Mount Nyiragongo, Goma

Offering some of Africa's best climbing and hiking opportunities, Mount Nyiragongo stands 3,470 m (11,380 ft) tall and boasts one of the world's largest lava lakes. This mountain makes up for a considerable percentage of volcanic eruptions in Africa. The last one was in 2002--despite this violent history, adventurers continue to flock here for a chance to peer into or photograph the lava lake from the rim. Plan to visit Mount Nyiragongo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Goma attractions using our Goma trip builder tool.
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  • The hike to see Mount Nyiragongo’s lava lake is what many refer to as a ‘bucket list’ trip. It is definitely worthy of the title. There are only a couple of places on earth where one can walk to the.....  more »
  • I witnessed such beatiful view! It took 5.30 hours of hike to go up.we were 16 hikers plus our porters I arranged my trip with back pack and a stay one night on top We were met by.....  more »
  • The most incredible thing I've ever seen! The walk is tough but not ridiculously hard. Do it! Completely safe
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