Conservation efforts are helping grow the gorilla population, and supporting the ethical tracking excursions in Rwanda's volcano park is the best way to help. Guides will lead you through thick forest to find the gentle giants - it is a life-affirming experience.
Ways you can help in Gorilla Tracking
You can teach English, maths or music to a small group of teenagers living near Volcanoes National Park, who are all eager to learn and lift themselves out of poverty. You will love your time here getting to know these wonderful people, who are full of life and fun: if you don’t love to dance […]
Accommodation in Gorilla Tracking
The Virunga volcanoes loom peacefully over this luxury lodge, the five double cottages constructed from local Rwandan materials – terracotta and stone. Some of the most comfortable accommodation in the foothills, the lodge also boasts a library and games room. Treks to see the mountain gorillas can be organised.
A dramatic hilltop location shows off the best of the volcano park, and you can also take in great views of the lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera. The eight upscale units are fine examples of ‘bush chic’, and each has a private viewing terrace. Gorilla tracking, volcano hikes and village visits are among the favoured […]
You’re practically sharing living space with the local gorilla population in this lodge looking out over the Virunga foothills and the volcano park. A private chef attends to guests in the elegant cabins, and the rooms are among the best in the region. Gorilla tracking is of course the main activity offered, though there are […]