Did you know that Mount Nyiragongo volcano in Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most active in Africa?. It is noted for long active lava lakes which appear in the summit crater. Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo has an elevation of 3470m in the Virunga Mountains in the line of Albertine Rift Valley.
Since 1882 Mt Nyiragongo has erupted 34 times with activity that can be continuous for years at a time with the last eruption taking place in 2002. The 4-6 hours hike to the camp gives you fantastic views of the crater as you capture the full intensity of the glow and light from the lava as it is constantly churning and boiling over in the night.