4 Days Nyiragongo hiking adventure to Virunga National Park the oldiest National Park in Africa. Rwanda Car rental is offering hiking adventures to Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano the most active in Democratic republic of Congo that is open for climbing. Book the 3 Days Nyiragongo Hike to visit the active volcano in Congo with experts.
Mount Nyiragongo is an active strato volcano with an elevation of 3470m (11382 ft) in the Virunga Mountains associated with the Albertine Rift. It is located inside Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, about 20 km (12 mi) north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and just west of the border with Rwanda. The main crater is about two kilometres wide and usually contains a lava lake. The crater presently has two distinct cooled lava benches within the crater walls – one at about 3,175 metres (10,417 ft) and a lower one at about 2,975 m (9,760 ft). Nyiragongo Lava Lake has at times been the most voluminous known lava lake in recent history. The depth of the lava lake varies considerably.
Day1: Drive from Kigali to Goma
In the morning hours, the guide & Staff from Rwanda car rental will be ready at your hotel to start the drive journey from Kigali to goma with simple stop over for photos and lunch reach gisenyi in the evening hours dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu water front breach. Enjoy a beautiful drive through the land of a thousand hills to reach Gisenyi the largest port on Lake Kivu.
Day2: Hike Nyiragongo Volcano
After Early morning breakfast, the traveler will set off to cross the border to Congo, leaving the car at the border and jump into another safari jeep from Congo side to drive you to kibati the start point for Nyiragongo Hike in Congo. The climbing adventures takes about 6-7 hours depending on the movement of the team and the number of people in the trek. Overnight at the volcano, dinner and overnight at Tents at the summit, meal plan:
Day3: Descend to Goma- Rwanda
You will descend to Goma and arrive at Kibati in the morning at around mid day and transfer to Goma for lunch and later transfer to Gisenyi. You will also visit Goma town to see the impact of the 2002 eruption that left Goma resembling a modern day Pompeii with cars and houses trapped in the lava flow. Overnight is foreseen at Lake Kivu water front beach . Meal plan: F/B
Day4: Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes National Park-Kigali
In this early morning the company guide will drive you from gisenyi to volcanoes national park for gorilla trekking Experience of the true wild mountain gorillas, Gorilla trekking starts at 8:00am in the morning and its the same time group allocation is done taking about 4-5 hours and later return to the lodge for lunch , drive back to Kigali.
The package includes:
- Car rental Fees,
- Lodge accommodation,
- all meals, mineral water,
- the services of a Driver-Guide,
- all park and entry fees, all activities as per the itinerary:
- Hike Nyiragongo Volcano,
- visit of Goma town.
- Gorilla trekking Permit
- Genocide Memorial Centre at Gisozi.
The package excludes:
Personal expenses, visas, flight charges, other personal expenses like tips and donations, all drinks except mineral water