In the event that you need to visit the rare and endangered mountain gorillas in the wild, then a gorilla tour in Rwanda is a must. The unique Volcanoes National Park is without doubt one of the world’s greatest wildlife parks and beat the delight of magnificent, whole the year round game watching let alone all the thrills of the amazing mountain gorilla tracking.
Mountain Gorillas live in volcanoes national park the remote jungle that is wild and beautiful located in the southeastern part of the country and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda.
The climate of Rwanda is hot and humid and receives heavy rainfall in the months from September to November. The long dry season is from June to August and is the best time to visit the country for gorilla trekking because during the dry season the jungle is accessible.
Around 300 mountain Gorillas are thought to survive and accordingly listed as highly endangered. In order to protect these astounding animals, primatologists Diany Fossey built two extremely agreeable camps within Karisimbi region and started the habituation of gorilla families / groups in the jungle. For more Info checkout www.gorillatrekkingpermits.com
The 6 night itinerary in Rwanda incorporates two nights visit to Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking and 4 nights Akagera National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park for wildlife watching and chimpanzee tracking – departing from the capital, Kigali, you reach at Akagera National Park where you will find your tour guide.
Akagera game lodge is the perfect accommodation from where you can explore Akagera National Park and the service is friendly. It has phenomenal views over Lake Ihema, with a huge swimming pool perched on the edge of the savannah. Akagera Game Lodge is found in Eastern Province; around 2 hours drive from Kigali. The encompassing region has a variety of big game and other wildlife on the open savannah, protected forest, deep valley and Lakes. The lodge can accommodate several visitors and offers a combination of strolling and game drives. There is a variety of tropical birds, wildlife and nocturnal guest to Akagera national park is leopard.
Volcanoes fame means several facts that must be considered before choosing your accommodation in Volcanoes National Park. Choosing which area to visit and when to go will affect on your experience. The national park is busy during peak season June to August and its numerous lodges and safari hotels cater for a large numbers of tourists. The Area around Volcanoes National Park offer more privacy and tucked-away accommodation, for example, luxury tented camps and decadent safari suites. You’ll be able to enjoy a greater selection of tour activities for example; guided natural walk, climbing and gorilla tracking in the jungle.
Volcanoes National Park offers an awesome wildlife watching throughout the year and your safari experience will absolutely be different out of the peak season. Our selection of accommodation in Volcanoes National Park includes safari lodges and family-friendly hotels, colonial style tented camps and even mobile camps – you should do nothing more than choose when to go, contact us, and we’ll do the rest.
Mountain View Gorilla Lodge is situated at the edge of volcanoes National Park where you will base to track gorillas and it as a rule takes an attempt to get a good sighting. Gorillas are always searching for fruits and other food in the jungle so they always on move but the trackers monitor their location to make the tracking a bit easier. Once your tracker spots imprints on a path or listens to alarming gorilla noise, then you are ready for an exceptional experience.
Seeing mountain gorillas in Rwanda is limited to an hour but it only takes that hour to feel you have gotten to know the characters and personalities – watching the group play-fight in the trees, dig for roots and nurse their young ones. Adult male silverback gorillas are generally very modest and there is only one silverback per family / group. At the point when a young male has grown, he leaves and heads out to out alone to begin a family he could call his own by alluring females from different families to join him. The chance to watch these rare and interesting animals in their natural environment is a huge privilege.