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Our 3 Days Hiking Nyiragongo Volcano will take you to Nyiragongo crater it is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, in recent times this volcano has erupted twice it is attached to the great east African rift valley in the Virunga volcanic region in the democratic republic of Congo, hiking Nyiragongo is one of those super activities you shouldn’t miss put on a world tour  you will have a thrilling time with experiences that will last a lifetime, the tour highlights.

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali – Gisenyi.

Day 2: Hiking to the summit of Nyiragongo Mountain.

Day 3: Return to Kigali.

3 Days Hiking Nyiragongo Volcano

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Gisenyi

Upon arrival, you will be met by our company representative who will meet greet and start your journey to the volcanic mountain, he will transfer you to Gisenyi town around Lake Kivu and thereafter reach for Goma to cross the border, the beach areas are very eye-catching, depending on the time you arrive, you can choose to have an optional boat cruise on Lake Kivu, cross the border and transfer to the lodge that has been booked for your dinner and stay overnight,

Luxury: Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Kibumba tented camp

Best Budget: Hotel Cape Kivu

Meal plan:  breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Hiking to the summit of Nyiragongo Mountain

Following early morning breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters to begin the great trek, hiking to the summit takes 4-6 hours to witness this active volcano, beginning at the Kibati, trackers are led through by a park ranger guide, you can hire a porter to help carry luggage, you can carry your food or have the one prepared by the park team, climbing this mountain needs one to be physically fit so kindly prepare for it, spending the night at the summit while camping to watch the beautiful hot glaze of the vocanic crater.

Dinner and stay overnight at the mountain camping area

Day 3: Descending to the Bottom

Breakfast and after which we will descend the volcano, you will have beautiful views of the Goma town, and the Virunga national park, arriving to meet our driver guide who will transfer you to Kigali international airport for departure, lunch en-route.

Trip includes.

  • All ground transportation.
  • Border crossing fees.
  • Park and conservation fees.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Water on board.
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the travel plan.
  • Accommodation as identified.


  • Visa fees and air tickets.
  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan.
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff.
  • Extra costs as a result of personal delays.
  • Item of personal nature.
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