2 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking

2 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike – Two days package to Nyiragongo volcano starts at in Gisenyi at Grande Barrier border post where you’ll check in at Virunga tourist office and obtain your volcano hiking permit that allows you to access the park and the volcano.

Day 1: Transfer to Nyiragongo

You are required to be at the border post at 7am, go through this processs so that by 8am, you are ready with your permit and set off driving through Goma to Kibati patrol post in Virunga national park. You’ll get guidelines about the hike and be led by a ranger guide through the dense forest, the open hills till you arrive at the summit. The big dream is achieved when you view the large lava lake of Nyiragongo volcano containing the molten fire.

You’ll check in at Nyiragongo summit shelters, have dinner and rest.

Note: Carry a torch and make sure your camera is fully charged because there is no power at Nyiragongo shelters. You are also required to carry a rain jacket and other thick clothes because it is very cold at the rim.

Day 2: Descend to Kibati and back to Grande Barriere

Wake up very early and prepare to descend to Kibati. You’ll start sloping at 6am, arrive at Kibati and drive to through Goma to Grande Barriere and connect to Kigali at your hotel, residence or to the airport.

2 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike / 2 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking