3 DAY EXCLUSIVE MT NYIRAGONGO HIKE
DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND TRANSFER TO GISENYI.
Upon arrival for the 3 day exclusive Mt Nyiragongo hike, you will be welcomed by our expert driver guide who will brief you about the tour before you are transferred to Gisenyi for a rest as you prepare for your next day for mt Nyiragongo trek.
DAY 2: TRANSFER TO MT NYIRAGONGO HIKE
Early morning breakfast and later your driver-guide will be waiting for you at the hotel reception and transfer you at 6 am at the grande barrier where you will be assisted for your visa process and proceed to Goma for your Mt Nyiragongo trek.
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. Guests will arrive in Goma and will be helped by our driver-guide to check-in for their accommodation. overnight will be on the volcano shelters and return to grande Barrier the following morning.
Trekkers should be at the Grande Barriere border crossing by 06:30 am and check-in with the Virunga tourism office by 8:00 am 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, the starting point for the Nyiragongo volcano trek. The ascent up the volcano starts around 10:00 am with most climbing groups reaching the summit by 5:00 pm. Hikers will spend the night on the crater.
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, Nyiragongo backpack,one night stay on Nyiragongo summit Shelters on full board,
Excluded are Tips and gratuities, Porter Fees.
DAY 3: DESCEND AND TRANSFER TO KIGALI AIRPORT
Today after an early breakfast, you will start to descend back to Kibati around 6:00am, you will reach late morning as descending is easier than ascending, then your transferred back to the grande barrier via Goma where you will find your driver guide in Rwanda side, take you for lunch at the nearest restaurant. Later after a 3 hour scenic transfer to Kigali International Airport or Overnight in Kigali on your extra cost.