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Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Extension

Track and Sit With Endangered Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park
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Trip Dates
This is a custom extension, departing anytime on demand to coincide with your African safari.

2014 Fees
One Traveler: $3,750
Two Travelers: $2,250 per person
plus Gorilla permits: $1,500 per person (the cost of these permits may change at anytime prior to departure)
Single Supplement when traveling with groups of two or more: $650

2015 Fees
One Traveler: $3,925
Two Travelers: $2,325 per person
plus gorilla permits: $1,500 per person (the cost of these permits may change at anytime prior to departure)
Single Supplement when traveling with groups of 2 or more: $675

Deposit: 25% of program fee (non-refundable)
plus $1,500 per person permit fees (non-refundable)

Please ask an Adventure Specialist for pricing for larger groups. Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in US Dollars. Fees may increase for 2016.

Location of Adventure
Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Group Size Limit
Eight travelers are permitted to trek to each family each day, but there are several families in Volcanoes, allowing for several trekking groups daily.
Our Specialized 4x4 Land Rovers and Land Cruisers
Our Private Leaders
Accommodations, meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on final day, bottled water in vehicles, services of local guides and drivers, airport transfers, park fees, and all taxes.
Not Included
Travel to and from start and end point of trip, beverages (other than bottled water in vehicles), gratuities, passport and visa fees, optional activities, gorilla trekking permits (two treks per person), gorilla trekking porters, items of a personal nature (phone calls, souvenirs, etc.), airline baggage fees, airport and departure taxes, optional travel insurance and required medical evacuation insurance.
Physical Requirements
Moderate to Difficult
The strenuous (sometimes very strenuous) trek to the gorillas usually takes between two and five hours, but can take as short as fifteen minutes and as long as eight hours (we’ve had a few treks take even longer than that). It is best to be prepared for a full-day out in humid or sometimes even rainy conditions as the exact distance of the gorillas is impossible to determine ahead of time. The terrain is varied and oftentimes uneven as we traverse the forest floor, but you will travel at a pace to accommodate all members in your trekking group. Travelers should be aware that if they turn around due to fatigue, illness or any other reason the remainder of the group will go on. The returning traveler will be escorted by a local guide. You must be able to climb into and out of raised 4x4 trucks that serve as your safari vehicles, as well as walk to and from your safari accommodations. We recommend that travelers have an adventurous spirit, as they will often enjoy the closest animal encounters.
Important Information About This Trip
The minimum age for gorilla trekking is 15 years old, as mandated by Rwanda Development Board.
Mandatory Insurance
Getting There & Getting Home
You must arrive in Kigali, Rwanda in the morning on Day 1 and you may depart Kigali in the late afternoon or evening on the final day. We can best serve you if Natural Habitat Adventures’ Travel Desk makes these reservations for you as they are intimately familiar with the special requirements of these programs and can arrange the most efficient and cost-effective travel. Please call us at 1-800-543-8917.

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