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Musanze Caves

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Located in the Musanze district just drive 90 minutes away from Kigali and formed over centuries of volcanic activity from the Virunga volcanoes, these caves give tourists a rare look into Rwandan earth and history. The 1.25 mile long cave formations are a great place to explore. The guided tours explain the history of the caves from their formation to their various uses in history for example, during times of war they were used as a shelter.
Tours of the caves take approximately 2.5 hours and are a great add-on activity afternoon after you have seen the gorillas. Tours can be done throughout the year.
A cave is a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter. While visiting Volcanoes national park, have the chance to tour the Musanze Caves two kilometers long underneath that were recently unveiled to be visited by tourist in 2013 by the Rwanda Development Board together with the Rwanda Defense Forces.

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The caves can be sited north of the country in Musanze District; the site has had a major facelift with establishment of tourist walkways, trails and stairs that take you to the dark interior of the caves that illustrates a picture of a house with several rooms and corridors. The floor is paved and there are some stairs to ease movement.
Visit the volcanic region of Rwanda to view the Caves believed to be formed as a result of volcanic eruption decades ago .A tour to the cave offers an in-depth understanding of the geological and geographical historical development of the globe. Musanze cave can be explored after gorilla tracking in Volcanoes national park in case you will have time. The place is located on the foothills of Volcanoes national park, meaning that you can easily visit this place after gorilla tracking. Visitors can also adventure other spectacular sites and  enjoy the views of the nearby areas including the Buhanga Eco-park known for coronation of Rwandan former kings, the panoramic views of the twin lakes namely Burera and Ruhondo, Karisimbi Volcano climbing, Bisoke Volcano climbing, trek to Dian Fossey grave, golden monkeys trekking and the famous mountain gorillas trekking.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_tabs style=”modern” color=”black” active_section=”1″][vc_tta_section title=”Rwanda Safari Tour Options” tab_id=”1552381241793-d68ce45f-8428″][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”avada-custom-sidebar-rwandasafaritourpackages”][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Rwanda Safari Parks” tab_id=”1552381241605-cdaeafbc-15e5″][vc_wp_custommenu nav_menu=”62″][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Rwanda Uganda Safari Tour Options” tab_id=”1552381235943-15656d3f-8768″][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”avada-custom-sidebar-ugandarwandasafaritouroptions”][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Uganda Safari Tour Options” tab_id=”1552381235962-eb6d718c-9b08″][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”avada-custom-sidebar-ugandasafaritourpackages”][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_gmaps link=”#E-8_JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3JjJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZ3d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbSUyRm1hcHMlMkZkJTJGZW1iZWQlM0ZtaWQlM0Qxb2p2VkhLNy1NYXRqWmRJdnp2Y0dtQjRiRzNIYUVrR1MlMjIlMjB3aWR0aCUzRCUyMjEwMCUyNSUyMiUyMGhlaWdodCUzRCUyMjQ4MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRmlmcmFtZSUzRQ==”][vc_column_text][captainform id=”1266488″]
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