Nyiragongo – 03 Day
Visit Virunga and experience the Nyiragongo volcano trek in Democratic Republic of Congo. This Congo adventure trip is done in 3 days with one stay at Lake Kivu, Gisenyi and one night at the Nyiragongo summit.
Day1: Kigali – Transfer to Gisenyi and overnight stay at Discover Guest House. Meal plan: F/B
Day2&3: Hike & Descend Mount Nyiragongo
The Nyiragongo package is a standalone Nyiragongo trek. Guests will arrive in Goma, overnight on the volcano and return to Goma the following morning.
Trekkers should be at the Grande Barriere border crossing by 7:00am and check-in with Virunga tourism office by 8:00am on the morning of the scheduled trek.
The tourism office is conveniently located in the Grande Barriere border post building, opposite passport control. During check-in, guests will be provided with a volcano trek permit that must be presented before climbing.
Once check-in is complete, guests will be transported to Kibati Ranger Post, starting point for the Nyiragongo volcano trek. The ascent up the volcano starts around 10:00am with most climbing groups reaching the summit by 5:00pm.
Hikers will spend the night on the crater and start the descent back to Kibati around 6:00am the following morning. Once at the bottom, guests will be taken back to Goma with drop-off at the Grande Barriere.
Included in this package:
- Volcano trek permit
- Transport to and from Kibati Ranger Post, one-night stay on Nyiragongo summit
- DRC Tourist Visa
- Nyiragongo Back Pack
Not included in this package: Porter fees, gratuities and anything of a personal nature.