Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tours
Rwanda gorilla trekking tours by Serenity Adventure Safaris;
Enjoy tailor-made gorilla safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo with Serenity Adventure Safaris. World wide, gorilla trekking is reviewed as a magical encounter only done in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, Mgahinga gorilla National Park, and Virunga National Park. We Offer combined day gorilla safari trips cutting across Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo. To make gorilla tracking easy, Different gorilla families have been habituated each of which is visited by eight people every day. Travelers to see mountain gorillas are required to book and buy gorilla permits issued by Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in Rwanda, the Uganda wildlife authority (UWA) in Uganda, and the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) in Congo.
Booking a Gorilla Tracking Permit
A single gorilla permit in Rwanda costs 1500USD paid by all travelers including Rwanda citizens. Gorilla permit booking is recommended at least 6 months in advance. Gorilla trekking is ranked the best wildlife experience in the world and the most done tourist activity on East Africa Safaris. This has led to high demand for gorilla permits which limit the chances of those booking at the last minute.
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FAQs About Gorilla Trekking
When is the best time to Track Mountain Gorillas?
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda are tracked in Volcanoes National park in Northeast of Rwanda. Gorilla Trekking is done a year through.
Low season: this season is known for heavy rains in months of March, October & November.
High season: during the dry seasons of June, July, August, September, and part of October and December plus February. Here is less rainfall or no rains at all & the conditions are good and favorable for Gorilla tracking. High demand for the Gorilla permits ($1500 in Rwanda & $600 in Uganda).
How many days should I book for my Gorilla Tracking Tour
At least plan and put aside about 3 days travel plan of which Day 1-travelling to the park, Day2 -do Gorilla tracking that day, and probably Day 3- departing back. – See – 3 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking Safari
Should I hire a porter for my Gorilla Tracking?
Hiring a porter relieves your Gorilla Tracking session, helps you carry your bags and this gives you a lot of focus and concentration on the endangered Gorillas and you meanwhile move freely with no hardships, can take hold of your hand through the risker parts in the forest because these grounds at times tend to be muddy slippery to pass through. This will cost you $10-$15.
Am I Guaranteed to see the Gorillas?
As much as you could have a Gorilla tracking permit, it doesn’t mean you will see these gentle giants but will at least have a 95% chance to.
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