Volcanoes National Park is best known for mountain gorilla trekking but the park also has many other wildlife species with many other exotic activities for one to take on. Volcanoes National Park is an evergreen bamboo forest with grassland areas, swamp, and heath in other areas because it lies in the eastern part of the rift valley.
The endangered mountain gorillas are the primary attraction in volcanoes national park with gorilla trekking safaris happening all year round. Because of the high altitude, it is generally cold, especially early morning and late evenings, you are advised to carry a light sweater for these times. The park is only a 2 hours drive from Kigali in the north of Rwanda.