When to book Rwanda gorilla permits? – When it comes to Rwanda gorilla tracking experiences, it’s never over until you secure the gorilla permit that will give you access to volcanoes national park which is situated North of the country’s main capital Kigali.
A volcano national park is one of the four major national park the land locked Rwanda has others include Nyungwe forest national, Akagera national park and Gishwati forest national park.
Volcanoes national park is 160 sq kms and it’s located below the 5 volcanoes of which are Muhavura, Gahinga, sabyinyo, karisimbi and bisoke which seats high in the Altitude of about 4507 meters a above sea Level.
Volcanoes national park is a home to 11 m habituated mountain gorilla families of which are located in the tropical rain forest and Bamboo Zone where there is plenty of food for the mountain gorilla and the endangered golden monkeys with incredible bird species can also be found in there.
It’s important to note that volcanoes national park is where Diana Fossey has been operating until she was killed by un known poachers in December 26 1985 and her grave yard is available for tourism and tourists can also visit the Diana fossey gorilla fund organisation to help support gorilla conservation programs.
Rwanda gorilla permits are pretty expensive compared to other countries like uganda, congo whose prices are cheaper.
Rwanda gorilla permit cost 1500 per permit that gives you an access to volcanoes national park to see the mountain gorillas for 1 hour.
In reality it depends on the time of the year however we recommend 3-4 months in the months of June, July, August, December, January, February and last minute inquiries can be made in the months of March, April, May, September, October, November.
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