Nyiragongo Volcano, Virunga National Park, Eastern Congo
In the Semiliki Valley and on the slopes of the Virunga mountains are gorilla, chimpanzee and okapi. Nyiragongo Hike is a very a taste for every hikers bravery and a wonder full opportunity that awakens every travelers adventure senses. Since even if the crater – as you can see – is already 1.
Virunga National Park
Nyiragongo Volcano caldera, which stretches about one mile, contains a deep larva lake. However, for an authentic hiking adventure, hiking to the summit of Nyiragongo Volcano, and observing its bubbling lava is a must do. With Over 10 years of guiding experience on Mount Nyiragongo, nyiragongovolcano. Goma is the nearest town to Nyiragong Volcano.
From Goma town, it takes 9 miles to reach the Nyiragongongo volcano-Kibati station where the climbing begins. Enhancing your journey with authentic experiences, genuine cultural exchange and real exploration such as Gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking and habituation, bird watching among others which are the focal points on all of our packages.
Travelers taking the Nyiragongo excursion get a thrilling once in a lifetime experience. However, the one night hiking safari to the summit, provides awe inspirational moments, as the hikers clearly observe the red Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt bubbling of the lava lake Eastern Congo the crust and the and the gushing red smoke which covers Eastern Congo sky with a cluster of colors.
The hikers with Nyiragongo hiking permit, gather at Virunga National Park Kibati Ranger post, situated about 30 minutes from Goma town. Upon Reaching, The rangers will brief the entire group about the Nyiragongo Hiking rules and regulations, before setting off for the hiking excursion.
Nyiragongo is also fantastic destination for a Birdwatching break, this is because the environment has diversity of birdlife, geographical range and the added bonus of the Rainy months.
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The Lava lake at Mountain Nyiragongo is endowed with two airy lava benches the upper one at m and the other at m within its crater walls. The Ethiopian airways arranges private airport transfer to Gome once each week. The hike is approximately 8km, not so long but you will experience a sharp altitude in such a short distance. The experience is awesome and inspiring the, it starts with briefing, treks may last for about hours depending on the location of the gorilla family.