Situated in north-western side of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is best recognized as a haven for the Mountain Gorilla which is covered in rainforest and bamboo.
It is also a home of Golden Monkey and Elephants. Supplementary animals of interest are Buffaloes, Black-fronted Duiker and Bushbuck.
Through gaps in the forest shelter, the outstanding peaks are seen, easily reachable and among the highest in Africa, beckoning an ascent