Ruhengeri, is a bustling market town with a memorable setting at the base of the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda.

It is a pleasant environment, summers are short and mostly cloudy; Winters are short, wet and cloudy and it is comfortable all year round.

It is a convenient base for tracking mountain gorillas, as it is the closest city to the Volcanoes National Park. In this place, you can enjoy pleasant walks, or, a short distance away are the little visited but charming lakes Burera, Ruhondo and Karago.

The best time of year to visit Ruhengeri for hot weather activities is from mid-June to early September.

You will be able to see a beautiful landscape surrounded by friendly people. Get to know this wonderful town in: