The Volcanoes National Park is found in the northwestern part of the country. The park covers an area of 160 square kilometers and was established in 1925 to protect the mountain gorillas. The volcanoes national park sits on a higher altitude and is generally colder compared to Rwanda’s other national parks. It consists of 5 volcanoes/mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Sabinyo and Gahinga), bamboo forests, rainforests, a few lakes, marshes and the musanze caves. The Volcanoes national Park has the second highest population of mountain gorillas after Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable forest. The park is also home to golden monkeys and mammals like forest elephants, spotted hyenas, bushbucks, buffaloes, smaller primates and 178 species of birds.

1 Day Available on request Ruhengeri, Rwanda
What makes this tour special
  • Rainforest
  • Mountain Gorillas
  • Forest Elephants
  • Spotted Hyenas
  • Golden Monkeys
  • Buffaloes
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Park Fees
  • Gorilla Trekking
Pickup point
Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri, Rwanda View on Map