How Much Does It Cost To Hike Mount Muhabura-Gahinga In Rwanda

how much does it cost to hike mount muhabura-gahinga in rwanda

Tourist permit fee for mount muhabura-gahinga

Visitor category

  • Foreigner
  • Foreign resident in Rwanda
  • Rwandan citizen
  • East African citizen
  • East African Foreign resident



  • $ 200
  • $ 160
  • RWF 20000
  • $ 130
  • $ 165



  • -
  • $ 100
  • RWF 10000
  • $ 100
  • $ 100


Tourists are advised against making erroneous, incomplete, or false applications. Such cases may include, among others, applying for the wrong product, uploading a false ID or visa, and uploading an expired ID or visa. Please be advised that verification of tourist documents is done at park entry gates. Tourists who submitted incorrect, incomplete, or false applications WILL BE REFUSED ENTRY TO THE PARK, regardless of whether they paid for and received a system-generated permit.


In case of any doubt about your application and supporting documents, please send your inquiry to the Devine African Safaris Reservation Office at


Rwanda Development Board accepts no liability for erroneous, incomplete or fraudulent applications



Guidelines for hiking mount Muhabura-Gahinga 


Reporting times at the visitor information and registration centers at the park entrance are 07h00.

To qualify for Rwandan or East African Foreign Resident status, foreign residents in Rwanda and East African countries must have a minimum of four consecutive months of residency status or work permit in their passport or diplomatic card.

A diplomat who has a residence visa can be allowed to use the applicable resident rates for his spouse and legally accepted children even if the spouse and legally accepted children do not have resident visas (reside outside of Rwanda).


Reporting East African residents need to provide EAC ID cards or passports.

A tourist with one Rwandan parent and a tourist with a Rwandan spouse will be considered Rwandan as long as the Immigration and Emigration Director General confirms it.



The minimum age for hiking Muhabura-Gahinga is 15 years.

A maximum of twelve (12) Muhabura-Gahinga hikers are permitted in one group.


Processing Time

A tourist permit will be automatically issued by this system upon completion of the application process.


Application Process

The application process is as simple as picking an available slot in the product of your choice, filling out mandatory forms, uploading the requisite support documents, and paying the applicable fees.

Applications are made with full details of the client (names, passport number, email, and phone number) at the time of payment.

Bookings and reservations are done on a "first come, first served" basis.

Rwandan nationals are expected to pay full amount at the time of booking


About hiking mount Muhabura -Gahinga 

For avid hikers with summit ambitions but without mountaineering skills, Muhabura-Gahinga is the place to be. It offers numerous 3000ers, 4000ers and even a 5000er that can be summited with only some sturdy boots, a strong will and the necessary stamina, provided of course you are reasonably fit.