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 most incredible experience of my life. I totally recommend this amazing hike and experience! A lovely hike, and a great team of people including a lovely chef ! Take a bottle of red wine up...  more »
  • What a view from the rim of the crater after 4.5 hours of climbing on a nice path... it is so amazing that we would like to stay longer... even after 4 days at the top  more »
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  • One has to see the top of mount nyiragongo to appreciate and love its beauty. It is breathtaking
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