Top 5 Things to Do in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda


If you are planning to visit Africa in this summer vacations, then Rwanda is one of the most important places that you must not leave during your trip. It is one of those places which receives the largest number of visitors from all over the world, and it is playing an instrumental role in attracting tourists from all over the globe to Africa.

It is a small country that is located in East Africa sharing borders with Uganda in the North, Tanzania sharing its borders from West, Burundi lies to the south of it while Congo is in the West.

This country is renowned for its diverse wildlife which is found in the Akagera, Nyngwe and Volcanoes National Park. These three parks are the national parks of Rwanda has gone through a genocide which is a tragic event in the history of Rwanda.

The people here are quite amiable and friendly, with diversity in the cultural values which are unique across the world and the country itself is picturesque which is at the acme of beauty, the lushness of green fields reaching the pinnacle of greenery and rolling hills which are adding to the beauty of this country.

Volcanos National Park Rwanda is the most visited place in this country and here’s sneak peek into the attractive areas of this park.

  1. Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla tracking is one of the most adventurous and most enthralling activities of Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. The gorillas found here in this area are severely endangered species of animals, and there are around 900 left worldwide. When their natural habitat is jeopardised, then there is a chance that their families may become extinct and we may not be left with this attraction in Africa.

  1. Monkey Trekking

Monkey tracking is again another attraction to this area. The monkeys found here are golden in colour, and they add to the attraction of this area. Golden monkeys are an amazing sight for the tourists.

  1. Dian Fossey Tombs

Dian Fossey tombs are named after an American primatologist who spent two decades in this area studying gorillas found here. She was murdered by poachers, and she was buried here in the volcanic peaks near Karisoke Research Centre.

  1. Cultural Village

There is a cultural village as well in the national park where you get to witness a performance by Iby’iwacu Cultural village residents.

  1. Bike Tours

There are bike tours as well which allow you to take different routes with a guide and explore the area.

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