For those with time constraints, Rwanda stands out as the ideal destination for gorilla trekking in Africa. With just four days, you can experience this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, beginning with an overnight stay in Kigali. A three-hour drive will transport you to your lodge, nestled in lush rainforests, where the thrilling trekking journey begins.
Start your expedition by rejuvenating at the luxurious Retreat by Heaven hotel in Kigali, providing a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Soon after, venture into the endangered gorillas’ habitat, with the town of Musanze serving as the gateway to Volcanoes National Park. Bishops House, your base for this affordable gorilla safari in Rwanda, is strategically located near the park’s main entrance, home to nearly half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas.
Why opt for gorilla trekking? It’s the sole means to witness these critically endangered gorillas, as they cannot thrive in captivity. This budget-friendly gorilla safari in Rwanda offers the rare privilege of observing the daily lives of these vulnerable primates, marking it as one of Africa’s most profound wildlife encounters.