3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking

This 3 Days Nyiragongo volcano hiking tour take you to the summit of the world’s active volcano with a boiling lava lake. Mount Nyiragongo is one of the 8 Virunga volcanoes standing at 3470 meters above the sea level located within Virunga gorilla national park. A night stay at Nyiragongo offers you clear views of the glowing lava lake clearly seen at night. The trip starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Gisenyi
Day 2: Nyiragongo Hiking
Day 3: Descend and departure to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Gisenyi

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, meet our company guide, drive through Kigali city and transfer to Gisenyi for Lunch. Relax at the beaches of Lake Kivu and later cross over to Goma for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Nyiragongo Hiking

Wake up early, have a cup of coffee and with your driver guide transfer to Kibatsi patrol village where Nyiragongo hiking starts. Gather at the base of the Volcano for safety briefing and at 10:00am start off the hiking. A hike to the summit of Nyiragongo takes roughly 7 hours depending on one’s physical fitness and speed. You will spend an overnight at Nyiragongo Bandas to experience the boiling lava lake clearly seen at night.

Day 3: Descend and departure to Kigali

Today you will wake up early, have breakfast, enjoy the sun rise and descend to meet your driver guide at the base of the volcano. Thereafter, drive to Kigali for your connecting flight.
End of the tour

Trip Inclusions

 Nyiragongo Hiking permit
 Full time English speaking guide
 Accommodation and meals
 Ground transport
 Bottled drinking water
 Miscellaneous

Trip exclusions
 International flights
 Visa fees
 Alcoholic beverages
 Porters fee
 Tips
 Personal expenses