Master of his Domain Photo by Christopher Whittier — National Geographic Your Shot. Master of his Domain "A young silverback mountain gorilla pauses as the clouds lift to reveal Mt Sabinyo, one of the extinct Virunga volcanoes.
Spending time with a family of Mountain Gorillas is an unforgettable experience and a privilege. Access to the gorillas is restricted. Get in touch for information about permits and where to stay to make the most of your trek.
Kick back and chill by Alan Chung, US ‘After more than two hours hiking with rangers in Volcanoes national park, Rwanda, Alan came across the “Hirwa” family group (meaning “the lucky one”). This group of 16 mountain gorillas is led by a single strong silverback. They were feeding on young bamboo shoots and relaxing in a leafy open spot.’