Bisoke Volcano Hike

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The Hike

What should we know?

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Environment type:cloud forest, mountains
Location type:rural

What can we see or do there?

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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Rwandan Franks (RWF)
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non residentRWF85,900
 
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Extras:Average Cost:
private 4×4 from RuhengeriRWF50,000

When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:4 hours, 45 minutes
 
Busiest day(s):
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High season:June to September
Low season:February to June
 
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How can we get in contact?

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Telephone:0252 540 057, 0252 502 350
 
Language(s):English, French, Kinyarwanda
Timezone:UTC+02:00
Country calling code:250

How can we get there?

Coordinates:-1.46342, 29.49296
 
Geographical feature:Mount Bisoke
 
Start location:Bisate (base of Bisoke)
End location:Bisate (base of Bisoke)
 

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What are the numbers and averages?

Distance:10 kilometres
Altitude:3,711m

Top Descriptions

For a volcano hike, this is pretty straight forward and fun to do. There are excellent views of the nearby volcanoes in both and on a clear day, and if you’re lucky you might see a chameleon or two – or perhaps even a stray gorilla! It’s a fairly straightforward up and down route, but it’s a worthwhile enough experience if you haven’t visited before.
 
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Top Tips

If you’re on a budget or simply cannot justify the cost of , there is a small but very real chance of coming across gorillas on this trail.
Be at the park gate at the at 7am sharp to get your permit, although expect to be waiting around for an hour before you get going. At least there will be free coffee/tea and a song and a dance to keep you entertained.
Consider organising transport from to the hike and back with . If you bargain hard (or are staying there as guests), you should be able to pay around RWF 50,000 for a car and driver.
 
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Gorilla Tracking

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The Animal Viewing

What should we know?

Company name:Rwanda Development Board
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Animal type:mountain gorillas
Environment type:cloud forests
Location type:national park

How much will it cost us?

Currency:Rwandan Franks (RWF)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
non residentUSD750
 
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High season:June to September
Low season:March to May

How can we get in contact?

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Telephone:0252 540 057, 0252 502 350
 
Language(s):English, French, Kinyarwanda
Timezone:UTC+02:00
Country calling code:250

How can we get there?

Coordinates:-1.49036, 29.48902
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