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Virunga Volcanoes

Nyarusiza, Kisoro, Uganda
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Full On Fun (Sabyinyo)

I chose to climb Mount Sabyinyo as I wanted to put a foot into the Congo - for most of my life it... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Navibarnsley
,
Mumbai
via mobile
Local hotel enough for its purpose

We stayed here before and the day after we went to do a gorilla tracking. It takes 30/45 to get the... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Colaco
,
Hannover, Germany
via mobile
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Nyarusiza, Kisoro, Uganda
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I chose to climb Mount Sabyinyo as I wanted to put a foot into the Congo - for most of my life it appears to have been off limits and someone I spoke to near the border who just came back said it was "terrifying...More

Thank Navibarnsley
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here before and the day after we went to do a gorilla tracking. It takes 30/45 to get the tracking base. The people was very friendly and helpful. The price is good comparing to the charm hotels and is in the middle of...More

Thank Colaco
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Gahinga climbing was excellent, well prepared by personnel, with well prepared sents, pretty expensive, take good shoes, I had also gloves very helpful for climbing down the wooden ladders, take enough water and good lunch, don't panic when breathing starts more difficult, just rest often...More

Thank Jaga-Agata
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It's that simple. Looking for an easy walk? Climb Mgahinga. Want to test your stamina? Muhavura. Need to add some scramble? Go for Sabyinio and its slippery ladders (bonus points during rainy season).

Thank Any S
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The Virunga volcanoes are a striking image everywhere in this Rwanda/SW Uganda region. They make for dynamic photographs, wildlife viewing and trekking potential.

Thank Coachjonlee22
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The weather has been so favorable for both hikers and trekkers; as of the seasonal discount for gorilla permits, it has attracted a great number of bookings I suppose. Of course, the rain forest does have surprises for you, for every step taken. That is...More

2  Thank Ben-Eric M
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

I viewed the Virunga volcanic ranges from a distance when I visited Rushaga and Kisoro with family during the recent christmas break. The ranges are spectacular and offer a most amazing scenary from a distance. I plan on climbing these ranges next year but a...More

1  Thank Chilli-Bite
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Sabinyo is where the borders of Uganda, DRC and Rwanda meet, at the top. If you're fortunate, the views will be wonderful

Thank Kermit_Fan
Reviewed 7 December 2014

is a welcome challenge in terms of wet shoes, slippery ladders and the like. Guide, rangers, porters were all up to standards and way beyond!

Thank DPG_EDA
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Visiting gorillas is an amazing eperience and worth every $750 for the privilege. Be prepared for a minimum of one hour hike through mud, steep slopes, and dense bamboo forest. Some of our friends went for an "easy" hike and they end up walking close...More

Thank BobTravell
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