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3 Day Trip To Virunga National Park From Kigali
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Climbing, Volcano

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Swahili


Take a 3-day trip to Virunga National Park from Kigali and embark on a once in a lifetime experience. Spend some active days tracking and observing the gorillas at Virunga Park. You can also try your climbing skills on the active stratovolcano of Nyiragongo in the Virunga Mountains.

  • Climb the active stratovolcano of Nyiragongo
  • Spend time with the gorillas at the Virunga Park
  • Day 1: Kigali expand_more
    • Pick up from Kigali international airport and ends at Kigali international airport. 
    • Drive from Kigali towards the Congo border. 
    • Arrive at Grande Barriere border and cross directly to DRC. The tourism office is conveniently located at the border on the Congo side.
    • After checking in, walk a bit or drive some 2 minutes to Linda Hotel near the lake Kivu shores.
  • Day 2: Ascending Nyiragongo volcano expand_more
    • After breakfast, at around 8 am, drive toward Virunga National Park in the north of the city.

    • Just at the entrance of the Park, at Kibati station is the Volcano hiking starting point.

    • Start ascending at 10 am with the rest of the climbing group.

    • Reach the summit at around 5 pm when the crater starts getting red.

    • Spend the whole evening near the crater rim before retiring to your shelter, some 5 meters away.

  • Day 3: Descend & Transfer to your next destination expand_more
    • Early morning, at around 6 am, start descending back to Kibati station.

    • Once there, make a short comment about your experience and transfer back to the Rwanda border and pass by the Lake Kivu shores for short relaxation.

    • Drive back to Kigali from where you can decide to fly back or stay for more night.

What's Included
  • Visa
  • Entry Fees
  • Camping equipment like sleeping bags
  • Transportation
  • Drinks and meal during trekking and hiking
  • English-speaking Congolese guide
What's Excluded
  • Rwanda Visa

  • Meals and drinks outside of the hike

Know before you go
  • Only the transport and tour guiding cost can be maintained at the same price when you are in a group and want to share the car and the guide.

  • Please, don’t forget to bring your yellow card (vaccination for yellow fever), remember without it, you are not allowed to enter the country.

Meeting Point

Kigali International Airport, KN 5 Road, Kigali, Rwanda

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 2USD 1110 Per Group
1 To 1USD 600 Per Group

This is a private tour

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USD 1110 / group

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