Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Difference between revisions of "Volcanoes National Park"

From Wikitravel
Africa : East Africa : Rwanda : Volcanoes National Park
Jump to: navigation, search
m
m
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Home of mountain Gorillas'''
+
'''Volcanoes National Park''' is an extraordinary park in [[Rwanda]], full of impressive tropical rainforest and volcanic scenery, trekking, and is perhaps the best place in the world to see the rare mountain gorillas.
  
 +
==Understand==
 
In the heart of Central Africa, so high up that you shiver more than you sweat," wrote the eminent primatologist Dian Fossey, "are great, old volcanoes towering up almost 15,000 feet, and nearly covered with rich, green rainforest - the Virungas". Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, the Parc des Volcans protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range - home of the rare mountain gorilla - and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath.
 
In the heart of Central Africa, so high up that you shiver more than you sweat," wrote the eminent primatologist Dian Fossey, "are great, old volcanoes towering up almost 15,000 feet, and nearly covered with rich, green rainforest - the Virungas". Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, the Parc des Volcans protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range - home of the rare mountain gorilla - and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath.
 
'''Name of Park''' is in [[Region]] of [[Country]].
 
 
==Understand==
 
  
 
===History===
 
===History===
Line 43: Line 40:
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
{{IsPartOf|}}
+
{{IsPartOf|Rwanda}}
 
{{outline}}
 
{{outline}}
 
{{parkguide}}
 
{{parkguide}}

Revision as of 18:04, 13 October 2008

Volcanoes National Park is an extraordinary park in Rwanda, full of impressive tropical rainforest and volcanic scenery, trekking, and is perhaps the best place in the world to see the rare mountain gorillas.

Contents

Understand

In the heart of Central Africa, so high up that you shiver more than you sweat," wrote the eminent primatologist Dian Fossey, "are great, old volcanoes towering up almost 15,000 feet, and nearly covered with rich, green rainforest - the Virungas". Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, the Parc des Volcans protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range - home of the rare mountain gorilla - and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath.

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

Fees/Permits

Get around

See

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out


This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!



Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages