The 2 days Nyiragongo hiking takes you to the Nyiragongo Mountain which is the most active volcano in the world situated in North West of DR. Congo. The mountain has an elevation of 3470m lying with in Virunga National Park in Rwanda. The mountain is one of world’s active volcanoes with smoke and gorgeous fire flames seen every day but the best observation is at night.
Day 1: Nyiragongo hiking to the summit
You will be picked early in the morning by our representative from the hotel in Gisenyi town and drive you through Goma town to Virunga national park headquarters for briefing. You will be given a local guide there to take you through this charming adventure. You will set off with hiking at about 10:30am arriving at the top late in the afternoon at around 4:00pm or 5.00 pm. If you use kibati starting point taking around 5 hours to reach the summit of the Mountain. You will admire the lava lake all evening. Be prepared to go through steep, muddy and slippery routes, thorns and tall trees on the way. You will have dinner and accommodation at the mountain camp tents upon arrival at the summit.
Day 2: Descend to the bottom and transfer to Kigali international airport
After the morning delicious breakfast at Nyiragongo summit, you will start sloping down at 6:30 am to the bottom to meet your driver waiting to transfer you to Kigali international airport for your flight back home.
End of 2 days’ safari to Nyiragongo.
- Airport transfers
- One porters per person
- Camping, cook and hiking permit
- Bottled water on safari vehicle,
- All park entry fees
- All set activities on the itinerary.
- Personal travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature like tips, drinks etc.