Top tips fro Rwanda gorilla trekking safari – Gorilla tracking is an adventurous activity that every traveler would wish to put on the bucket list of once in a life time adventure safaris or on their ultimate bucket list but the habitat Volcanoes National Park is mountainous in Rwanda where the gorillas live so anyone wanting to go for gorilla tracking must be well prepared for the amazing and life time adventure.
-Before travelling to Rwanda one must ensure that they do some walking as this activity is done on foot and it can take from 30 minutes to 8 hours.
-Endeavor to communicate any medical complications to Great adventure safaris this will help the park rangers arrange a fair gorilla group for you.
-Asthmatic clients need to carry their medication with them as the altitude of volcanoes national park is high the altitude ranges from 2400-4507M above sea level.
-If possible it’s advisable to book two gorilla permits on your visit though most people book for one trek.
-Good hiking boots are very important mostly during the rainy season where the trails are slippery.
-Travelers can carry small medical kit with them this may need to carry medication for stomach, injuries.
-Volcanoes national park is easily accessible by Road using a 4×4 safari vehicle/Jeep and this will help travelers to enjoy the beautiful country side.
-It’s important to arrive in Kigali a day before your trip starts this will help you explore Kigali city in the morning before transferring to volcanoes national park.
-It’s also important to get Rwanda local currency (Rwandan Francs) for buying local coffee and souvenir from the craft markets in kinigi park area or in Kigali city centre.
-Tipping is done in US dollar as the exchange rate and value of the local currency is hard to convert.
Travelers can book their own services but services like professional local tour guide may not be easily booked online so it’s advisable book through a registered tour operator like Great adventure safaris since they know it all. Contact Great Adventure Safaris for any questions about top tips for Rwanda gorilla trekking safari and securing gorilla permits