Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safaris
This is a thrilling experience for any guest who comes for gorilla trekking Rwanda. Tracking these primates in the Volcanoes National Park gives them a chance to survive since they get to be conserved through the incomes collected from the gorilla permits sold. These are just 700 of these individuals remaining in the whole world and Volcanoes National parks harbors almost 500 individuals. Conservation of these primates was mainly done by Dian Fossey who was a great primatologist and gave in her time to care for the mountain gorillas in Rwanda. The Dian Fossey Foundation has also done great work of conserving these species and encouraging the participation of the local people in the conservation of wildlife in the game reserves.
Volcanoes National Park is probably the most popular park in Rwanda. There are so many things to see and enjoy in this park. You can go gorilla trekking, golden monkey tracking, volcano climbing, volcano climbing and hiking, birding, nature walks, cave exploration, visiting Dian Fossey’s research camp and so much more. When you finally find the gorillas, it is advised that you do not make sudden movements which they could easily interpret as a threat. You are advised to speak softly, and not to use the flash on your camera as you take photographs it will startle them.
Among the most renowned hikes when in Volcanoes National Park found in Rwanda is that to Dian Fossey’s Tomb as well as the nearby gorilla cemetery within the formerly Karisoke Research Camp. Back in time, Dian Fossey established this Karisoke scientific center in the area just between 2 volcanoes of Mt Visoke as well as Mount Karisimbi (from which its name Karisoke was derived). This campsite is found at an altitude of nearly 3000meters (more than 9000 feet) and was deserted during the wars of the early1990’s.