5 Days Lowland Gorillas and Mt. Nyiragongo Hike

The 5 Days Lowland Gorillas & Mt. Nyiragongo Hike gives you an opportunity to track the Eastern Lowland Gorillas of Kahuzi Biege National Park as well as Hike the majestic Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano in DR Congo.

Trip Overview

The 5 Days Lowland Gorillas & Mt. Nyiragongo Hike takes you to DR Congo’s Kahuzi Biege National park to track the Eastern Lowland Gorillas and Hike Mountain Nyiragongo volcano on holiday vacation Safari in DR Congo.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer-Bukavu

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda you will be welcomed by the Ultimate Gorilla Expeditions Guide who will transfer you to Rwanda-Congo border at Bukavu from where you will complete the border crossing procedures and then cross to Bukavu. You will check in for dinner and overnight at Lac vic hotel or Orchids hotel.

Day 2: Low land gorilla trekking-Kahuzi Biege

Have an early morning breakfast and then drive for relatively 2 hours to the park headquarters at Kahuzi Biege for briefing from the park rangers about the dos and don’t while with these lowland gorillas . Proceed for the memorable adventure in the forest, an activity that may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the animals. Meet and stay with the animals for a maximum of one hour watching them playing with the young ones and feeding them, then descend to the park headquarters and then to your Lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Eastern Lowland Gorilla trekking DR CongoDay 3: Transfer -Goma

On this day you will wake up very early in the morning and have your breakfast. Then you will be transferred to L.Kivu from where you will jump on to the boat and cruise on this magnificent calm water body towards the northern part of the country. You will reach in the afternoon and head for a city tour of Goma town.From here you will head to your hotel for dinner and accommodation. Overnight stay at L.Kivu lodge or Tchegera island resort.

Day 4: Mt. Nyiragongo Hike-Virunga National park

Very early in the morning go for breakfast then go for the Nyiragongo hike from Kibati Village. Climb up to the top of the volcanoes and have a clear view of the boiling magma at the top of the volcano. Dinner and overnight at the summit.

Day 5: Descend-Departure to Kigali

In the morning, you will set off to Kigali where you will reach early enough to take a visit to genocide memorial sites, lunch and later transfer to the Airport for your departure flight.

Items included
  • Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English speaking guide
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Gorilla Trekking Permits
  • Mineral water
  • Overnight stays in safari lodges / tented camps
  • National park fees
Items excluded
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal money expenditures on souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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