We present you the most updated guide to gorilla trekking in Rwanda, what primates to see, the gorilla tour and travel agents, when to visit and the safari lodges where to stay.
Gorilla Trek Africa , Summary
In the whole world, you can only see the mountain gorillas ( Gorilla Berengei Berengei) in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. In Rwanda, these primates can be seen in the Volcanoes National Park, Parc Nationale Des Volcans, As of 2016, there are 7 mountain gorilla groups habituated making it 56 gorilla permits for visitors to Rwanda available every single day. 8 people per group can trek these endangered apes. Susa group is the best to track with 41 gorillas! With a gorilla permit costing US $ 1500 per person per trek, part of your contribution goes to conserving these mountain gorillas.
Which Company Should i use for Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda ?
We encourage you to book your gorilla tour with credible companies such as
Wild Whispers Africa
Insight Safari Rwanda
Lets Go Tours Rwanda
Here is the list of credible Rwanda safari companies or travel agents. A company should be able to arrange your gorilla permit, book for you accommodation close to the park, offer transport and also send you a scanned copy of your gorilla tracking permit a few weeks before the tour. Make sure that the total cost of the safari per person includes the permit.