Our 3 Days Sabinyo Hiking package Hiking takes us around Mount Sabyinyo northeast of Lake Kivu, an active volcano with an elevation of 3,470 meters where it marks territories with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, resting in the Albertine Rift adjacent to the Virunga National Park, north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu
Its name originates from the Kinyarwanda word “Iryinyo”, meaning “tooth”). It spans northeast of Lake Kivu, This is on record to be one of the African Great Lakes, and west of Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda. Mount Sabinyo is recorded to have a height of 3,645 meters and marks the intersection of the borders of Congo, Uganda and Rwanda. The crater presently has two distinct cooled lava benches within the crater walls, one at about 3,175 m (10,417 ft.) and a lower one at about 2,975 meters. Nyiragongo Lava Lake has at times been the most voluminous known lava lake in recent history.
Well, its worthy and rewarding when you book with a registered tour company in preparation to enjoy the mountain hikes up to the Summit. As you head for this amazing tour safari, you will encounter with; Lake Kivu-seen in the Albertine Rift emptying to River Ruzizi, Lake Bunyonyi-deepest lake in Africa seen in the west, the adjacent Virunga national park in Congo, Mgahinga National Park-Mountain Gorillas, Volcanoes national Park in Rwanda, Wildlife, Bird species, beautifully rolling hills, gripping landscapes, and many more.
Day 1: Transfer from the Airport Entebbe to Kisoro Town Uganda
Pick up from the airport, Hotel/ Lodge. Have an 8 hours long journey drive to southwestern Uganda. Overnight in Kisoro town. Have a stopover at Uganda’s equator line in Masaka town, you may take some photographs.
Continue to Mbarara City, you’ll have a break and lunch at Agip Motel [optional] and continue through Kabale city, followed by a 1 hour drive to Kisoro. Check into Travelers Rest for a relaxation and an Overnight
Day 2: Mountain Sabinyo Hiking Tour
Climbing the extinct volcano is normally done in south western Uganda and this consists of climbing 3-peaks. Hiking Sabyinyo takes us through muddy trails often on wooden ladders. Expect some partial rains and clearing clouds as you get to the beautiful view of Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo. At this time, the view is at times reduced to 10ft, reach the summit view to see all the 3-Countries Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.
The 3 Days Sabinyo Hiking sometimes involves walking straight high up the mountain without going round it. Is good to take caution that you practice for it or you might need to hire a potter to lift you in case you get tired on the way. From this adventure, you will be tired probably, head back to the checked in hotel/ lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Travel back to Kampala.
After your breakfast, prepare yourself to embark on your return journey back to Kampala. The hike can take up to 8 hours and 14km in return, however it is enjoyable because of the great epic and beautiful scenic views in the area. Spot out numerous bird species, frogs, and when you are you are lucky, you might spot out hyenas and other wild life in the jungle.
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