7 Days Congo Primates and Nyiragongo Hike

The 7 Days Congo Primates and Mt. Nyiragongo Hike gives you a Safari experience in which you will track the Mountain Gorillas of Virunga National Park as well as hike to the top of Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano and track the Eastern Lowland Gorillas too  on holiday vacation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Trip Overview

The 7 Days Congo primates and Mt. Nyiragongo Hike takes you to Virunga National park Congo, Kahuzi Biege National Park as well as Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano.

Day 1: Transfer-Goma 

Meet tour guide on your arrival in Kigali international Airport in Rwanda, Enjoy a beautiful drive through the land of a thousand hills to reach Gisenyi the largest port on Lake Kivu and transfer to Goma in D.R.Congo. Check in to your hotel. Dinner & Over Night at Mikeno Lodge.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking-Virunga National Park

Have an early breakfast and transfer to Virunga National Park Headquarters for  briefing about Gorilla Trekking Rules and later proceed to the jungle forest to search for the Most Endangered Species of

Mountain Gorillas with park rangers, Transfer to Goma after Gorilla trekking and stay at Hotel Relaxing. Dinner and Overnight.

Mountain Gorillas DR CongoDay 3: Hike Mt. Nyiragongo Volcano-Virunga National Park

After an Early morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters for briefing with park rangers, start Hiking Nyiragongo volcano (climb takes about 4 to 5 hours). Hike through an impressive rain forest, the climb continues on the lava eruption fissure, reach the summit. Have the whole evening to enjoy the view from the crater and watch the lava inside. Dinner and Overnight in shelter at the crater.

Day 4: Descend-Mt. Nyiragongo Volcano

After Early Morning breakfast, descend down from Nyiragongo, meet our Guide from Ultimate Gorilla Expeditions Guide  to Kibati and if time allows take a community walk to view the community of Congolese watching their music and dance and then relax for have an overnight here as well.

Day 5: Transfer-Bukavu 

Have breakfast and continue with a boat ride to Bukavu. Check in to hotel and in afternoon Go for Bukavu Sightseeing tour. Overnight in Bukavu.

Day 6: Lowland Gorilla Tracking-Kahuzi Biege National Park

Early morning Transfer to Kahuzi- Biega National Park. After park ranger briefing, trek to see lowland gorillas. Transfer back to your hotel after trekking the Eastern Lowland Gorillas.

Day 7: Departure-kigali/ Goma

Check out of hotel and transfer to Kigali or Take boat back to Goma.

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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