Welcome to Volcanoes National Rwanda
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.

How to Get to Volcanoes National Park

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.

When to Visit Rwanda for Mountain Gorillas

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.

[h3]Safari activities in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda![/h3]

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda is the most important Safari Activity to be enjoyed in Volcanoes National Park, a Gorilla Trek in Rwanda is the actual Encounter of the Mountain Gorillas in the Wild. Compare Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda to Congo or Uganda through the recommended Tour Operators.

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla trekkingGorilla Trekking in Rwanda is among the popular activity that travelers do  in Volcanoes national Park.

Golden Monkey Tracking

Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla trekking Dont Miss the Golden Monkey Trek in Volcanoes National Park while on a Safari to Rwanda

Mount Bisoke Hike

Mount BisokeMount Bisoke also called Visoke is an active volcano in the Virunga Mountains & is open for Hiking in Rwanda.

karisimbi volcano

Mount KarisimbiMount Karisimbi is an inactive volcano in the Virunga Mountains on the border between Rwanda &DR Congo.

[title type=”5″]When Visit Rwanda[/title][p]

With our year round temperate climate, your decision about the best time to visit ?Rwanda for Gorilla Trekking? will not so much be based on the weather but more about the experiences and adventures you wish to have.Rwanda is experiencing both dry and wet seasons but in the Volcanoes forests, it can rain any time of the day and month. [/p]

[one_half][list-ul type=”arrow”][li-row]Jan to June- Mostly Rainy Season[/li-row][li-row]July to September -mostly Dry Season[/li-row][li-row]October to December Mostly Rainy Season[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half][one_half last=true][list-ul type=”check”][li-row]Possible Gorilla Trekking[/li-row][li-row]Highly Gorilla Trekking Season[/li-row][li-row]Peak time for Gorilla Trekking[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half]

What temperatures can I expect in Rwanda?

Average day temperatures in summer range from a minimum of 15 °C (59 °F) to a maximum of 28 °C ??(82.4 °F), although temperatures can get as hot at 36 ?°C ??(?96.8 °F) in some areas.Early morning temperatures can drop below 5?°C (41 ?°F)and well below zero at night in some places.

Maximum average day temperatures in winter are a respectable 19 ?°C (66.2 °F  to 23 ?°C (73.4 °F) Some areas like Akagera National Park get as hot.

[title type=”5″]Tourists Attractions [/title][p]Volcanoes National Park is known to be having a vareity of Tourists attractions in the Jungle forests , am listing them from Top Priority to Less Priority . visit the wilderness for any activity.[/p]

[one_half][list-ul type=”arrow”][li-row]Mountain Gorillas[/li-row][li-row]Golden Monkey [/li-row][li-row]Dian Fossey Grave[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half][one_half last=true][list-ul type=”check”][li-row]Most Expensive but worth the Price[/li-row][li-row]Second Primate Visit[/li-row][li-row]Burrial point of the conservationist[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half]

Transportation to Volcanoes NP

Car Rental in RwandaLooking for Self Drive Car Hire in Rwanda to Visit Volcanoes national Park? Find the Most reliable Car Rental Firms in Rwanda Listed.

[title type=”5″]Safari Activities in Vnp[/title][p]Volcanoes national Park has alot of safari activity to be enjoyed by trekkers to explore the beauty of the apes and various Hiking adventures.[/p]

[one_half][list-ul type=”arrow”][li-row]Mountain Gorilla Trekking[/li-row][li-row]Golden Monkey Tracking[/li-row][li-row]Mount Karismbi Hike [/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half][one_half last=true][list-ul type=”check”][li-row]Gorilla permit Costs USD 750i[/li-row][li-row]Golden Monkey permit Costs USD 100[/li-row][li-row]Karismbi Hike USD 150[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half]

How to Book Safari Activities

Gorilla Trek RwandaActivities & Safaris run year round with daily departures being available, during peak seasons it is however important to pre book Activities & Safari outings.

[title type=”5″]Accommodations in Volcanoes[/title][p] Coming for Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes national Park, Spend a night in the Jungle forests lodges that will enable you to enjoy a Wilderness Experience.[/p]

[one_half][list-ul type=”arrow”][li-row]Virunga Lodge[/li-row][li-row]Jack Hannah’s Cottages[/li-row][li-row]le Palme Hotel[/li-row][li-row]le-bambou-gorilla-lodge[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half][one_half last=true][list-ul type=”check”][li-row]Kinigi Guest House[/li-row][li-row]Mountain Gorilla View Lodge[/li-row][li-row]Hotel Muhabura[/li-row][li-row]Gorillas Volcano Hotel[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half]

Worthy overnight in Volcanoes

Honey moon Safari in RwandaFrom super luxury five-star tents to subtle,sophisticated Eco-lodges and glorious accommodations in Volcanoes National Park.An Exceptional Experience Awaits You.

[title type=”5″]Trip Planners in Rwanda[/title][p]Volcanoes National Park is one Stop Point for Gorilla Encounter in the Wilderness and Rwanda Development board is the responsible body for Selling Gorilla permits, Consider the Following when Coming for a Safari to Rwanda.[/p]

[one_half][list-ul type=”arrow”][li-row]How to Secure Gorilla permit[/li-row][li-row]How to acquire Rwanda Visa[/li-row][li-row]when to Visit [/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half][one_half last=true][list-ul type=”check”][li-row]What to Bring on a Gorilla Safari[/li-row][li-row]what to Wear on Gorilla Trekking Day[/li-row][li-row]Gorilla group to Visit in Volcanoes[/li-row][/list-ul][/one_half]

Trip Planners to Rwanda

Trip Planners to RwandaDoing a little Holiday research before you hit the road is key to a successful trip to Rwanda for Gorilla Trekking mostly as it requires advance Gorilla permit Booking.