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In the beginning gorilla permits were allocated according to gorilla families but lately, in Rwanda, gorilla permits are sold according to the area of tracking. When booking a gorilla trekking permit, you are given an area of tracking but on the actual day of trekking, you are allocated a gorilla family to trek. AGE There are reasons why you should declare your age. Its is a key factor is allocating permits….

You can not talk about Mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda without mentioning Dian Fossey. She committed all her life to studying and protecting the Mountain gorillas. She wrote all her encounters during her time with these gorillas in a book entitled “Gorillas in The Mist” late a movie was shot about the same. Despite that the habitat for these gorillas is just in Uganda, Rwanda And DRC, she…

Rwanda is perhaps most known for its turbulent past and genocide in 1994. Of Recent Rwanda is now known as one of the most peaceful destinations in Africa. Despite it being a small country, it also has over 650 species of birds 44 of which are endemic to the Albertine Rift Valley, making it a unique birding destination in Africa. Parc National Des Volcans-PNV This is more famous…

From one of the most fast growing cities in the world to the beautiful scenery and the exhilarating wildlife, here are some of the reasons why you should visit Rwanda and if you haven’t been there, you should put it on you bucket list. The Gorillas: There just about 900 of them left in the world and one of the best places you can see them is Rwanda….

When people learn about the endangered mountain gorillas the quick question that comes to their mind is where they can be found and the rest of the procedure. This is not hard to know and choose which place you will choose to tract the gorillas. The mountain gorillas are found in just three countries: Uganda, Rwanda, DRC. Gorillas in Rwanda can only be tracked at Volcanoes national park…

It’s very easy for two people to spend USD 10000 in Rwanda in two weeks. There is no such term as a cheap safari in real sense. Every safari is expensive in its own sense. People have false impressions that safaris in Africa are cheaper compared to a destination elsewhere that is a fallacy. If even if it were cheap it is always important to spend less and…

Trekking Gorillas is probably one of the captivating activities in Africa. On a sad not it can only be done in Uganda, Rwanda and DRC. In Rwanda it can only be done in one place and that’s Volcanoes National park. There are just 10 groups in the park and 8 permits are allocated per group. Here are the habituated groups in volcanoes national park. Susa family This group…

In May this Year-2017, the Rwanda gorilla permits were raised from USD750 to USD1500 per permit. It is important to note that gorillas can only be tracked in volcanoes national park in for Rwanda. The move is intended to improve on the community development of the people around the park. It is alo good to note that 10 percent of the gorilla revenue is meant to improve on…

Gorilla tracking is exciting but it can also be dangerous and for anything that is good, there must be regulations otherwise if money wasn’t regulated then it would be of no value. We discuss the rules and regulations of gorilla tracking in Rwanda. A minimum of just 8 visitors can be allowed to track a particular Group or family. Ensure you have clean hands before you head out…

Gorilla trekking is such a memorable experiences that everyone out to experience. But everything should be done at the right time and in the right place. People keep wondering the age limit for gorilla tracking and why there is an age limit. Here is why? Any on 15 years of age and above needs not to worry because that is the age that is recommended and allowed to…

For every country or destination that one thinks of the very first question is the issue of safety, this is not just for Africa or Rwanda. Rwanda is one of the safest places in Africa as it has been stable for most of its time since independence. Rwanda has a good political climate second to none especially after the genocide of 1994. The trauma that befell the people…

If you are foreigner wishing to enter Rwanda, getting you single entry visa is as simple as submitting you application to any Rwanda embassy in your country. This single entry visa is just $30 and last 3 months. If there is no high commission for Rwanda in your country you may just log in to the immigration website of Rwanda (www.migration.gov.rw) download the application form and follow the…

It’s just 3 hours’ drive from Kigali to PNV which makes it very accessible. With Bwindi, it’s a different story as it may take you up to 9 hours from Entebbe to Bwindi by road or otherwise charter a flight at a cost not less than USD250 and be there in just 35 minutes. It’s about 3 hours from Volcanoes national park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. That’s…

Safaris in Rwanda can be a fascinating experience for family.  Most of the safaris taken by families live up to their expectation. There are lots of precautions you have to take in case you want to travel as a family especially with the kids. Here are some of the tips you will have to consider on you net safari in Rwanda. Its can get cold at times and…

Every client would like to know the cost of corolla tracking; it’s on all forums like trip advisor and lonely planet. Below is our take on the estimation of a gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda. You may need just one day I Rwanda depending on what other interests you have. Price and Cost of Gorilla Permits A normal gorilla permit in Rwanda costs USD 1500. I call it…

Rwanda can be visit anytime of the year. There is not such weather that would stop you from visiting or more specifically seeing the gorillas. However most people prefer to take safaris during the drier months of the year. This is because wildlife viewing trails are not boggy and easily accessed. June to Mid-September and December to February This time of the year is usually dry and the…

There are a lot of people who know little or even nothing about Rwanda. It has a variety of natural wonders which are so exhilarating and adventurous. It’s referred to us the land of a thousand hills and its beauty is Incomparable. We look at some of the interesting sites you out not miss on your upcoming safaris in Rwanda. The Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park. There can…