3 Days Hiking Nyiragongo volcano
This 3 days tour starts and ends im Kigali Rwanda, takes you to memorable experience of hiking nyiragongo volcano in Congo. This tour can be organized in either budget, mid range and luxury, just enquire here.
Itinerary in Summary
Day 1: To Gisenyi Day 2: Climb Nyiragongo Volcano
Day 3: Return to Kigali.
Nov 18- Mar 17
pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise
- Experienced and qualified guide
- Hotel Accomodation
- Camp Fire
- Sports Elements
Day 1: To Gisenyi On your arrival at Kigali international airport your driver/guide will take you to gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu. In the afternoon you have time to explore Gisenyi town. Optional activities can be organized by the lodge. Activities today are at your own cost. On this tour, you can either sleeping Paradise Malahide or any category. Each comfortable bungalow was built using local wood and volcanic rock to blend seamlessly into the natural beauty of the area. A perfect night’s sleep awaits you as you fall asleep to the sounds of Lake Kivu floating into the shore. In the morning, you will be enchanted by the songs of the fishermen and birds.
Day 2: Climb Nyiragongo Volcano
In the morning after breakfast; you will be transferred to Goma Grand Barrier border. While at the border you will present the visa acceptance form and the visa invoice to the border official. This states that you already paid for your visa and you will receive a stamp in your passport for a single entry tourist visa.
While At the border Ultimate Wild Safaris representative will assist you with the border crossing procedures for a hassle free experience.Thereafter; our driver guide will drive you through Virunga national park to the Kibati patrol post on the foot of the Nyiragongo volcano. You will start hiking at 10 AM in the morning. You will have your personal cook who will prepare a nice hot meal on top of the crater rim and you will have a packed lunch. Ultimate wild Safaris will provide you with a backpack with a sleeping bag and warm fleece vest. It can get quite cold at the top of the Nyiragongo. So it is advisable to hire a porter to carry your luggage up.
The Nyiragongo Volcano is one of the world’s most active volcanoes and has the world's largest lava lake. This volcano recently erupted in 2002 but is predictable and therefore safe to climb. The volcano’s forested lower slopes are home to a variety of animals like monkeys and bushbucks. In the late afternoon you will reach the top with an extraordinary view of the crater filled with sea of lava. You are one of the few persons to admire this spectacle. After a nice hot meal you have some time to relax and enjoy the view. At night you can see the sea of lava in the crater which results in fantastic photos! You will sleep in one of the basic huts on the crater rim.
Day 3: Return to Kigali
Today you will descend from the Volcano. After this amazing experience you will be transferred to the border of Rwanda. Thereafter; you will transferred to Rwanda Capital city - Kigali for either a short city tour if time allows or direct to the airport in time for your flight back home.
Incase you need an extra night in Kigali we will be happy to organize this for you. Contact us, from here. Finally end of a once in a life time experience in DR Congo!
"I and my friend did this 3 day tour Hiking Nyiragongo volcano. William picked us up, awesome driver and great companion, our trip was super nice and the food too."