2 DAYS NYIRAGONGO HIKE

2 DAYS NYIRAGONGO HIKE

$762 (Per Adult)

$381 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Sightseeing

Duration2 day(s)

LocationDemocratic Republic of the Congo

Start PointGisenyi town

End PointGisenyi town

AvailabilityOct 18 , 2019 to Oct 31 , 2022

Summary

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano with an elevation of 3,470 m 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 north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and just west of the border with Rwanda.

Package Includes

Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Visa, Porter, Volcano Climbing Permit, Rescue fee, Portage, Sleeping Bag, Park fees.

Package Excludes

International flights (from/to home), Additional accommodations, tips,...

Activities

  • Animal Tracking
  • Bird Photography
  • Camping
  • Game Walk
  • General Photography
  • Hiking
  • Landscape photography
  • Township tour
  • Wilderness Trail
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Bird Watching

Places

  • Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Lake Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • No WiFi but some phone coverage

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Start of Nyiragongo Hiking

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Camping General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Bird Watching

After your breakfast, our driver-guide will move from the hotel and do some shopping in the supermarket before transferring to Kibati Village where you will start your hiking experience. The Hike will take you 5 to 6 hours, with the en-route view of some animals and birds along the trail. Arrive late in the afternoon Admire the lava lake all evening, before retiring in the hut on the rim of the giant crater high above the active lake. The climb up to and down from Nyiragongo is strenuous and often in hot conditions, but the path is relatively easy and not excessively steep. You will get a backpack from us which includes; a lunch package, warm fleece, and a sleeping bag. You will have a personal cook preparing a hot meal at the summit. You can hire a porter to carry your luggage at US$ 24 per porter to be paid on the ground.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Mt Nyiragongo volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 2Descend the Volcano and transfer back to your destination

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Bird Watching

Early morning, you will enjoy your breakfast with the breathtaking view overlooking the Nyiragongo crater before you descend. Around noon you will be back at base camp. After this amazing experience, it is time to relax. Your driver/guide will take you to Goma where you will need to cross the border to Rwanda.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements

For personalized details on health and visa requirements please check the IATA travel centre here

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/CD-Congo-(Dem.-Rep.)-passport-visa-health-travel-document-requirements.htm

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$762 Duration: 2 day(s)

Children Not Allowed

Destination

Democratic Republic of the Congo