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3 Days Gorilla Trekking in Congo

Tour Overview

The 3 days of gorilla trekking will reward you with a memorable tour to Virunga National Park in Congo. Not only will you enjoy gorilla trekking but also enjoy other wildlife experience that includes chimpanzees, giraffes, buffaloes, and bird species to mention a few.

Tour Highlights

Virunga Dancers
  • Day 1: Kigali to Virunga National Park in Congo.
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking.
  • Day 3: Departure to Kigali international airport.

Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  •  Visit the ibylwacu cultural center
  • Optional Golden monkey trekking, visit to Musanze caves, Dian Fossey hike, visit the twin lakes
  • Kigali city tour

3 Days Gorilla Trekking In Congo: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Kigali to Virunga National Park in Congo

The driver will pick you up very early in the morning from the hotel and he will brief you on the safari. The driver will transfer you from Kigali to Bukima in Congo and the journey takes 4 hours to arrive in Goma town where you will have a lunch stop. He will continue driving after lunch to Bukima where you will spend overnight. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation options:

  • Ihusi Hotel
  • Minkeno Lodge
  • Bukima tented Camp

Destination: Virunga National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Have early morning breakfast, pack your lunch box, enough drinking water, and hiking equipment. The driver will drop you to the park headquarters for a briefing and set off for hiking after the briefing. You will be placed in group of eight people with guide and well-armed game ranger. You will hike into the jungle searching for the gorilla family and when you allocate the gorilla family you will be given only one hour with the gorillas. You should enjoy that memorable time by taking photos, learning about gorillas, and asking questions. When one hour expires you will then head back to the lodge.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 3: Departure to Kigali International Airport

After breakfast embark on the journey to Kigali town, have city tour and lunch. The driver will then drop you to the airport to catch up with the flight.

End of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Kigali International Airport to Virunga National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel at Kigali International Airport

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    WHY BOOK THIS TOUR

    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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    CONGO NATIONAL PARKS

    VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK

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