Mountain gorilla tracking is a unique wildlife experience in the Virunga; these vast animals weigh three times the weight as well as the average man. Gorillas are visited on a daily basis than any other wild animal, and they are fascinating animals to the extent that some try to interact with their visitors, often approaching them and sometimes touch visitors as they pass by.
The price of gorilla trekking permits in Rwanda is USD 1500 for all visitors, Gorilla permits in Rwanda can purchased at Rwanda Tourism Office (ORTPN), we advise you to book you your gorilla permits in advance at least 3-6 months before your trekking day, the park only grants small groups of tourists, eight gorilla permits per gorilla group per day. You can spend a maximum of 1 hour with a designated Gorilla family, the increase in the price of Gorilla trekking permits in Rwanda was meant to reduce on the number of people who trek mountain gorilla in Rwanda, hence promoting gorilla tourism in Rwanda indirectly.
The advantage of tracking Giant Apes in Rwanda – the vegetation of Volcanoes National Park is comprised of Bamboo trees which make the visibility and photography mountain gorilla better, Gorilla tourism in Uganda and Rwanda is so much more than just the experience. Kindly contact Adyeri Creations for all your remarkable gorilla tracking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda.
If you are to trek mountain gorillas at Volcanoes National Park you are highly recommend to come to Rwanda by flight, the distance from Kigali International Airport to Volcanoes National Park is 114 km approximately 2 hours drive from the airport to the park.
Where to stay
Volcanoes National Park is equipped with captivating lodges ranging from luxury, moderate and budget, Sabyinyo Silverback lodge, La Bambou Gorilla Lodge and Bushokoro Lodge respectively. Kindly contact Adyeri Creations Limited for all your unforgettable gorilla tracking and wildlife safaris in remarkable Rwanda.