After breakfast drive to Ruhengeri; Ruhengeri town is set at the base of solidified lava flow revealing a fascinating relic of the volcanic activity that could have led to the formation of the lakes of Burera, Ruhondo and Karago. It is the biggest town near Volcanoes NP and home to Dian Fossey museum. Visit it for insights about the gorilla species, life style, habitat and about the lady that committed her life to these gentle giants and how she was unluckily killed.
Volcano NP described by Dian Fossey as an area you shiver than sweat is located in NW Rwanda, an old volcano of green rain forest protecting the virunga mountain range that is about 15000 feet high, comprising of five volcano peaks; Karisimbi 4,507m, Bisoke 3,711m, Muhabura 4,127m, Gahinga 3,474m and Sabyinyo 3,634m. its rich montane ecosystems of evergreen bamboo forest, open grass land, swamp and heath is home to the rare mountain gorilla and the endemic golden monkeys.
- Early morning breakfast
- Drive to Ruhengeri, 6 hours
- Lunch en-route
- Visit Dianne Fossy Museum
- Dinner and overnight at your hotel