3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Trek – Congo Safaris
Few volcanoes are as spectacular as Mount Nyiragongo. Known for its active lava lake and (relatively) frequent eruptions, this incredible volcano has the potential for widespread disaster.Nyiragongo Volcanic mountain is located in the Western part of Virunga National Park and is ranked to be among the most active volcanoes and is open to tourists that wish to visit for Hiking Adventure.
Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Kibati Station.
Pick up at the border or at your hotel/Airport then drive to the volcano hiking point in Kibati Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano with an elevation of 3470 m (11382 ft) 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 (12 mi) north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and just west of the border with Rwanda.
The main crater is about two kilometers wide and usually contains a lava lake. The crater presently has two distinct cooled lava benches within the crater walls – one at about 3,175 meters (10,417 ft) and a lower one at about 2,975 m (9,760 ft).
Nyiragongo and nearby Nyamuragira are together responsible for 40% of Africa’s historical volcanic eruptions. The hike will take 5 hours with 4 stops along the path, when at the top, cabins are available for your night, 1 cabin for 2 people. Overnight at the crater rim
Day 2: Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking & Descend
The morning after your breakfast at the crater rim, you will be overlooking the city of Goma as well as the 2 other older crater lakes. Not much is known about how long the volcano has been erupting, but since 1882, it has erupted at least 34 times, including many periods where activity was continuous for years at a time, often in the form of a churning lava lake in the crater. The volcano partly overlaps with two older volcanoes, Baratu and Shaheru, and is also surrounded by hundreds of small volcanic cinder cones from flank eruptions. Drop off at the border and Overnight at Palm Garden LodgeMeals: Full Board
Day 3: End of 3 Days Experience in Congo Safari Tour
After Break Fast you will Drive to Kigali and Take City tour Exploring Kigali Visit some Craft Markets for your Souvenirs Before Transfer to the Airport. Meals: Breakfast