3 Days congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari- Kahuzi Biega National Park-from USD 1200p/p.
In this travel plan we are imagining that your place of arrival is Kigali International Airport, and transfer to Congo via Rusizi border. In this travel plan you will require an overnight stay in Kigali city. This Gorilla tour is available for independent travelers or it can be booked through a trusted tour operator or via the park .
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bukavu (Driving time 7 Hours)
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park ( 1 Hour drive to the park from the lodge)
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali ( 7 Hours Drive)
Detailed Travel Plan for 3 Days Lowland Gorilla Safari.
Day One: depart from Kigali city early in the morning drive through nyungwe forest national park and arrive in rusizi 1 border cross to bukavu city which is the nearest town to Kahuzi biega national park to enjoy eastern lowland gorilla trekking.
Have Lunch on the way and we can recommend to enjoy your lunch at Nyungwe forest lodge or Gisakura Guest house after the scenic drive through the jungle with the chance of watching some primates along side the road in nyungwe forest and later cross the border to Democratic republic of congo.
Arrive at your accommodation in the afternoon where you will check-in. there you can opt for your preferred accommodation ranging from high-class, mid-range and Budget, or Tented accommodations close to south lake Kivu. Dine at your place of accommodation and relax the rest of the evening as you prepare for a thrilling experience of Eastern lowland Gorilla Tracking the following day.
Day Two: Eastern lowland Gorilla Trekking
After an early breakfast,Take 45 minutes drive from Bukavu town to Kahuzi biega national park headquarters for an orientation plus meeting the guides as well as separation into the groups basing on which gorilla trekking Congo group you are to be tracking due to the fact that only 4 Gorilla families are habituated for Trekking .
From there you will set off for your thrill experience of the Gorillas in the lowland valleys of kahuzi biega national park. The wildlife including additional primates, butterflies, mammals and birds, will certainly be very beautiful and really enhance this extremely special experience, The trekking experience may take around 1-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the jungle.
After that return to Kahuzi biega national park headquarters and depending on your level of energy as well as the time, have lunch and later jeep into the safari jeep to transfer back to Bukavu City for more relaxation.
Day Three: End Of Gorilla Tour Congo
After breakfast, Check-out and head back to cross the border back to Rwanda and take 7 hours drive to the capital again passing through the Nyungwe forest, Nyanza and Butare Museum before proceeding to Kigali international Airport, Lunch will be en route at Ibris Hotel.
The Safari Price quotations include: Transport with fuel plus an English-Speaking driver, Water within the Vehicle, accommodation, boat launch trip, park fees, game drives, all meals, and tours to the top of the waterfalls. It however doesn’t include alcoholic drinks, laundry, and any additional personal purchases.
This tour is offered by Our Trusted Tour Operators like Primate Safaris Rwanda.