Are you planning to visit Nyiragongo? There are several activities you can experience after the hike. This mount is found in the Virunga National Park an oldest National Park in Africa and it is shared by 3 countries. Democratic Republic of Congo – Virunga, Rwanda – Volcanoes and then on the Ugandan side known as the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This park is quite big and offering other activities which can experience like gorilla safari, chimpanzee habituation, gorilla conservation at Senkwenkwe gorilla orphanage center, Mikeno hike and boat cruise while staying at Tchegera Tented Camp.

In Rwanda you can experience activities like gorilla trekking one time or 2 treks visiting 2 different gorilla families, golden monkey tracking, hiking mount Visoke for 1 days and Karisimbi which takes 2 days, hike mount Muhabura and hike the Dian Fossey and you can visit the Karisoke research center which is situated between the mount Karisimbi and Visoke. For those are much in the gorilla conservation program we can arrange for you a lecturer with the gorilla doctors office in Ruhengeri.

In Uganda you can experience hiking the 3 mountains in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which include the Mount Gahinga, Sabyinyo and Muhabura.

Other Popular Mountains

Africa is much known to be the gateway for your safari, and visiting primates, wildlife, birds, people and culture is much popular. Today Visit Nyiragongo is here to show you the other expeditions you can experience in Africa, first you will know what is and where is Nyiragongo Volcano? what to know before you visit the mountain. Therefore, as you plan to hike Nyiragongo there is other mountains like Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Rwenzori, Elgon in Uganda and Mount Meru in Kenya and if you are interest to visit them too our Africa Travel Experts are here to help you customize these expeditions. More so Nyiragongo is situated in Virunga National Park, which also offers other mountains like Mikeno, Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo and you can hike all of these mountains while on your African Expeditions.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawenzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m from its base to 5,895 metres above sea level.

Rwenzori Mountains

The Rwenzori Mountains, previously called the Ruwenzori Range, and sometimes the Mountains of the Moon, is a mountain range of eastern equatorial Africa, located on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon is an extinct shield volcano on the border of Uganda and Kenya, north of Kisumu and west of Kitale. The mountain's highest point, named "Wagagai", is located entirely within the country of Uganda.

Mount Meru

The City of Meru is linked to Nairobi by a paved road, whether from the south around the east side of Mount Kenya, via Embu, or from the northwest around the west and north side of Mount Kenya, via Nanyuki and Timau.

Nyiragongo Updates

Another major eruption of the volcano began on January 17, 2002, after several months of increased seismic and fumarolic activity. A 13 km fissure opened in the south flank of the volcano, spreading in a few hours from 2800 m to 1550 m elevation and reaching the outskirts of the city of Goma, the provincial capital on the northern shore of Lake Kivu.

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