Virunga Nation Park (DRC) trip report

For anybody thinking of crossing from Rwanda into the DRC to track gorillas, this detailed & up-to-date trip report on the ThornTree is well worth a read:  


Tour operator & Congo feedback

Nancy writes: My husband and I just finished a month long tour of Rwanda and wanted to give you some feedback about the tour companies we used.   Via your guidebook, we selected Rwanda Ecotours and Bizidanny to write about our interests and desires, physical capabilities, the fact that we are vegetarian, that we prefer … Continue reading Tour operator & Congo feedback

Gorilla tracking permit increases to US$1,500

The RDB yesterday made the following announcement: The price of a Gorilla Tracking Permit will increase from US$750 to US$1,500 for all visitors, effective immediately 6 May 2017. The price increase will not affect tourists who had already purchased their tickets prior to this announcement. A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family … Continue reading Gorilla tracking permit increases to US$1,500