6 Days Itinerary Nyiragongo Active Volcano, Gorillas and Island Discovering
1st Day: Kigali – Goma
Arrive Kigali airport, be met at the airport by our
representative, and thereafter transfer to your hotel. Briefing on
Overnight:Rwanda or DRC (Option)
2rd Day: Volcano Hike
Drive to the border of Rwanda and DRC, rand Bariere/La cornice, after clearing with Customs, enter Goma then proceed to Kibati, where you will start the trek walking through lush forest and lava fields with a steep incline near the top, and includes an overnight stay in the Nyiragongo Crater Cabanas on the volcano rim.
The stunning views both day and night make this an unforgettable experience. Later stay for overnight in tents at the rim of the giant crater high above the active lava lake. CRATER BANDAS.
Things to bring for Nyiragongo Hiking:
Sleeping Bag, meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast) Change of dry clothes, Rain gear, Good walking shoes, Warm Clothes (sweater, jacket) it is cold up the rim. Sun cream, warm Hat, Torch, Camera and any other personal toiletries.
3th Day: Volcano Descend
After breakfast descend the volcanoes, then drive to Goma town, Proceed to the shores of Lake Kivu, take an afternoon speedboat to Idjwi Islands – “Land beyond mist” Visit the King of the Island and witness how they perform Black magic and witchcraft.
Overnight: King’s Hotel or Hope Land Guest House
4th Day: Idjwi – Bukavu
After breakfast visit the town during morning hours, interact with local population – afternoon take a boat to Bukavu, if time permits optional city tour of Bukavu.
5th Day: Lowland Gorilla Trek
Breakfast drive to the Kahuzi Biega National Park enters the park for Gorilla trekking, later in the afternoon drive back to Bukavu town.
Overnight: Panorama Hotel o Orchid Safari Hotel
6th Day: Bukavu – Kigali
Drive to the border of DRC and Rwanda, enter Rwanda via Rusizi border post the drive to Kigali.
. Africa Oldest Park
. Rare Primates
. World Largest Gorillas
. Varied Region of the continent
. Eye to eye with the mountain Gorillas
. Accommodation on Middle class Hotels
. Largest lava lake
. Overnight at crater rim
. Side effects of eruption