Location of the National Parks In Rwanda : Rwanda is home to four national parks that you will have an amazing time visiting to ensure you have an amazing Rwanda safari. The most famous of the parks is volcanoes national park where travellers can participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda and golden monkey trekking in Rwanda which will help you understand more about the Albertine endemic primate species.
Travellers can also visit Akagera national park where they will get to participate in tracking the big five animals in Rwanda, the game drives in Akagera national park which will help you watch a number of animal species like the herbivores like the rhinos, elephants grazing within the park’s plains, you will also watch the endangered show bill stork as you participate in the boat cruise on Lake Ihema among other rewarding features. The last two national parks being Nyungwe national park where you can participate in chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda, you can also participate in hiking the trails in Nyungwe national park like the igishigishigi trail where you will participate in the canopy walk in Rwanda, you can also visit Gishwati mukura national park are new national park where you will participate in chimpanzee trekking and the nature walks and many other rewarding activities during your Rwanda safari.
For travellers interested in visiting the different national parks in Rwanda the map below will help you understand more about the location of the national parks in Rwanda and how you can access the parks to participate in the different activities in the wild.
How to access the different national parks
Akagera national park
travellers interested in accessing Akagera national park can access the park using road transport which will help you go through a number of towns like Kayonza, rwamagana, Kabarondo, Rwinkwavu to get to the national park where you will participate in a number of activities. The distance from Kigali city to Akagera national park is 98 kilometers and it will take you about 3-4 hours to access the park premises.
Volcanoes national park
Located in musanze district, the park can either be accessed by road or air. By road you can either use public or private means and from Kigali city it will take you about 3 hours to access the park and this will lead you to the habituated gorilla families and a number of rewarding attractions in the wild. Travellers coming from Uganda can also access the park through the cyanika border which will take you about 9 hours to access the park premises from Kigali city and you can either use private means or public means that are organized by public transport companies and for private means that are offered by a private tour company. You can also access the park by using air transport where you can book a domestic flight from Kigali international airport.
Nyungwe national park
You can access the park the park by either road or air transport which will give you access to home to the primates in wild. You can either access the park by using either road or air transport. By using road transport, you can hire a comfortable car from a trusted tour operator or agency and for travellers using public means, you can board a bus from Nyabugogo bus park and get a bus that heads to Ruzizi and tis will take you about 8 to 9 hours to access the park premises.
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