Three days: Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking Trek
Transfer to Nyiragongo/Goma
Travel from the southwestern Uganda town of Kisoro to Goma in the eastern DRC. The drive goes through the Uganda/Rwanda boarder at Cyanika via Musanze and then finally Goma. There is an option to drive from Uganda directly into DRC via the Bunagana border post.
Nyiragongo Hiking Day
Wake up very early in the morning and drive to the base of Nyiragongo to start ascending to the top of the active volcano. Upon reaching the top, you will be amazed to see lava flowing in the crater of the mountain. Perfect opportunity for stunning pictures.
Transfer Day/End of Trek
Drive back to Kigali/Kampala or Kisoro (Bwindi Impenetrable National Park)
Depending on the schedule of the clients, the activity for the third day is travel back to Kisoro or Kampala in Uganda or Kigali city.
Things to keep in mind for this tour:
- Depending on your nationality, you may have to apply for both Uganda and Rwanda visa if travel to Goma is via Rwanda. Details on Rwanda visa regime can be found here.
- A visa to enter DRC is required, unless there is a visa waiver for your country.
- The volatility of the security situation in eastern DRC may affect schedules for this tour.