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. 🐒

Our itineraries

Country info and facts


English, French, Kinyarwanda


Rwandan franc (RF)


Kigali International Airport (KGL)


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.



FA Newsletter Icon

Love travel?

Sign up for our monthly adventure travel newsletter!

More Adventures

Meet our local leader

Peter Nsubuga, Uganda local leader, profile pic

Peter Nsubuga

Peter was born during the guerilla war period in a rural village adjacent to Mabira Forest – the biggest tropical rainforest in central Uganda. The future wildlife addict is one of 11 children born to a builder and a farm-loving mother. He worked as a teacher for 12 years, then became a trained tour guide. Peter spends his free time mountain biking, listening to music, going to concerts, watching wildlife, hiking and doing photography.


Is Rwanda safe to visit?

What type of plug is used in Rwanda?

Is there malaria in Rwanda?


+44 20 3289 2088

+1 (785) 859-4930

Chat to us


Follow Alice Ltd

207 Regent Street

London, W1B 3HH

United Kingdom


Follow Alice Tours (T) LTD

PO Box 1923, Moshi



Follow Alice Tours (T) LTD is registered in Tanzania and holds all the necessary licences to run Kilimanjaro climbs and safaris.


Our Credentials

Follow Alice is rated 5/5 stars across all major platforms

We are an approved partner company with the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project



International Mountain Explorers Connection – IMEC – Partner for Responsible Travel Program.



Copyright Follow Alice LTD. 2021, registration number 10374382 (England & Wales)