Hike the outstanding East Africa active Volcano Nyiragongo and explore the towers above the thick jungle of Virunga national park. The impressive rd boiling lava and smoking caldera at night on the crater edge will charm your stay at Nyiragongo crater.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali Airport & Transfer to DRC

The Five hour hike to the rim of 1.2km wide crater which reveals the inside of the deep lave lake is a thrilling experience despite the hot and uncomfortable climbing conditions. The route is clear and not so steep with a lot of birds, small mammals to entertain you as you climb higher to the dazzling top. Put on light clothing, carry enough drinking water, sunglasses, comfortable walking boots, walking stick, rain jacket just in case of any shower, and a sleeping bag for a night. Enjoy great view of the Nyiragongo Volcano and the lave lake the only lava lake in the world. Wildlife has return in the area so you may spot some animals during your stay. Overnight at the giant crater high on the lave lake.

Day 2: Descend & return back to Rwanda

Wake up with fresh great incredible memories, have breakfast and descend down arriving around lunch time relax with some bites and later drive back to Kigali.

End of the hike

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