Nyiragongo Volcano
A lake of hot lava, there is only a few of them in the world. So if you want an impressive lava lake, you have one good option: Nyiragongo. .....
price for 2 Pax: $650


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7-days Itinerary:

Day 1 Simba Camp (2,750 m/9,020 ft) To Kikelewa Camp (3,600 m/11,810 ft) 17 km, 7 hours


Day 2 Kikelewa Camp (3,600 m/11,810 ft) To Mawenzi Tarn (4,330 m/14,205 ft) 7 km, 4 hours

Semi-desert. If you choose this option, then on Day 2, you make a steady ascent to the Second Cave where you have lunch. You leave the direct trail at the Second Cave , and strike out across the moorland on a smaller path toward Mawenzi jagged peaks. After another 10 km , you reach the Kikelewa Camp in a sheltered valley with giant Scenarios nearby. The Kikelewa Cave is also nearby.

Day 3

On Day 3 you do a short, steep climb up grassy slopes rewarded by superb all-round views and a tangible sense of wilderness. Shortly after you leave the vegetation behind, you reach the Mawenzi Tarn, which is situated in a spectacular cirque directly beneath the towering spires of Mawenzi. After this short hike, you can spend the afternoon exploring this exciting area. Rest at Mawenzi Tarn.

Day 4 Mawenzi Tarn (4,330 m/14,200 ft) to Kibo Huts (4,695 m/15,400 ft) 8 km, 5 hours

Alpine Desert.You can add a day to this trek by taking a longer route that swings east to the Mawenzi Tarn, and then crosses the saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo to rejoin the route at the Kibo Huts. This itinerary greatly helps you acclimatization, and increases you chances of success.

Day 5 is your extra day on the mountain, and you will spend two nights at Mawenzi Tarn. You can hike up toward Mawenzi for a splendid acclimatization hike

On Day 5 you cross the lunar desert of the saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo to reach the Kibo Huts at the bottom of Kibo's crater wall. You should spend the remainder of the day resting and preparing for your summit climb. You summit on Day 6, and finish your descent on Day 7. Note that if you skip the rest day, you can visit Mawenzi Tarn on a 6-day itinerary.

Price : $1200 including all transportations 4wd, accomodations, meals, entrance fees, porters, three liters of water each per day.
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