Rwanda's Gorilla Trekking

rwanda's gorilla trekking

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Rwanda’s gorilla trekking takes you to Volcanoes national park also famous as parc des Vulcans in French situated in Musanze village, Volcanoes national park vegetation is comprised by vent swamps, bamboo forest, savannah grassland, and five volcanoes (mount Bisoke, Mount Karisimbi, Mount Muhabura, Mount Sabyinyo, and mount Gahinga ), which is good for hiking experiences. Volcanoes national park can be reached by both road and Air from Kigali, Gisenyi.

 

Volcanoes national park is in the northern part of Rwanda covering of about 160 kilometer square within the oldest African forest and is among the great Virunga Volcano Conservation area which connects Virunga national park of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga national park of Uganda.

 

Volcanoes national park mountain gorilla trekking is an amazing tour activity which makes it incomparable to any other national park in Rwanda, with an estimate of over 600 mountain gorillas and 10 mountain gorillas being habituated waiting for luxurious travelers visiting that region and volcanoes national park is home to the famous golden monkeys.

 

Volcanoes national park region is also known because of the American Zoologist Dian Fossey who settled in Karisimbi in 1967 after she was threatened by political insecurities from Congo and she moved to Rwanda where she spearheads the fight on conservation of mountain gorillas which were extinct from smugglers and poachers.