3 Days Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris

Found in Virunga National Park, Mountain Nyiragongo lies at 3470M. A hike to this mountain provides one of the mesmerizing, swirling pool of  lava.

Is Escape To Africa a Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris Company That Offers Congo Safaris?

Yes, Escape To Africa is a Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris company that offers safaris in the Congo. Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris combine adventure and culture to create a life-changing experience in one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. Experience what it’s like to hike through dense forests, hike through fields of wildflowers, and hike alongside a bubbling volcano. Our professionals can help you plan your safari to ensure you have the best time possible.

Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris offers quality Congo safaris that allow you to see the unspoilt beauty of this country from your luxury accommodation. Our trekking safari packages are designed to give you a different experience, with our safari packages ranging from two to six days of trekking in 3-4 weeks. We also have day trips if your time is limited and you can’t dedicate a whole week to us.

Do Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris Have Tours That Include Virunga National Park?

Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the thrill of mountain gorillas, mountain lions and leopards. Our Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris are a great honeymoon adventure and family holiday getaway that have tours that include Virunga National Park. Nyiragongo, one of the most active volcanoes in Africa, is located in Virunga National Park, in the far east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris is an Africa-based tour operator specializing in trekking and mountain gorilla tours. Our award-winning company has been in business for years and we offer package travel booking services with flights, hotels, safari rentals and more via our website or by phone call. So if you’re looking to get off the beaten track and explore in style, contact us today!

Are Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris Good For People Who Want To Go Hiking In Nyiragongo?

Yes, Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris is the place to be as they are good for people who want to go hiking in Nyiragongo. We offer the best expert guides and comfortable accommodation that will make your time in the mountains more enjoyable.

At Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris we provide all the essential equipment, professional guides and safari vehicles you need for trekking in Africa. Our safaris are designed to help you discover wildlife that animals never tire of observing. Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris is an amazing adventure, a unique experience. The volcanic landscape is a feast for the eyes, and it is also quite safe and easily accessible. Not to mention, there’s no better way to see (and learn about) volcanoes than by going on an expedition.

Can You Stay at the Nyiragongo Summit While On a Nyiragongo Hiking Safari?

Can! At Nyiragongo Hiking Safari we offer a unique package option where guests can join our local guide (an English speaking local) at the summit for a day to hike the mountain, before returning for dinner. This is an incredible opportunity to see first hand the wonders of this World Heritage Site.

Many of the most memorable images of Africa are taken on top of a volcano. So, you can stay on top of Nyiragongo while on a Nyiragongo Hiking Safari. Join our Nyiragongo Hiking Safari and find out! Contact us through our website or by calling and let’s schedule your next adventures together.

Will There Be Car Services Provided With a Nyiragongo Hiking Safari?

Yes, that is correct. We provide car services with a Nyiragongo Hiking Safari up to a certain part of the route as this is a true African safari experience where you have to trust yourself and your own abilities to enjoy the unique wildlife and natural beauty. region of.

Nyiragongo Hiking Safari offers a unique excursion for you. Treks begin with a glamping experience and end with a night of fire viewing at base camp. Nyiragongo Volcano, the second highest volcano in the world, is a hiking safari’s dream! Nyiragongo Hiking Safari will take you into the wonderful natural world of Virunga National Park and includes a visit to the spectacular Nyiragongo Crater.

What Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris Provide Options to See Highland Gorillas?

Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris is a tour company that offers a wide range of options to see gorillas in the wild. For this reason, we can also cater to groups of people interested in seeing the gorillas. Our staff is made up of qualified guides and drivers who have demonstrated a high level of skill in their fields. You can go on a gorilla trek or take a day hike to see the highland gorillas. Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris takes you into their hidden habitat that is only accessible by air or on foot.

At Nyiragongo Hiking Safaris we offer a variety of activities that will take you on the most memorable trek led by a professional guide, gorilla trekking, game drives, overnight accommodation and breakfast. Contact us to plan your unforgettable trip today!

Safari Outline

  • Day 1: Goma (Rwanda) / Bunagana (Uganda) to Virunga National Park
  • Day 2: Nyiragongo Hiking
  • Day 3: Virunga then Departure

Especially created for:

  • Experienced travellers
  • Qualified Hikers

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Goma (Rwanda) / Bunagana (Uganda) to Virunga National Park
An early morning pick up by Escape To Africa company representative from either a hotel in Kigali or Kigali Airport. Transfer to the border of Goma, or for one in Uganda, pick up at Bunagana border. At any of the two borders, pick up by the Virunga National park guide at the agreed time and continue to Virunga National park for an overnight. Enjoy the view of the rolling hills and dense vegetation on the way to the park

  • Travel time: 3 ½ Hours (Kigali – Goma), 1 ½ (Goma to Mikeno)
  • Travel Time: 25 minutes (Kisoro – Bunagana), 1 ½ Hours (Bunagana – Mikeno)
  • Accommodation: Mikeno Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Hiking Nyiragongo
With an early breakfast, set off for Nyiragongo base at Kibati. Arrival at 7AM, head to the park headquarters for registration and briefing before entering the forest. Depending on one’s determination and experience hike for 6 – 8 hours. On arrival at the top of the Volcanoes, enjoy the fascinating view of the lava lake.

  • Overnight at one of the shelters at Nyiragongo summit

Day 3: Descend Nyiragongo then Departure
Wake up as the sunrises and get ready to descend Nyiragongo. After finalising with the park office and ranger guides, transfer back to either Goma or Bunagana border for your next destination.

  • Travel Time: 1 ½ (Mikeno – Goma), 3 ½ Hours (Goma- Kigali)
  • Travel time:  1 ½ Hours (Mikeno – Bunagana), 25 minutes (Bunagana – Kisoro)
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast only


Included in the above quote:

  • Our Quotes are offered in USD
  • Full Board meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Accommodation as listed in the itinerary.
  • Hiking Permit
  • Drinking water in the vehicle (1 litre per person per day)
  • Private 4×4 vehicle with experienced English-speaking driver-guide, from the morning of day 1 to the evening of day 3
  • All the excursions and activities indicated in the itinerary under the supervision of an experienced English-speaking guide
  • Wi-Fi (in main areas of all Lodge)
  • Government taxes

Excluded from the above quote:

  • All drinks
  • Lunch & Dinner on (Day 3)
  • DR Congo Entry Visa fee
  • International air flights
  • Any optional activity not indicated in above program
  • Laundry Services
  • Gratuities and Tips

Tsavo is an authentic, fascinating, endless and untouched wilderness that join the Tsavo West and East National Parks into one largest protected area in Kenya. This park offers an opportunity of viewing the Big 5 in a single day. Its famously known for its man-eating lions and humongous elephant populations to the outside world, which makes it one of the must visit parks in Kenya. Between the 2 parts, Tsavo East is much more accessible, though Tsavo West provides a unique added advantage point to get closer to hippos and crocodiles lazing around in the waters.

At nearly 22,000km2, this makes Tsavo the biggest National Park in Kenya. Both of these parks where once one single park but where later separated. Though among the two Tsavo west is considered the best park for photography, birding and game viewing.

Tsavo East is at 13,747 sq.KM and is generally flat, with dry plains across where are River flows.

And the Tsavo West covers an area of 9,065 sq.KM and is generally mountainous with swamps, a Lake and Springs. It is known for bird life and large game; elephants, leopards, hippos, black rhinos, Cape buffalos and Masai lions.

Activities in Tsavo National Park

There is so much that you can do in Tsavo National park from the primarily; game drives involving viewing of elephants, African lions, hippos, cheetahs, hartebeest and buffalo, birdwatching, hill hiking, to caving and boating.

Best Time to Visit Tsavo West

At Escape To Africa, we recommend visiting the park in the months of January and February as well as June through September. And we try as much as possible to avoid the March to May and sometimes November to December as the park roads tend to be muddy and inaccessible. For all birdwatchers, the must months of visit to see migratory birds are October to January.

Recommended Number of Days

We normally advise 2 days to enjoy Tsavo west National park and a day more for all photographers to capture as much as possible.

Accommodation in the Tsavo West

As big as the park is, it has numerous accommodation to choose from for all kinds of budgets. At Escape To Africa we offer the best from comfort to services.

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