Volcanoes National Park

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About Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park, located in Rwanda, is renowned for its vital role in mountain gorilla conservation. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers unique opportunities for gorilla trekking, allowing visitors to witness these endangered primates in their natural habitat. The park’s volcanic landscapes and diverse ecosystems contribute to its ecological significance and biodiversity conservation


  • Golden Monkey Tracking
  • Hiking and Nature Walks
  • Bird Watching
  • Cultural Experiences
  • Volcano Climbing
  • Photography

Climate and Weather

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda experiences a tropical highland climate. Cool temperatures prevail due to its high altitude, with daytime temperatures ranging from 8°C to 20°C (46°F to 68°F). Rainfall is common year-round, peaking from March to May and October to December, contributing to the park’s lush and diverse ecosystems.


Daytime temperatures range from 8°C to 20°C (46°F to 68°F), varying with altitude.


Rainfall is consistent throughout the year, with peaks during March to May and October to December.


High humidity levels, especially after rainfall, contribute to the park’s lush vegetation.

Altitude Influence

Varied altitudes within the park create microclimates, impacting temperature and weather conditions.

Seasonal Considerations

Gorilla trekking is feasible year-round, with the drier months (June to September) considered more popular.