunga conservation authorities who are in charge of the Virunga National Park patterning with the institute of the congolais pour la conservation de la nature abbreviated as ICCN
These authorities are responsible for the price of the gorilla permits and the funds got from Gorilla Tourism is used to fund and rehabilitate the conservation projects, other funds are out back in the park to ensure the safety and security of the travelers and the protection of the endangered mountain gorillas
Another option is that travelers can book their gorilla safari and travel permit through a genuine tour safari expert such as safari vacations and travel services who will help in booking the gorilla tracking permits without stress and proceed to organize your safari accommodation, transportation, meals and all other related services needed for a successful gorilla safari of your memorable experience at Virunga national park. Our safari experts will also advise and provide you with options of activities to fancy while on your gorilla safari in Virunga national park that can be joined together to offer a memorable experience in the African wilderness. Get in touch with safari vacations and travel services one of the top safari experts who will assist in booking and organizing your gorilla safari to Virunga National Park to avoid worries and regrets.
Just as the Rwanda and Uganda gorilla permits, the Congo’s gorilla permit also allows travelers only an hour to meet with a gorilla family starting from the time the gorillas are spotted in a family group and a maximum of 8 people are allocated a gorilla family to trek. Within that one hour, tourist is free to take photos and record videos with that gorilla family, enjoy watching the juvenile young gorillas play, the feeding, life style of the gentle grants and other behavioral patterns of their life in the forest.
The age limit of tracking in Congo is 15 years of age and therefore any person(s) below that age is considered a child and will not be given the Virunga gorilla permit but there is a provision that if a traveler of 14 years and is about to celebrate their 15th birthday, if confirmed, a gorilla permit can be given to him/her. Travelers are advised to book their permits in advance most especially in high season of tourism in Virunga national park since during this period, permits are always on high demand and it might be hectic to get last minute booking.
To avoid inconveniences and make super planning, we advise you book at least 5 months in advance towards your travel dates.
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