Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda? If you're planning to go to Volcanoes National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Based on the climate and weather in Volcanoes National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Volcanoes National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda by month

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January

January here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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February

February in Volcanoes National Park is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

In March, Volcanoes National Park is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Volcanoes National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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April

April in Volcanoes National Park is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

In May, Volcanoes National Park is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Volcanoes National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you visit Volcanoes National Park during June, you will probably notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

If you go to Volcanoes National Park in July, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Volcanoes National Park in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Volcanoes National Park in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October is warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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November

November in this region is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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December

In December, Volcanoes National Park is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Volcanoes National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Volcanoes National Park.

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