2 Days Mt Karisimbi Hike

Mt Karisimbi Hiking is one of the most popular activities in Rwanda. Located on the borders of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mount Karisimbi is the highest volcano of the Virunga ranges. It stands at 4507 meters high above sea level and a hike to the top of this mountain gives you great views of the entire Virunga region. Overnight on the slopes of the volcano offers you a more adventurous experience

Trip Summary

Day 1: Pick up & ascend the volcano

Day 2: Descend & depart

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

You will be picked up early at 5 am and embark on a 2 hours journey to Volcanoes national park arriving early enough to begin the hike at 8:00 am. You will then be briefed before starting on the 6-hour hike arriving at the campsite near the summit in the evening hours. You will have a chance to enjoy the scenic views of the entire park and the other side of Rwanda as you also set your eyes on the different flora and fauna of this park. Your dinner and overnight will be at the campsite enjoying the fresh breeze of the high mountain.

Day 2: Summit and Descend to the bottom

After the morning breakfast at the camp, you will proceed to the summit of Karisimbi Mountain. After arriving at the summit, you will have a great picture moment and great views at the top of the mountain. Descend to the bottom later after this superb experience and join your guide to drive you back to Kigali city as you end your 2 days trip to Mount Karisimbi.


  • Guiding fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Airport transfer
  • Meals and accommodation


  • Visa
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Beverages