Luxury gorilla trekking in Rwanda is one of the splendid safari activities on a Rwanda safari. Trekking  the mountain gorillas, but on a high end, offers an exclusive gorilla experience.

Rwanda is among the only few countries are that are home to the endangered mountain gorilla species. Besides, Uganda and Democratic republic of Congo.

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is done in the only gorilla home of the country; Volcanoes national park. Volcanoes national park is among Rwanda’s few national park, with Akagera national park, Nyungwe forest national park, and newly formed Gishwati Mikura national park.

Volcanoes is the only home to the endangered mountain gorillas, located in the Musanze province in the north west region of Uganda. Gorilla trekking in this park, is a fascinating activity, giving trekkers a chance of close proximity with the gorillas with only a distance of 7 meters.

Rwanda is well known for offering a luxury gorilla experience  more other than the rest of the gorilla destinations in East Africa.  The highly priced gorilla permits of Rwanda, justify gorilla trekking in Rwanda as one of the most luxurious Rwanda safari activities.

Gorilla permits in Rwanda are sold at $1500 for visitors that may want to  engage in the gorilla trekking activity at the park. Other activities to enjoy while at Volcanoes national park include, golden monkey trekking, nature walks, birding watching, golden monkey tracking and mountain hiking.

The gorilla experience in volcanoes national park offers a lifetime primate encounter. The park is home 10 gorilla families that include; Susa gorilla group, Karismbi gorilla group, Agashya gorilla group, Hirwa gorilla group, Umubano gorilla group, Sabyinyo gorilla group, Bwenge gorilla group, and Kwitonda gorilla group.

A luxury gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda is partly dependent on the accommodation and transport services booked on a Rwanda safari.  Choosing  a comfortable luxury accommodation on a Rwanda safari is one way to enjoy luxury gorilla trekking in Rwanda.

Luxury accommodations  at volcanoes national park include:

Bisate lodge

The beautifully constructed Bisate lodge, nested in the volcanoes thrushes, is one of the comfortable accommodation spaces to opt ought. It has 6 en suit rooms that accommodate only 12 guest per night.  The rooms are cozily structured with grass as a roof covering and a simple fire place to warm up the interior. Other amenities at the Bisate include

  • Lounge and bar
  • Laundry services
  • Airport transportation
  • 6Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Fitness center with gym
  • Restaurant

Sabyinyo silverback lodge

This 5-star luxury lodge is located near the headquarters of volcanoes national park in Kinigi.

Sabyinyo silver back lodge is nested with 8 cottages.

The lodge consists of one family room, 2 ensuites and 6 of the cottages are twin rooms. The rooms are well spacious with a  fireplace in a sitting room.

Amenities at Sabyinyo silverback lodge

  • Gift shop
  • Patio areas (2)
  • Reception
  • Sitting rooms
  • Ensuite bathrooms

Five volcanoes boutique hotel

This is yet another  5-star hotel at volcanoes national park. It is located along the road to the headquarters of the park. It is composed of 13 bedrooms, with one VIP cottage available for the high end guests.

Amenities at Five volcanoes boutique hotel

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fire place
  • Cold and hot running water
  • Sauna and steam
  • Television set

Besides the luxury accommodation on a  Rwanda safari. The use of luxury vehicles for road transfer to engage in gorilla trekking is another way to enjoy mountain gorillas on luxury teams. Luxury extended land cruisers are the best luxury option on a Gorilla safari in Rwanda.

This far much better than using public or shared group means for transportation to the national park.  A road transfer from Kigali, to Volcanoes national park takes approximately two hours to reach the park.

Rwanda is ranked among the top luxury safari destination not to miss out on  Rwanda gorilla trekking tour , or wildlife tour.

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