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4 Days Congo gorilla tour & Mount Nyiragongo hiking safari

This 4 Days Congo gorilla tour & Mount Nyiragongo hiking safari takes you to explore DR Congo . This tour is exclusive for travelers looking at gorilla trekking in Virunga national park and hiking mount Nyiragongo starting in Kigali and back to Kigali Rwanda.

A short gorilla extension tour, ideal for a first-time visitor to Democratic republic of Congo and its beauty, keen to catch a glimpse of DR Congo’s gorilla, and try luck at spotting Mount Nyiragongo, the world’s largest and most volatile lava lakes.

Tour itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from you hotel in Kigali – transfer to Gisenyi in Lake Kivu.

On day one of 4 days Congo gorilla tour you will be picked on arrival and transfer you to Lake Kivu. Optional activities for this day is to visit the genocide memorial site in Kigali, or relax along lake kivu. Dinner and overnight at Asante lodge

Day 2: Cross into Goma – Congo – Start hiking mount Nyiragongo

On day two of 4 Days Congo gorilla tour have breakfast at your hotel and be ready to cross to Congo and drive to the starting point of nyiragongo, start the trekking after briefing and you will spend a night at the top of nyiragongo in cabins.

Day 3: Descend Nyiragongo – visit Goma town

On day three of 4 Days Congo gorilla tour you descend down and then transfer to Ihusi hotel, Bukima tented camp, Mikeno lodge in goma for dinner overnight.

Day 4: Virunga gorilla trekking – Transfer to Kigali for drop off

On day four of 4 Days Congo gorilla tour wake up at 6:00 am and drive to the starting point of gorilla trekking at Bukima for briefing and then start the gorilla trekking. After you drive to the boarder and cross to Rwanda side, Transfer back to kigali.

End of 4 Days Congo gorilla tour

Tour Includes
– Nyiragongo hiking permits.
– Virunga Gorilla permits.
– Congo visa.
– Porters (Nyiragongo).
– Park entry fees.
– Full time English speaking Guide.
– Transport costs.
– 3 nights’ Full Board accommodation.
– Box of mineral drinking water
– Guiding fees.
– Government taxes.
– All activities as indicated in the itinerary.

The cost excludes optional activities, air fares, Rwandan visa fees, and any other personal cost like tipping of guides, laundry.


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.

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