Encounter Africa Safaris gives you an opportunity to participate in Rwanda gorilla treks for year 2017. It is still possible to visit mountain gorillas in Rwanda in Volcanoes national Park and the most important this is to know the cost of Rwanda gorilla treks. One must budget for accommodation, gorilla permits and transfers to and from Volcanoes National Park. Located in the virunga ranges, Volcanoes National Park is one of the leading gorilla national park for visiting mountain gorillas. Due to the fact that Rwanda was the first country to practice gorilla trekking, Rwanda gorilla treks have becomes so popular that the whole world is looking at Volcanoes National Park before thinking about visiting mountain gorillas in Uganda or Democratic republic of congo.
Rwanda gorilla treks and visiting mountain gorillas 2017
When planning for any Rwanda gorilla trek or to visit mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National park. The first thing to think about is the availability and price of gorilla permits. One can only be guaranteed to trek gorillas in Rwanda after securing his or her gorilla permit. There about 10 mountain gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park and each gorilla family is trekked by a maximum of eight people. This means that 80 gorilla permits are available daily to allow people to visit mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park. Foreign Non Residents must part with USD750.00 for a gorilla permit while Foreign Residents pay USD375.00. Foreign residents in East African countries pay USD450.00 per gorilla permit and must prove that you are staying and working in either Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Burundi and southern Sudan.
Normally your Rwanda gorilla treks will have you wake up early in the morning to join others for briefing, cultural performances before trekking to the forest to find gorillas. One hour is the time you spend with mountain gorillas and you return back for your certificates. Encounter Africa safaris organizes visits to see mountain gorillas in Rwanda and for any other question about Rwanda gorilla treks, do contact us for more information.