About Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Eruption Congo Active Lava Lake, mount Nyiragongo volcano is located in DR-Congo’s Virunga National Park, Virunga is one of the oldest national parks in Africa and Nyiragongo is the biggest active volcano in Africa and in the world, mount Nyiragongo is now open for tourism and tourists and visitors interested in hiking the most active volcano in the world can now book their hiking permits through us or at Virunga offices in Goma town.
Nyiragongo volcano is the world largest active volcano found in Africa with an elevation of 3470 m in the Virunga Mountains near the border of Uganda and Rwanda, Nyiragongo is part of Virunga National Park in Congo which is about 17 km from Goma town on the border with Rwanda, mount Nyiragongo main crater is about three kilometers wide and it contains active lava currently the depth of Nyiragongo Lava Lake is at a maximum elevation of the lava lake is 3,250m recorded in January 1977 Nyiragongo eruption.
How Safe and Difficult is Hiking Mount Nyiragongo?
Climbing Mount Nyiragongo volcano is currently very safe and not even difficult because hiking to the top of Nyiragongo takes you about 3 to 4 hours depending on your fitness but if you have people in your grout who are not fit it can take you longer than the normal 4 hours, mount Nyiragongo volcano is located in the eastern DR-Congo at the altitude of about 3470 m on the border of Uganda and Rwanda so the best way to access it is via Rwanda or Uganda and cross the border to Virunga National Park.
How many times has Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Erupted?
Mount Nyiragongo volcano is one of the most active volcanoes which has erupted many times in the world, 1882 mount Nyiragongo volcano has erupted 34 times which records the highest number of the eruption of any other active volcano.