Uganda Wildlife Authority launches Gorilla tracking promotionNo Comments
The management of Uganda Wildlife Authority(UWA) has launched a Gorilla tracking promotion to coincide with Uganda’s 50th Independence anniversary celebrations to enable potential visitors enjoy the same gorilla experience at subsidized rates.
According to a statement from the acting Executive Director, Dr. Andrew Seguya, the following promotional prices will apply for visitors wishing to track gorillas within the months of November 2012, April 2013 and May 2013.Foreign Non Residents will pay US $ 350 for a permit, Foreign Residents US$300 and East Africans will part with U sh 150,000 a permit.
Dr. Seguya says in a statement that the promotion is aimed at giving back to UWA’s esteemed customers during this celebration period. The promotion which is open to all tour operators and partners will be guided by the following guidelines. The promotional period will run for the months of November 2012, March 2013 and May 2013.This applies to unsold permits for this period and does not include prepayments before announcement of this promotion.
Payment for all gorilla permits under the promotional rates shall only be done at the Reservations office at UWA Headquarters in Kampala only. No promotional permits will be sold at the park Permits offered for sale under these promotional arrangements will be paid for in full (100% of value) at the time of booking. The acceptable payment methods are cash or direct bank transfers There will be no cash refunds, reschedules, cancellations and transfers allowed on promotion permits. Promotional permits will be marked “Promotional Permit”.