2 days Mount Karisimbi Hikking

Mountain Karisimbi hike, is one of the adventurous experiences one ought not to miss during your Rwanda Safari, this mountain lies in the border between Rwanda and the DR. Congo along the western side of the east African rift valley. you can book these 2-day mount Karisimbi hike, and explore the beautiful sceneries of these mountain. Mount Karisimbi is the highest among the Virunga volcanoes and the 54507th heights on the African continent standing at an elevation of 4,507 metres above sea level. Making it one of the hardest to climb and requires physical fitness, the climbing takes about 2 days to get to the top, the first day is for ascending and the second day is descending.

Day by day itinerary for the 2-day mount Karisimbi Hike

Day 1: Ascending Mount Karisimbi

Early morning, the driver guide will pick you up and transfer you to volcanoes national park situated in Musanze, when you get to the park you will proceed to the park headquarters for a briefing before you set off to the start of the hike, after the hike, you will then head to the starting point of the hike at the foothills of the mountain.

You can choose to higher a porter to help you carry the luggage an extra cost but its not a must depends on the interest of the client. The speed of the hike depends on the pace taking by the slowest person in the group so that no one is left behind as others go far. When you reach the top, you will spend a night on the top pf the volcano and not far from the summit, there will be enough security provided by an armed ranger guide to make sure you are not in any cause of danger. The climbing time is approximately 6-7 hours and the time spend descending is about 3 hours.

Meal plan: full board

Day 2: Reaching the Summit and descend

You will rise up early morning and continue with the climb until you reach the summit, when you have reached there, the views on top are much rewarding, you will have clear views of other Virunga volcanoes and a lot more. This place is the perfect location for photography you can take as many photos as you can. Thereafter the views, you will descend to the starting point where you will be met the driver guide already waiting for you, he will transfer you to Kigali airport for departure flight, or to any drop off location of your choice.

Meal plan: breakfast and Lunch