Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Facts-Congo Gorillas-Virunga National Park, Nyiragongo volcano is the Africa’s most active volcano, it has erupted 40 times from 1885, Nyiragongo volcano is the biggest active volcanic mountains in Africa and in the whole world.
Mt Nyiragongo volcano is located in the democratic republic of Congo, this most active volcano part of Virunga National Park in Virunga mountain range which is on the border of Uganda and Rwanda.
Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Facts-Congo Gorillas-Virunga National Park, mt Nyiragongo volcano is just 40 minutes drive from Gisenyi Town a border town in Rwanda and 30 minuets drive from Goma town which is also a border town in Congo with Rwanda
Nyiragongo volcano is the most active with lava lake flowing to the lower communities and valleys, Nyiragongo volcano is active and open to researchers, tourist and other visitors, anyone interceded hiking and climbing mt nyiragongo volcano can book their hiking permit with Kisoro Tours Uganda, it is very easy you can combine Congo gorilla trekking and mt nyiragongo hike at affordable price, send us your date, month and year you want to hike Nyiragongo we will organize this memorable hike for you at a friendly cost. In case you want more information about mt Nyiragongo contact us for other details
DR-Congo has two different gorilla subspecies one is mountain gorillas found in Virunga National Park and east lowland gorilla are found in Kahuzi Biega National Park, other places where to find mountain gorillas includes the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park of Uganda and Volcano National Park of Rwanda.
Trekking mountain gorillas in Congo is more affordable than in Uganda and Rwanda, for example in Uganda gorilla trekking permit costs $600 person, in Rwanda gorilla permit was increased from $750 to $1500 per person make it most expensive gorilla permit in the region while in DR-Congo gorilla permit costs $400 per person and also Cong has low season gorilla permit promotion starting from 15th March to 15th May 2018 and 15th October to15th 2018 December, during those month Congo gorilla permit costs only $200 per person which is half price. Anyone interested in Congo discounted gorilla permit contact Kisoro Tours Uganda for the best price for Congo gorilla trekking holiday. We also combine Congo gorilla trekking safari with mount Nyiragongo volcano hiking both activities are done in Virunga National Park.
There are two types of gorillas, Eastern lowland gorillas is also another subspecies of gorillas, lowland gorillas are large if compared to mountain gorillas are smaller and lighter than lowland gorillas, there are over 5000 lowland gorillas (individuals) in the world while there are only about 900 mountain gorillas (individuals). Lowland gorillas live in the lowland terrain while mountain gorilla live in mountainous terrain mountain gorillas are also know as an endangered species Red List under UNESCO World Heritage Site and also mountain gorilla can only be found in three Countries Uganda, Rwanda and Congo while lowland gorillas few Countries of west African which includes Gabon, Cameroon, Cabinda, DR-Congo and Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Congo republic.