Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda - The Mountain Gorillas are enlisted as an endangered species with only about 900 mountain gorillas left in the planet. These are found in the Virunga region stretching into 3 countries Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. Rwanda is the safest and best place to go gorilla trekking with the drive from Kigali city to Volcanoes national Park being only 2 hours. Rwanda is also the only place where short day gorilla trekking trips can be done. Cost of Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permits The gorilla permits cost: US $ 1500 for non-nationals Where to track Gorillas Volcanoes National Park Gorilla Families Rwanda has 7 gorilla families which you can be assigned to track. A maximum of 8 people is assigned per family and you are only allowed 1 hours in the presence of the gorillas.