Volcanoes National Park, Gorilla trekking Tours in Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park is located in Ruhengeri District North West of Rwanda requiring travelers to transfer for a period of 2 hours from Kigali.

The Park is prominently known to offer remarkable Gorilla Trekking Tours to all kinds of travelers with a valid Gorilla Trekking Permit that costs US $1500 per person.

The Park has five of the eight Virunga Volcanoes i.e  Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda.

When to Visit Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park can be visited any time of the year although the Best time to visit the park is during the short Rain and Dry Season when the paths in the thick forest vegetation habitat are navigable, photography is clear and he Gorillas are moving around the forest.

How to get to Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park can be accessed by use of both Road and Air depending on the preferences of the travellers in Rwanda.

By Road, travellers can transfer from Kigali in a 4×4 Fleet then later reach the park after a period of 2 hours.

By Air, travellers can fly from Kigali International Airport using a domestic flight to Ruhengeri District where they transfer from to the Park.

Things to do in Volcanoes National Park

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Bird Watching
  • Golden Monkey tracking
  • Volcano Climbing
  • Caving