Need to trek mountain gorillas in Africa? No better way to get close to a family of mountain gorillas than undertaking gorilla treks in Rwanda! Book our tailor-made gorilla safaris in Rwanda and other outstanding gorilla destinations and be guaranteed of life-changing experiences.
Our varied gorilla safaris allow you immense yourself into Africa’s dense tropical rain-forest to enjoy a face to face encounter with the impressive mountain gorillas not only in Rwanda but also in Uganda and DRC. The three African states shelter the world’s 1063 mountain gorillas and on Rwanda gorilla safaris, you stand a great chance to explore them in the wild in the Volcanoes National Park.
With the best experience in planning ultimate gorilla adventures in Africa, we assure you of outstanding gorilla watching expeditions in Rwanda. Book our best Rwanda safaris and explore the ten habituated gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park; Hirwa gorilla group, Bwenge, Kwitonda, Sabyinyo, Group 13/Agashya, Susa A, Karisimbi or Susa B, Amahoro, Ugenda and Umubano.
Book Rwanda safaris with us and stand a chance to also engage in other wildlife experiences, adventures, authentic African cultural experiences, primate encounters and a lot more. We arrange both short and long safaris thus presenting to you opportunity to choose the best that suits your budget and travel needs.
At US$1500 per gorilla permit in Rwanda, you can certainly be part of the thrilling experiences in Volcanoes National Park. Book for your gorilla permit with us and we shall also help arrange for you the most exceptional Rwanda gorilla trekking safari.
Best time to enjoy Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris
Gorilla Tours in Rwanda can be enjoyed at any time of the year! Rwanda is an exceptional destination with favorable weather and climatic conditions. But the dry season is remarkably the best for you to undertake your trip. The dry months you should mark on your calendar are; June, July, August, September and these are known to be the longest dry months of the year. The shortest dry months begin in December, January, February.
Why travel for gorilla trekking during the dry season?
There are many benefits of visiting the mountain gorillas during the dry season, firstly, the ground remains drier making it easier trekking through the vegetation, you take clear pictures of gorillas since the vegetation is less dense, there is less vegetation undergrowth.
Our tours aren’t limited to only dry season but there is possibility for you to engage on a trek to see mountain gorillas even during the wet or rainy season. This begins from March to May and October to November although these are characterized by heavy rains.
Why travel during the wet or rainy season to track gorillas?
Undertaking a trek during the rainy/low season comes with advantages like discounted accommodation rates, enjoying a gorilla trek with fewer crowds, possibility of last-minute bookings, enjoy discounts on ground travel.
Is a Day Trip Possible in Rwanda
Yes a 1 Day Rwanda gorilla trek is possible in Rwanda. This kind of trip requires an early start from Kigali at 3.30AM.
What you need to pack on Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris
The check-list of items you should have on Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris range from valid gorilla permit, visa, first aid kit, prescribed anti-malarial, insect repellents, rain-jacket/poncho, waterproof hiking boots, hat, long-sleeved shirt, day-pack, sunscreen, trousers, camera with no flashlight, bottled water, snacks, essential vaccination documents, pair of socks and others.