2 Days Karisimbi Volcano Hiking

This 2 Day Karisimbi Volcano hike offers you the best Rwanda hiking experience to the summit of the tallest volcano in the Virunga Conservation area. The 2 Days Karisimbi hike is a must-do for adventure seekers on Rwanda Safari with African Apes Holidays. The summit of the volcano offers you the best views of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park, and other Virunga Volcanoes. The 2 Days Karisimbi Volcano hiking is best suitable for travelers already in Volcanoes National Park

Trip Summary

Day 1: Karisimbi Hiking – Overnight at the Summit

Day 2: Descend & transfer to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Karisimbi Hiking – Overnight at the Summit

Rwanda Hiking ToursEarly in the morning, you will transfer to Kinigi headquarters of Volcanoes National park for registration,  briefing about the rules, regulations and safety precautions of Karisimbi hiking. If you are in Kigali, you will set off at 4:30 am to reach Kinigi at 7:00 am and catch up with the briefing. The hike to the summit of Mt Karsimbin (4507m above the sea level) takes rough6y 6- 7 hours depending on your physical fitness and hiking abilities. The slopes of the volcano shelter the Karismbi gorilla family which you stand chances of meeting plus various other primates and birds.  Overnight stay at the summit of the Volcano.

Day 2: Descend & transfer to Kigali

Wake up early to experience the sunrise, have a cup of coffee and hike down to meet your driver-guide at the base of the Volcano.  Drive to Kigali airport for your connecting flight.

End of the tour

Packing List for Mt Karisimbi Hiking

  • Hiking boots
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Rain jacket
  • Energy giving snacks
  • Sweaters/ponchos
  • Gardening gloves

Tour inclusions
• Mt Karismbi Hiking Permit
• Bottled drinking water
• Full-time English speaking guide
• Accommodation and meals
• Boat cruise
• Airport pickups and transfers
• Miscellaneous

Tour Exclusions

• Visa fees
• International flights
• Tips
• Alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Extra activities not in the itinerary

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