Nyiragongo Packing List

Nyiragongo Packing List

  • You will need walking shoes; you can have hiking shoes as well. Make sure these are comfortable.
  • Carry warm clothes more so needed when you reach the summit. You may need two layers of clothes every time.
  • The rain gear is important if not a must. Make it a light weight rain jacket
  • The hat and the Sun screen: this is mainly protecting you from Sun protection.
  • The head lamp/ Light: There is definitely no electricity at the top and so you need this to move you around.
  • You will need a camera to capture the beautiful moments and scenery.
  • Portable chargers: Since there is no electricity, you will need this to charge your mobile device that’s if you need them.
  • A treated mosquito net since you are sleeping in an open area.
  • You need passport photos for you Visa and any other thing, so carry some.
  • The first aid kits
  • You many need a rechargeable torch or light for you tent or hut.
  • This is a tropical area and you will need an insect repellant cream to shield you from the many insects and mosquitos.
  • You will need a good hat; this will protect you from the strong sun rays.
  • You will need a good camera for both still photography and some videography, this is key for this safari as it almost depends on this.
  • You will need a good LED lighting torch since there is no electricity at the top and you will need to move around at night.
  • You will need a pair of binoculars since some of the things need zooming in, as for bird watchers, this is key.
  • A French dictionary is a necessity as most people here speak French. A Swahili one can also do.
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