This 5 days Congo gorilla safari is an excellent package taking you for gorilla trekking in the virunga national park, Eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega national park and Mt Nyiragongo hike. The tour starts and ends in Kigali.
Day 1: Pick up &transfer to Goma
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
Day 4: Nyiragongo & transfer to Kahuzi biega national par
Day 5: Trekking Eastern lowland gorilla & departure
Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Goma
Upon arriving at Kigali airport, you will be welcomed by our driver guide who will transfer you via Gisenyi Rwanda Congo border to Gisenyi town for lunch. In the afternoon, proceed to Goma north of lake kivu for dinner and overnight at Mikeno lodge/Bukima tented camp.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking &Community walk
You will have an early morning breakfast and transfer to the headquarters of virunga national park for briefing before trekking. You will then transfer to the starting point of the trekking trails and with the lead of the armed guide hike into the forest searching for mountain gorillas. The time to spend trekking will depend on the movement and the location of the trekked gorilla family. In the evening, go for a short visit to the nearby communities and return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at (day1)
Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
Wake up early, have breakfast and go for the famous Nyiragongo hike an active volcano. You will start with a simple briefing and at 10:00 am, you start the hiking with packed lunch and enough drinking water. The hike to the top will take you roughly 5-6 hours depending on your fitness and speed. The summit of volcano will provide you with clear views of the nearby communities while at the summit of the volcano. Dinner and overnight in tented camps at the summit.
Day 4: Nyiragongo & transfer to Kahuzi Biega national park
After a morning breakfast, descend back from the volcano and transfer to kahuzi biega national park a home to the Eastern lowland gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Orchid safari lodge.
Day 5: Eastern lowland gorilla trekking & departure
Have morning breakfast and go for a simple briefing at the park headquarters. You will then start the hiking into the forest searching trekking for gorillas after which you descend back to lodge. In the afternoon, transfer via Cyangigu border to Kigali for a connecting flight.
End of the tour
There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Enquire for this years’ Departure Dates or for a private safari option
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