2 Days (Budget) Gorilla Trekking Safari 2023 Volcanoes from Kigali
2 Days (Budget) Gorilla Trekking Safari 2023 starts at Kigali to Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. 2 Days (Budget) Gorilla Trekking Safari 2023 is your ultimate Gorilla Safari to do in Rwanda.
Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Trekking is the most prominent Safari Adventure carried out in Volcanoes National Park situated in the Northern Province of Rwanda. To enjoy this incredible safari adventure, you Must carry a valid Gorilla Trekking Permit which costs US $1500 per person interested.
Volcanoes National Park has over 10 gorilla families that can be visited and tracked by travelers that transfer to Trek the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda.
Go gorilla trekking in Rwanda with an overnight stay in Volcanoes National Park’s comfortable, reliable, affordable safari Lodges as they enjoy scenic views of the soothing wilderness the Virunga Mountains in Africa.
The 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda rewards you an opportunity to watch the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda at Volcanoes National Park. in groups of 8 with the company of an experienced Park Ranger guide who informs you of the various Gorilla Groups and their names as well as their preferred habitat.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
Arrive at Kigali International Airport, you are picked up by a guide who transfers you to Ruhengeri District at Volcanoes National Park Rwanda district of Musanze.
En-route have views of the green terrain, birds following the misty rolling hills of Rwanda and deviating Canopies as well as lunch then after you reach the Park and check-in lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Five Volcanoes Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National park
Early morning breakfast at 6:30 am then transfer to the park headquarters for short briefing on code of conduct around the Gorillas. Then you are allocated in groups of 8 with a park ranger guide who leads you into the green forest to trek the rare Mountain Gorillas for 3-5 hours.
After a while trekking in the forest vegetation habitat you shall meet the Mountain Gorillas and in an hour you take many photos to keep with you. After Gorilla Trekking, you return to Kigali international Airport to board flight back home.
- Ground transportation in 4×4 Safari Jeep
- Gorilla permits for Volcanoes national park Rwanda
- Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
- Visiting the twin lakes
- Full day English guide/driver
- Mineral water on board
- Air fare
- Travel Visa
- Luxury drinks/alcoholic
- laundry Services
- Tips to local guides
- porter fee while trekking
- personal insurance
- personal shopping bills
How much is a Gorilla Tour in Uganda and Rwanda?
The Gorilla Trekking Tour cost differs and includes other expenditures like accommodation, Trekking Permit. In Uganda, the Gorilla Trekking Permit costs US $700 per person to Bwindi Forest National Park and Mgahinga where as in Rwanda, the trekking Permit costs US $1500 per person to Volcanoes National Park.
A budget 3 Days Bwindi/ Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Tour costs around US $1,400 per person where as a 3 Days luxury Gorilla trekking Tour costs US $3,000 per person interested in trekking the rare species of Mountain Gorillas in their natural forest vegetation habitat.
In Rwanda, a cheap Gorilla Trek costs you US $2500 per person and a Luxury Gorilla Trek costs you US $5500 per person when interested in watching the amazing Mountain Gorillas in their natural forest vegetation habitat at Volcanoes National Park.
Is Gorilla Trekking Worth the Money?
Gorilla Trekking is a very adventurous encounter to do in Uganda at Bwindi Forest National Park, Mgahinga National Park as well as Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park as this offers you an opportunity to stay in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas taking photos to keep about your unique gorilla Trekking adventure in the thick forest vegetation habitat of Bwindi Forest National Par, Mgahinga National Park and Volcanoes National Park.
Gorilla Trekking is worth the money as the adventure offers you an opportunity to watch and stay in the presence of the Gorillas for an hour after trekking and searching for them in the green forest vegetation habitat for 3-5 hours.
How much does it cost to trek Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda?
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda is done at Volcanoes National Park and the Gorilla trekking adventure is done with a valid Gorilla Trekking Permit which costs US $1500 per person. The Gorilla Trekking Permit is obtained through contacting the Rwanda Development Board to give you one or through contacting an authentic Tour Operator Agency to book the permits on your behalf before your date of arrival.
Is Uganda or Rwanda better for Gorilla Trekking?
Uganda or Rwanda being the Best for Gorilla Trekking depends on the tastes and preferences of the travelers interested in watching the Gorillas in their natural forest vegetation habitat.
In Uganda Gorilla Trekking is done in Bwindi Forest National Park which is very thick and challenging to hike through as you search for the Mountain Gorillas hence offering an adventure that is difficult and worth at the end as you stay and watch the Mountain Gorillas for an hour taking many photos to keep.
Mgahinga National Park and Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda) offer you a Gorilla Trekking Adventure that is alike as you trek the majestic Mountain Gorillas for 3-5 hours in the green forest vegetation with bamboo that is not dense hence the Best if you are looking for clear photography of the Mountain Gorillas as they enjoy their natural habitat.
So if you are looking for a challenging hike Bwindi Forest Uganda is your place where s if you are looking for clear photography, Volcanoes National Park and Mgahinga National Park are your destinations.
You should put inti consideration that the Gorilla Trekking Permit in Rwanda is US $1500 per person and in Uganda is US $700 per person interested in trekking the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda and Uganda.
What is the best time to watch the Gorillas?
Gorilla Trekking can be done anytime around the year although the Best Time to trek the Mountain Gorillas is between the two dry seasons of December to February then June and August.