A 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo hike tour offers tourists hiking Nyiragongo, one of the active volcano mountains in the virunga ranges-virunga national park bordering Rwanda. This safari will start from Kigali Rwanda as follows.
Day 1. Arrival in Kigali
Your guide will pick you up on arrival in Kigali for a city tour, visit Gisozi genocide memorial site, Kimironko local market for fruits, crafts. After lunch, transfer to Lake Kivu in Gisenyi on Rwanda side reaching early in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Paradise Malahide, Mikeno lodge, Bukima camp.
Day 2. Transfer to DR Congo for Nyiragongo hiking
After a soothing cup of coffee your guide will transfer you to Goma border where you will clear with customs. You will then enter DR Congo and drive up to Kibatsi village, a starting point of the hike where you will get final hiking briefing. You will start the hike up to the summit at 10am and this usually lasts 4 – 6 hours depending on the general fitness. When hiking, you don’t leave anyone behind, there are porters at a small fee to carry your luggage. In the night, you will have a clear view of the lava lake, take photographs. Dinner and overnight at the top shelters.
Day 3.Descend Nyiragongo and transfer back to Kigali
After breakfast, you will descend down the summit to the park quarters with a clear view of Lake Kivu, Goma town. You will reach down by mid day and then cross over back to Rwanda. You will transfer back to Kigali reaching early in the evening and transfer to the airport to check in for your departure flight if on schedule or check in at your hotel in Kigali.
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