Volcanoes national park is home to Mountain Gorilla and gorilla tracking is the major activity bringing in tourists to the park Other attractions to this park include; Golden monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis kandti) which can be tracked while you are at the park, Dian Fossey Grave, other wildlife and birds in the park, the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo, Community and cultural tours

Below are the Attractions to see while visiting Volcanoes NP

Mountain Gorillas in PNV

Rare Mountain Gorilla

The Volcanoes national park is home to half the world’s mountain gorilla population, locates north west of the country in Musanze / Rugengeri district. The park comprises of habituated gorilla families in Rwanda’ Volcanoes national park plus each family characteristics. There are 56 gorilla permits available for sale every day Read More

Rwanda genocide

Genocide Sites

You cant visit Rwanda and miss out on her sensitive history of the Genocide. The history of the genocide reflects the massive slaughtering of the people in Rwanda that belonged to the two ethnic groups of the Tutsi and the Hutus. The ferocious killing begun on 6th of April 1994, and lasted for 100 days. Read More

Volcanoes National Park

Golden Monkeys

The other attractions in Volcanoes National park include golden monkeys which are the second attraction for mots travelers to the park. A golden monkey trekking permit costs $100 but the experience is worthy the penny. The other population of olden monkeys live in Uganda’s Mgahinga gorilla national park and its only in these two park that travelers have a chance to meet and enjoy the company of these amazing creatures. Read More about golden monkey trekking

Rwanda Twin lakes
Twin Lakes (Burere & Ruhondo)
Reach out to Rwanda;s twin lakes of Burere and Ruhondo situated in the heart of Volcanoes national park. A boat ride on either of the lakes reward you with spectacular views of the entire park and the neighboring communities. Expect to boat ride with local people connecting to their gardens. Read More
Virunga Volcanoes

Virunga Volcanoes

Besides wildlife, Volcanoes national park is a home for three extinct volcanoes which are part of the Virunga volcano chain that comprise of eight volcanoes. The mountains in volcanoes national park are Mt Karisimbi, Mt Bisoke and Mt Sabyinyo all available for trekking. Hiking to the peak of each Volcano is an experience of its own kind which give travelers a chance to meet mountain gorillas and spectacular views of local communities. Read More