Best Time to Visit Volcanoes National Park : Volcanoes national park in Rwanda is the most rewarding national park that you should not miss out on visiting when you visit Rwanda this is because of a number of rewarding attractions that you’ll get to see as you participate in the different activities in volcanoes national park. one of the most rewarding attractions about the park is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, numerous bird species from the Guinea Congo biome, you will get to see a number of Albertine endemic bird species like for an amazing experience in Rwanda among other rewarding attractions. For tourists interested in visiting volcanoes national park to take part in the different activities, they ca visit the park at any given time of the year but for the best rewarding tourism experience in Rwanda, you should consider the best time to take part in the activities in the park which is the best time to visit Volcanoes national park ad some of the activities you can take part in include;
Gorilla trekking involves hiking the trails in volcanoes which tend to get slippery during the wet months of ………… but this will give you the opportunity to easily access the gorillas in the shortest time this is because during the wet season food is readily available which limits the movements of the gorillas in the wild and during the rainy season it should be noted that during the rainy season like the long rains of, the accommodation facilities offer discounts on discounts and with the promotional rates for gorilla trekking in Rwanda 2022 the gorilla trekking permits have been cut from 1500USD to as low as 500USD which will give you the chance to participate in gorilla trekking on a low budget.
which is quite different during the dry months of December to January Where the food in the park is relatively scarce which makes the gorillas to move a lot in search of food. It should be noted that the gorillas can travel up-to 500 metres in search of food but in the dry season it can take up to 1000 metres looking for food. Therefore, book for a gorilla trekking permit the time that best suits you to have the most rewarding gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda observing the behaviour of the primates in the wild for one hour.
Golden monkey trekking
Golden monkey trekking in Rwanda, volcanoes national park will give you the chance to watch another endangered primate species that are endemic species that can also be seen in Virunga national park and Mgahinga national park. Just like the gorilla trekking in Rwanda, in order to access the habituated golden monkey troops in Rwanda, you will hike the Virunga mountains that is mount gahinga, mount muhabura, mount bisoke and mount sabyinyo and mount karisimbi where you will access the troops in the park. you can either take part in the activity during the dry months of June, July and August Or the wet months of march to May and October to December Because food is readily available during the wet season thus leading to the limiting the movement of the gorillas in the wild.
You can participate in birding in Rwanda in volcanoes national park which will give you the chance to watch a number of bird species in the park. among the notable bird species that can be seen are the Albertine endemic bird species that can be seen including; 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 night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler and these are best seen in the dry months of June to mid-September and during the months of December to February.
While you visit Rwanda to take part in a number of activities in volcanoes national park, you can visit a number of other national parks in Rwanda like Akagera national park where you will have memorable safaris where you will take part in a number of activities