Distance Between Kigali and Volcanoes National Park Rwanda : Volcanoes national park Rwanda is among the most visited national parks in Rwanda that has attracted a number of tourists from all over the world to take part in the different activities the park has to offer for rewarding Rwanda safaris. among the reasons why they visit the park is because of the distance between Kigali and volcanoes national park which is 106.4 kilometres which takes about a tourist two hours to reach the park in order to take part in a number of activities in volcanoes national park.

Once you land at Kigali international airport, if you’re interested in visiting volcanoes national park you will find different ways to get to the park to take part in a number of activities which is quite easy because of the developed infrastructures like roads, public and private means that can be hired at any time to make your activity quite comfortable when you make your way to the park.

I should be noted that Volcanoes national park is located in the districts of Burera, Musanze, Rubavu and Nyabihu and in order to access it you, there are a variety of options you can choose from that are able to be within your budget and also ensure that you’re very comfortable during your transfer to the park and  these may include; using road transport which  involves tourist landing at Kigali International Airport  which takes them 2 hours to cover the distance between Kigali and volcanoes national park and this will give you the chance to choose on whether to take private means or public transport means.

 For tourists that have booked their trip with a travel agent, transportation will be easy for you because the guide will pick you up in the private company car and for the budget or tourists that organise their own trips there are public means of transport that can be got from Gisenyi bus terminal to musanze town however it should be noted that the bus will not drop you off at the park  therefore you will hire private means from musanze town  to volcanoes national park and the time spent on the way may be longer as compared to tourists that might have hired private means from Kigali city/ Kigali international airport this is because of the different bus stop overs.

Distance Between Kigali and Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes

Once you make your way to volcanoes national park, you will have the most rewarding adventures because the park is home to five Virunga mountains, it is a habitat to different primate species, over 350 bird species can also be seen in the park, rewarding views and many other interesting attractions that can be seen when you participate in the activities below;

As you visit volcanoes national park, you will have the chance to participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda which will give you the chance to spend one hour with the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda observing their behaviour in the wild. It should be noted that Rwanda is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas and also the place where you will be able to access the grave for the pioneer of gorilla trekking in Africa Dian Fossey which you will get the chance to see during your gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda.

You can also participate in golden monkey trekking which will also give you the chance to track the golden monkeys another endangered primate species in Rwanda that is endemic to the Albertine rift and other can be seen in volcanoes national park and Virunga national park which makes volcanoes national park in Rwanda to be on top of your list among the destinations you visit in Rwanda.

You cannot visit volcanoes national park in Rwanda and fail to participate in hiking the Virunga mountains which is the reason the park was named volcanoes national park because it is a home to five volcanoes namely; mount muhabura, mount gahinga, mount bisoke, mount Karisimbi and mount sabyinyo which are a habitat to a number of wildlife and rewarding features that offer amazing views of the park. While you hike the Virunga mountains in Rwanda, you will come across a number of attractions like the numerous primate species like Mona monkey, dent’s monkey, silver monkey, black and white colobus monkey, silver monkeys and many other primates. Other attractions that can be seen include numerous bird species lie the Albertine endemic bird species, migratory species from the Guinea-Congo biome lik 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 You will also have the opportunity to watch the twin lakes in Rwanda like; lake Burera and lake Ruhondo, you will also have the chance to watch lake kivu the largest fresh water lake in Rwanda as you hike mount muhabura and other Virunga mountains in Rwanda which makes volcanoes national park one f the most rewarding destinations you hould visit during your Rwanda tour.

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