Volcanoes National Park

Spending time with mountain gorillas is a true bucket list experience! Volcanoes National Park is home to about half the world’s mountain gorillas, making Rwanda a top choice for a gorilla safari. As for the setting, it’s remarkably beautiful; the steep slopes covered in dense tropical rainforest. But don’t limit yourself to gorilla trekking as Rwanda has many other highlights worth exploring; it’s also a safe and welcoming country with friendly people and a growing tourism industry.

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Highlights in Volcanoes National Park

  • Sitting up close to mountain gorillas
  • Forest hikes and waterfalls
  • Spectacular mountain scenery
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Golden monkey trekking
  • Excellent birding

Featured Accommodation

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

The lodge is only minutes away from the headquarters of the Parc National des Volcans from where you can experience gorilla trekking. The magnificent Mountain Gorillas are the drawcard here. This Rwandan lodge has 5 double cottages, 2 suites and 1 family suite. Each building has handmade terracotta tile roofs…

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Bisate Lodge

Bisate Lodge has 6 woven villas, perched like weaver birds’ nests on the steep forested slopes bordering Volcanoes National Park. When the lodge opened in 2017, it added a new level of luxury to the Volcanoes region. Each spacious villa has a modern interior, brightened by splashes of vibrant green….

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One&Only Gorilla’s Nest

Set in the foothills of the breath-taking Virunga volcano range, One&Only Gorilla’s Nest offers superlative room and suite accommodation as a base for a once-in-a-lifetime personal encounter with the rare and free-roaming mountain gorilla. There is easy access to Volcanoes National Park, home to a rainforest that supports an abundance…

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Gorillas in the Mist in Rwanda

Explore Rwanda and follow in Diane Fossey’s footsteps! This 4-day gorilla safari is a great add-on for those travelling to East Africa and want to explore Rwanda. You’ll stay at the brand-new Bisate Lodge, which is the closest lodge to the gorilla trek’ park. During your stay, you will have…

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