3 Days Gorilla Trekking in Congo

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Overview

The 3 days Gorilla trekking in Congo takes you to the heart of Virunga National Park, a sanctuary for the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. Known as one of Africa’s oldest and most diverse national parks, Virunga promises an extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime journey that will leave you with lasting memories.

Our carefully curated package ensures a seamless and immersive experience, covering all aspects of your travel needs. From comfortable transportation and park entrance fees to delicious meals and expert guidance, we’ve got it all covered. You’ll have the chance to explore the lush landscapes of Virunga, home to these incredible creatures, as well as indulge in the rich biodiversity that makes this park truly exceptional.

What’s included:

  • Transportation as per the schedule
  • Entrance fees to the park
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Four-wheel transportation
  • English-speaking driver guide
  • Complimentary bottled water during the game drive
  • All planned activities

What’s not included:

  • Congo visa ($105 per person)
  • Meals, transport, and lodging outside the regular plan
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
  • Congo Gorilla Permit ($400 per person)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali and Transfer to Bukima in Congo

Your adventure begins with an early morning pick-up from your hotel or the airport in Kigali. A friendly driver will brief you on the safari before you head to Bukima in Congo. Enjoy a scenic 4-hour drive with a lunch stop in Gora town. After lunch, continue to Bukima for an overnight stay at Mikeno Lodge or Bulimna Tented Camp.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park-Congo

After an early breakfast, your guide will take you to the Park Headquarters for a briefing. Join others for instructions before embarking on a thrilling gorilla trek in the Virunga forest. The trek can last between 30 minutes to 7 hours, depending on the gorilla family’s location. Spend a magical hour observing the gorillas, capturing photos, and then return to the Park Headquarters to conclude the trek.

Accommodation: Mikeno Lodge

Day 3: Departure to Kigali to End the Tour

After breakfast, you’ll be driven back to Kigali for your post-tour accommodation or choose to fly out on the last day. Enjoy a scenic stop at the Rwanda-Congo border crossing for photos, souvenirs, or relaxation before continuing to Kigali.

End of tour

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Chimp Permit $150, Habituation Permit $220 excluded
  • Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above
Start date1 Pax2 Pax3 Pax4 Px5 Pax6 Pax
Any date$1500$950$753$625$560$520

 

Single room Supplement is USD 45.00 per person willing to stay alone in a single room.

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