For many years, the vegetation cover of the volcanoes has aimed to be among the best destinations for photographic safaris. Comparing it with Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Volcanoes national park vegetation is not as dense as Bwindi impenetrable National Park and this gives an advantage to the photographers to clearly view and photograph the gorillas very well in Rwanda.
Rwanda is part of the most excellent destinations in Africa continent with volcanoes national park in Rwanda being among the best most visited parks in Rwanda. Its home to the endangered mountain gorillas and the golden monkeys. Volcanoes national park is located northwest of the capital city Kigali and it is a home to the eleven full habituated mountain gorilla families whose home range is below the Virunga volcanoes of Muhavura, Gahinga, Sabyinyo, Bisoke and Kansimbi respectively.
Volcanoes national park which is actually three hours away from the capital Kigali if Rwanda’s Top safari destination for gorilla trekking with an estimated population of over 3000 mountain gorillas staying in their natural habitat in the parks tropic rain forest.
The park sitted on 162 kilometers is not a home of these endangered mountain gorillas but its also a home to the golden monkeys. It is again the same place where the famous primatologist Dian Fossey established her research laboratory to study more about the mountain Gorillas.
Mountain gorilla tracking
Mountain gorilla tracking is the most ideal activity in volcanoes national park. Mountain Gorillas are visited daily and its an activity that is carried out throughout the years and for more information about mountain Gorillas kindly contact safari vacations and travel services.
Birding in the parka apart from hosting the mountain gorillas and Golden monkeys, volcanoes national park is also a bird sanctuary because of its lash tropical rain forests. The forest hosts wide range of a variety of bird species. For detailed information do not hesitate to contact us @ safari vacations and travel services about birding in Rwanda.
Golden monkey tracking
Additionally to mountain gorilla tracking activity carried out in the volcanoes national park, tourists also do track the golden monkeys in the same park and this activity that is done throughout the year and for more information about golden monkey tracking. Safari vacations and travel services we are always at your services.
Cultural visits to the Iby wacu center
Volcanoes national park is edged with villages that have lived for centuries and they practice different cultural practices which have passed onto generations. For more information please contact safari vacations and travel services to guide you in the preparation.
Rwanda is open for tourism throughout the year, though the best time to visit Rwanda would June to August and December to February as records show less rainfall relating to march to May and September to November whose records indicate too much rainfall. It is challenging for clients to track in the rainy season and this might result into poor photography.
However Gorilla tracking is better in the dry season but put in mind that rains in Rwanda do not usually last for long hours of the day.