3 days Special Nyiragongo Hike / volcanoes

Mt Nyiragongo is scenic active volcano with the largest crater lake featuring top hikes and climbing suitable making it a must visit tour destinations in Africa.

Mt Nyiragongo is situated in the democratic republic of Congo inside the greater virunga national park about 20Kms north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu just on the western border of Rwanda.

The mountain features a scenic strato volcano known for its persistent active volcanic activity with a prominent crate lake on the summit.





 Why visit Nyiragongo volcano

  • Huge beautiful crater lake on the summit
  • Exploding hot gases
  • Mountain Hikes and climbing activities

Besides the mountain activities, the lower slopes of the mountain side is a home to a variety of animals like the bush bucks, the blue monkeys and baboons.


From Kigali international airport Rwanda, the journey is approximately 3 hours going through Gisenyi town via Ruhengeri at the Rwanda Congo border near Goma town. Gisenyi transit route, tours on boat cruise on Lake Kivu.


Treks to the summit of Nyiragongo start from Kibati patrol in the wee hours in morning a 30min drive up to Goma town.

Hiking activities:

Professional guides will orient tourists before hiking activities ensuring every tourist have necessary hiking and cold weather gears worn, proper hydration, and medical examination, packed meals

Hiking to the summit takes between 4 to 6 hours climb starting from an altitude around 1,999 meters to 3470 meters above sea level.

To the summit through the lava rock walk, a scenic view of Virunga Mountains national park can be spotted, tropical forested slopes habite wildlife can’t be missed as well.

8 Days Rwanda Primate & Wildlife Holiday Safari


Arrival- have lunch – drive to Volcanoes National Park, journey is about 2 and a half hours. , afternoon canoeing near the gorillas, dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge, Meal plan: F/B,Time taken is 4 hours

Day 2:

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking, lunch , afternoon ibya’chwu cultural visit, dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge, Meal plan: F/B

Day 3:

Golden monkey tracking, afternoon Twin Lakes visit. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 4:

Dianne Fossey – transfer to Lake Kivu and have boat cruise along the Lake visiting the fishing villages. Overnight stay at the lodge, Meal plan:F/B, Time taken is 2-3 hours

Day 5:

Kayaking or Boat cruise towards the hot springs and then take a walk/hike. Get back on the boat and return to the hotel, stay at the lodge. Meal plan: F/B

Day 6:

Lake Kivu- Nyungwe Forest National Park
Arrive in afternoon at Nyungwe Forest National Park check in at the Lodge for lunch, dinner and overnight at the lodge. Meal plan: F/B,Time taken is 4 hours

Day 7:

Chimp tracking and canopy walk Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge, Meal plan: F/B

Day 8:

Nyungwe Forest to Kigali with en-route visit to the local markets. Overnight stay at the Hotel, meal plan: B/B, Time taken is 5-6 hours, proceed to the airport for your departure flight Quotation based on 3-4 pax:

Budget: USD 2, 930 per person sharing
Mid Range: USD 3,150 per person sharing
Luxury: USD 4,500 per person sharing

  • Ground transportation
  • 1 Gorilla permit each
  • 1 Chimp permit each
  • Canopy walk
  • Golden monkey tracking
  • Dianne Fossey trekking
  • Boat cruises along Lake Kivu
  • Accommodation and meals
  • En-route luncheons
  • Airport transfers
  • City tour
  • Full time English speaking driver/Guide

The Visa, international fares, tipping to the locals and porters, ,
meals in Kigali, laundry, luxury drinks and any other personnel nature

  • Nyungwe Top view
  • Mountain gorilla view lodge
  • Kigali Serena:
  • Kivu Serena hotel


  • Nyungwe top view lodge
  • Davinci Lodge
  • Five to Five hotel Kigali
  • Moriah hotel


  • Gisakura guest house
  • Paradise malahide lake Kivu
  • Chezlando hotel
  • Kinigi guest house