3 Days Mt Karisimbi Hiking Tour

This 3days Mt Karisimbi hiking tour is more relaxed compared to the 2 days tour and is for those who are not in a hurry. It will give you an opportunity to explore Kigali city before embarking on a hike to the top of the highest volcano in the Virunga massif. Gorilla Trek Africa is your best guide on this 3 Days hiking adventure. The hiking experience is done along other interesting activities such as mountain gorilla trekking, golden monkeys and birding among others to make a complete Rwanda safari package3 Days Mt Karisimbi hike

Trip summary
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri.
Day 2: Karisimbi hike.
Day 3: Proceed to the summit and Transfer back to Kigali.

Detailed itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri.
You will be picked from the hotel in Kigali and go for a city tour to visit the genocide museum, local markets and drive northwards to Volcanoes National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura Hotel(Budget)/Davinci Lodge (deluxe) / Five Volcanoes Hotel/ Tiloreza Volcanoes Eco lodge(Luxury).

Day 2: Karisimbi hike.
In the morning, you will report at the park headquarters for briefing and
later be transferred to the starting point to begin your hike with a team
of porters and mountain guides. Overnight on the mountain.

Day 3: Proceed to the summit and Transfer back to Kigali.
In the morning, you will proceed to the summit of this mountain and later
begin your journey back to the starting point where you will meet your
driver guide to transfer you back to Kigali

Inclusions in this safari
• Volcano hiking permit
• Park Entrance Fees
• Relevant Government Taxes
• Full Board Accommodation
• Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide
• Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
• Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
Tour Exclusions:
• Airfares
• Visa Fees
• Personal Insurance


  • Mandatory hand washing
  • Mandatory face masking
  • Keep a distance of 2 meters away
    • Before boarding your plane, you will be required to show your covid 19 negative test results which should be valid for not more than 72hrs (applies for both Rwanda and Uganda)
    • Also you are supposed to fill a locator form (link below) which you will also be asked before boarding (failure to have it, you will be denied boarding)


    • Once you arrive in Kigali, you will take another covid 19 test and be in self quarantine at any of the chosen hotels in Kigali for 24hrs as you wait for your covid 19 test results

    You will then start your tour after your results have returned and you are proved negative

    • These results expire every after 72hrs, hence if your tour is still going on, you will need another test to allow you enter any other park or do any other activity after 72hrs of your test. (This applies to Rwanda only, not Uganda)
    • Before departure from Rwanda or Uganda, you need to do another covid 19 test not more than 72hrs before your departure as you will be required to present your results before boarding your departure flight.
    • While on your tour, you are advised to carry your masks and maintain social distance whenever you are in the public


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