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.
Itinerary - Nyiragongo Volcano (Budget 2 Day Tour from Goma/Kibati)
Day 1: Up You Go! - To The Summit of Mordor!
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.)
Notes and Optional Additions:
-CTT Can arrange your roundtrip private transfer (RT) from anywhere in Kigali on Day 1 & 6 for $399 for a car with 3 people
-CTT Can arrange your visa for DRC on arrival at the park (at the Goma/Gisenyi border) or in advance in any DRC Embassy
-You must bring your own food and tent and sleeping bags for this tour, or you may rent gear through us in Kigali/Goma.
-Yellow Fever Vaccination is required for entrance into DRC, as well as any other mandatory vaccinations (Ask Us.)
-Virunga is visitable year-round and the park is currently open and safe for tourists.