Welcome to Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Guide

3 Days Nyiragongo Hiking Safari

3 Days Nyiragongo Hiking Tour- Congo Safaris

Among the Congo tour operators is the famous Congo Gorilla Safaris is one of the few tour operator who offer  exciting Nyiragongo tours to climb the Nyiragongo Volcano the world’s largest lava lake in the world found in the Democratic republic of Congo in the eastern part in Virunga National Park. For a long time it was not possible to climb the volcano due to the unrest in the country. That has all changed for the last 7 Years and the virunga foundation the organization responsible for managing virunga national park opened up the trail to hike up to the top lava lake of Nyiragongo. Congo is the last frontier of Africa and waiting for adventurers to come and explore on 3 Days Nyiragongo Hike tour .

Highlights of Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

– Visit Virunga National Park, the oldest national park in Africa.
– Summit Africa’s most active volcano.
– Watch the world’s largest lava lake in action.
– Mikeno Package Costing $$100.
Nyiragongo Permit $$300.

All Visitors planning for nyiragongo hiking tour to congo, should take a note that the trip can be a minimum of 3 days where by two days are for hiking ( going up one day and returning down 1 Day ) and read the preparation for the hiking adventure to congo

Nyiragongo Volcano has designed a well-balanced programme with little stress. Depart from Kigali you will go to Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu for a relaxing afternoon. In the morning your cross the border at Goma and start climbing the Volcano. You will spend the night on the crater rim and descend the next day. Your driver/guide will take you back to Kigali.

Detailed Travel Plan.

3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike Congo

The 3 Days  Mount nyiragongo Hiking Safari Tour  takes us to the serrated mountains looming in a distance on the countryside of Virunga  to hike nyiragongo Volcano, Mount nyiragongo is an active strato volcano inviting for Mountain climbing towards the rocky defined Mountain edges pointing and Congo gorilla safaris is the most reliable Safari Company to offer you nyiragongo Hike trip. 

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma in D. R. Congo

Upon Arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda you will be welcomed by the tour guide and transfer to  Gisenyi which is located at the border of Rwanda and Congo, you will arrive in the evening hours, Dinner and Overnight stay at Water Front beach Hotel in Gisenyi on the shores of lake kivu.

Day 2: Climb Nyiragongo Volcano

Nyiragongo Volcano

After early morning breakfast take short drive from Goma to Kibati the start point for Nyiragongo climbing in Virunga national park, after a briefing with park rangers, start hiking Nyiragongo volcano and hike through an impressive rain forest, the climb continues on the lava eruption fissure, reach the summit. Have the whole evening to enjoy the view from the crate and watch the lava inside. Overnight in shelter at the crater.

Day 3: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano

After breakfast, descend down from nyiragongo volcano mountain, meet our driver to Kibati . Return goma and if time allows take a city tour of goma visiting goma caves and proceed to the boarder to cross and drive back to Kigali International airport.

Explore the Great Virunga Mountains on 3 Days tour to Congo and check on the packing list


Explore the Heights of Virunga – on Hike Contact us to book