Gorilla trekking activity is one of the tremendous activity that has earned tourism sector in Rwanda a high GDP of over $400 million to the national economy — 10 percent of which is returned to communities. From the income collected from the sector, the country erns up to $12,000 per day, $360,000 a month and $4,320,000 a year just from gorilla safaris. Rwanda’s revenue-share program is the most generous of any African country. Booking volcanoes gorilla permits for foreign residents requires you to rise a total of $1500 to undertake the experience in the jungle of Volcanoes National Park.
Volcanoes national park is a supplement of the two areas in Africa which inhabit mountain gorillas except Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in Uganda and Virunga national park in DR Congo. The park is a home with one habituated gorilla family though having 10 gorilla groups which are available for trekking all year which contribute to 80 gorilla permits per day with 8 visitors per day per group.
The best time for Rwanda gorilla safaris is at the peak in the dry months of June to September and December to February where the grounds are less slippery and the hike to the top of the mountain is less strenuous however the rainy seasons of April – May, and November generally are not as competitive as the dryer seasons.
How to book for volcanoes gorilla trekking permits
Travelers can book directly with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) – tourism body of the Rwandan government which issues out ORPT cards to whoever is to go for trekking in volcanoes national park. Booking volcanoes gorilla permits can as well be done through a trusted local tour operator who understands the nature of work in tourism and will be able to secure for your permits once you forward your credentials. At Safari Vacations & Travel Services we offer all kinds of arrangements ranging from gorilla permits, transport, accommodation and any other booking relevant for your safari depending on your budget for your planned holiday
Rwanda sells the most expensive luxury permits at $1500 Uganda at $600 for foreign non-residents, $500 for foreign residents and 250,000shs for east African residents and $450 in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Gorillas are associated with many amazing facts that may blow your mind when you find them out. From having almost the same DNA with humans to forming social groups and or families and having family heads. Find out more by booking your gorilla safari to volcanoes National Park, Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, mgahinga gorilla national park or Virunga national park for this once in a life time experience.
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