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SHORT SAFARIS

3 Days Nyiragongo volcano hike

Safari

3 Days Nyiragongo volcano hike Congo or Mount Nyiragongo safari trip, takes you to the Nyiragongo Mountain situated North west of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with an elevation of 3470 lies with in the Virunga National Park, bordering with Rwanda to the North east from Kigali.

Tour Timeline

  • Day 1 - Travel to Gisenyi / Goma border
    We are traveling to Gisenyi on the Rwanda side or even enter Goma on the Congo side for a night. Most visitors will however choose to sleep in Gisenyi on the Rwanda side as there are so many accommodation alternatives compared to Goma / Virunga National Parks 3-common accommodations of: Ihusi hotel, Mikeno lodge or the Bukima camp.

    If we depart from Kigali quite early enough, we have options of doing other activities like the Kigali city tour, a stop in the Volcanoes park for a 1hr community visit at the Iby'iwacu cultural village and or evening doing a boat ride on lake Kivu in the evening.

    Dinner and overnight at our chosen lodge.

  • Day 2 - Nyiragongo hike

    We are hiking the Volcanoes on this day. Our breakfast will be quite early to enable us cross the boarder and prepare for a morning briefing at the Kibati ranger post of the Virunga National Park. Porters will be available to help us carry our luggages to the summit, food will be prepared by the team from the park. You are however free to pack your own meal/sandwich for the day on the Virunga Volcano hike.

    Some of our travelers are experienced trekkers while others its their first time. We urge all our guests to this volcano mountain in Congo to let us know so that we prepare accordingly. Rain gears, trekking sticks can be provided. You may however carry yours. Enjoy your night with the amazing active volcano in Africa.

    Dinner and Overnight at the summit in the mountain huts.

  • Day 3 - Return from Nyiragongo Volcano hike

    An early breakfast, and depart from the summit with an entire view of Goma, Lake Kivu and the Virunga National Park - Return to the park office and drive back to Kigali for a return journey.

    If you wish to be dropped off to another place other than the pick up, kindly let us know.

    End of your 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano hike.