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If you are planning for a gorilla trekking there are very important things to put into considerations. Below are some of the questions that will help in a cost guide to Gorilla trekking.

What is gorilla trekking?

Gorilla trekking in Africa is done in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo.

This is an expensive and strenuous guided activity or experience where you walk through the thick forest and intertwined vegetation in search of the rare gentle giants. One needs to be physically fit.

a gorilla in volcanoes

What safari company can I use?

There are many companies but off course Twende Expeditions stands out and is recommended by every client that uses us.

How much does a gorilla safari cost?

The permit is $600 in Uganda (Bwindi impenetrable forest) but will go upto $700 in July 2020 , $1500 in Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park) and $500 in Congo (Virunga National Park).

The total cost of the safari will also depend on the number of days and the number of people in the group. The minimum number of days for a Gorilla trek only is 3-5 days.

Where do I trek the gorillas?

There are only three places in Africa where you can trek the Mountain gorillas.

In Uganda trek in Bwindi impenetrable park , in Rwanda trek in Volcanoes National Park and in Congo trek in Virunga National Park.

a mother gorilla
a mother gorilla

How many days do i do the trek?

The least number of days one can do a trek is 3 days. More than that will depend on your budget. There are many other activities in the parks apart from gorilla trekking. Visiting the batwa communities around is a great activity, Birding, Hiking and nature walks, Cycling and mountain biking, golden monkey trekking and gorilla habituation experience.

How much do I want to spend for the Gorilla trek?

This will depend on your days and activities during and after the trek, the number of people you are travelling with and the kind of accommodation you want to stay in. All gorilla trekking parks have many accomodations and one can make choices dependingn on budget. Twende Expeditions will definately help pick for you the best according to your budget.

Is the trek worth the cost?

The trek is strenuous, expensive but the sight of the rare apes is amazing and one of the best experiences worth doing. Contact Twende Expeditions for a professionally planned gorilla trekking safari.

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