Volcanoes National Park Rwanda – Travel Guide
Definitive Guide on Volcanoes National Park in northwestern Rwanda, Covers 160 km2 (62 sq mi). Volcanoes Park: Weather, Facts, Map, Hotels, Gorillas.
Our Informative guide on Volcanoes National Park is all you need to know about this beautiful park. here we give you the latest information on the attractions, activities, best time, location and accommodation facilities around the park.
Volcanoes Park is a national park in northwestern Rwanda. It covers 160 km2 (62 sq mi) of rainforest and encompasses five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains, namely Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga, and Sabyinyo. It borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. It is home to the mountain gorilla and the golden monkey and was the base for the primatologist Dian Fossey.
Best Time to Visit – Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
Detailed information about the Best Time to Visit – Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
Volcanoes National Park is open for Rwanda Gorilla trekking and hiking throughout the year. Sightings of gorillas are almost guaranteed and don’t depend on the weather.
However, the trails become very slippery in heavy rain and hiking is definitely easier in the Dry season months, from June to August, and to a lesser extent in early September, December and January.
June to early September (It is drier and trails are easier to hike)
June to September (Permits may sell out and lodges charge higher rates)
March, April, October and November (These are the peaks of the rains)
June to August (Least rain)
March and April (Most rain, forest trails are slippery)
June to August –Dry Season
- Drier trails make hiking easier and pleasant
- The sun is more likely to break 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
September to May –Wet Season
Volcanoes Park Rwanda – Popular Gorilla Trekking Tour Packages
Short Rwanda Safaris Tours – Best Rwanda Safari Holidays Packages
2 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari
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
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
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 and to Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking.
3 Day Gorilla Safari Rwanda
This 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari from Kigali is best for Gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. A Rwanda Gorilla permit costs US$ 1500 each. On this 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla tour you visit Volcanoes Park.
Long Rwanda Tours Safari Packages
This 6 Days primate trekking safari in Rwanda includes a visit to Volcanoes National 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.