5 Days Gorilla Trek Africa & Nyiragongo Hike Tour-Congo Safaris .
Planning for Eastern lowland gorilla tour & Mountain Gorilla Trek in Africa? Book Congo gorilla tour & nyiragongo climbing safari with congo gorilla safaris the safari company that is offering Congo safaris. This 5 days Congo gorilla trekking starts from Kigali international Airport or Kigali Hotel and ends in Kigali with visitations to Kahuzi biega National park for eastern lowland gorilla trekking ( southern Lake Kivu) and virunga National Park for Mountain Gorillas & nyiragongo hiking adventure in Goma ( northern Lake kivu).
Eastern Lowland gorilla Trekking( Kahuzi biega National Park) once combined with Nyiragongo Hike (Virunga National Park) will reward you the ultimate safari Experience and an adventure of a lifetime. So here we highlight what transpires on this mesmerizing 5 days Gorilla Trek Africa safari;
Day 1: Transfer to Bukavu- DR Congo
Upon the arrival at Kigali international airport you will be picked by the company driver guide and start the drive southwards to Cyangugu boarder on the way to Bukavu in DR Congo have lunch at (Butale Ibis hotel) and continue cross the border to Bukavu, Incase time allows visit some genocide memorials along the Nyungwe road. Dinner and overnight at Orchid safari Lodge/ Coco Lodge.
Day 2: Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biega South Kivu & Transfer to Goma
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Kahuzi Biega National Park to trek the lowland Gorillas, The Drive from Orchid Safari lodge is about 1 hour to the park headquarters for the true experience of the lowland Gorilla trekking in Democratic Republic of Congo. During the briefing time clients are entertained by the cultural dance and hot tea offered by the park.
Gorilla Trekking is very amazing as lowland Gorillas differ from the mountain gorillas. The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas; you will not regret the safari effort once you meet the amazing Gorillas! After Gorilla Trekking transfer to Ihusi Boat Centre for the transfer to Goma Ferry, Dinner and overnight at Lac Kivu Hotel in Goma .
Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
Wake up early morning for breakfast and after take 1 Hour drive to Virunga National Park headquarters( Bukima) for briefing about the mountain gorilla trekking dos and donts and group allocation is done as your passport get registered by the tour guide and after enter into the jungle forest to search for the endangered mountain gorillas in the wild and it may take 2-6 hours to find them and once found you will have one hour to take photos , watch them playing and feeding ,Dinner and overnight at Mikeno Lodge
Day4: Hike Nyiragongo Volcano
After Early morning breakfast, the traveler will set off in another safari jeep well protected and guarded up to Kibati the starting point for the hike. The climbing adventures take about 6-7 hours depending on the movement of the team and the number of people in the trek. Overnight at the top of the volcano, dinner and overnight at wooden
Tents/Cabins at the summit, meal plan:
Day 5: Descend to Goma- Rwanda
You will descend to Goma and arrive at Kibati in the morning around mid-day and transfer to Goma for lunch and later transfer to Gisenyi and drive back to Kigali this is extra 4 hours drive with the driving speed limit of 60/km/hr in Rwanda.
- Eastern lowland Gorilla Permits
- Mountain Gorilla Permit
- Nyiragongo hike permit
- Ferry transfer from Bukavu to Goma
- Drinking Water & En route Lunch
- Ground Transportation
- Flight to Rwanda
- Congo Tourists Visa
- Rwanda Visa ( apply for Multiple entry Visa)
- All personal expenses not listed in the itinerary above
Estimated Costs of the Safari Activities
Mountain Gorilla Permit——-USD 400p/p
Eastern Lowland Gorilla Permit–USD 400p/p
Speed Boat ————400-600 USD Group of 3 Pax
Nyiragongo Hike Permit—–300 USD p/p
This tour is offered by Congo Gorilla Safaris , we have recommended you to contact them for information regarding Gorilla Booking to Congo