The Rwanda Development Board announced an increase in the price of gorilla permits on 6th May 2017, from US$750 to US$1,500 for all visitors effective immediately.
The price increase will not affect tourists who had already purchased their tickets or made a deposit on their permits at the time of this announcement.
- A new exclusive package for guests who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$15,000, and will receive exclusive personalized tour guide services.
- Guests who visit other national parks (Nyungwe and Akagera) for a minimum of three days, in addition to gorilla trekking, will receive a discount of 30%.
- Conference guests who stay pre- or post-conference dates to see gorillas will be eligible for a 15% discount.