What is the secret behind the rising number of mountain gorillas?

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December 2, 2019
What is the secret behind the rising number of mountain gorillas?

Until recently, mountain gorillas were described as critically endangered species before the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) decided to place them in the category of endangered species in their Red List of threatened species. Unlike many other species on the Red List, mountain gorillas are among the very few whose population has been…

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Gorilla Permit Availability in Rwanda

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November 21, 2019
Gorilla Permit Availability in Rwanda

Checking gorilla permits availability in Rwanda is essential in Rwanda’s gorilla safari bookings. It’s undeniable that gorilla trekking is the most done tourist activity in Rwanda, which attracts the highest number of travelers to this small country. Travelers booking Rwanda gorilla safaris are advised to first check gorilla permit availability before confirming a gorilla trip….

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Rwanda Named Among Top 30 Global Travel Destinations For 2020

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November 13, 2019
Rwanda Named Among Top 30 Global Travel Destinations For 2020

This year 2019 has been fruitful for Rwanda based on the many achievements the small country has achieved in the tourism industry. In addition to the many awards that Rwanda has attained since the year began, the small country has again been ranked by Travel Lemming as the top travel destination in Africa and one…

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Forbes Ranks Kigali Among The 20 Best Places To Visit In 2010

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November 2, 2019
Forbes Ranks Kigali Among The 20 Best Places To Visit In 2010

Kigali city, the capital of Rwanda made it to the Forbes list of the 20 best places to visit in 2020. The good news was received by the Rwanda government, travel operators and local people who celebrated the success of their own “Kigali City” having made it to the top list of the must-visit cities…

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U.S.$5 Million Mobilized For Gorilla Conservation In Rwanda

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October 18, 2019
U.S.$5 Million Mobilized For Gorilla Conservation In Rwanda

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres’s campaign to conserve mountain gorillas in Rwanda is booming. The TV personality also a comedian managed to raise U.S.$5 Million (about Rwf4.6 billion) to support mountain gorilla conservation in Volcanoes National park Rwanda. Ellen mobilized fundraising supported by her wife Portia de Rossi and other people from the entertainment world in support…

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Arsenal player David Luiz treks mountain gorillas in Rwanda

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October 15, 2019
Arsenal player David Luiz treks mountain gorillas in Rwanda

Arsenal Football Club and Brazilian defender David Luiz has added his name to the list of lucky travelers who have had a chance to experience one of the greatest wildlife experiences in the world of trekking the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Luiz’s trip to Rwanda was part of the Visit Rwanda groundbreaking partnership with…

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How Tough Is Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda

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October 4, 2019
How Tough Is Gorilla Trekking In  Rwanda

The toughness and difficulty of trekking mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National park is one of the major concerns for those planning Rwanda gorilla tours. YES, most people making gorilla inquiries to Rwanda have continuously asked how difficult it is to visit mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National park. It’s one of the frequently asked questions about…

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Uganda Airlines Flights To Rwanda Begin In December

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September 26, 2019
Uganda Airlines Flights To Rwanda Begin In December

Uganda Airlines is set to start her direct flights to Kigali Rwanda with effect from December 2019. This will be after Uganda airline has received the two remaining aircraft expected to reach in October 2019. The Uganda Rwanda direct flights will undeniably easy movements and connections between the two destinations especially for those who want…

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Names of Baby Gorillas at 2019 Kwita Izina

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September 11, 2019
Names of Baby Gorillas at 2019 Kwita Izina

On 6th September 2019, all roads in Rwanda led to Kinigi for the 15th gorilla naming ceremony at the headquarters of Volcanoes National park home to quarters of the world’s surviving endangered mountain gorillas. Thousands of travelers, conservationists, celebrities, local people, researchers, soccer legends, mountain gorilla lovers and those in show businesses were seen flocking…

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Rwanda’s Gorilla Naming Ceremony 2019

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September 3, 2019
Rwanda’s Gorilla Naming Ceremony 2019

As we count down to the long-awaited 2019 gorilla naming ceremony scheduled on September 6th, 2019, do not dare miss! The day will be massively celebrated in Musanze at Kinigi headquarters of Volcanoes National Park. This year’s gorilla naming ceremony will mark Rwanda’s 15th baby gorilla naming since 2005 when the first set of baby…

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How To Book A Gorilla Trekking Permit In Congo

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August 28, 2019
How To Book A Gorilla Trekking Permit In Congo

Booking Congo gorilla permits is not as easy as it is in Uganda and Rwanda. There is no online platform for booking a gorilla permit in Congo and hence one has to do it directly with Virunga tourism office or through any trusted travel agent offering Congo gorilla safaris. Gorilla Trek Africa is your ultimate…

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Park Entrance Fees in Volcanoes National Park

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August 14, 2019

The entrance fees to Volcanoes National park Rwanda depend on the activity you intend to do. There is no specific park entrance fee but travel activities call for different costs at a time. All charges are paid to Rwanda Development Board directly or indirectly through any trusted travel operators in Rwanda. Volcanoes National park is…

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Singita Kwitonda Lodge Opens In Rwanda

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August 5, 2019
Singita Kwitonda Lodge Opens In Rwanda

Rwanda tourism and hospitality industry are celebrating the opening of a new luxurious lodge offering first-class food and sleeping services for visitors visiting Volcanoes National park. Located in Kinigi sector Musanze district northwestern province, Singita Kwitonda Lodge is one of Rwanda’s most luxurious hotels. The lodge is set to offer first-class services to travelers trekking…

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