Volcans National Park, Ruhengeri

#1 of 13 in Parks in Rwanda
Home to the majestic mountain gorilla, Volcans National Park encompasses a dramatic landscape of wildlife, rainforest, and active and extinct volcanoes. Lying in the northwest of Rwanda, bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, the park boasts a famous abundance of mountain gorillas, with gorilla-tracking visits topping most tourist itineraries here. Uncover the thick rainforest paths of this dense mountain jungle, with trekking also available on some of the five Virunga Mountain volcanoes, or to the grave of acclaimed zoologist Dian Fossey. Gorilla tracking is limited; book early, and come prepared for challenging hikes. Put Volcans National Park into our Ruhengeri trip maker tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Amazing experience getting so close to these beautiful creatures. The guides take groups of 8 max to venture into the mountain bamboo forest. The length of walking depends on level of physical ability...  more »
  • Unbelievable experience with excellent guides, trackers and porters. So close to gorillas and golden monkeys. First day was a long trek to find the gorillas but definitely worth it...the silverback ac...  more »
  • The hiking was nice only that I suggest if they could put a dustbins on all the resting places and the passage to the crater lake to be cleared just to avoid spinning 😉 It would be very fantastic. Anyway thanks to our guide #Patrick.
  • Awesome moving experience climbing to see special gorilla family. Recommended for everyone
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