7 Days Congo Gorilla Safari- Gorilla Trekking Tours
Plan an Exploratory 7 days congo gorilla safari tour to visit the mountain gorillas, Climbing nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern lowland gorillas in the wilderness of congo national parks.Travelers wishing to explore the apes of democratic republic of congo, start the trip from either goma international airport or Kigali international airport with Ethiopian Airline.
Planning for primates tour in congo to visit the eastern lowland gorillas & Mountain gorillas with hiking Nyiragongo volcano on congo safari? Book 7 Days Congo gorilla tour with congo gorilla safaris to enjoy gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park & virunga national park.
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Safari Summary : 7 days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari
Day1 : Transfer from Kigali Rwanda to Bukavu Congo.
Day 2: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park.
Day 3: City tour of Bukavu & transfer to Goma.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Virunga National park
Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park.
Day 6: Climbing Nyiragongo Volcano
Day 7: Descending Nyiragongo Volcano & Transfer to Kigali
Detailed Travel Plan for 7 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Climbing Tour.
Day 1:Transfer from kigali to bukavu Congo
You will be picked by the company driver guide from the hotel and start to drive southwards to Cyangugu boarder on the way to Bukavu in Congo have lunch at (Butale Ibis hotel) and continue cross the boarder to Bukavu, Incase time allows visit some genocide memorials in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Orchid safari Lodge/ Roby Guest House.
Day 2: Eastern Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biega South Kivu
Early morning after breakfast, take 1 and half hour drive to Kahuzi Biega National Park for briefing ( Clients are entertained by Cultural performance) about the dos and donts while on eastern lowland gorilla trekking in the jungle and after enter into the forest to search for the primates and this activity can last for 2 -6 hours depending on their movement,once found you will spend one hour with them to allow you take photos and videos. After tracking. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Transfer to Goma
In the morning, take morning along drive to Goma , Travelers may cross back & drive on Rwanda side to Goma and Reach in the afternoon gisenyi and cross the boarder to congo Side Dinner and overnight at Mikeno lodge/ Bukima tented Camp. The Clients that like to enjoy longer sleep on the gorilla trekking day are encouraged to book their overnight at Bukima Tented camp Since gorilla trekking is done at bukima Side.
Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in 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, the gorilla trekking safari activity takes about 2-5 hours and once found you will be given 1 hour to take photos and stay with the mountain gorillas in the wild as you watch them play with the young ones and feeding, After return to the park headquarters, transfer to Goma after gorilla trekking and stay at Hotel Relaxing ( Mikeno Lodge).
Day 5 Chimpanzee trekking in Virunga National Park
Early Morning Breakfast, you will be briefed about the chimpanzee trekking rules and regulations and after you will enter into the jungle to search for the chimpanzee. Chimpanzee tracking normally lasts for 2-3 Hours in the morning hours later return to the Lodge for Lunch and later in evening hours you will visit the gorilla orphanage centre in Congo.
Day 6: Climb Nyiragongo Volcano in 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 7: Descend to Goma- Rwanda
After Morning breakfast, you will descend to Goma and arrive at Kibati in the Afternoon around mid-day and transfer to Goma for lunch and later transfer to Kigali international airport for your flight.
End of 7 Days congo gorilla safari .
- Eastern lowland Gorilla Permits
- Nyiragongo hike permit
- Mountain gorilla permit
- Chimpanzee Tracking permit
- Accommodation & Meals
- Drinking Water & En route Lunch
- Ground Transportation
- English Speaking Guide
- Congo Tourists Visa
- Flight to Rwanda
- Rwanda Visa ( apply for Multiple entry Visa)
- All personal expenses not listed in the itinerary above