Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

3 Day 2 Nights

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

hiking mt nyiragongo

Overview

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

  • 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 Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali International Airport to Gisenyi.

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.

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 Tour

What to Carry for your 2 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Water proofed rain coat

Backpack

Rubber hiking boots

Water proofed bags

Immunization card

Walking stick


This is a private safari and can be booked by an individual or a group of people. Please contact our Safari consultants for a quote

Cost Includes

  • Meet and greet services
  • Includes Congo Visa
  • Airport transfers
  • Gorilla Tracking
  • All park entry fees
  • Transport in a 4×4 Vehicle customized for safari
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • International flights
  • Excludes Other Visas
  • All expenses of personal nature such as drinks and tips

Safari Vans

STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people

Safari land cruiser

UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

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