Nyiragongo Volcano Tour – 2 Day Overnight Tour from Goma (Permit Included)
- Duration : 2 Days (approx.)
- Product code : Volcano2d
The Virunga national park is a world heritage site where dwells the rare Mountain Gorilla & most of the big game animals of Africa. It has the highest amount of biodiversity of any park in Africa and is It is the oldest African Park.
Day 1: Up You Go! – To The Summit of Mordor!
This morning depart to Kibati 30 minutes from Goma and up towards Rutshuru, through the lava fields. You will climb, during 3-5 hours, the Nyiragongo volcano (3,470m high). You will reach the smoldering summit and gaze into Mordor itself!
When you reach the top of the volcano, you will be welcomed by your trekking team and set up tented camp. Dinner and accomodation are to be brought as well as sleeping gear (or you can rent on request) All night, you will observe breathtaking and unforgettable views of the live volcano! It glows red at night and is the single largest volcanic live lava lake on earth!
Day 2: The Most Amazing Show on Earth – And Back Down (Congratulations!)
After admiring the once-in-a-lifetime sunrise (which takes place around 6 o’clock) and the masses of swirling clouds glazing the valleys below you, gaze out between the sister volcanoes of Karisimbi and Visoke, and after taking a hearty breakfast in the frigid air, you will walk down the volcano amidst beautiful and highly diversified volcanic flora, and some positively alien and bizarre plants.
Picnic and make your way back to Kibati to rest your legs and relax tonight in Goma where you are dropped off at a hotel of your choice (we can book hotels in Goma on request in all budget ranges.)