Things to See

There are infinite wonders that lay within the Virunga region of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo but  the shared world tourism treasure in the three countries  include mountain gorillas, Chimpanzees and Volcanoes. Despite the many diverse beautiful attractions on earth, you need to explore these beautiful wonders and the prime attractions of the East Africa region. There are lots of things to see in the Virunga Region. Sightseeing within the region is all about the great outdoors and everything you can do to immerse yourself in it. Take a quick tour of some of the natural wonders you’ll find here. Be sure to stay a few days, or else you’ll  feel rushed trying to discover it all.

The Virunga Region

The Virunga region is one of the most biodiverse places on planet earth. The region has three national parks protecting a wide range of flora and fauna.

National Parks

  • Volcanoes National park in Rwanda
  • Virunga National Park in Congo
  • Mgahinga National Park


There are 8 volcanoes that are referred to as the Virunga Volcanoes

  • Mount Karisimbi
  • Mount Nyiragongo
  • Mount Sabinyo
  • Mount Gahinga
  • Mount Muhabura
  • Mount Mikeno


The Virunga is home to many species of wildlife, including the rare mountain gorillas.

Endangered Mountain Gorillas

The mountain gorilla parks in Congo, Rwanda and Uganda is a world worth exploring and they are great jungle forest that offer much more beyond to just mountain gorillas. They are incredible conservation areas full of life and that they contain. After having visited any of them –Virunga National park, Volcanoes National park, Bwindi forest national park and Mgahinga national park, there beauty and vibrant forest habitants create alife changing experience that can barely be described..Gorilla tracking appears to many as an experience of life that is worth every time and cost but I think the  feeling of observing gorillas and being in their company for a period of one hour is beyond what you can imagine. Make it appoint to discover the hidden treasures in the secret wild jungle forests in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo   and meet up with the universe most giant and rare forest creatures in their wild home.


When one is a primate fan every primate species is amazing. However chimpanzees are the other shared treasures found in Uganda, Congo and Rwanda. No wonder many a big number of tourist to these countries mainly seek to meet up chimpanzees, gorillas and other primate species. If you one of the kind ,Tracking chimpanzees in Congo is done in Virunga national park but the other chimpanzee species also known as banobos is found in Lola ya sanctuary and in eastern congo.However in Rwanda, you can track chimps in Nyungwe forst national aprk while in Uganda. Chimpanzee trekking and habituation in best done in Kibale forest national park, Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls national park. Its beyond doubt that Uganda, Rwanda and Congo have a chimpanzee heritage diversity and would say is a perfect place to in Africa for chimpanzee trekking safaris.

Virunga Volcanoes

The three countries still excel in volcano hiking safaris in Africa because they are homes of the most attractive volcanoes in Africa. Democratic Republic of Congo is a place to find the most active volcano Nyirgongo, Rwanda also has numerous including Bisoke, Karisimbi  and Gahinga that it shares with Uganda .These beautiful natural attractions offer rewarding hiking experience  day by day  and without it many wouldn’t have found East Africa as one of the most world rewarding hiking safari destination on the planet. During the hike , don’t mind the effort an how tough the treks can be but the end result is all you needed for a wonderful hiking safari tour in Africa.