Nyiragongo Hike

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The fiery allure of Nyiragongo Volcano's lava lake on a 2-day adventure in Virunga National Park. Unforgettable hikes and unique wonders await.

What you'll do

Embark on a thrilling 2-day Nyiragongo Hike tour in Virunga National Park, DR Congo. Witness the mesmerizing sight of a boiling lava lake atop the Nyiragongo Volcano. This rare volcano showcases a unique natural wonder, allowing tourists to observe magma up-close. Situated 17 km from Goma town, it’s a journey into Virunga’s heart.

Virunga National Park is a sanctuary for endangered mountain gorillas and African wildlife, holding heritage status. Rainforests, lakes, rivers, savannahs, and three volcanoes define the landscape. Key attractions encompass Nyiragongo hike and gorilla trekking.

Mount Nyiragongo, part of the Virunga chain, stands 3,470 m tall, known for its fiery activity. Its 2 km-wide crater has erupted over 30 times, including notable eruptions in 1977, 2002, and 2021. Though historically disruptive, it’s now a safe haven for extraordinary exploration.

Our 2-day Nyiragongo hike starts in Goma or Kigali, Rwanda, offering a unique, unforgettable experience. Combine Nyiragongo with Virunga’s gorilla trekking for an enriching adventure.

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