Rwanda Volcanoes National Park Guide.
Welcome to Volcanoes National Park Guide, a Complete Information Portal for Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda, Where to Stay,Hiking mountains in Virunga, Transportation to the Park,Various Trips, Safari operators.
Volcanoes National Park is the home to the mountain Gorillas and its park of the great Virunga Massif Mountains and Rwanda Development Broad is responsible in partner with other organization to conserve the primate in the Wild.
Volcanoes national park is also ecologically diverse destination and it is no surprise that visiting mountain gorillas remains the most popular activity. A wide variety of other hikes and activities are offered thus making it possible to spend several days in the area without getting run out of what to do.
The most popular activity is gorilla tracking and Golden monkey tracking in an Albertine rift endemic whose modern range is more or less restricted to the Virunga. Fewer still embarked on the demanding day treks to the Crater Lake on Bisoke peak and Dian Fossey’s grave at Karisoke.
At least 16 Albertine Rift endemics of birds are present in this park including the handsome Francolin, Ruwenzori turaco, Ruwenzori double collard sun bird, Ruwenzori bats, strange weaver, dusky crimson-wing, collared Apalis, red- faced woodland warbler and many more.
Volcanoes National parks is one of the Most Accessible Park for Gorilla Trekking in Africa with a number of Gorilla Families that is easy to access after a few hour Drive from Kigali International Air Port.Self Drive Safaris are Available in Rwanda to Visit the park.
It is covered by bamboo Forests in which the legacy of Dian Fossey was left when she was doing her study on the endangered Mountain Gorilla for 20 years. During her stay, She also fought the selling and Poaching of the Mountain Gorilla.
This is where shooting ‘Gorillas in the Mist was derived from which now stands as a tourist attraction and many tourists come to view her grave near her favorite gorilla digit. So please visit this magnificent park and enjoy all the various activities in this area in a jovial mood.
The best time to visit Rwanda and most wildlife parks is from May to September. The main holidays are in December. It is winter, so the mornings and nights are cold. May and September are wonderful because it is less cold and, especially in September, the Mountain Gorillas viewing is excellent and weather is cool.