2 Day Nyiragongo Volcano Trekking

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2 Day Nyiragongo Volcano Trekking

Nyiragongo Volcano Trekking with Kisoro Tours Uganda, from Goma and camp for 1 night on the rim of the giant crater high above the violently active lava lake.

Lakes of hot lava are one of the most spectacular forms of volcanic activity, but they are very difficult to see there are only a few of them in the world at any given time. So, if you want to see a really impressive active lava lake, you have only one option mount Nyiragongo volcano.

Nyiragongo Volcano is located in the east of Congo DRC, at around 19 km from Goma, and is the most active volcano in the world. In 1977 and 2002, flows of very liquid lava broke out from cracks in the volcanic slopes.

The lava covered 17 km reaching the town of Goma in just a few minutes, killing dozens of people, and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. The eruptions temporarily drained the lava lake in the summit crater while volcanic gases suffocated the heather forests on the upper slopes.

Now the forest is recovering, and the wildlife is beginning to return. The climb up to and down from Nyiragongo is strenuous and takes about 4-5 hours in often hot conditions, but the path is relatively easy and not excessively steep; there are a lot of rare birds and small mammals along the trail.

Safari Highlights

  • Mount Nyiragongo hiking
  • Goma City tour
  • Lake Kivu

Tour Summary

  • Day 1: Nyiragongo Volcano trekking
  • Day 2: Return to Goma or Rwanda

Day 1: Nyiragongo Volcano trekking

In the morning at 7: 30 Am. Meet you at your Hotel in Goma and transfer to the supermarket for Shopping at 8:30 am. After transfer to Kibati Village where the Nyiragongo Volcano Trekking starts. 10.00 Am. Start Climbing– arrive at the top late in the afternoon at around 04 or 05.00 pm. You will admire the lava lake all evening- Overnight in tents on the rim of the giant crater high above the violently active lava lake.

Day 2: Return to Goma or Rwanda

After breakfast at 7.00 am, Back down- arrive in Kibati village at around 10 or 11.00 am- Meet your Driver and transfer to Goma or Rwanda

End of 2 Day Nyiragongo Volcano Trekking
  • All our tours/safaris can start and end in Kigali Rwanda or Entebbe Uganda with no extra costs
  • Our tour consultant is at your disposal for any information you may need 24/7
  • We do all your airport transfers in Kigali or Entebbe
  • We arrange accommodation for you day before the tour starts and on the day tour ends with no extra costs

Transportation & Guides

We use both standard 4×4 customized safari vans and 4×4 luxury customized safari Land cruisers as our road mode of transport for game viewing, taking photos wildlife filming and photography, all our safari vehicles has pop up roofs for proper game viewing and easy for to take as much photos as you can, with also charging system for your cameras, phones and also every client is guaranteed of a window seat for easy view.

Our drive/guides are very professionally and well trained, we know every successful safari needs a great guide, majority of the comments from our clients regarding our services are centered on the professionalism of our guides, returning clients request the same guide on their second and third trip.


Meet & greet services,
airport transfers to/from Kigali,
one porters per person,
camping, cook and hiking permit
bottled water on safari vehicle,
services of driver/guide,
all park entry fees
and set activities on the itinerary.


– Visas,
– Personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature.
– Charter/Scheduled flights are also an optional extra.
– Plus all expenses of personal nature like tips, drinks, etc.


Cost per person sharingPrice(USD)per person
1 person1550
2 people1350
3 people1250
4 people1190
5 people1090
6 people990

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