The Complete Guide to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
The Complete Guide to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Here you will find the most up-to-date information on the park’s attractions, activities, best times to visit, location, and lodging options. Volcanoes National Park Rwanda is located in northeastern Rwanda and has an area of 160 km2 (62 sq. mi). Activities, Weather, Facts, Map, Hotels, and Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park. Our informative guide to Volcanoes National Park has all you need to know about this stunning park. Here you will find the most up-to-date information on the Park’s attractions, activities, best times to visit, location, and lodging options.
Volcanoes National Park is located in northwest Rwanda. It contains five of the Virunga Mountains’ eight volcanoes, notably Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga, and Sabyinyo, and covers 160 km2 (62 sq mi) of the rainforest. It shares boundaries with the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Virunga National Park and Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. It is home to mountain gorillas and golden monkeys and served as a base for primatologist Dian Fossey.
Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes
Gorilla Safaris to Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
Have a memorable Gorilla tour with our 2 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda from Kigali. This 2 Day Rwanda Gorilla tour is a short gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes Park. Volcanoes Park or Parc Nationale des Volcans (PNV).
4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari is a Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda best planned for travelers who would want to have a double Gorilla tracking experience. Double Gorilla trekking is trekking gorillas twice on different days.
5 Days Rwanda Safari Primate tracking and Gorilla trekking tour is a trip to the best primate habitats of Rwanda. This 5 days safari in Rwanda takes you to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla trekking.
3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari from Kigali is best for Gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes Park. A Rwanda Gorilla permit costs US$ 1500 each. On this 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla tour you visit Volcanoes Park.
This 6 Days primate trekking safari in Rwanda includes a visit to Volcanoes Park for gorilla trekking and Nyungwe Forest.
On this 8 Days Rwanda Safari you will experience offers the best eight days in Rwanda with Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee tracking and Wildlife tour.
10 Days Rwanda Safari offers the best gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking and Wildlife tour in Rwanda with a Kigali city tour, canopy walk and visit to Lake Kivu.
Best Time to Visit – Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
Details on the Best Time to Visit – Volcanoes National Park Rwanda.
Volcanoes National Park is available all year for Rwanda Gorilla trekking and hiking. Gorilla sightings are practically certain and are not affected by the weather. However, after heavy rain, the routes become quite treacherous, and trekking is undoubtedly easier in the dry season months of June to August, and to a lesser extent in early September, December, and January.
From June through September (It is drier and trails are easier to hike)
From June through September (Permits may sell out and lodges charge higher rates)
March, April, October, and November are all good months (These are the peaks of the rains)
From June through August (Least rain)
April and March (Most rain, forest trails are slippery)
June to August –Dry Season
- Hiking becomes easier and more enjoyable on drier routes.
- The sun has a better chance of breaking through the clouds.
- Gorilla trekking is easier
- It is hard to obtain the limited gorilla trekking permits in the high season
- Lodges might be full and charge more