4 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike and Gorilla Trekking in Congo
This 4-day trip takes you to the democratic republic of Congo in a thrilling gorilla and Nyiragongo hiking safari in the Virunga National Park.
- Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma in DR Congo.
- Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park.
- Day 3: Climb Nyiragongo Volcano.
- Day 4: Descending the Nyiragongo Volcano.
- 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
4 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike Gorilla Trekking in Congo: Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Our guide will pick you up from Kigali International Airport or your hotel and take you for a Kigali city tour where you will see some of the city’s top attractions including the genocide memorial center.
After lunch, you will transfer to Gisenyi and then cross the border to Goma in DR Congo. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge
- Ihusi Hotel
- Minkeno Lodge
- Bukima tented Camp
Destination: Virunga National Park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in the Virunga National Park
Wake up early, have your breakfast and then transfer to the Bukima park station in Virunga National Park in Congo for briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking. This will be done by the park rangers, after proceed for a mountain gorilla trek in Congo Jungle Forest. This trek takes 3-6 hours and once they are found, you will stay with them for an hour as you take photos and watch them playing with their young ones in their natural life. You will later return to the park headquarters as you prepare to transfer to Goma after trekking gorillas and stay at Hotel relaxing.
Dinner and overnight at Goma
Day 3: Hike Nyiragongo Volcano
After the early morning breakfast, take a short drive from Goma to Kabati which is the starting point for Nyiragongo climbing with Virunga National Park. You will have a briefing with the park rangers and start hiking the Nyiragongo volcano and go through the impressive rain forest and continue on the lava eruption fissure and reach the summit. Have the whole of the evening enjoying the view from the crate and as you watch the lava inside.
Dinner and overnight inside the crater.
Day 4: Descending the Nyiragongo Volcano
Have breakfast and after descending down from Nyiragongo volcano mountain, you will meet the driver and return to Goma if time allows, you will have a city tour of Goma visit Goma caves, and then proceed to the border to cross to Rwanda and drive to Kigali International Airport.
End of Tour
Includes & Excludes
The trip will start from Kigali International Airport to Goma in Congo to Virunga National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel at Kigali International Airport
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