Rwanda Has Reduced Number Of Visitors Per Gorilla Family

rwanda has reduced number of visitors per gorilla group


Rwanda has limited the number of tourists willing to participate in gorilla trekking due to the pandemic since tourism had been to a standstill for the last three months which led to the suspension of tourism activities and lock-down directives from the government of Rwanda in order to control the corona-virus spread to both animals and humans.


Rwanda’s government re-opened tourist destinations such as national parks, water tourism again on 17th June 2020 for both international and domestic tourists.


Rwanda’s government in conjunction with the ministry of health has put directives to be followed which provides framework activities, attractions, and operators such as national parks, boat cruises, hiking, birding, heritage sites, canoeing, and museums among others.


Rwanda’s safety measures are meant for both travelers as well as mountain gorillas, Rwanda has reduced gorilla numbers for each gorilla group per day from 8 people per gorilla group per day to 6 people per gorilla group per day accepted for an hour in Volcanoes national park in order to promote social distancing and congestion.


Rwanda is among East African countries that is home to the great apes who are always referred to us by many as the gentle giants, Rwanda’s mountain gorilla trekking experience in a natural environment is a lifetime memory that can never be forgotten by any adventurous.