Meet the giant gorilla silver and families in their natural home staggering and humbling experience in itself. With less than a thousand gorillas left on the planet, honor the experience was not lost on us. Planning Rwanda gorilla trekking we take a bit of hard work but mentioned below are some tips and info that we found most helpful during our Rwanda tour.
Although the gorilla trekking in Rwanda can be enjoyed throughout the year, but tend to be the best during the dry months. Happens to be the dry season from December to February and June to September but the temperature itself does not vary much throughout the year.
Permit requirements and costs:
Both Uganda and Rwanda traveller needs to get permission to travel the mountain gorillas. Currently, for Rwanda, permits will cost $ 750 for outsiders. The number of permits available per day ascent gorilla limited.
Hire a porter:
Once you're driven to the starting point of the gorilla trekking, you will find a single unit of porters waiting for trekkers. Their task is to haul your luggage and also offer a helping hand whenever you face challenges on the rise. We rented one, even though we have a small bag.
Yosemite National de Volcano is a region of dense forests which are home to the Mountain Gorilla. This 500 pound beast 6 foot living area of 58 square miles in Rwanda. The area is full chain of volcanoes and lush saddle, formed by lava solidifications.