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3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike -Congo Hiking adventure

Mount Nyiragongo is an active strato volcano with an elevation of 3,470 metres (11,380 ft) in the Virunga Mountains associated with the Albertine Rift.Book  3 Days Mount Nyiragongo hike.

This 3 Days Nyiragongo Hike adventure starts from Kigali Rwanda and cross to Goma town and ends again in Kigali Rwanda.

Plan for Congo safari holiday to virunga national park to enjoy other activities like Nyiragongo hike on 3 Days Tour with primate safaris rwanda.

Trip Summary

Day 1: City tour & transfer from kigali to Goma Congo( Driving time is 4-5 Hours)
Day 2: Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Hike ( Hike to the Top about 5-7 Hours Depending on the speed of the group & weather)
Day 3: Descend Mount Nyiragongo & transfer to Kigali ( Driving time 4 hours)

End of 3 Day mount Nyiragongo Volcano Hike.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali ( Rwanda)- Goma (Democratic republic of Congo)

Land cruiser Safari jeep

You will be welcomed by tour guide from Active African Vacations after breakfast to  enjoy a visit to Kigali’s attractions like the genocide Memorial sites, the oldest King’s palace in Nyanza where you will relocate from to Gisenyi Lake Kivu, you will have lunch then cross the Congo border to Goma town where you will have Dinner and Overnight at Mikeno lodge, Lac Kivu Lodge, Ihusi Hotel.  meals on Full board.

Day 2: Hike Mt. Nyiragongo Volcano

Land cruiser Safari jeep
You will wake up early in the morning take breakfast then proceed to the hiking starting point i.e Kibati Patrol Post.

While here, you will climb up to the top of the volcano and at the top you will spot the conical lava lake spewing lava into thin air producing a reddish lighting in the sky that makes all viewers have exceptional encounters and experiences.

This will take you almost the whole day although if the group is more physically fit, you can hike it in a relatively few hours. After reaching the top, you will spot the beautiful lava lake, terrain vegetation and different wildlife species like forest elephants, primates e.g the black and white Colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys as well as brilliant spectacular birds.

Day 3: Descend down the Volcano- Kigali

Descend Nyiragongo
You will wake up and descend back down wards where you will later on transfer form to Gisenyi then to Kigali for lunch  and later proceed straight to the airport for your flight back home.

End of 3 Days Congo Nyiragongo Hike.

3 Days/2 Nights congo nyiragongo Hike safari Includes & Excludes on the prices.

Safari Includes

  1. Nyiragongo Volcano Permit
  2. Mikeno Package/ Sleeping bags
  3. Camping gears at the top of Nyiragongo
  4. Accommodation & Meals as in the travel Plan
  5. 4WD Safari Jeep transportation
  6. Knowledgeable English speaking Guide
  7. Drinking Water & Lunch

 The package excludes

  1. All expenses of personal nature
  2. Air fare, Rwanda Visa
  3. Luxury Drinks & laundry.
  4. Tips to local guides
  5. Porters
  6. Porter fee while trekking
  7. personal insurance
  8. personal shopping bills

Find the list of recommended lodges & Hotels ,Camping Sites during your stay in Virunga National Park on northern Lake Kivu while on Congo gorilla Safari with primate Safaris rwanda.

Virunga National Park Lodges

Virunga National Park is located in the northern part of lake kivu and its nearest town is goma , Active African Vacations recommended the following hotels & lodges to travelers visiting congo, Mikeno Safari lodge, Bukima Tented camp, Lake Lavc hotel. Book a Congo gorilla safaris with primate safaris Rwanda.

Mikeno Lodge luxury
mikeno-lodge Are you traveling to Virunga National Park Congo, book a room at Mikeno Lodge to enjoy your stay comfortably while on vacation. The lodge offers hiking packages too.
Bukima Tented Camp luxury
bukima-tented-camp Situated strategically facing the massive Virunga National Park, Bukima offers affordable comfortable accommodation to guests that locate to Congo while on holiday.
Nyiragongo Summit Shelters
nyiragongo-volcano-shelters These are located at the top of the volcano offering accommodation to all hikers that get to the top of the volcano while on safari vacation holiday in Congo.

Kahuzi Biega National park Lodges

Kahuzi Biega national park is located in the southern park of lake kivu, and its known for being only destination for eastern lowland gorilla trekking in Congo, We recommend the following lodges to travelers that have booked their safaris to congo with Active African Vacations as part of primate adventure tour. Coco lodge ( Mid Range), orchids Safari lodge ( Luxury) and Far horizon hotel ( Budget) in Bukavu Town Congo.

Orchids Safari Lodge luxury
Orchids Safari lodgeOrchids is a luxury Safari lodge located on the southern park of lake Kivu in Bukavu , its 4 Star hotel and recommend to lowland gorilla trekkers in Kahuzi Biega. Book Lowland gorilla Tour with Active African Vacations to enjoy an overnight stay in this luxury lodge.
Coco Lodge Mid range
Coco lodgeis a mid range safari lodge located in Bukavu, nice for travelers that are interested in understanding the Congolese music and local culture during the evening hours. Book Gorilla Trekking to Congo offered at primate safaris Rwanda site.
Far Horizon Hotel Budget
Budget Accommodation Congois a budget accommodation but offering nice services to travelers, Dont miss to trek the eastern lowland gorillas on budget option, book cheap Lowland gorilla tracking adventure with ultimate gorilla adventures in Africa.

Don’t forget to check out at Active African Vacations that has deep roots in Rwanda & Uganda, and our private Bespoke Safaris and guaranteed departure, small group Classic congo Safaris are creatively and expertly designed to show off the country’s grand diversity

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