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3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike

3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike , the Mount Nyiragongo hike continues across the Democratic Republic of the Congo before returning to Kigali, Rwanda, for a city tour and departures. Your three-day Mount Nyiragongo hike and city tour will take you deep into the Virunga National Park for the breathtaking hike to the mountain’s summit before you spend time in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, touring the city’s various neighborhoods and visiting places like memorials to the genocide and markets and coffee shops, among other things.

Requirements for 3 days mount Nyiragongo hike and Kigali city tour;

A hiking permit, which may be reserved online and collected upon arrival at the park headquarters in Virunga National Park, is obviously required to summit Mount Nyiragongo.

Moreover, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required in order to enter the DRC. In reality, you must provide proof of yellow fever immunization and other travel documents, such as a passport, to receive a Congo visa at the border.

A cook, a porter, and a sleeping bag must be hired.

Dress warmly for the nighttime at the mountain’s peak, which is 4,370 meters above sea level.

Make sure you have adequate bottled water on hand.

Get a hiking staff at the main office to help you with the ascent.

Ideally, you will not forget to bring your stylish hiking shoes, which should be lightweight to prevent carrying heavy objects for an extended amount of time.

a supply of snacks

Wear hiking-appropriate clothing, such as gardening gloves, long sleeve shirts, long trousers, sunglasses, and a cap.

Include sunscreen and insect repellent in your bag.

Highlights of the 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike

Day 1: Arrival, Kigali city tour and transfer to Gisenyi

Day 2: Ascend Mount Nyiragongo

Day 3: Descend Mount Nyiragongo and departures

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali, Kigali city tour and transfer to Gisenyi

Arrival and city tour of Kigali: On the first day of your 3-day trip, our company driver will be ready to pick you up from the Kigali International Airport and take you to Kigali for lunch and a city tour. While there, you will have the opportunity to visit markets like Kimironko Market, genocide memorial sites, and other nearby attractions.

Transfer to Gisenyi: Later, embark on the journey to Gisenyi for dinner and overnight rest. Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Hike Mount Nyiragongo (ascend)

Hike Mount Nyiragongo: On the second day of the three-day hike, you will have breakfast, check out of the hotel or lodge in Gisenyi, and meet your driver to be taken to the Virunga park headquarters where you will be greeted by a convoy, armed rangers, and your tour guide to continue your trip through the Democratic Republic of the Congo under tight security. Be sure to arrive in time for a briefing, ranger assignment, and porter hiring before the climb begins in Kibati at 10:00 am. You will get a clear view of the lava lake at the top and the entire park when you reach the summit.

3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike
Mount Nyiragongo Hike

Day 3: Descend Mount Nyiragongo and departures

Descend: On the third day of your three-day hike up Mount Nyiragongo, you’ll get up early, have breakfast, and then get ready to head back down the mountain. Mount Nyiragongo’s descent begins at 6:30 am, so get ready as early as you can to join the group as they descend.

Transfer to Kigali: As soon as you touch down, you’ll be transported back to the border, where you’ll meet with your tour guide to board a vehicle and head to Kigali for lunch, some downtime after an exciting activity, and to board your flight.

Three-Day Mount Nyiragongo Trek

End of the 3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hike

Package includes:

Mount Nyiragongo hiking permit

Ranger fees

All meals as per itinerary

Airport pick up and drop off

A 4×4 safari vehicle with fuel

Accommodation as per itinerary

An English speaking guide

A 4×4 safari vehicle with fuel

Enough bottled drinking water

Pick up and drop off


Package excludes;

All travel expenses such as Visa and air ticket

Porter fee


Domestic flights

Life insurance

All activities not included on the Itinerary

All alcoholic drinks, other beverages, and cigarettes

Other personal expenses including phone calls, emails



This three-day Mount Nyiragongo hike and city tour of Kigali is a fantastic experience that ensures the greatest and most unforgettable stay. You’ll meet new people on the Kigali city tour and see a lot of wildlife in the DRC. This 3-day trip will begin in Rwanda, travel to the DRC, and conclude back in Rwanda.

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