Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime as Safari Vacations and Travel Services invites you to embark on a thrilling 4-Day Nyiragongo Volcano and Gorilla Trekking through the heart of the African wilderness. This unique itinerary combines the awe-inspiring Nyiragongo Volcano hike with the incredible experience of gorilla trekking in the lush forests of Congo. Join us as we take you through this unforgettable expedition.
Your epic journey begins with your arrival in Goma, a bustling city nestled on the shores of Lake Kivu. Upon landing, our experienced team will welcome you and provide a brief orientation about your upcoming adventure. Afterward, you’ll settle into your comfortable accommodation, enjoying the breathtaking views of the lake and the distant Nyiragongo volcano.
After an early breakfast, your thrilling ascent of Nyiragongo begins. You’ll be guided by experienced rangers and support staff, ensuring a safe and enjoyable hike. The trail leads through dense forests, offering glimpses of the captivating flora and fauna of Virunga National Park.
As you climb higher, the landscape transforms, and you’ll enter a surreal mist-covered environment. Reaching the summit is an achievement in itself, but the real reward lies at the top. Standing on the rim of Nyiragongo, you’ll witness the mesmerizing sight of the bubbling lava lake below. The experience is truly otherworldly, and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped onto another planet.
Camping on the summit, you’ll spend the night under the stars with the fiery crater as your backdrop. The warmth of the lava lake creates a surreal contrast to the cool mountain air, making it a night to remember.
After a hearty breakfast and a final glimpse of the breathtaking lava lake, you’ll descend to Nyiragongo and return to Goma. Your next adventure awaits gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park. The park is not only home to Nyiragongo but also to the endangered mountain gorillas.
You’ll venture into the dense forest in search of a gorilla family, and once you find them, you’ll spend an hour in their presence. Observing these gentle giants in their natural habitat is an incredibly humbling and awe-inspiring experience.
Your fourth day offers a second opportunity to trek with gorillas. The family you visit today may have different behaviors, dynamics, and stories to tell, making each encounter unique. This additional day allows you to deepen your connection with these incredible creatures, capture more photos, and learn even more about their lives.
Safari Vacations and Travel Services’ 4-Day Nyiragongo Volcano and Gorilla Trekking adventure in Congo is the journey of a lifetime, combining the raw power of an active volcano with the deep connection of encountering mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.
As you bid farewell to Congo, you’ll leave with memories that will last a lifetime and a profound understanding of the importance of protecting these extraordinary creatures and their habitats. Book your 4-day adventure today and embark on a transformational journey through the heart of Africa.
Safari Vacations and Travel Services designs itineraries in Uganda, Rwanda, and the DRC with over 10 years of experience and we are proud of our reputation for executing some of the most highly-rated vacation experiences. Our local consultants plan your preferred itinerary using expert ground knowledge. We take care of all the local logistics like permits, accommodation, and transport. And also, manage your entire trip, from start to finish.