Volcanoes National Park

The park is located in the northwestern region of Rwanda. It was gazette in 1925. In 1965 the park was slip into two after Congo gained its independence and in 1967 Dian Fossey set up a research base and fought against poaching the humble creatures. The park covers over 160sqkms of rain forests, and it [...]


Nyungwe Forest National Park

Located in the southern part of Rwanda, close to Burundi border. The park was established in 2004, and it covers over 970sqkm. The park is composed of a rain forest, grasslands, bamboo trees, woodland, swamps, and bogs among others. The closest town to the park is Cyangungu that lies in west, just 54km from the [...]


Akagera National Park

Akagera National park is a reserved are in the eastern part of Rwanda. It was established in 1934 and comprises of savanna, swamps, acacia woodlands, and montane habitats. It covers 1122sqkms. The major highlight of the park is Kagera River where the name of the park is derived. Akagera River is the leading water supply, [...]


Four gorillas found dead in Mgahinga National Park.

Last week Mgahinga National Park received heavy rains that claimed the lives of four mountain gorillas. These have a home in Volcanoes Mountains which are shared with Democratic republic of Congo and Rwanda. The rains that started as normal, made gorillas to hide in the trees as usual. Later on they increased with outbursts of [...]