Mount Bisoke is one of the peaks of virunga mountain ranges among the 8 volcanoes of the Virunga conservation region of East and Central Africa. The mountain stands at 3,711 meters high with a crater lake and beautiful vegetation that give beautiful scenery at the top. Hiking mount Bisoke is basically a 1 day tour or hike that requires good fitness and good health
is among the peaks of the Virunga mountain ranges found along the border of Democratic republic of Congo and Rwanda located besides the Parc National de Vulcans in Ruhengeri Northern Province of Rwanda. The hike in mount Bisoke necessitates one to move along steep slopes that are densely closed with the equatorial rain forest and some alpine meadows for around 4 hours to conquer the peak and 2 hours to slope down, however the experienced hikers take only 3hours to reach the top and 1 hour to slope down and this means hiking to the top of this mountain bisoke and back is a one day activity.
The hikes starts with a briefing followed by the hiking activity itself that starts at 8:00am, A porter can be taken or hired along if you like one and the hiking gears are provided at the park.
A hike on mount Bisoke is not that tough but may be very hectic for the inexperienced hikers since the mountain is on a high elevation that necessitates climbers to have a lot of energy to climb and to walk through the whole excursion. Climbing to the top of this mountain can be a whole day adventure depending on your speed and the stops you make to the top but at the end of the day you will realize that the hike is worth the efforts.
Hiking mount Bisoke is among the exciting hiking adventures one can engage in on their next safari to Rwanda because it is not so tough though it requires some average level of fitness and good health. At the top of mountain Bisoke it really rewards with an incredible scenery over the vegetation and stunning views of Virunga massif.
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