The republic of Rwanda is famously known as the land of a Thousand Hills and has also got hundreds of local tourist attractions, where you can visit and explore its natural beauty on a safari to Rwanda.
The country is full of beautiful tourist attractions like national parks, mountains, and wildlife to be explored.
Rwanda is a beautiful country with adventurous Rwanda tours and safaris that include: wildlife, gorilla trekking, cultural encounters, chimpanzee trekking, Kigali city tours, and bird watching safaris.
The densely covered jungle slopes of Virungas lie on the north-eastern border of Rwanda, Congo and Uganda are home to the magnificent mountain gorillas of Rwanda.
The mountain gorilla is the largest member of the whole primate family, with a mature gorilla weighing up to 210kg and growing up to 1.8 meters tall.
Tracking mountain gorillas can be a tiresome exercise as it includes walking in the dense tropical rain forests for a number of hours, but at the end of the day looking into the eyes of the gorilla is definitely worth the labor and the energy put.
A Rwanda gorilla safari entails trekking through the dense and misty tropical rain forests of Virunga national park. You will observe the mountain gorillas as they go in their daily natural activities like searching for food, taking care of their young ones, playing with each other and resting.
Prior knowledge on mountain gorillas, their nature and daily routine would certainly let you enjoy your Rwanda gorilla tracking safari even more. Before you embark on a Gorilla tour in Rwanda, make sure to do some research on them so that you can enhance your safari experience. A gorilla trekking permit in Rwanda costs $ 1500 per person and for every permit you pay for, you contribute directly and indirectly to the conservation of these endangered African apes. It is also crucial to keep yourself at a distance while you meet the gorillas and also avoid flash lights when taking photographs.
With all the above safari information, you must now have developed a desire to experience Rwanda gorilla safaris. Gorilla tours in Rwanda are the best especially if taken during the dry seasons of June to September and December to February when the ground is dry and not slippery.