Hiking Safaris in Democratic Republic of Congo
Besides gorilla tracking safaris in Virunga national park of the Democratic Republic of Congo, hiking safaris takes over the second top selling adventure tours in the country. Mountain hiking in DR Congo is very unique and magical in its kind; it combines a number of experiences ranging from nature walks, bird watching to camping.
Some of the best volcanoes for hiking safaris in Democratic Republic of Congo include; Mount Kahuzi, Nyiragongo, Biega, and Mt Mikeno however mountain Nyamurangira and mountain Nyiragongo Virunga volcanoes located in the north part of Kivu offer unmatched trekking experiences in Africa and the entire world! And yes, DR Congo has unique and tremendous mountains offering unforgettable mountain climbing experience while on your safari holiday in Africa.
You can’t plan a climbing trip in DR and mount Nyiragongo skips your mind. Well, Mountain Nyiragongo is the only active volcano among the eight Virunga volcanoes and has a boiling lave lake at the summit which attracts hundreds of hikers all over the world.
Climbers who trek to the top of mountain Nyiragongo explore several scenic views of Goma city, Virunga forest, lake Kivu, Mount Rwenzori and other Virunga volcanoes. Mount Nyiragongo is famous for having the largest lava lake in world on its top, and most hikers have experienced boiling magma and its cobweb structure.
Hiking safaris in DR Congo can also be done from Kahuzi Biega national park which hosts the two extinct volcanoes of Kahuzi and Biega. Trekking mountain Kahuzi takes about 5 hours and for hikers who make it to the top (3,308m) explore views of Bukavu town and lake Kivu whereas Beiga whose height is 2,790 meters offers magnificent views of ecological vegetation and hiking to the top takes about 7 hours while descending takes only 3 hours.
Look through our suggested DR Congo hiking safaris and tour packages. All these can be customized to best suit you travel desires. For hikers, we recommend to carry waterproof strong hiking boots to maneuver through rocky and slippery trails, sunglasses, insect repellents, light clothing, and a cap to prevent you from direct sunlight.
4 Days Mount Kahuzi and Mount Biega trekking safari takes you to kahuzi biega national park in the Democratic republic of Congo for another exciting adventurous experiences. Well the park