How much do you tip a gorilla trekking?
A recommended tip is $25 per day of trekking per traveller. This may be given to the guide in view of the trackers once out of the park such that he can distribute amongst the trackers and himself. A tip of $7-15 per traveler is appropriate when you receive a guiding service from a park employed guide.
How much does it cost to see the gorillas?
The cheapest three-day gorilla trek will cost around $1,200 per person and will include one gorilla tracking permit, private transport, an English-speaking guide, accommodation and meals. A three-day luxury gorilla safari may cost upwards of $3,000 per person.
How much do you tip in Rwanda?
A 10% tip to the waiter is standard, depending on the quality of service. Hotel porters usually expect a tip equivalent to around US$1 per item of luggage. Tip in local currency where possible; it may be quite difficult for locals to exchange small amounts of hard currency into Rwanda francs.
Is it better to see gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda?
Baas acknowledged that both Uganda and Rwanda offer great opportunities for gorilla trekking. However, she said that she personally favors Rwanda, as most of the terrain during the gorilla trekking is a little bit more open and therefore it is easier to get a good view.
How long is a gorilla trek in Rwanda?
between 2 and 5 hours
The trek normally lasts between 2 and 5 hours depending on the location of the gorilla family and a maximum of eight visitors is allowed per gorilla family. Once you reach the gorillas you are permitted to stay for one hour to view them. The minimum age for gorilla trekking in Rwanda is 15 years.
What should I bring to a gorilla trek?
What to pack for gorilla trekking
- For Coronavirus (Covid-19) prevention, carry two mask, hand sanitizer & test certificate.
- Pack a decent waterproof jacket.
- Long pants, long sleeved shirt and longer socks.
- A pair of outdoor gloves.
- Trekking boots are your best friend.
- Pack a tin of Insect repellent.