Found in Rwanda

Volcanoes

Found in the lush northwest corner of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park is a sanctuary where mist-clad volcanoes and dense jungles create a haven for both elusive mountain gorillas and biodiversity. This extraordinary park, part of the Virunga Massif, offers a unique blend of adventure, conservation, and cultural richness.
Embark on a transformative journey to encounter mountain gorillas in their natural habitat at Volcanoes National Park, renowned for its immersive gorilla trekking experiences that establish a rare and intimate connection with these gentle giants. Delight in the playful antics of endangered golden monkeys as you trek through bamboo forests, adding a unique dimension to your wildlife encounters. Discover dramatic landscapes shaped by volcanic forces, ascending the slopes of the Virunga Massif for breathtaking vistas, including the majestic Mount Karisimbi. Explore the legacy of primatologist Dian Fossey at the Karisoke Research Center, learning about her groundbreaking work with gorillas and ongoing conservation efforts. Engage with local communities at Iby’iwacu Village, experiencing traditional dances, crafts, and rituals to gain insights into Rwanda’s rich cultural tapestry. For bird enthusiasts, the park boasts over 200 species, including the vibrant Rwenzori turaco, thriving across diverse habitats from bamboo forests to open grasslands.

Popular Activities

Gorilla Trekking

Encounter gentle giants in their misty mountain realm.

Golden Monkey Tracking

Explore bamboo forests for playful golden monkey encounters.

Volcanic Landscapes

Ascend slopes for views of ancient, mist-covered volcanoes.

Dian Fossey Trail

Discover the legacy at Karisoke Research Center.

Iby'iwacu Cultural Experience

Engage in local traditions, dances, and rituals

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Birdwatching Bliss

Explore habitats for 200+ bird species, including turacos.

Sample Itineraries

Discover your next adventure with our sample itineraries. Get inspired and start planning your trip today!

Akagera & Volcanoes
Gorilla Special
Classic Rwanda Safari

Places to stay in Volcanoes

Discover rustic jungle cottages or boutique lodges in Volcanoes, ensuring enchanting moments matching the destination's allure.

Mt. Gorilla View Lodge

Volcanoes NP

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