Personalized Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda

Personalized gorilla trekking experience is only done in volcanoes national park

Personalized Gorilla Trekking Experience In Rwanda

Personalized gorilla trekking experience is the newly introduced package that allows VIP visitors or travelers to enjoy a special gorilla trekking experience in volcanoes national park of Rwanda. The park has almost a half of the total remaining mountain gorilla population in the whole world. Without doubt, most of the tourists who visit Rwanda want to meet eye to eye with these giant apes.

The maximum number of people allowed for personalized gorilla trekking experience is 8. Personalized gorilla trekking experience is done at a fee of $15,000 and this money is for all the eight people. The fee includes a meet and brief at your lodge by ranger guides, ranger guide fee as well as park entrance fee.

After briefing at the hotel, there is an additional personalized briefing by the park guides at the park headquarters. The tourists chose a gorilla family / group of their interest as well as the guides they want. Personalized gorilla trekking experience allows tourists to have more time with the mountain gorillas and it starts at 8am and ends at 11am

Personalized gorilla trekking experience is only done in volcanoes national park located in the northwest of Rwanda near the border with Uganda and DR Congo in the north and west respectively. Accessing the park by road transport from Kigali city takes you about 2.5 hours and on your   way you will be enjoying the beautiful nature of the country. You can also access the park by air transport from Kigali international airport by boarding helicopter flights to Musanze airstrip near volcanoes national park. The helicopters takes only 30 minutes for you to reach the park.

Volcanoes national park Rwanda is not only a home to mountain gorillas but also other animals such as golden monkeys, giant forest hogs, forest elephants, bush pigs and elephants among others. For those who want to see chimpanzees, they can visit Nyungwe forest national park or Gishwati Mukura national park while those who want to see the Big 5 animals can visit Akagera national park. Despite the past genocide, Rwanda is not a safe country with friendly people making it the best destination to do personalized gorilla trekking experience. For guests seeking a special luxury safari, Rwanda offers personalized gorilla trekking that is not anywhere else in the world.

Volcanoes national park Rwanda also became famous after the death of Dian Fossey on 26th December 1985. Dian Fossey was an American primatologists who had love for gorilla most especially Digit who is buried near her grave. Dain Fossey arrived in volcanoes national park Rwanda in 1967 from Virunga national park of DR Congo and she set up Karisoke Research Center found between mountain Bisoke and mountain Karisimbi. Volcanoes national park Rwanda is a home to 5 out of 8 Virunga mountains and these are mountain Karisimbi, Muhabura, Gahinga, Bisoke and Sabyinyo. The park covers an area of 160 sq. Km all coved by rainforest and bamboo in the northwestern side of Rwanda. Guests who want to have a memorable time in Africa can combine personalized gorilla trekking experience with chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest.

Best time to visit volcanoes national park for personalized gorilla trekking experience

The best time to visit volcanoes national park for gorilla trekking is during the dry months. The dry months start in June, July, august and September and again in December, January and February. During these months there is less rainfall and the trails are dry easing the trekking. It’s in dry season that many tourists visit the park we therefore advise you to book your gorilla permits in advance so as to avoid disappointment.

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