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Rwanda gorilla Safaris

Rwanda gorilla Safaris

Rwanda gorilla Safaris, Rwanda gorilla safaris offer visitors the opportunity to trek mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.  A home to the Virunga Mountains, which are shared with neighboring countries Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. These mountains are home to the critically endangered mountain gorillas, which can only be found in this region.

 Here are some important things to consider:

  • When to go: Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is possible year-round, but the best time to go is during the dry season from June to September and December to February. During the wet season, which runs from March to May and October to November, trekking can be more challenging due to muddy and slippery trails.
  • Permits: A gorilla trekking permit required to visit the gorillas in Rwanda, and permits  booked through the Rwanda Development Board. As mentioned earlier, permits cost $1,500 per person for all visitors.
  • Accommodation: There are various accommodation options available for visitors to Rwanda, ranging from budget to luxury. Most lodges and hotels are located near the national parks, and some even offer gorilla trekking packages that include accommodation and transportation.
  • Trekking: Gorilla trekking in Rwanda can be physically demanding, as visitors must hike through mountainous terrain and dense forests to reach the gorillas. However, the reward of encountering these magnificent creatures up close makes the trekking experience worthwhile.
  • Other activities: Besides gorilla trekking, Rwanda offers visitors the chance to explore other attractions such as Nyungwe Forest National Park, Akagera National Park, and Kigali City.

Overall, a gorilla safari in Rwanda is an unforgettable experience that offers visitors the chance to witness one of the world’s most endangered species in their natural habitat.

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