The name Karisimbi comes from the word ‘amasimbi’ in the local language, Kinyarwanda, which means snow. Snow can mostly be found during the dry season in June, July and August on the top of the volcano.
In afternoon our company driver guide will Pick you up from your hotel in Kigali and Transfer to Musanze for overnight in Mountain gorilla view lodge
DAY01: Depart from Kigali to Musanze
In afternoon our company driver guide will Pick you up from your hotel in Kigali and Transfer to Musanze for overnight in
Mountain gorilla view lodge
You will depart from your hotel at any time as long as you reach the Park Office at 7:30am, after clearing and getting a briefing from park management guide, you will drive for 40 minutes to the place known as Bisoke Beer Garden and Campsite, which is the starting point of your adventure. After packing all needed luggage, you will start the hike around 9:00am with park guide, trackers and other people to make your hiking more enjoyable. You will have different stopovers along the way, having your packed lunch and you will overnight at 3500m above sea level where the camp site is located.
Overnight at the campsite
After your Breakfast in early morning at 5:00 am, you will continue the hiking to the top of Karisimbi which is 4507 m above sea level, freely taking photos, enjoy the best view of 8 volcanoes and enjoy different species of plants (trees, flowers & shrubs). After short relax at the summit you will take the way back to campsite where you will have lunch. Then after, you will trace the way down the mountain while enjoying the nature and the best view of the park then Drive back to Kigali
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