Gorilla Trekking from Italy

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda from Italy

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda from Italy is the most popular activity to do in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. Planning to visit the primates in the Virunga mountains? We are the best tour operator to organize for you a thrilling gorilla trekking tour in the region. Explore the chain of volcanoes that teem with huge forests that sit at the border of Rwanda, Uganda, and DR Congo. There are over about 1000 mountain gorillas left in the whole world, and there are over 20 gorilla families waiting for a visit in the Virunga. Apart from gorilla trekking, we have several safari add-ons/safari extensions.

Would you like to get started with planning your next gorilla trekking tour in Rwanda, Uganda & Congo? Book a tailor made gorilla safari with us and be rest assured that you will enjoy an Ultimate African safari. Planning for a Multi country Safari? Rwanda Gorilla Trek has designed a customized 9 Days Best of Rwanda safari. This Tour Package is available at all levels; budget, mid range and luxury.

What are Gorilla Trekking Safaris & Tours all about?

Dream of seeing African mountain gorillas in the wild? This is one of the most poignant wildlife experiences on earth!

On gorilla trekking tours you trek into the rainforests of central Africa to spend time with the endangered gorillas in their natural habitat. With just over 1000 African mountain gorillas surviving in the wild today encountering these critically endangered primates is indeed a rare privilege.

Where to go gorilla trekking in Rwanda from Italy

Our gorilla trekking tours take place in Uganda and Rwanda. The African mountain gorillas are found in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest of Uganda and the Virunga Mountains Region, spanning Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Gorilla trekking in Rwanda happens in Volcanoes National Park, set in the Virunga Mountains, bordering on Virunga National Park in the DRC and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in southwestern Uganda.

Most of our gorilla trekking safaris go to Bwindi National Park which offers the best value-for-money gorilla trekking experience. We also feature gorilla trekking tours to Rwanda but the gorilla trekking permits are more affordable in Uganda which makes it a better budget option. Some of our gorilla trekking tours visit both Uganda and Rwanda enabling you to experience the best of both destinations at a reasonable price. We currently do not, unfortunately, visit Virunga National Park in the DRC due to civil unrest and political instability in the country.

Please note that gorilla trekking tour prices do not include the Gorilla Trekking Permit.

How much do Gorilla Trekking Permits Cost?

Gorilla Permit fees cost US$ 1,500 in Rwanda and US$ 600 in Uganda.

Types of Gorilla Trekking Tours

Most short tours that focus primarily on gorilla trekking are lodge safaris. In Uganda, the gorilla trekking tours include lodge accommodation. In Rwanda, the gorilla trekking tours include hotel and guesthouse or B&B accommodation close to Volcanoes National Park.

Our budget gorilla trekking tours include most meals, an English-speaking driver/guide and transport in 4×4 Landcruisers or adapted safari vehicles.

The shortest gorilla tours in Rwanda are 1 Day Gorilla trekking tour. These short trips get you to the national parks to go gorilla trekking and don’t include other wildlife or adventure destinations. You can go game viewing in Akagera National Park and chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park, as part of your gorilla trekking tour.

If you have one week or longer to travel then budget-friendly options include Overland Africa Tours – accommodated or camping style. The Overland Tours combine gorilla trekking with other activities and destinations, ranging from a handful of highlights in Uganda to the world-famous Masai Mara in neighbouring Kenya. Overland trips which include a gorilla trekking component span as long as 46 days, travelling overland between Johannesburg in South Africa and Nairobi in Kenya, giving budget-conscious travellers a wide array of options.

Gorilla Trekking Experiences

One of our most exciting tour options is the gorilla habituation experience which gives you more time with the gorilla family you visit, trekking in smaller groups than usual. Another rare find – our gorilla tours that offer travellers two opportunities to go gorilla trekking, as opposed to the standard tours which only give you one chance to trek.

Can children go Gorilla Trekking in Africa?

Only children over the age of 15 years are permitted on gorilla treks.

Are you ready to experience one of the most unforgettable wildlife adventures in Africa?

We can take you there, into the rainforests of central Africa, where you’ll come face-to-face with the endangered mountain gorillas.

Feel free to ask one of our Africa travel experts about gorilla trekking experiences and tour options.

Below are the gorilla trekking Rwanda tour packages from Italy

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It offers you a lifetime adventure of meeting the rare mountain gorillas in the jungles of this tropical rain forest. Enjoy and see the remaining population of the highly endangered mountain Gorillas in their wild, on the shortest gorilla tour. View This Tour

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Join a 2-days Rwanda gorilla tour to Volcanoes National Park (PNV) with The park also harbors the endangered golden monkeys. Enjoy an exhilarating trek through the cultivated foothills of the Virungas in search for the gentle giants. View This Tour

 3 Days Gorilla & Golden Monkey Trekking

Rwanda has a got a variety of amazing experiences to offer to her visitors. Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy some of the best encounters in the African jungle such as the breathtaking  gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National park. View This Tour


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The 4 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari begins and ends in Kigali Rwanda. It includes gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park, Iby’iwachu Cultural practices and visiting genocide sites Gisozi and Nyamata Reconciliation village. View This Tour


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This 6 days Rwanda gorilla covers, Kigali sightseeing, primates tour, Kivu lake adventure, coffee tour and hiking adventure. As you drive, you will enjoy the revitalizing views and landscapes of the Country of a Thousand Hills. This is a very interesting itinerary and enjoyable. It covers all Rwanda National parks and the core activities in each park will be done. View This Tour

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