If you have limited time, then Rwanda is where to go gorilla trekking in Africa. You can simply spend a night in Kigali, be driven to your lodge in about three hours and start trekking in lush rainforest. This affordable gorilla safari in Rwanda gives you the opportunity to wrap up your once-in-a-lifetime experience in just four days.
You'll have time to recharge after a long flight at a luxurious hotel set in Kigali. Enjoy Retreat by Heaven's relaxed and welcoming atmosphere before heading out to encounter endangered gorillas. Next stop: the town of Musanze, the gateway to the Volcanoes National Park. Your base for this affordable gorilla safari in Rwanda is Bishops House, located close to the main entrance of the park - home to about half of the mountain gorillas left on Earth.
Why go gorilla trekking? Well, hiking into their native forests is the only way to see these critically endangered gorillas, as they cannot survive in captivity. This affordable gorilla safari in Rwanda gives you the rare privilege of observing the everyday interactions of these vulnerable primates – arguably one of Africa's most profound wildlife encounters.