Hiking the Volcanoes

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Details of Hiking the Volcanoes

Hiking takes between 6 and 7 hours depending on conditions and your fitness, but you may get lucky enough to spot one of the park’s resident gorillas as you hike.

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Visitors to Volcanoes National Park may wish to climb one of its iconic volcanoes. Mt. Bisoke is 3,700m high and its peak is dominated by a spectacular crater lake.

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