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The 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari will allow you to explore the most visited national parks and popular of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Both conservation areas are home to gorilla species, the difference is that Virunga is home to mountain gorillas and Kaguzi Beiga is home to the low land gorillas, the 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari will give you the best of the Congo doing activities.

6 Days Best of Congo Gorilla Safaris

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali international airport and transfer to Goma

Day 2: Virunga gorilla Trekking.

Day 3: Nyiragongo Volcanic Hike.

Day 4: Descend Nyiragingo – Transfer to Bukavu.

Day 5: Lowland Gorilla Trekking.

Day 6: Departure.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Goma

Following a morning breakfast, you will be picked up by our representative from your hotel, driving through Rwanda’s most amazing villages, beautiful sites of the vast tea plantations, arriving for border checking, and later drive to the hotel that has been booked for your dinner and stay overnight at

Bukima tented camp

Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2:  Gorilla Trekking

Early morning breakfast, after which we will drive to the park headquarters for briefing, and clearing at the office, later which you will be allowed to enter into the forest for the day’s event, trekking takes 2 or more hours depending on how far the gorilla families have moved, you will be accepted to enjoy the gorillas for only an hour and return to meet your guide who will safely bring you back to the hotel.

Bukima tented camp

Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Hike Nyiragongo

Following an early breakfast, we will drive to the park center for a briefing before we start our day’s adventures, you will be able to meet other travelers the Hike begins at around 10:00am after reaching the tracking point, hiking takes approximately 6 hours depending on the speed of the last person, you will have an opportunity of seeing the active volcanic larva, spending the night at the summit

Day 4: Descend Nyirangongo – Transfer to Bukavu

Today morning, you will descend the volcano, arriving to meet our guide who will transfer you to Bukavu passing through beautiful towns of the eastern part of Congo, the drive is long but rewarding because of the stunning beauty enroute, lunch, and checkin to your pre-booked lodge for dinner and stay overnight at

Hotel Horizon

Meal plan Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5: Trekking Lowland Gorilla

After breakfast, we will embark on an early morning transfer to the park headquarters for gorilla experiences, briefing and after trekking the low land gorillas the experience is amazing, it takes 1-4 hours and upon meeting the gorillas one hour is allowed with them, returning for lunch and evening relaxation.

Hotel horizon

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6: Transfer from Bukavu to Kigali

Following breakfast, you will be transferred to Kigali for departure stop over in Butare for lunch, and proceed to the international airport for your departure back home safely.

End of the6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari.

The 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari includes;

  • All ground transportation.
  • Full board accommodation.
  • Hiking permits.
  • Park entrance and conservation fees.
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the travel plan.
  • Border crossing fees.

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan.
  • Visa fees and air tickets.
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff and driver guide.
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