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Volcanoes National Park

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The "Parc National de Volcans" (or PNV as it's known by locals) lies along the Virunga Mountains, with 8 ancient volcanoes, which are shared by Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Just a short two hour drive from Rwanda's capital of...more
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Musanze | Kinigi, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
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We did the golden monkey hike as we felt it was too wet and muddy for the volcano hike and didn’t want to see the gorillas. A $100 permit is needed and best bought in advance on the Irembo website. You then meet at about 7am at the park office to complete formalities, meet the
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I visited Volcanoes National Park Rwanda in March and in November 2019. This was a wonderful and unforgettable adventure of a lifetime. I visited 4 families of mountain gorillas: Agashya, Umubano, Igisha and Kwitando groups (including from 11 to 34 gorillas). It was really a
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How I can describe my 2 experiences Of course it s really expensive but really it s more than worth it The rangers team s are super nice , and professional The gorillas treks are wonderful and unique In 2 treks I saw 30 gorillas , back silver , females, youngs and baby born
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We travelled here to climb the volcano, big mistake. By the time you pay the National park fees and additional fee thats not included to get to the volcano you are paying some serious coin to climb a hill (day trip). Not for the budget traveller. As is the norm for Africa,
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We did two gorilla treks and one golden monkey trek. The guides, porters and trackers were all wonderful. I am a keen photographer and they helped me with my equipment and getting the right angle for the right shot. Couldn't have been happier. My wife had been a little
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