Virunga National Park, Ruhengeri

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Africa's first national park, Virunga National Park today serves as a World Heritage Site that was created to preserve the region's critically endangered mountain gorillas. The area's diverse geography includes forests, lava flows, marshlands, lake shores, and savannahs. Go on a trek to see the gorillas and monkeys in their natural habitat in this 7,800 sq km (4,847 sq mi) park. Tour companies offer safaris and treks into the park which range in duration from one to 13 days and include accommodations and transportion. Put Virunga National Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ruhengeri online journey planner .
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  • Ten minutes outside the gorillas and memories for a lifetime. Hard road back, but impressions are fantastic. Children, teens, wife of the head of "clan" itself. The family of one word. Expensive, but if possible, it should definitely see
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  • What a beautiful experience, which everyone should experience at least once in their life. You see the gorillas as close as an arms reach away. We went in Dec which is rainy season, so the trek is sli...  more »
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