How to access Volcanoes National Park?
How to access Volcanoes National Park? The park is very accessible among the gorilla trekking parks. Visitors can get to Volcanoes National Park directly from Kigali using road transport. The entry point for Volcanoes National park in Musanze town. Visitors can use either public transport, private transport or you can arrange the pre-travel with the tour operator or local travel agent that can hire or arrange for you a cabin upon Landing in Rwanda’s Kigali International Airport.
Because of its easy accessibility, visitors can trek from mountain gorillas in one day when they arrive early in Kigali. Visitors will drive for about 2 to 3 hours to reach Musanze town in the Northern part of the country and then here you can hire a private car to take you to the Kiningi where park headquarters are located. From Musanze to park headquarters, there is no public transport linking the two places and thus to avoid inconveniences, visitors opt to use a cab that can take you directly to park headquarters. By taking a cab, you may be charged approximately 50 USD to reach Volcanoes National Park. Volcanoes National Park can be accessed from Uganda however this is a long drive of about 10 hours from Entebbe Airport through Mbarara and Kisoro and finally to the Border crossing area. Contact our team on how best to access Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking and other tourism activities.