2 Day Nyiragongo Volcano trek in Virunga
This tour to climb Nyiragongo volcano in Virunga national Park start and ends in Gisenyi, This short tour will take you to kibati where you will climb the famous active Nyiragongo volcano to see the world’s largest lava lake. The Nyiragongo is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Recently erupted in 2002 creating a mass destruction of Goma city where the lava lakes can still be seen.
What's included :
- 1x Breakfast
- 2x Dinner
- 1x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 1 night
- All Fees and Taxes
- Private transportation
- Driver and Guide
- Entry/Admission - Mount Nyiragongo
What's excluded :
- Travel Insurance
Day 1: Nyiragongo Volcano hike
Stop At: Mount Nyiragongo, 21 Gm, Goma Democratic Republic of the Congo
Meet you the Border on rwanda side and transfer to Kibati Village in Congo where you start you hiking experience. Start the hiking and arrive at the top in the afternoon. This will take you 5-6hours, with enroute view of some animals and birds along the trail. Admire the lava lake all evening, before retiring in the Shelter on the rim of the giant crater high above the active lake. The climb up to and down from Nyiragongo is strenuous and often in hot conditions, but the path is relatively easy and not excessively steep. You can hire a porter to carry your luggage at US$ 24 per porter to be paid on ground.
Duration: 1 day
Accommodation included: Overnight in Virunga Mountain shelters, 1 star
Day 2: Back From The Volcano
Pass By: Station Service Congo Pétrole, Mtaa Wa Aeroport, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
In the morning you will enjoy your breakfast with the breathtaking view overlooking the Nyiragongo crater before you descend. Around noon you will be back at base camp. After this amazing experience it is time to relax. Your driver/guide will take you to Goma then cross the border and Drive to Gisenyi Rwanda. End of The tour.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Gisenyi, Rwanda
Departure Time :6:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.