Gorilla trek Rwanda
Rwanda offers the most expensive Gorilla trek in Africa. Currently, the cost of Rwanda Gorilla permit goes up to US$ 1500 each.
Gorilla trekking earn the country a lot of foreign exchange since it is the top tourist activity in Rwanda.
Rwanda hosts mountain Gorilla found in Volcanoes National Park. Its the second largest park after Nyungwe National Park.
Rwanda protects 10 habituated Gorilla families found at the slopes of Volcanoes National Park. The park is situated in the northern region of Rwanda which is known as the musanze province.
Rwanda Gorilla trekking starts daily at around 8am after briefing. Briefing is done to prepare clients for the challenge a head of them during Gorilla trekking. During briefing, are equipped with Dos and Don't while with Gorillas.
Unlike Uganda with Two Gorilla parks, Rwanda has only Volcanoes National Park. It's a park for Gorilla trekking, Golden Monkey trekking, birding, cultural trips, nature walks and so on.
Like in Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo, a maximum of eight people are allowed to meet each Gorilla family and only hour is given to stay, chat and take snaps.
Each Gorilla group is visited once a day. This is done to avoid stressing Gorillas by many people visiting them.
One day Rwanda Gorilla tour is the cheapest and the quickest trip in all Gorilla tours. It starts from Kigali, musanze, Kibuye or Gisenyi at around 4:30am, transfer to the park, get briefing and then move to enjoy the trek. After Gorilla trekking, you will have lunch and then departure.