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 stands at a height of 3,645 meters, marking the meeting point 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.
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
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. It’s important to practice and prepare for the hike, or you might consider hiring a porter if you get tired. After this adventure, you’ll likely feel tired. Return to the hotel/lodge for rest, dinner, and overnight
After your breakfast, prepare yourself to embark on your return journey back to Kampala. The hike spans up to 8 hours and covers 14km in total. It’s a delightful journey offering breathtaking scenic views. Keep an eye out for diverse bird species, frogs, and if luck favors, you might even catch a glimpse of hyenas and other wildlife in the jungle.
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