Gorilla trekking tours: Rwanda is known as the land of a thousand hills offering beautiful sceneries to travelers of safaris. However, Rwanda has become a prominent destination because of the availability of endangered that have made it possible for clients to undertake gorilla trekking safaris and tours in Rwanda.
Mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda is one of the most popular activities conducted in in Volcanoes National Park. Rwanda is the second-best place to visit for gorilla trekking adventure after Uganda which is on top of the game on the African continent.
Mountain Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is carried out in Volcanoes national park which is part of the Virunga massif block and is taken to the prime tourism activity in Rwanda which has boosted her tourism sector.
Spending time with mountain gorillas in volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is considered as the best most thrilling experience that travelers have found to be undisputable while narrating arranged Africa adventure vacations safaris in the African Jungle.
Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda accommodates about 18 gorilla families and Tourists are permitted to trek only 12 families out of 18 habituated families found in Rwandas Virunga and 6 gorilla families are reserved for research purposes.
Mountain gorilla trekking in volcanoes National park commences with the briefing by the professional guides at the Kinigi park headquarters. This is usually done to make visitors aware of the regulations and laws followed when embarking on the activity of gorilla trekking. After this is done only a group of 8 people is allocated to each particular gorilla group. The grouping of clients before setoff at the headquarters depends on the fitness, maturity of the visitors, and personal interests. This helps in that travelers who are weak can be allocated, nearby gorilla groups.
When it clocks 8 am in the mornings, the journey to the forested park in search of mountain gorillas starts in volcano National Park, the trek will last for about between 3-6 hours depending on the closeness of the gorilla family being trekked. As earlier stated you will be required to spend only 1 hour with the gorilla as part of conservation strategies. It’s from this hour that will be able to learn different styles of living of gorilla’s especially feeding habits, reproduction, and living.
Gorilla trekking tours and safaris in volcanoes national park Rwanda costs 1500 United States dollars per gorilla permit per person and part of this money is sent to the local development and infrastructure development around the park and gorilla trekking can take place throughout the year but majorly in dry season .Other activities that can be conducted in volcanoes this park include golden monkey tracking and birding safaris.