3 Days Karisimbi Volcano Tour

Daily Tour 3 days
Kigali, Rwanda Kigali City, Rwanda

The 3 days Karisimbi Volcano Tour is a strenuous but enjoyable safari package to mount Karismbi, the highest inactive volcano in the virunga conservation area in the chain of the eight Virunga Volcanoes. The summit of mount karisimbi provide you with spectacular views of the volcanoes national park and the neighboring communities.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Kigali International Airport (Google Map)

DEPARTURE TIME
You will meet your guide at the Volcanoes National Park headquarters at 9.00am, before driving to the start point for your trek.

INCLUDED IN THE TRIP
  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)

NOT INCLUDED
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

 

What to Expect

The 3 days Karisimbi Volcano Tour is a strenuous but enjoyable safari package to mount Karismbi, the highest inactive volcano in the Virunga conservation area in the chain of the eight Virunga Volcanoes. The summit of mount karisimbi provide you with spectacular views of the volcanoes national park and the neighboring communities.

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Optional Golden monkey trekking, visit to musanze caves, dian fossey hike, visit to the twin lakes
  • Kigali city tour
Day 1: Kigali city tour, Kigali Genocide Memorial and Transfer to Kinigi or Ruhengeri

Dinner and overnight at kinigi Guest/Muhabura hotel(Budget)

Day 2: Hike Mount Karisimbi

The Karisimbi Hike starts as early as 8: am with a briefing at the Kinigi volcanoes national park headquarters. After the briefing, drive to the hiking head trail where you begin your hike to the white-capped summit.Mt. Karisimbi, the fifth highest snow-capped mountain in Africa. You will have dinner and overnight, halfway Mt Karisimbi. During the trek, some lucky hikers may encounter the Karisimbi Gorilla family.

Day 3: Hike and Reach Summit, Descend the Mountain and transfer back to Kigali

The morning after breakfast, you will ascend to the summit then climb down. Our safari guide will be waiting for you at the foot of the mount.

You will have lunch and then drive back to Kigali to your Hotel or to the Airport for your late Departure

Rwanda is a small, landlocked country in eastern/central Africa of approximately 26,340 sq km. It has five prominent volcanoes and 23 lakes as well as several rivers. A large part of the country has an elevation of between 1,500 and 2,500 meters AMSL.

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