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Are you planning to book Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park, Volcanoes National Park is one of the great places to see the Mountain Gorillas in the world? Mountain Gorillas are only found in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda, Virunga National Park in DR Congo and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The outbreak of COVID caused unprecedented times for Gorilla tourism in all the national parks habituating the only remaining Mountain Gorillas in the world forcing them to close for both local and international visits until further notice, but of recent the many countries have started easing travel restrictions including Rwanda due to well management and handling of COVID hence Gorilla Tourism in Volcanoes National Park is starting to get back to normal given the fact now Rwanda is open to international tourists through charter flights. This means if you are able to travel on a charter flight to Rwanda you will not need to wait until COVID is gone completely for you to track the Mountain Gorillas a once in a lifetime experience for most of travelers and potential travelers.
Rwanda through its government agency Rwanda Development Board was pleased to officially reopen for tourism activities as well as the resumption of international travel for charter flights effective from 17 June 2020. The reopening came along with various promotional offers and various precautionary measures to follow during various activities especially for Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park as below. The promotional offers will be available until 31st December 2020, which means from now it is better to book your Gorilla Trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park now in order to benefit from this offer.
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
Gorilla tracking Permits in Rwanda are now at USD200 for Rwandans and East African Nationals residing in Rwanda, USD500 for Foreign Residents, then for the international tourists, the price of the gorilla permit remained the same at USD1500 who will be traveling to Rwanda through Charter flights. The board has as well put in place various special packages for groups, families and corporate interested in visiting other National Parks in Rwanda. Contact us here and we will book for you accordingly.
Specific precautionary measures for those traveling to Rwanda for various Tourism activities are as follows as set by the Rwanda government through the Rwanda Development Board;
Domestic tourists visiting Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Parks are required to test negative for COVID-19 within 48 hours prior to visiting these attractions. A private test center has been set up at Petit Stade, Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali, by appointment only.
All international visitors traveling by charter flights are expected to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to arrival. Tourists will take a second COVID-19 test prior to visiting any tourist attraction in Rwanda.
How to Book Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park
Once you have your planned dates travel set you will let us know via email or direct message via WhatsApp and we will check for availability of gorilla permits and services of your trip, we will then let you know the availability status and once all is okay for you we will then send you an invoice for you to make payment for the gorilla permits once payment is done and we have received the money on our side we will then go ahead and purchase your gorilla permits immediately from Rwanda Development Board after we will send you a scan copy for your permits for your records and perusal then this will work as confirmation of your gorilla trekking safari to Volcanoes National Park.
Where to stay at Volcanoes National Park during your Gorilla Trekking Safari
Lodges where to stay for Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park are well set to host tourists with various SOPs put in place in-line with Rwanda Health Ministry and WHO for the safety and health of tourists visiting Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla Trekking Safari after COVID.
Lodges in Volcanoes National Park range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options, Luxury options include Sabinyo Silverback Lodge, Bisate Lodge, Virunga Volcanoes Lodge, Five Volcanoes Hotels and Mountain Gorillas’ Nest Lodge. Their price range from USD300 to USD1000 per person per night give you the best time ever during your stay during your gorilla trekking safari in Volcanoes National Park, They have great hospitality, clean rooms, VIP rooms and all have put in place the set SOPs for prevention of the spread of the corona virus and all are ensuring safety and health of their clients.
The Midrange lodge options at Volcanoes National Park include Mountain Gorilla View Lodge and Lebambou Gorilla Lodge, Davinci Lodge. For budge travels the options are many from basic accommodation to camping one can choose from Kinigi Hotel, Hotel Muhabura, Gorilla Solution Lodge, Villa Gorilla, Virunga Hotel, Faraji Hotel and La Palme Hotel or Home Inn.
How to Access Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla Trekking?
The drive from Kigali town or Kigali International Airport on arrival it is just 2-3 hours drive to Volcanoes National Park. Your driver-guide will meet you for a short briefing then set off to the park through the beautiful sceneries giving you an opportunity for photographs and sightseeing.
What is the best time for Gorilla Trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park?
The best time to visit Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park is during the dry months of December to February and then June to October during this time the roads accessing the park are dry and driving through is easy compared to the wet season, as well viewing Mountain Gorillas is easy given the vegetation is not fully grown compared to wet seasons of March to May and Later October to November. However, the park can as well be visited throughout the year and you will be able to see the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park
Why book with Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park with Eco Adventure Safaris
Eco Adventure Safaris we are well set to host tourists with various SOPs put in place in line with the Rwanda Health Ministry and WHO for the safety and health of our clients, we are ready to organize your safari following precautions set to prevent the spread of COVID and ensure you do your safari safely and successfully. Eco Adventure Safaris and its team bring you closer than ever to the wonders Uganda and Rwanda have to offer. From Gorilla trekking to the chimpanzee habitation in Kibale, cultural tours across Rwanda, and city tours, we have everything you need to make your first or occurring experience in the region a memorable one. Click here for a complete list of our entire packages, and in case you have any questions, please click here to get in touch with us.