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Gorilla Tracking Safari In Rwanda


Rwanda is known as the land of One Thousand Hills and has hundreds of local attractions, where you can visit and explore the natural beauty of the place. It is full of beautiful natural attractions like parks, mountains, and wildlife waiting to be explored. It is a beautiful country that bestow you with adventurous tours and safaris that include: wildlife safaris, gorilla tracking, cultural interaction, chimpanzee tracking, city tours, and bird watching.

The dense jungle slopes of the Virunga volcanic mountains that lie on the north-east border of Rwanda are home to the magnificent Rwanda gorillas. The gorilla is the bulkiest member of the primate family, with an adult gorilla weighing up to 210kg and growing up to 1.8 meters high. Tracking gorillas can be a tiring exercise as it involves walking in the dense forests for hours, but, at the end of the day looking into the eyes of the gorilla is definitely worth the labor. A Rwanda gorilla excursion entails trekking through the dense and misty rain-forests. You will observe the Rwanda gorillas as they go about in their natural activities like- searching for food, looking after their young ones, jostling playfully with each other, and resting in their natural habitat.

A brief knowledge on gorillas, their nature, and activities would certainly let you enjoy the tour even more. Before you embark on a Rwanda Gorilla Tour, make sure to do a bit of research on them so that you can enhance your experience . A permit to track the gorillas of Rwanda costs USD 500 per person. For every permit you pay, you contribute directly to the conservation of these apes. It is important to keep yourself at a safe distance. In addition, avoid flash lights when photographing.

With the above information you must have now developed a desire to experience mountain gorilla tours in Rwanda. Rwanda gorilla safaris are the best if taken during the dry season, June to September and December to February, when the ground is not slippery. During this period, the vegetation is thin enough to allow better views of the primates.


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