Mount Karisimbi

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Mount Karisimbi is a non-functioning volcano in the border of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mount Karisimbi is the highest volcano among the eight chained volcanoes in Virunga standing at 4507 meters above, located within the Albertine rift valley.Devine African safaris

 

Mount Karisimbi is Unique in that it serves as a tourist destination in three African countries that are Rwanda, Uganda and the Republic of Congo, tourist can also view mount Karisimbi in these three African countries.

 

Mount Karisimbi got its name from the local word “Amasimbi” meaning snow, mount Karisimbi can be hiked within two days.

Mount Karisimbi can be seen from Volcanoes national park in Rwanda, in Uganda, it can be seen while tracking mountain gorillas in Mgahinga national park and in the Democratic Republic of Congo from Virunga national park.