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Are you planning a 2 day gorilla safari to Rwanda? Do you want to know the estimate of the cost? What is a fair price for a 2 day Rwanda gorilla trekking holiday, Eco Adventure Safaris is here to provide you with all related information to the approximate cost of 2 days Rwanda gorilla trip to Volcanoes National park. All-inclusive 2 day Package with accommodation, gorilla permit, transportation, meals and reasonable service fee. The 2 day Rwanda gorilla safari is ideal for those with limited time in Kigali or on short visit. Rwanda gorilla safari takes you to Volcanoes forest National Park.
Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park is also known as Parc Des Vulcan’s in French and Pariki Yigihugu yibirungu in Kinyarwanda (Local language) which is found in North-Eastern in a small town called Musanze, Rwanda in East Africa. Volcanoes National park is one of the major national parks in Rwanda and East Africa and one of the oldest parks in Africa, it is a home to the endangered apes and primates that include the Mountain Gorillas and golden Monkeys, there also many species of birds, Monkeys, trees, forest hogs, bushbucks among others in the forest as well as the unique culture. Volcanoes national park is part of the Virunga Conservation Area including five extinct volcanoes namely; Mountain Muhabura, Mountain Sabyinyo, Mountain Gahinga, Mountain Karisimbi and Mountain Bisoke. Gorilla tourism in Volcanoes National park has earned Rwanda economic development as it has attracted more visitors every year. Gorilla trekking is a life time experience of seeing the endangered gorillas in their natural environment and half of the population of the remaining gorillas is found in East Africa.
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Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
For Rwanda gorilla treks, the gorilla trekking is the top thing to do, the mountain gorillas are the famous attraction in volcanoes national park with gorilla trekking happening every day throughout the year. Gorilla trekking is an activity that involves visiting the habituated endangered mountain gorillas in their natural environment, as you view the way they feed, move, rest and live in harmony. Volcanoes National Park has 10 habituated gorilla families for trekking every day, only 8 visitors per gorilla family are allowed to trek every day. The chances of seeing the mountain gorillas are 99% as you are guided by trackers, guides and park rangers. Gorilla trekking starts every day in Kinigi at 7:00am with briefing on guidelines to follow while on the trek, even though the gorillas have 99% DNA as the humans, they still remain wild and you are advised to follow the dos and don’ts from the guides. The gorilla trek can take 30 minutes to more hours depending on the movement and location of the gorillas in the forest.
What is the cost of Rwanda gorilla trekking Permit?
For one to be allowed to do gorilla trek in Volcanoes national park in Rwanda, you must have a Rwanda gorilla permit for a particular date secured from Rwanda development board. The gorilla permit costs USD1500 for all nationals and you are allowed one hour of viewing the gorillas and taking photography. Booking a gorilla trek to volcanoes National Park is a life time experience to complete your bucket list, Eco Adventure Safaris will help you book and tailor a gorilla trek tour that is affordable and memorable.
What is the cost of Transportation to Volcanoes National Park?
The transportation costs includes Vehicle hire, driver guide and Fuel for the whole round trip for the two days. While on this trip, you can opt for Vehicle hire ranges between USD80-100usd per day considering the kind of vehicle you choose to use, fuel required for the round trips is about 170USD, and driver guide is Paid USD50 per day. The cost of transportation reduces when shared by two or more people. To visit Volcanoes national park, you are required to secure Rwanda visa at USD30 at Kigali international Airport or any of the boarder points into Rwanda. The park can be accessed by road and its only 2 hours’ drive from Kigali city and about an hour drive from Cyanika boarder of Uganda and Rwanda. We use 4×4 vehicles for our all-inclusive packages that are very comfortable for your road trip to Volcanoes national park. For entry into the park, you will need to have secured permit for any of the activity of your choice or paid park entrance fees.
What is the cost of accommodation in Volcanoes National Park?
While on 2 day Rwanda gorilla trekking holiday, staying in a good, clean, comfortable and beautiful lodge/camp is ideal for an incredible safari and you will stay at least one night. The budget lodges prices range from USD80-100per person per night, some of the budget lodges include Muhavura lodge, Kiningi guest house, Volcano view lodge, Gorilla volcanoes Hotel. You can as well stay in Le bambou gorilla lodge, Sabinyo silverback lodge, five volcanoes lodge, which are midrange lodges and range from USD150- 250 and the Luxury lodge prices range from USD300-2300 per person per night. Namely; Bisate lodge, Gorilla Nest and Virunga lodge are luxury options. The hotel rooms can sell out quickly especially during the high season, your accommodation choice needs to booked in advance for your visit to volcanoes national park.
Why book with your Gorilla trip to Rwanda with Eco Adventure Safaris?
Eco Adventure Safaris offers amazing gorilla safari experiences to volcanoes national Park and Rwanda as a destination for the past years. Contact us here for our discounted packages and also tailor made gorilla trips, birding, cultural experiences and golden monkey tracking to the volcanoes national park. Our magic in organizing authentic experience stems from the fact that we have overtime assembled a team mixed with young and energetic staff guided by well experienced Team and passionate about what they do. Eco Adventure Safaris is highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor to help you learn on the experiences of the other travelers who have traveled with us. Contact us here about What is a fair price for a 2 day Rwanda gorilla trekking holiday