Rwanda National Parks and Reserves

There are three main Rwanda National Parks and several game reserves. The most popular Rwanda National Park is the volcanoes national Park mainly known for Gorilla trekking, Golden monkey trekking, Musanze caves, Mount Karisimbi and Bisoke hikes, dian fossey hike, Lake Ruhundo and Burera tour, and several other activities.

The Other National Park in Rwanda known for primate trekking is the Nyungwe forest national park where you can go for chimpanzee trekking and to see other monkyes in the forest. Another popular acitivity in Nyungwe forest national Park is the canopy walk.

If you are interested in the big five, the only park in Rwanda where you can go for safari drives is the Akagera national Park. While here you can see the African big five and several other wildlife species.

While on your safari in Rwanda, you can complement your gorilla trekking or wildlife safari by having a Kigali city tour and or visit to Lake Kivu and other attractions in the country.

Rwanda National Parks and Attractions

Volcanoes National park Rwanda

Volcanoes national park Rwanda is situated along north western part of the Rwanda, the park covers an area of approximately 160sqkm and covered by the abundant rain forest which is a habitat for various wildlife. Volcanoes national park extends up to the Virunga area with over five volcanoes in the Virunga mountains, including Karisimbi, Bisoke, […]

Akagera National Park

Akagera national park in Rwanda Akagera national park is the only wildlife national park that is situated in the north eastern region of Rwanda in Kibungo district. It covers an area of 1122 square kilometers and is found on altitude of 1250 meters to 1825 meters above sea level. The park was named so because [...]

Nyungwe forest national park

Nyungwe Forest National Park is East Africa’s largest remaining region of mountain rainforest. Nyungwe stretches for 1,015 km2 over the mountainous southwest of Rwanda, creating a contiguous forest chain with 370 km2 of Kibera National Park in Burundi. The park is Rwanda’s main catchment area providing 70% of the world with rainfall, and its central […]