Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

Gorilla Trekking From Rwanda


Gorilla trekking from Rwanda;

There over 950 mountain Gorillas in the world which are inhabited in Bwindi impenetrable National and Virunga Conservation area which is shared by three countries including Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda.

Tourists have tracked the mountain Gorillas in two National parks in two countries i.e. Uganda and Congo in order to have the value and experience for their money.

The distance and accessibility of the national park, gives you the gorilla experience around the two National parks, accommodating the facilities of gorilla permit.

Distance & Accessibility Of the 2 National Parks

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is done in Volcanoes National park which is easily accessible and quick to access, since Rwanda is a small country. It takes 3 hours from the international airport.

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is an amazing experience however in Rwanda pre tracking is limited since it takes a 3 hours drive to Volcanoes national park.

Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National park has the highest chance of tracking gorillas the same day of arrival in the country without getting exhausted.

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda a permit costs 1500 USD for trekkers, even is the price is high for the permits travelers  are served with a cup  of tea before the trek at the park headquarters which is different from all the park headquarters inhabiting the mountain Gorillas, entertained by local traditional dances.

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda, there only 10 Gorilla families in the park everyday that are available for trekking and eight people are allowed to trek each Gorilla family book three months in advance to secure a Gorilla permit.


In Rwanda there good accommodation facilities including Sabyinyo silverback lodge, Virunga lodge, Gorilla mountain view ,Virunga lodges these are all near the Volcanoes National park.

Volcanoes National park is a bamboo forest which allows sunlight penetration for easy capturing of gorillas.

There people who inhabit the areas of Volcano national park  giving one you the best experience to encounter, Batwa communities in Bwindi Impenetrable National park.

All in all Rwanda and Uganda off the best Gorilla trekking experiences  not to miss out  both have different terrains, ones is choice depends on the income ,desire, time of other attractions. The Volcanoes Mountains are very unique one has different satisfaction depending on the level of comparison.

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