The virunga ranges
Virunga ranges are shared by Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Some of them include the Karisimbi which is the most elevated mountain on this chain and is situated on Rwanda’s border with Democratic Republic of Congo. Other peaks include Visoke on the border of Democratic Republic of Congo; Sabinyo at the meeting of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Rwanda and Uganda, and the Gahinga as well as Muhabura on the border of Uganda.
Never to forget is virunga mountains is among the most interesting and suitable for hiking. The volcano is located in the East Africa with a chain of volcanoes that are within the borders of the countries Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and Rwanda.
Mountain Nyiragongo is still active and can erupt at any time. It is more than 3,000 meters in height and is located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The view of Nyiragongo rewards visitors with a clear view of the flowing lava or magma. This is really wonderful!!!
Mountain Nyamuragira, This is also more than 3000 metres in height and is also located in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mountain Karisimbi which is 4,507 meters and 3,000 meters tall. The surroundings of the mountains are covered with bamboo forest and mountain forest. The shape of the volcanoes is mostly individually coned than a normal mountain range. The names of its volcanoes are the names that describe their geological characteristics which resembles things such as Mount Sabyinyo as “old man’s teeth” which depicted as the physical appearance of the mountain that looks like a tooth.
Before arriving in the mountain range, the traveling time will take about 6 hours and it will be a very tiring day. You should bring enough food and water. The recreational activities that you can do in the place is hiking and walking around the mountain and exploring its beautiful sceneries which are worth every shot from your camera.
Activities done in Virunga region include: Gorilla treks in Mgahinga, Virunga and Volcanoes National Parks, Mountaineering on Mt. Nyiragongo, Mt.Sabyinyo, Mt.Mikeno, Mt.Karisimbi and so on. Other activities include Golden monkey tracking, Birding, nature walks, cultural tours and Historical trips among others.