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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.

4 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike and Gorilla Tracking in Congo

  • 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.
Activity highlights
  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  •  Visit to the ibylwacu cultural centre
  • Optional Golden monkey trekking, visit to musanze caves, dian fossey hike, visit to the twin lakes
  • Kigali city tour
Why Book this trip
  • Trip Departs any date
  • Gorilla trekking permit included
  • Accommodation and meals inclusive
  • Tour can be customized
  • Professional guides
  • Group discounts available
  • Travel in a Standard 4×4 safari vehicle.
  • Drinking water during trip.

4 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike and Gorilla Trekking in Congo

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma in DR 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 centre.

After lunch you will transfer to Gisenyi then cross the border to Goma in the DR Congo. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge. Accommodation options: Ihusi Hotel / Minkeno Lodge / Bukima tented Camp

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in 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: Climb 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 after start hiking the Nyiragiongo 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 descend down from Nyiragongo volcano mountain, you will meet the driver and return to Goma and if time allows , you will have a city tour of Goma visiting Goma caves and then proceed to the border to cross to Rwanda and drive to Kigali international Airport.
End of Tour

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Standard Safari Vans

We have a collection of 4×4 safari vans, which can accommodate between 6 to 8 people, each guaranteed a window seat. The safari vans come with a professional driver/guide and enough fuel for your trip.

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We also have the latest safari land cruisers, these are provided for some luxury trips and you can also request for and upgrade. Our land cruisers accommodate between 5 to 7 people, each guaranteed a window seat.

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You can also reach us on Whats-app Number: +256753750983 for urgent requests.

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