Nyiragongo Package

The Nyiragongo package is a stand alone Nyiragongo trek. Guests will arrive in Goma, overnight on the volcano and return to Goma the following morning.

About the Nyiragongo Package

Trekkers should be at the Grande Barriere border crossing by 7:00am and check-in with Virunga tourism office by 8:00am on the morning of the scheduled trek. The tourism office is conveniently located in the Grande Barriere border post building, opposite passport control. During check-in, guests will be provided with a volcano trek permit that must be presented before climbing.

Once check-in is complete, guests will be transported to Kitabi Ranger Post, starting point for the Nyiragongo volcano trek. The ascent up the volcano starts around 10:00am with most climbing groups reaching the summit by 5:00pm. Hikers will spend the night on the crater and start the descent back to Kibati around 6:00am the following morning. Once at the bottom, guests will be taken back to Goma with drop-off at the Grande Barriere.

Additional Details

Included in this package:

  • Volcano trek permit
  • Transport to and from Kibati Ranger Post
  • One night stay on Nyiragongo summit

Not included:

  • Nyiragongo backpack
  • Porter fees
  • Gratuities

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