3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike


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Overview for this 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

This 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike in Congo is a magical journey that will take you to hike the Nyiragongo Volcano one of the most active volcanoes in the world with an elevation of 3,470 m (11,380 ft), Not much is known about how long the volcano has been erupting, but since 1882, it has erupted at least 34 times and the most recent eruption happened in 2002.

Summary of 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike.

  • Day 1: Drive from Kigali International Airport to Gisenyi.
  • Day 2: Nyiragongo hiking to the summit.
  • Day 3: Descending to the bottom and transfer back to Kigali international airport.

Things To Consider during this 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Transportation is inclusive
  • Tour can depart from any location close
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Professional Guides
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Discounts for group travels are available
  • Age Limit: 12 years and above for the Nyiragongo hike

Detailed 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali International Airport to Gisenyi.

Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Our English speaking driver will receive you from Kigali international airport and he will brief you on the safari. He will then transfer you to Gisenyi town which is the largest town in Lake Kivu towns. You will have some good times from Gisenyi because of the beautiful beaches and can have boat cruise from Lake Kivu while sighting series of islands and overlooking Nyiragongo volcano. You will have lunch from Gisenyi and after lunch cross Congo border to Goma town. Dinner and accommodation from Goma

Accommodation: Hotel cape kivu

Day 2: Nyiragongo hiking to the summit.

3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

The driver will pick you from the hotel which is in Gisenyi town very early in the morning. He will drive through Goma town to Virunga national park headquarters for briefing and you will be given a well knowledgeable guide. You will set off with hiking at 10:30am if you use kibati starting point, it take around 5 hours to reach the summit of Nyiragongo Mountain. You will pass in steep, muddy and slippery route, thorns and tall trees will be on the way.

Upon arrival at the summits dinner and accommodation at the mountain camp tents.

Day 3: Descend the Nyiragongo Volcano and Departure to Kigali to End the tour.

Have breakfast and after descend down from Nyiragongo volcano mountain, you will meet the driver and return to Goma and if time allows , you will have a city tour of Goma visiting Goma caves and then proceed

You will be driven back to Kigali for your post-tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Kigali on the last day of your tour. Since you will use the same route back, you will have another stop at the Rwanda-Congo border crossing for photo moments, buying souvenirs or to just relax before continuing to Kigali.

Main Destination: Kigali

Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Drinks: Mineral Water

Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost

You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

End of 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike Tour

What to Carry for your 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Water proofed rain coat


Rubber hiking boots

Water proofed bags

Immunization card

Walking stick

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  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Drinking water(On all days)
  • Porterage
  • Rescue fee
  • Climbing gear
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Meals

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Car Parking
Free Coupons
Laundry Service
Outdoor Seating
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

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