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Why visit volcanoes National Park? Is it worth the money?
Gorilla trekking is an exhilarating experience that cannot just be weighed on the side of money. Spending one hour in the wild surrounded by the world’s endangered species is in itself life-changing. So be a part of a gorilla conversation journey by visiting volcanoes national park for this reason and many more.
Volcanoes is one of the only four places in the world where you can spot some of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. The park has branded itself as a luxurious gorilla destination which is evident from its prime mountain gorilla trekking experience visitors enjoy when they visit the park during the high and low seasons. Irrespective of the cost to trekking gorillas, this rare experience of a lifetime is worth the money.
Mountain gorillas aren’t the only reason why Volcanoes National Park is a must-visit destination. A journey through Volcanoes National Park will take your breath away and leave you with memories that will last forever. Every day in the scenic mountain gorilla home ends with a horizon to look out on. No matter which part of Volcanoes National park you are in, you are always right around the corner from something breathtaking, something that will leave you incapable of saying anything other than “wow”.
Whether you are lodging inside or outside Volcanoes National park, there are plenty of unique accommodation options for everybody and every budget. The park has a variety of the best luxurious accommodations around Africa and all over the world. Treat yourself or loved ones to a safe, comfortable and quiet environment like nowhere else. Enjoy premier experiences from a wide range of hotels at the foothill of volcanoes national park and some of Africa’s best luxurious eco-friendly hotels. Explore the wonders of the Virunga region with panoramic views around the park at the comfort of your room. Enjoy lake and volcano views for miles around at this cozy home away from home.
A home to other wildlife
The gorillas may be what bring you to Volcanoes National Park, but it would be an absolute shame to leave without seeing any of the wonderful creatures they share a home with. While trekking in the park, other animals will inevitably cross your path, a delightful treat for the eyes. Golden monkeys with their bright orange fur contrasting the green rainforests of the Virunga Mountains – are a photographer’s dream! Golden monkey visits can be arranged at Volcanoes National Park’s Kinigi Headquarters and the visit is done once per day.
Exceptional hiking adventures.
Volcanes National park offers plenty of unique adventures through the park other than gorilla tracking.The park has beautiful summits of the dormant volcanoes Mount Karisimbi and Mount Bisoke which are remarkable once explored on foot. Take the challenging terrain and rolling volcanic slopes for an adventure of a lifetime.
Vibrant cultural encounters
With numerous people calling this park home, Volcanoes National Park is certainly a great place to explore! To be in the park is to be part of a story that goes back to the start of all humanity. Every Rwandan has their own unique story to tell about their culture, and the best people to tell those stories are the locals themselves. Enjoy the chance to interact with the local people, learn their traditions and beliefs, and take part in their daily activities.