Volcanoes National Park
VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
Volcanoes national park lies some 94 Km away from the capital North West Rwanda making it the most accessible gorilla national park in the world . The national park is known as a haven for the rare and endangered mountain gorilla and golden monkeys .It is also home to amphibians, reptiles, and insects.
Bird life around the lake is fantastic including large numbers of pelicans, crowned cranes, malachite kingfishers just to mention but a few.
Besides being the host of the mountain gorillas Volcanoes National park also hosts golden monkey ,black fronted duiker Buffalos, bush buck .Elephants are also available in this park though its a bit rare to find them.
Volcanoes national park park was first gazetted in 1925 to protect the gorillas from poachers
It’s a good place to mingle with the local communities and experience different traditions and culture and believes.
Besides gorilla tracking there are other activities in this park,example
- Tour the lakes and explore the caves,Visiting the tomb of Dian Fossey,visit a cultural village ,Golden monkey visits,Climbing of Karisimbi volcano (– can be done in 2 days),Climbing of Bisoke volcano – one day.
We have various tours to this park and clients will be able to choose based on their preference,Its always advisable to purchase the gorilla permits as they are very few.
NB: Gorilla permits are only confirmed upon payment of a deposit – Non-Refundable;
Then,the balance is payable 60 days before trekking date.
We do our job in a professional way and our clients are always very excited to book their next safari with us,kindly through our reviews.