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Volcanoes NP Gorilla Trekking Tours & Holiday Packages Prices & Reviews

Volcanoes NP Gorilla Trekking Tours & Holiday Packages

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda offers an exceptional and bewitching experience to tourists who visit to explore the wonders of nature. This captivating location is renowned for its gorilla trekking activity, attracting a multitude of people from across the globe. Nestled in Virunga Mountains, the park is home to the endangered mountain gorillas, which is one of the most extraordinary primate species on the planet. Visitors who come here have the privilege to witness these majestic creatures in their natural environment, making it an unforgettable journey. Gorilla trekking is an enthralling adventure that is guided by expert trackers who lead visitors through the lush jungle to spot the gorillas. Even though the journey can be gruelling, the reward is worth all the effort. During the trek, individuals can observe the gorillas and learn about their day-to-day activities upclose. Apart from the magnificent gorillas, the park houses diverse wildlife such as golden monkeys, elephants and a wide selection of bird species. Further, there are plenty of hiking trails which present the opportunity to observe the different flora and fauna in the park. In addition to its natural beauty, the park has an abundance of cultural heritage with many local communities living around the edge of the park. Tourists can discover more about the diverse culture, customs and practices of the community. This adds another layer to the overall experience.

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For those seeking to commune with nature and explore the wonders of wildlife and culture, Volcanoes National Park is an absolute must-see. From awe-inspiring views to rich and varied activities, it is sure to be a trip that will forever be remembered. Whether looking to take in the land's magnificence or learn about its cultural legacy, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this unique destination.

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Tour details

  • Capital Kigali
  • Language Kinyarwanda, ‎English‎, ‎French‎, ‎Swahili‎
  • Currency Rwandan Franc
  • Time Zone GMT+3
  • Drives on the Right
  • Calling Code +250

Your Volcanoes NP Gorilla Trekking Tour Adventure 

Explore the spectacular Volcanoes National Park with our Gorilla Trekking Tour Packages. With these packages, you can experience the incredible adventure of tracking these endangered primates in their natural habitat. Our knowledgeable guides will provide you with a wealth of knowledge about the gorillas and other wildlife in the park, as well as ensure your safety in the lush green forests and challenging terrain.

We have a wide range of tours available to suit your preferences, from private tours to group tours. During your tour, you’ll also have a chance to visit the breathtaking Twin Lakes, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and the Musanze Caves. After a day full of exploration and excitement, relax in luxurious accommodation with first-class amenities.

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Book your Gorilla Trekking Tour Package with us today!

Frequently Asked Questions About Volcanoes NP Gorilla Trekking Tours

What Wildlife is found in Volcanoes National Park?

Volcanoes National Park is home to the endangered mountain gorillas as well as other species such as buffalo, elephants, bushbuck, bushpig, giant forest hog, black-fronted duiker, and side-striped jackals. There are also habituated troops of golden monkeys, which can number up to 100 individuals.

What is the Scenery Like at Volcanoes National Park?

Volcanoes National Park is known for its dramatic scenery with freestanding mountains connected by forested saddles, and gorillas often found in these areas. It protects the Rwandan sector of the Virunga Mountains, a range of dormant and active volcanoes that straddle the Ugandan and Congolese borders.

What is the Weather and Climate Like at Volcanoes National Park?

Volcanoes National Park generally has a temperate climate due to its high altitude, with temperatures ranging from 5-25°C (41-77°F). The park experiences light rain throughout the year, but the most rainfall usually occurs from March to May and from October to November.

When is the Best Time to Visit Volcanoes National Park?

The best time to visit Volcanoes National Park is between June and August, when it is drier and hiking is easier. This period is also considered the high season, so gorilla trekking permits may be scarce.

What Activities are Available at Volcanoes National Park?

Aside from mountain gorilla trekking, there are several other activities available at Volcanoes National Park such as golden monkey trekking, a hike to Dian Fossey’s former camp, and several strenuous climbs to the volcanic peaks.

What is the Cost of Visiting Volcanoes National Park?

Visiting Volcanoes National Park is expensive due to the high cost of gorilla trekking permits and limited availability. Prices vary depending on how long you plan to stay and what activities you want to do.

What are People Saying About Volcanoes National Park?

Overall, people have a positive experience visiting Volcanoes National Park. Reviews praise the incredible scenery and wildlife, specifically mentioning the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. Reviewers also note that the gorilla trekking permit is expensive and availability is limited.