3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hiking

3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hiking

These 3 days Nyiragongo Hiking safari gives you a true sense of appreciating nature as you will come to discover how careful God was in his creation, placing one of the most active volcanoes in the world in Africa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. And as if that wasn’t enough, blessing it with a very scenic Lave Lake and surrounding it with extremely Charming features, rolling Hills and scattered Homestead. There are also several birds’ species, primates, mammals, and plants that have been held hostage here because of the lush forest, fodder, and water.

These and more await you on the 3 days’ hiking adventure. You will have an amazing boat cruise at Lake Kivu, photography, hiking to the summit of Mount Nyiragongo also known as General Nyiragongo and enjoy a safe fun-packed drive

Detailed tour

Day 1: Pickup, boat cruise and transfer to transfer to Goma

As soon as you step your feet at Kigali international airport, our company representative will be glad to meet you for the three days exciting adventure. You will be briefed first, before embarking on a 3-4 hours’ drive to Gisenyi for a rewarding boat cruise at Lake Kivu, explore the surrounding hills as you feed your eyes with the beautiful views.

Thereafter, leave the boat for lunch before proceeding with a smooth 3-4 hours’ drive to Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, host to Mount Nyiragongo, and the drive is covered with eye-catching views of plantations, hospitable people and great rolling hills. Sum up the long journey with refreshment, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Hike to the Mount Nyiragongo summit

Have a relaxed morning Breakfast, before going to the trailhead at Kabitsa village as 10:00 am where you will join other hikers who are there for a briefing by expert park rangers who will explain to you the dos and don’ts of hiking.

Nyiragongo is one of the most active volcanoes in the world that requires determination, patience, and stamina to manage the 5-6-hour hike to reach summit where you will spot the lave lake and other unforgettable features. After taking photos and watching the entire volcanoes park, camp for the night at the mountain huts.

Day 3: Descend from the mountain peak to the bottom and drive back to Kigali

After enjoying a hefty breakfast, you will start your journey to the base where the driver will be waiting for you to embark on a 4-5 hours’ drive back to Kigali international airport for a flight to your next destination.

End of Safari