Travel Blogs from Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda

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Gorilla Tracking Day 1:  Susa Group, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilla Tracking Day 1: Susa Group

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... trek.  Breakfast was at 5:30 am and we left the lodge at 6 am in order to drive to the gate of the Volcano National Park.  At the gate we gathered with the other wazungo (Swahili for white people, or foreigners in our case) to be split off ...

Gorillas in the Mist, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorillas in the Mist

A travel blog entry by trent

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... will be brief as there are quite a few photos and they're the best part! Waking up early, we left for the National Park headquarters to meet our guides.  While waiting for the group assignments, we were treated to a Rwandan cultural dance ...

Gorilla Tracking Day 2:  Amahoro Group, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilla Tracking Day 2: Amahoro Group

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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Getting to Susa exhausted us.  We gratefully took a bush shower, ate dinner and collapsed into bed.  We were not looking forward to another round of fighting the dense stinging bush.  However, the thought of seeing more gorillas kept us ...

Gorilla Trekking=Absolutely Best Money Ever Spent, Parc National Des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilla Trekking=Absolutely Best Money Ever Spent

A travel blog entry by ashfricansafari

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OMG. As many of your know, i hmmmed and haaaed about whether to do the overy expensive gorilla trek through Parc National Des Volcans in Rwanda. The price tag was hefy, and I wasn't sure if the experience wouold be worth it, but then decided to go for it ...

Gorillas Times Two, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorillas Times Two

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

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... move because they had apparently come too close to another gorilla family. (It turned out it was the family that had left Mgahinga National Park … uh can't we just go see them?) So with this little wrinkle, we changed course, turned to our left ...

Volcanoes Virunga Lodge, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Volcanoes Virunga Lodge

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... up the beautiful hills of Rwanda as we made our way from Kigali to the northern part of the country and the Volcano National Park.  The last Saturday of each month was a national "cleaning day" and Paul proudly explained that communities would ...

Gorillas in the mud, Ruhengeri / Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorillas in the mud

A travel blog entry by froglin81

... note, meaning all our money was fake. Only it wasn't. We started off getting a friendly reception as we drove through Rwanda, and then kids started throwing rocks at us, possibly because Robert ran over one of their footballs, or becauseof the huge ...

Rwanda, land of 1000 hills, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda, land of 1000 hills

A travel blog entry by jaynewick

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... naturalized gardens on the hillside. Nasser is coming shortly to take us into town for a short tour and history lesson on Rwanda. In the afternoon, Jim and I spent a few hours playing cribbage and chilling out.  Fortunate for me, I've been on a ...

Transfer from Bwindi to Rwanda, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Transfer from Bwindi to Rwanda

A travel blog entry by jaynewick

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... ;t have such luck with the night view, but we had great views of the volcanoes during our afternoon drive from Bwindi to Rwanda. We traveled through Kisoro town, capital of Kisoro District, where there is an airport for in-country flights.   ...

Le Rwanda, ses volcans et ses gorilles, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Le Rwanda, ses volcans et ses gorilles

A travel blog entry by globetrottinett

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... , maintes négociations et utilisation de contacts, nous avons finalement pu traverser la frontière du Rwanda pour nous rendre à Ruhengeri, près du Parc National des Volcans. En route, j'ai pu mâcher de la canne à sucre, comme le font les ...

Gorilas, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilas

A travel blog entry by 1ra_vuelta

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... 800 en el mundo) y viven en el bosque tropical de las faldas de un volcán ubicado en la frontera de Congo, Uganda y Rwanda. Nos tocó visitar uno de los grupos más numerosos, conocido con el nombre de Susa, con 35 miembros.  Su ...

Honeymoon, hills and a magical experience, Parc National des Volcans (inc Kigali), Rwanda travel blog

Honeymoon, hills and a magical experience

A travel blog entry by steveandmelly

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... for the week, a beautiful and remote lodge with some amazing views over the six volcanoes that comprise the Parc National des Volcans (as its known in Rwanda), and which are the gorillas' home. No rest and all that, so after some much needed sleep we ...

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