Where To Trek Gorillas In Rwanda
Where to trek gorillas in Rwanda? Rwanda Gorilla safaris / Gorilla tours in Rwanda offer a golden chance for any one to visit the best place to track and see mountain gorillas in Africa. A safari to Rwanda coupled with the search for the beautiful mountain gorillas gives one a life time memory giving adventure. Rwanda mountain gorillas are found in the Volcanoes national park ONLY and were habituated by Dian Fossey for a long time till her death.
Besides a mountain gorilla safari tour in Rwanda, you can visit various national wild life parks for wildlife such as Akagera and also tour genocide memorial stadiums as well as the various cultural museums. We offer several Gorilla tours in Rwanda ranging from short gorilla safari excursions to medium and long gorilla safari adventures in Rwanda.
To trek Gorillas in Rwanda you need a Rwanda gorilla permit to watch the gorillas in one of Rwanda`s gorilla groups. We always formulate new exciting gorilla trekking safari expeditions in Rwanda along side several African wildlife, Eco tourism, culture and community tours, nature walks not to mention historical tours.
Rwanda safaris featuring Gorilla tracking are highlighted by highly trained, caring, enthusiastic, dedicated but also highly informed safari guides that are any time ready to take you to various spectacular wildlife parks & reserves in Rwanda aboard our clean customized safari vehicles.
Best time to visit volcanoes national park
Volcanoes national park can be visited at any time of the year but the dry season is the best time to visit the park and trek gorillas in Rwanda. The dry season is always in the months of June to September and December to February when the weather is favorable. It should be noted that some gorilla families such as Susa gorilla family stay high on the mountains making the dry season the best time to trek them as the trails will be in good condition.
What to bring for gorilla trekking
If you intend to trek mountain gorillas in Rwanda, you are required to be physically fit and you need to come also with good hiking boots, insect repellents, long-sleeved clothes, a rain jacket, enough drinking water, a good quality camera, sun glasses, hat, energy-giving snacks among others. There are porters at the starting points who can always help you with to carry excess luggage at a small fee.
Gorilla groups in volcanoes national park
There several groups with a number of gorillas you may trek in Rwanda such as Sabyingo gorilla family with 13 members including 2 silverbacks, Amahoro gorilla family with 18 members including 2 silverbacks, Agashya gorilla family with 27 members including 1 silverback, Umubano gorilla family with 13 members including 2 silverbacks, Kwitonda gorilla family with 23 members including 4 silverbacks, Hirwa gorilla family with 16 members including 1 silverback, Ugenda gorilla family with 11 members including 2 silverbacks and Bwenge gorilla family with 11 members and 1 silverback.
Where to stay in volcanoes national park
There are several accommodation facilities in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park ranging from camping to luxury to mid-range to budget. Where to sleep in volcanoes national park include Virunga lodge, Ingagi park view lodge, Singita Kwitonda Lodge, Bisate lodge, and Mountain Gorilla View lodge among others.