3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo

3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo

This 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo starts and ends in Kigali and includes a gorilla permit worth $450 per person per day. It exposes you to mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park which offers a great wildlife experience. Virunga national park is situated in the Albertine Rift valley in the eastern part of DR Congo and was created in 1925 and is among the first protected areas in Africa. The park has got two active volcanoes and these include; Mount Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira. It has 3000 fauna and flora species, golden monkeys and different bird species.

Tour highlights

Day 1 of 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo: Transfer from Kigali to Goma- Bukima in DRC

Day 2 of 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Day 3 of 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo: Transfer back to Kigali for departure

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 of 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo: Transfer from Kigali to Goma- Bukima in DRC

Wake up in the morning and the guide picks you up from your lodge and drives you through Kigali heading to the Bukima in DRC. This will take you 4 hours to reach Goma where you will have a stopover for lunch and refreshments. Later, you are transferred to Bukima reaching in the evening for dinner and overnight at Mikeno lodge. Meal plan: Full board

Day 2 of 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Parkgorillas on 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo

Have breakfast and then transfer to the park head quarters for the briefing by the rangers for the dos and donts of gorilla trekking and after proceed in search of mountain gorillas. you are given one hour of interaction with the gorillas as you take photos once you find them. Dinner and overnight at Mikeno lodge. Meal plan: Full board

Day 3 of 3 days luxury gorilla trekking safaris in Congo: Transfer back to Kigali for departure

Have breakfast and then transfer back to Kigali for a city tour, visit the genocide memorial center, markets for shopping and many more. After, the guide takes you to the airport to catch your flight back home.

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Tour inclusions

  • One gorilla permit
  • Full board accommodation
  • Transport & Fuel
  • Airport transfer
  • All meals as motioned in the itinerary
  • Border crossing fees
  • All the activities in the itinerary

The safaris excludes Drinks, visas, Travel insurance, laundry, internet, optional activities, tips and all personal expenses.

TRIP INFORMATION
This is a tailor-made safari that can be amended to meet your specific requirements including your preferred number of days, preferred dates of travel, standard of lodges and budget.