Gorilla Tracking: A must Do in Rwanda
Many people would love to see gorillas in their natural habitats and Rwanda is among the few countries that can offer the opportunity of meeting the gorillas in their wildness. Gorillas are the hottest property when it comes to tourism. Rwanda is the only country that can give the best gorilla tour experience. One does not require traveling for long distances to see the gorillas in Rwanda as their habitats are not far from the capital city (Kigali). It is just 2 hour drive from Kigali International Airport (Rwanda main entry point) to Volcanoes National Park, the home to the endangered mountain gorillas.
The mountain gorillas in Rwanda can be tracked throughout the year with no difficulties as the gorillas in Volcanoes National Park do not live in very thick forests. This makes Rwanda the ideal destination for those with interest in going on gorilla safari in Africa. Gorilla tours in Rwanda are also less costly as the transport fares are cheap, the accommodation facilities are also relatively cheap and the gorilla permit is only at 750$ US dollars. A person with interest in taking a gorilla safari in Rwanda is most likely not to spend more than 1200 US dollar on his/her gorilla tour in Rwanda yet what he/she is going to experience is for lifetime, that is, starting from where he/she is going to stay as Rwanda has a wide range of classic accommodation facilities around the gorilla park and in Kigali capital, the food that is served is delicious and suits all people from different ethnicities in the world.
The gorilla trekking activity is also a marvel as it leads the trackers to hike through the jungles of Virunga ranges. When searching the gorillas the trackers are able to see other wildlife like different bird and tree species and also the monkeys that over the forest canopies and the journey is commentated by a gorilla patron who narrates impressive stories about the national park and the mountain gorillas.
The epitome of the experience come when the mountain gorillas are found and here the tourists spend one hour with gorillas as they interact with them by watching them feed, play around and at times the young gorillas come towards the trackers to play with them. There is also a session of taking photos of the gorillas. This is really an unforgettable experience and many people who have tracked the gorillas have influenced their colleagues and families to visit Rwanda gorillas due to the stories they have narrated to them when the trackers go back home. A trip to visit Rwanda gorillas can never disappoint as one discover new things he/she has never seen before like the mountain gorillas, golden monkeys and beautiful mountains as well as the hospitable cultural people of Rwanda. Many people have made Rwanda their second home after visiting the mountain gorillas.