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Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes of Rwanda is done in Volcanoes National Park, Africa’s first national park, which was created back in 1925. While its primates will be at the top of your must-see list, the country’s montane forests make gorilla trekking a premier activity that all tourists would love to do upon visiting Rwanda.

The gorilla trek through the dense forest on the slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes can take between 2-5 hours. However, it is a worthwhile experience, a very unforgettable meeting and watching a gorilla troop play, eat, groom, and relax.

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4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Tour

Visit Volcanoes National Park the last place on earth where you can meet the rare giants known as mountain gorillas, and it also offers you the most memorable moment of experience in your life.

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda-Volcanoes National Park is the major pulling tourist activity with over 486 endangered mountain gorillas. These are within about 12 gorilla families habituated for gorilla trekking every day, and each gorilla family is visited by a maximum of 8 people per day.

Each visitor is required to have a gorilla permit which cost $ 1,500 per person per trek and we advise to book your gorilla permit well in advance.

Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes starts as early as 06:30 am with a briefing from the park rangers from the headquarters. All visitors are brought together for an insight on what they should expect including rules and guidelines to follow during the trek to meet the mighty species. 

Home to the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas, Rwanda is a lush, scenic landscape of majestic mountains, nowhere more so than the Virunga Volcanoes in the northwest a desirable and iconic place in Africa to track and meet the mountain gorillas.

While its primates will be at the top of your must-see list, the country’s montane forests also contain golden monkeys and over 700 spectacular bird species.

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