How Gorilla Permits Are Allocated In Rwanda

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Before you trek mountain gorillas, you need a gorilla permit. These permits cost $1500 each and are sold on first come first basis. Those who purchase ten at ago, get one free. In the beginning gorilla permits were allocated according to mountain 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 …


Dian Fossey The Gorilla Maestro

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 decided to settle in Rwanda in Volcanoes National Park Were she set …


Birding in Rwanda

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 for the engendered mountain Gorillas but it actually has alot to offer …


Why You Should Visit Rwanda 2018

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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. Mountain Gorillas There just about 900 of them left in the world and one of the best places you can see them is Rwanda. The advantage of tracking gorillas in Rwanda is that you can arrive and …


Where To Track Gorillas In 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 which is part of the large Virunga conservation area.  Access begins in …