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Climb the remarkable landmark of the Democratic Republic of Congo while on this 3 Day Nyiragongo Volcano Tour. This is one of the world’s most active volcanoes and the largest lava lake. Contact us to book this amazing tour.

3 Day Nyiragongo Volcano TourHIGHLIGHTS:

  • Climb the volcano
  • Overnight stay on the crater rim
  • lava lake  stunning views.

Day 1: To Gisenyi

On arrival at Kigali international airport, your driver/guide will pick and take you to Rubavu( Gisenyi ) on the shores of Lake Kivu.

In the afternoon you have time to explore Rubavu(Gisenyi) town near the  DR Congo border, Optional activities can be organized on arrival by your guide if time allows.

Day 2: Climb Nyiragongo Volcano

Your driver will take you to the border point and cross over to Congo, drive to Kibati starting point on the foot of the Nyiragongo volcano. You will start hiking at 10 AM in the morning have your own porter to carry your backpack and your personal items. A cook will be provided to prepare your meals on top of the crater rim. Come with your sleeping bag or hire one at the starting point and enough drinking water.

The Nyiragongo is one of the world’s most active volcanoes and has the world’s largest lava lake. This stratovolcano recently erupted in 2002 but is predictable and therefore safe to climb. The volcano’s forested lower slopes are home to a variety of animals, including monkeys and bushbucks.

In the late afternoon, you will reach the top with an extraordinary view of the crater filled with a sea of lava. You are one of the few persons to admire this spectacle. After a nice hot meal, prepared by your personal cook, you have some time to relax and enjoy the view.

At night you can see the sea of lava in the crater which results in fantastic photo’s! You will sleep in one of the basic cabins on the crater rim.

Day 3: Return to Kigali

Today you will descend and have a picnic lunch. After this amazing experience, your driver/guide will take you across the border again and he will take you to your accommodation in Kigali or drop you at the airport in time for your flight.

This is the end of the 3 Day Nyiragongo Volcano Tour.

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