Rwanda gorilla safaris were made known by the efforts of the late Dian Fossey within the Virunga Mountains. It is in these mountains that the gorilla heroine Dian Fossey
carried out here vigorous research while habituating mountain gorillas in the 1960's. Perhaps if you are a budget traveler gorilla trekking in Rwanda should be out of your thought. The rate for a gorilla trekking permit
costs twice more than in Uganda.
Africa's simplest and easily accessible gorilla treks are found in Rwanda thanks to its amazing infrastructure and small size. From the Kigali
airport by road you could reach Volcanoes National Park
in just 3 hours.