This 3 Day Gorilla Safari exposes you to Congo’s mountain gorilla in the virunga national park in Congo offering you with the best wildlife experience. The tour starts and ends in Kigali in rwanda. Democratic Republic of congo is the least visited gorilla tourism destination which making a safari there surely adventurous.
Day 1 : Kigali – Goma – Bukima (DR Congo)
Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking
Day 3: Transfer back to kigali for departure
Day 1: Kigali to Bukima in DR Congo
In the morning, you will be picked up from your lodge by our driver guide who will drive through kigali heading to the Bukima in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This will atke you roughly 4 hours to reach Goma where you will have a stop over for lunch refreshment. Later, you will transfer to Bukima reaching in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Bukima lodge/Mikeno lodge.
After Kigali city tour, transfer to DR Congo through Goma border post. It
Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Congo
You will have an early morning breakfast and then transfer to the park head quarters for briefing before gorilla trekking. This is a day to encounter the endangered species in the wilderness as you observe more about their human like characters. In the evening, you will have a community walk to the adjacent local areas where you will learn more about local village life.
After an early morning breakfast hike to Bukima patrol post for guided gorilla trekking tour. Normally the hike to gorillas ranges between 1 to 2 hours. You are permitted to keep in the presence of gorillas for a solid 1 hour. To keep the gorillas safe, you are provided with surgical masks. In case of a cold or diarrhea, you are advised to desist from participating in the gorilla trek.
Day 3: Return to Kigali
Have a morning breakfast and return to kigali for your return flight.
End of the tour
Departure Dates / Prices
Please Note :
- Special offers may be available on this trip.Special rates are available for different seasons.
- VAT is included at the applicable rate, and we make no service charge.
- Group rates are available for parties of 4 or more people. Please inquire or telephone for rates.
- We accept payments preferably in US Dollars. Small Bills (1 -20) attract a lower rate. For payments in other currencies, currency exchange rates vary daily & we always calculate them accurately using the most current international banking data available.
We accept wire transfers and credit card payments. Payment by credit card is subject to a surchage of 5%.
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