Activities in Volcanoes National Park
Activities in Volcanoes National Park: During your Rwanda safari, have an amazing time taking part in the different activities in Volcanoes national park where you will get the chance to see a number of rewarding attractions to make you safari quite memorable. The home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas that can be found along the five virunga mountains, the park has a lot to offer from numerous primate species like the vervet monkey, dent’s monkey, mona monkeys and many more to bird species like Chubb’s cisticola Archers ground robin, red faced woodland warbler, Ruwenzori double collared sunbird, Collared Apalis, Ruwenzori turaco, handsome francolin, strange weaver, Archers ground robin, and other amazing attractions that can be seen when you take part in the different activities in volcanoes national park.
Gorilla trekking is the most rewarding activity in volcanoes national park that you can choose to participate in for a rewarding safari. The activity in the park involves hiking the five virunga mountains namely Mount Muhabura, Mount Gahinga, Mount Karisimbi, Mount Bisoke and Mount Sabyinyo. Interesting about gorilla trekking in the park is the fact you get to see a number of attractions before you get to the habituated gorilla families. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda, volcanoes national park involves hiking the virunga mountains in order to access the habituated gorilla family that you are assigned to. During the hike to the gorilla family you will get to see a number of bird species, primate species among other attractions that will make your safari memorable. when you get to the gorilla family you will have the chance to understand more about the primates like their feeding patterns, their co-existence with one another, you will also have the chance to see them feeding on the bamboo shoots and leaves, rewarding views like the views of the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo as you hike mount Muhabura, lake kivu among other views in the park.
GOLDEN MONKEY TREKKING
Volcanoes national park is not only home to the endangered mountain gorillas but also home to the golden monkeys that can be seen along the slopes of the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda. Golden monkey trekking is the most rewarding in Volcanoes national park where you will get to see and understand the different features of the endangered primate species that are endemic to the Albertine Rift. Just like gorilla trekking, you will hike the Virunga Mountains where you will see a number of bird and primate species and on some occasions, you will get to see animal species like the forest warthog, bushbuck, black-fronted duiker among other mammal species. As you get to the habituated troops you will get to see the primates swinging from one tree branch to another, you will take pictures of the primates, you will also get the chance to ask questions about the endangered species that will be answer3ed with the help of a knowledgeable guide that will make the activity in volcanoes national park quite memorable.
Volcanoes national park is a home to over 350 bird species that can be seen in the forests of the park and although gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park has sidelined birding, the activity still attracts a number of tourists in taking part in the birding adventure because of a number of bird species that can be seen including This has sidelined birding in the park because most travellers come for the Rwanda gorilla tours. However this does not mean that the activity is ignored completely because the park offers the best birding experiences with the numerous bird species that can be seen include; the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori nightjar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing and the red-faced woodland warbler making other bird species that will make the activity quite memorable.
Hiking is one of the rewarding activities in volcanoes national park that will give you the chance to see a number of rewarding attractions in the park. in the park, you will have the chance t hike five of the eight virunga mountains in the park namely; Mount Muhabura, Mount Sabyinyo, Mount Karisimbi, Mount Bisoke, and Mount Gahinga which will offer amazing views and attractions that can be seen during the hikes. You will get to see attractions like; Chubb’s cisticola Archers ground robin, red-faced woodland warbler, Ruwenzori double collared sunbird, Collared Apalis, Ruwenzori turaco, handsome francolin, strange weaver, Archers ground robin, primate species like the vervet monkey, dent’s monkey, mona monkeys if you’re lucky enough you will get to see the mountain gorillas, golden monkeys among other attractions. You will have the chance to see rewarding views like the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo, lake kivu, other virunga mountains among other breathtaking views that will make you Rwanda safari memorable.
Another activity in Volcanoes National Park that will make your Rwanda safari memorable are cultural encounters that will give you the chance to explore the culture of he people of Rwanda when you get to visit the Ibyiwacu community. During the community visit, you will get to know their culture through the different skills they possess and the activities they carry out like; pottery where you will be taught how to make pots, plates, spoons, plates and so on. You will also be taught how to diseases which will make your Rwanda safari quite memorable.