Standing at 3,711 meters, Mount Bisoke is one of the dormant volcano mountains among the 8 Virunga Volcanoes. It has a crater on the top and a beautiful vegetation cover right at summit. Hiking this mountain is not so hard and requires a day to accomplish. This Rwanda safari package is crafted to offer you a thrilling mountaineering experience on this mountain at very affordable rates.
The views from the summit is breathtaking and you will get to get a good view of some of the Virunga Mountains. On a lucky day, you will encounter mountain gorillas as you climb but will not be allowed to spend much time around them because you did not purchase permits to track them.
1 Day Mount Bisoke Crater Safari Overview
Despite this Mount Bisoke not being so difficult to climb, you have to be in the best shape. Your physical fitness level should also be high.
In the morning, our tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation place and transfer you to Musanze. You have to make it to the park offices by 7:00 AM to catch up with the morning briefing meeting. It is from this meeting where you will be guide and the rules and regulations to follow as you hike.
From here you guide will drive you to the Bisoke head trail. You ought to have your hiking gears and some energy snacks ready for the hike.
You will then start off your hike with some porters, have lunch at the summit right next to the crater and return to the starting point to catch up with your guide then transfer to Kigali International Airport or any hotel around the city for a drop off.
The Mount Bisoke crater hike usually lasts for 7 – 9 hours depending on how quick you ascend and descend the mountain.