Rwanda is renowned for its remarkable mountain gorillas, making it a top destination for gorilla trekking in Africa. If you’re based in Qatar (Doha) and interested in booking Rwanda gorilla trekking tours and safari holidays, you can now conveniently make reservations online. Volcanoes National Park, home to a significant population of mountain gorillas, offers an unparalleled opportunity to visit and trek these endangered species. Rwanda is widely recognized as the number one gorilla trekking destination worldwide. Read on to discover how to plan your unforgettable Rwanda gorilla trekking tour and safari holiday from Qatar.
In addition to the captivating gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda offers a multitude of other exciting activities to enhance your safari holiday. Consider adding these activities to your itinerary:
To cater to different preferences and duration, Trek Africa Expeditions offers a range of carefully curated Rwanda gorilla trekking tours and safari holiday packages. Choose from the following options:
Mountain gorillas are found in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. This park is easily accessible from Kigali city or the airport, with a travel time of approximately 2-3 hours by road.
Booking Rwanda gorilla safaris and tours from Qatar is a straightforward process. Simply send an email to Trek Africa Expeditions with your preferences and desired activities. Our team will check the availability of all the services required for your safari and reserve them on your behalf.
Gorilla trekking in Rwanda requires a gorilla permit forVolcanoes National Park. To secure your gorilla permit, provide Trek Africa Expeditions with the date, month, and year of your planned visit. We will check the availability of permits for those specific dates and send you an invoice. Once payment is made, we will purchase the permits on your behalf and provide you with scanned copies. Please note that the cost of a gorilla permit is $1500 per person per trek.
The cost of a Rwanda safari, including gorilla trekking and other activities, varies depending on the number of activities, duration of the tour, mode of transportation, and type of accommodation chosen. Additional costs to consider include permits for chimpanzee trekking ($100 per person) and golden monkey trekking ($100 per person), as well as transportation and accommodation expenses. Trek Africa Expeditions can provide detailed information on accommodation options and associated costs.
Rwanda can be visited throughout the year, but the dry seasons from June to August and December to February are popular due to less rainfall and easier trekking conditions. It’s important to book in advance for high-demand periods such as summer, winter, and festive seasons. While March, April, May, October, and November have more rainfall, visiting during the low season can offer discounted rates and greater availability of services.
When selecting a tour operator, ensure they are licensed by the respective government bodies, such as Rwanda Development Board or Uganda Tourism Board. Read reviews on platforms like Trip Advisor to gauge the experiences of previous clients. Trek Africa Expeditions is a trusted and licensed tour operator, registered with the government of Uganda and a member of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators.
Transportation is an essential aspect of your safari. Trek Africa Expeditions can arrange luxury Land Cruisers (priced from $200-350 per day, including a safari guide) or Safari Vans ($100-150 per day, with a driver guide). The total cost will depend on the number of days and fuel expenses required for your tour.
Accommodation options in Rwanda range from budget lodges ($60-100 per person) to high-end luxury properties ($350-2000 per person sharing). Meals typically cost between $10-30 per meal, depending on the dining venue. Trek Africa Expeditions can provide more information on accommodation options and help you select and book suitable lodges based on your preferences and budget.
Additional costs to consider include park entry fees, which may apply to parks like Akagera National Park. Hiring porters during primate excursions, such as gorilla and chimpanzee trekking, is also recommended. Tipping is discretionary but appreciated for services provided by rangers, guides, and staff throughout your safari.
It’s advisable to book well in advance, especially for high-demand periods and activities like gorilla trekking. Gorilla permits often sell out quickly, so securing them 4-6 months or even a year in advance is recommended. Booking early allows for better availability and ensures a seamless and unforgettable experience.
With the guidance and expertise of Trek Africa Expeditions, booking your Rwanda gorilla trekking tour and safari holiday from Qatar becomes a hassle-free and enjoyable experience. As a licensed and reputable tour operator, we are committed to providing you with exceptional service and creating a personalized itinerary that suits your preferences and budget. Contact us today to start planning your unforgettable Rwanda adventure from Qatar.