Mount Karisimbi Hike : As you choose volcanoes national park to participate in a number of activities in the park the Virunga mountains are among the eye catching attractions that make the park one of the memorable attractions in the park that you should visit to make your safari experience quite memorable. It should be noted that Volcanoes National Park is home to five of the eight Virunga mountains in Africa that you can embark on for a memorable experience to make the experience quite rewarding and among the different mountains that can be seen Mount Karisimbi will give you the most rewarding safari experience that will make your experience quite rewarding, Mount Karisimbi Hike.
While participating in Mount Karisimbi it is note that the activity is carried out in two day or more depending on your budget and how long you would like to participate in the activity. The hike to the summit offers spectacular views of different volcanoes including, Mount Mikeno, Mount Nyiragongo which erupted recently in Virunga National park and mount Nyamuragira. The hike is quite challenging but worthy of all the time you spend hiking to the summit because you will get to observe a number of rewarding attractions that can be seen as you hike to the summit.
Therefore, you should consider physically getting ready in the park for a memorable safari experience. The hike to the summit, you will 6 hours hike with great views different bird species and primates. On reaching at an altitude of about 3700m, you will stop at the first camping site where you will spend a night. After early morning cup of coffee, embark on an hour’s hike to the summit, you will observe a number of rewarding attractions in the wild like; the thick jungles where you will get to observe a number of primate species like the black and white colobus monkey, you will get to observe a number of rewarding experiences. On reaching at the summit, enjoy amazing views of the surrounding areas like mount Muhabura. After enjoying your time at the summit descent to the starting point,
Other activities that you should not miss out on during your Rwanda safari in Volcanoes national park, you should embark on include;
Golden monkey trekking in Rwanda which will lead you to the Albertine endemic species in the wild that you will get to spend an hour with observing their behavior, taking pictures of the primates to make your safari experience quite memorable.
You can also embark on gorilla trekking in Rwanda which will give you access to the habituated mountain gorillas in Africa. Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will get to spend an hour with half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas in the wild.
You can also participate in hiking other Virunga mountains in the wild like Mount Sabyinyo, mount muhabura, mount bisoke and mount gahinga that will lead you to a number of other rewarding attractions like; the Albertine endemic bird species, a number of primates like the Mona monkey, the Hamlyn’s monkey, the silver monkey, the black and white colobus monkey, the vervet monkey and many other rewarding attractions. Chapin’s flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, strange weaver, red throated alethe among other bird species. You can also have a chance to see 11 species of the Guinea Congo Forest biome, and a number of other bird species like the blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola among other the bird species.