Want a 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike Tour? Are you ready to take on a dare to the most active volcano mountain in the world? Mount. Nyiragongo volcano is positioned at an elevation of approximately 3,390 meters above sea level, lying within the great mountains of Virunga and about 21 kilometers from Goma town. The Mountain crater is estimated to be about 2 kilometers wide featuring a lava lake at it’s core. This volcano is claimed to be the most active in the world following the two recent eruptions that demolished over half of Goma town over a decade ago, flowing up to Lake Kivu.
This 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo hike adventure is crafted to reward you the best adventure in this extremely daring hike, featuring a night a top the mountain in wooden cabins and tents. This adventurous hiking safari commences and ends in Kigali City with an optional boat cruise on the magical Lake Kivu. This is apparently one of the most selling Congo safaris and tours.
3 Day Nyiragongo Tour Overview
You might indeed be scared to take on this 3 days Nyiragongo trek to this daring volcano but to keep you confident, no tourist has fell victim of the eruption but rather locals who reside in Goma during the eruptions that happened in the year 1997 and 2002 respectively. The people in charge of this activity can easily predict when this mountain is going to erupt and during this time, all tourism activities in the area are halted until the officials are sure the place is fully safe. Hiking Mount Nyiragongo is only safe if you follow instructions from the officials in charge which we always do. This adventure is definitely remarkable hence, worth giving a try in case you want to have lifetime memories of a safari. To spice it up, you can add a Virunga gorilla trekking experience for a glimpse of gorillas. The best package for such an arrangement is this 4 days Congo gorillas & Mount Nyiragongo hike.
Day 1: Pick up from Kigali to Goma
After your breakfast at your hotel on this first day of your 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike Tour, you will be picked and transferred to Gisenyi which is the largest port on L. Kivu. A boat cruise of Africa’s highest lake will reward you with captivating views of islands and far sights of the Nyiragongo volcano. Have lunch there and proceed to cross the border with Congo to the town of Goma which is the capital of the North Kivu province. Overnight in Goma.
Day 2: Nyiragongo Hike
In the morning of this second day of your 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike Tour, you will pack your bags and get ready to hike one of the most active and violent volcanoes on the Continent with the world’s most fluid and largest lava lake. Nyiragongo Volcano is located in the east of DRC, around 19 km from Goma, and is the most active volcano in the world. In 1997 and 2002, flows of very liquid lava broke out from cracks in the volcanic slopes as lava flowed at a terrific speed killing scores of people and displacing hundreds of thousands in the town of Goma. The 4-5 hour hike through lush rainforest will climax with a fascinating view of this lava lake as you chill out for a night at the crater rim. Overnight in tents at the top of the volcano.
Day 3: Descend the Volcano and transfer to Kigali
After breakfast, start your descent for a transfer back to Gisenyi where you will later transfer to Kigali for an overnight or a late flight back home. You can also choose to add a Rwanda safaris tour at the end of this package since you will be departing from Kigali.
End of 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike.