Gorilla Tours with Wild Rwanda Safaris

Is gorilla trekking one of your bucket list adventure safaris in Africa? You are in the right place! Wild Rwanda Safaris plans for you a custom made gorilla tours for all budgets taking take you to see families of habituated mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Sit back and relax as we show you where to start planning your Rwanda safari, we take care of every detail of your gorilla safari holiday – booking your gorilla permits, provide well maintained 4*4 safari vehicles, well trained local guides and selecting the very best accommodations for your stay.
We want you to enjoy the best of East Africa and create fond memories of our beautiful motherland! We offer a combination of action packed destinations including wildlife tours in Uganda, chimpanzee tracking tours, Congo gorilla tracking and mount Nyiragongo hiking and so much more with Wild Rwanda Safaris.

The choice is absolutely yours! We are ready to make it happen.

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Why Us?

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  • We are happy to customize a private tour to suite your needs and budget
  • Its your private safari, everything is perfectly organized just for you
  • We offer very competitive rates even for a very budget travelers

gorilla trek rwanda

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour

3 Days Gorilla Tour in Volcanoes national park Rwanda & genocide memorial site tour

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

3 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda, visit the Gisozi genocide memorial site in Kigal and explore the Gorilla guardian village in Ruhengeri.

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nyiragongo volcano hike

4 Days Congo Gorillas & Nyiragongo

4 Days Congo gorilla trekking tour & mount Nyiragongo hike starting and ending in Kigali

4 Days Nyiragongo & Gorillas

4 Days ultimate gorilla safari in Virunga national park Congo and Mount Nyiragongo hiking tour starting and ending in Rwanda.

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silverback gorilla trekking

3 Days Bwindi gorilla Trek

3 Days gorilla tour to Bwindi forest or Mgahinga national park starting from Kampala or Kigali

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour

3 Days silverback gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest or to Mgahinga national park. Tour can start from Kampala or Kigali.

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golden monkey tracking

4 Days Gorillas & Golden Monkeys

4 Days Gorilla Trekking tour in Bwindi national park and golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga

4 Days Gorilla & Golden Monkeys

4 Days gorilla tour in Bwindi national park coupled with golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga national park or Volcanoes national park Rwanda.

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Uganda wildlife safari

7 Days Uganda Primates Safari

7 Days Uganda wildlife safari exploring gorillas, chimpanzee tracking, wildlife viewing, launch cruise on Kazinga

7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

7 Days wildlife safari Uganda exploring Kibale national park, Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi forest. Can start from Kampala or Kigali

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Rwanda hiking safaris

8 Days Rwanda, Uganda, Congo

8 Days Uganda Rwanda and Congo Safari exploring the very best of the 3 countries starting and ending in Rwanda or Uganda

8 Days Rwanda Uganda & Congo

10 Days gorilla tracking safari in starting from Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. This tour offers you wildlife viewing, chimps

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Gorilla Tracking Questions?

Where to go

Gorilla tracking is only done in 3 locations in EastAfrica in Bwindi impenetrable national park with approximately 500 mountain gorillas comprising of 13 habituated gorilla groups and 2 gorilla families for habituation experience, Mgahinga national park with 20 gorillas in one gorilla family is the Ugandan portion of the Virunga conservation region, Volcanoes national park home to 400 mountain gorillas distributed in 10 gorilla families is the Rwandan portion of the Virunga region and Virunga national park in Eastern Congo with about 150 gorillas distributed in 6 gorilla families is the Congo portion of the Virunga region.

Price of Gorilla Permits


  • Currently the Rwanda Gorilla Permits costs USD1500 Per Person for all nationalities,
  • USD 1050 for tourists spending more than 3 days in the country visiting other attraction
  • USD 1275 for visitors on conference before or after your conference and want to trek gorillas before departure


  • Uganda Gorilla Permits cost USD600 Per Person
  • Gorilla Habituation experience in Bwindi costs $1500 Per Person
  • NO more Low season discounted permits


  • gorilla permits in Congo cost USD 450
  • Lowland gorilla permit costs USD 450

Best time to go

All year round you can trek gorillas but the dry seasons are best for trekking through the jungle to find the gorillas. Dry seasons; December – March, June – October.
But with the recent climate changes, the seasons are changing too. rains are getting less and the seasons are becoming more unpredictable.

The traditional rainy seasons are becoming dryer than the traditional dry seasons. In conclusion, whenever you plan to go gorilla trekking, plan for rain as it can come any time of the year.

How Long do you spend with Gorillas

It’s strictly 1 hour once you meet your gorilla group. Gorilla Habituation experience takes 4 hours with your gorilla family

How large is a gorilla family?

A Gorilla family ranges from 10 members to 40 members of 1 family. Members can include more than one silverback, mothers, babies, blackbacks, juveniles.
Usually further gorilla families are characterized to have more family members than nearer gorilla groups.