4 Days Nyiragongo Gorilla trekking Safari

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Overview

With this 4 Days Nyiragongo Gorilla trekking Safari,you will have an opportunity of seeing the amazing mountain gorillas and the spectacular Nyiragongo volcano. You will also enjoy the beautiful scenery and culture of Congo. This tour will start and end in Kigali, Rwanda. You will have a driver and a guide to take you to the best places in Virunga National Park, one of the oldest and most diverse national parks in Africa. You will have comfortable accommodation, delicious meals, and drinking water. You will have an unforgettable experience of nature and wildlife.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit to Bukima in Congo
  • Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park-Congo
  • Hiking Nyiragongo Volcano Summit
  • Going through the beautiful rainforest and then the lava eruption fissures and reach the top

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali to Bukima in Congo

You will start your safari early in the morning. The driver will pick you up from the hotel and tell you about the safari. He will drive you from Kigali to Bukima in Congo. It will take 4 hours to get to Goma town where you will have lunch. After lunch, he will drive you to Bukima where you will sleep and have dinner.

Accommodation: Mikeno Lodge or Bukima Tented camp

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park-Congo

You will have breakfast early in the morning. Your guide will drive you to the Park Headquarters. You will join other people for briefing before going into the Virunga forest for your gorilla trek. This trek can be short or long depending on where the mountain gorilla family you are trekking is. It can take from 30 minutes to 7 hours. When you find the gorillas, you will spend one hour with them. You will watch their behavior, take photos, and then go back to the Park Headquarters to end the trek. You will then go to Goma after the gorilla trek overnight.

Accommodation: Overnight at Gora

Day 3: Hiking Nyiragongo Volcano Summit

You will have breakfast early in the morning. You will drive from Goma to Kabati. This is where you will start climbing Nyiragongo volcano with Virunga National Park. You will have a briefing with the park rangers and then start hiking the Nyiragongo volcano. You will go through the beautiful rainforest and then the lava eruption fissures and reach the top. You will enjoy the view from the crater and watch the lava inside. You will have dinner and sleep at the crater summit.

Day 4: Descend the Nyiragongo Volcano and Departure to Kigali to End the tour

You will have breakfast and then go down from Nyiragongo Volcano Mountain. You will meet the driver and go back to Goma. If you have time, you will have a city tour of Goma. You will visit Goma caves and then continue. You will be driven back to Kigali. You can choose to stay in Kigali or fly out of Kigali on the last day of your tour. You will use the same way back. You will have another stop at the Rwanda-Congo border. You can take photos, buy souvenirs, or just relax before going to Kigali.

Main Destination: Kigali Accommodation:

End of the Tour, No accommodation

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Includes

  • Gorilla permit
  • Ground transport
  • Bottled water in vehicle
  • Full board accommodation for one night
  • Service of an English speaking driver-guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Excludes

  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry, etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Insurance
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Single room Supplement is USD 45.00 per person willing to stay alone in a single room.

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