ACTIVITIES IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK 2021
Activities in Volcanoes National Park 2021 : Volcanoes national park is famous for housing half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas that has attracted a number of nature lovers to visit the park in order to participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda in order to understand more about the endangered species. However there’s a lot more to the park than gorilla trekking because the park is home to a number of attractions that can be seen as they take part in the different activities in volcanoes national park 2021.
With covid-19 in the world, tourists should not fear visiting Rwanda because the ministry of health together with the Rwanda development board has put in place a number of covid-19 safety measures to ensure that tourists have an amazing time during the pandemic for instance as tourists take part in the different activities, they are urged to put on their facemasks, they are encouraged to maintain social distance, tourists should present their covid-19 certificate that certify having been vaccinated against the virus and it should be noted that fully vaccinated tourists will not take a second covid-19 test on arrival in the country, before tourists arrive in the country they should have taken a covi-19 test 72 hours before arrival in the country to avoid spreading the virus to locals and
Understand the different behaviors of the mountain gorillas by taking part in gorilla trekking in Rwanda as part of the activities that should not be missed out on during your Rwanda safari tour. Gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park involves tourists hiking the Virunga Mountains that is mount Gahinga, mount Muhabura, mount Bisoke, mount sabyinyo and mount karisimbi in order to access the habituated gorilla families. With gorilla trekking in the park, you will have the opportunity to understand the different features of the primates like the physical description; the mountain gorillas’ fur is black in color but in the adult males, their fur on the back is light gray to white gives off the silver color hence the name silver back who is the dominant male of the family, their diet; which involves insects like caterpillars, termites, snails, ants larvae, edible leaves celery, you will get to see how the adult females in the group try so hard to get the attention of the silver back.
Hiking the Virunga Mountains
While visiting Rwanda in order to take part in a number of activities in volcanoes national park 2021, hiking the Virunga Mountains should not be missed for an amazing safari given the fact that every Virunga mountain has a lot to offer once you hike them. The park is home to five of the eight Virunga mountains that can be found in mgahinga national park, Virunga national park and volcanoes national park. However with the different mountains tourists will get to see different attractions and views for instance the different habituated gorilla families, numerous bird species, you will get to see exceptional views of the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo while hiking mount Muhabura, you will have the chance numerous bird species among other attractions during the hike.
Golden monkey trekking
Volcanoes national park is not only a home to the endangered mountain gorillas but also a home to the golden monkeys that are also an endangered primate species in the world that can only be seen in the Albertine rift. The activity involves tourists hiking the Virunga Mountains in order to access the habituated troops. During the activity, you will spend one hour with the troops where you will understand the different features of the endangered primate species that are endemic to the Albertine rift. Interesting about the activity is the chance that you will get to see a number of other attractions like animal species for instance; the forest warthog, bush buck, black fronted duiker numerous bird species among other interesting species while in the park hence an amazing time in Rwanda.
During birding in volcanoes national park, you will have the chance to see at least 150 bird species out of the 350 bird species that can be seen in the forest of the park for all the birders interested in watching a number of Albertine rift endemic, Congo biome species and other bird species that will make the activity quite memorable. Some of the species that can be seen include; the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing and the red-faced woodland warbler making other bird species that will make the activity quite memorable.