Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park

Overview

Volcanoes National Park, which shares border with Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) and Uganda is home to the Virungas Mountain of Rwandan section. The park which is situated just a two hour driveway from Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, which offers some of the best Rwandan experiences. The locals address the park as “Parc National de Volcans” or PVN. The main attraction of the Volcanoes is undoubtedly its mountain gorillas. However, its dramatic landscapes also offers exciting opportunities and also offer chance to sight the fascinating golden monkeys. Apart from its famous primate species, wildlife that are found in the park are Forest elephants, buffaloes, bush pigs, giant forest hogs, duikers, spotted hyenas and bush-bucks. The park is also a birders haven with over 200 bird species including a number of Albertine rift endemics. Some of the unique bird species to look out for incorporate Grauer’s rush warbler, Rwenzoribatis, Rwenzorituraco, Rwenzori double –collared Sunbird, handsome francolin, strange weaver, dusky crimson-wing, collared Apalis, and Archer’s ground robin. Travellers can pay homage to legendary scientist and researcher Dian Fossey, who had dedicated her life for mountain gorilla’s protection and conservation, with a hike to her tomb. You can also visit Dian Fosse Gorilla Fund that continues her legacy of research and advocacy to present day.

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