Close up of infant gorilla in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

from $3,600

Rwanda is a small country that holds many great treasures. One of these treasures is its population of endangered mountain gorillas. We offer a handful of great adventure trips in this thriving nation, each of which involves trekking in the mountains of Volcanoes National Park to see and spend time with a gorilla troop. 🦍 There are also many other wonderful animals in Rwanda to visit, from golden monkeys to large game like elephants and lions. 🐒

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Country info and facts

Languages
Languages

English, French, Kinyarwanda

Currency
Currency

Rwandan franc (RF)

Airports
Airports

Kigali International Airport (KGL)

Seasons
Seasons

To avoid the rains, plan your Rwanda gorilla trek for sometime between June and September, or between mid December and mid February. That said, know that you'll be trekking in a rainforest, where conditions are never exactly dry! To learn more, please read Best time of year for gorilla trekking.

 

Visa and Immigration
Visa and Immigration

You need to apply for and obtain a tourist visa online before heading to Rwanda. Standard tourist visas last for 30 days, and cost US$50 for travellers from most countries. If you're also visiting another nearby country like Uganda, you might like to obtain an East African visa instead. Learn more here.

Health and Safety
Health and Safety

Carry proof of a yellow fever vaccination if coming from a country with a known epidemic. East Africa is a malaria zone, so you may wish to consider taking anti-malaria medication. For the gorilla trek, please read Ultimate guide of what to pack for gorilla trekking. Please check on the latest Covid-19 regulations of Rwanda as well as your airline.

 

 

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Dan is a proud Ugandan, which is why we call him UganDan! He knows his country as well as neighbouring Rwanda like the back of his hand, so can be trusted to show you the very best parts of these two beautiful nations! He's also a great character, so don't be surprised if you fall in love with him and claim him as your new best friend!

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