Volcanoes National Park sunset trips, enjoy dramatic sunset views over the Virunga Volcanoes in Rwanda and dotted rural settlements below. Lying close to the Equator crossing, Rwanda is found in the heart of Africa and it is bordered by Burundi, Tanzania, D.R. Congo and Uganda.
Enjoy breathtaking sunset with big cumulus storm clouds over the Virunga Massifs of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, while also overlooking the rural settlements dotting the scenic green landscape. Volcanoes National Park is a gorilla trekking destination in Northwestern Rwanda. It is also most popular for its rewarding Virunga Volcano climbing adventures and five of the 8 Virunga Massifs all found here.
Enthusiastic volcano climbers on Rwanda safaris have many hiking trails to begin their climbing/volcano hiking from. These have been fully developed making Rwanda a perfect spot to enjoy outdoor adventures such as volcano climbing. Each of the developed hiking trails take climbers to the summits of Rwanda’s magnificent volcanoes.
Standing at an elevation of 4127m, Mt. Muhabura is the 3rd tallest Virunga Massif of the 8 chain volcanoes found in Uganda, Rwanda and D.R. Congo. It is possible to climb to the summits of Muhabura on the side of Rwanda or Uganda. Muhavura volcano offers spectacular sunset views and the Crater Lake.
Mount Karisimbi is 4507m making it the highest volcano. This is shared by Congo and Rwanda, lying near the active volcanoes -Nyiragongo and the dormant Mikeno plus Mt. Bisoke. Mt. Karisimbi is Africa’s 5th highest peak and hiking to its summits takes 2 days to and from. The first trekking leads climbers to 3700m altitude and the following day, proceed to the final summit at 4507m then descend.
Bisoke volcano is 3700m and this is one of the best volcanoes one can hike. It has a spectacular Crater Lake (Ngezi Lake) and it is fully found in Rwanda. Climbing to the top of Bisoke isn’t strenuous as hiking to the summits of Mount Kilimanjaro. Around hiking adventure in Bisoke takes about 5 hours and you require a good rain jacket, sturdy hiking boots, long-sleeved shirt, daypack, trousers, daypack, and others. The picturesque Lake Ngezi trail is what leads climbers to the stunning Visoke summits and Crater. It is the shortest trek any hiker can take part, lasting for about 3-4 hours and there is a chance to enjoy the sights of many birds and monkey species.