National Parks

There are several national parks in Africa.

Most Popular Parks

Virunga National Park

The Virunga National Park is found in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo shared by both Uganda and Rwanda. It was established in 1925 as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Virunga National Park is the oldest park in the world with large biodiversity that covers quite a big area of about 3000square meters.It is diversified into forests, savannas, lava plains, swamps, erosion valleys, active volcanoes, and the glaciated peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains.

This national park is part of the Virunga ranges of Africa where we find the world’s remaining endangered species of wildlife, “the Mountain Gorillas”. It is also habituated by different types of monkeys and chimpanzees, holding all the three taxa of the great apes. It also host hippopotamus in large numbers, lions, several bird species as well as the zebras and giraffes , the Okapi, blue monkeys, colobus monkeys, and baboons