Nyiragongo Volcano Tour – 2 Day
It has the highest amount of biodiversity of any park in Africa,Congo and is It is the oldest African Park.
Day 1: To The Summit of Mordor!
This morning depart to Kibati 30 minutes from Goma and up towards Rutshuru, through the lava fields. You will climb, during 3-5 hours, the Nyiragongo volcano (3,470m high). You will reach the smoldering summit and gaze into Mordor itself!
When you reach the top of the volcano, you will be welcomed by your trekking team and set up tented camp. Dinner and accomodation are to be brought as well as sleeping gear (or you can rent on request) All night, you will observe breathtaking and unforgettable views of the live volcano! It glows red at night and is the single largest volcanic live lava lake on earth!
Day 2: The Most Amazing Show on Earth – And Back Down
After admiring the once-in-a-lifetime sunrise (which takes place around 6 o’clock) and the masses of swirling clouds glazing the valleys below you, gaze out between the sister volcanoes of Karisimbi and Visoke, and after taking a hearty breakfast in the frigid air, you will walk down the volcano amidst beautiful and highly diversified volcanic flora, and some positively alien and bizarre plants.
Picnic and make your way back to Kibati to rest your legs and relax tonight in Goma where you are dropped off at a hotel of your choice (we can book hotels in Goma on request in all budget ranges.)
Notes and Optional Additions:
-Katona tours and travel Can arrange your roundtrip private transfer (RT) from anywhere in Kigali on Day 1 & 6 for a car with 3 people
-Katona tours and travel Can arrange your visa for DRC on arrival at the park (at the Goma/Gisenyi border) or in advance in any DRC Embassy
-You must bring your own food and tent and sleeping bags for this tour, or you may rent gear through us in Kigali/Goma.
-Yellow Fever Vaccination is required for entrance into DRC, as well as any other mandatory vaccinations (Ask Us.)
-Virunga is visitable year-round and the park is currently open and safe for tourists.