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5 Days Gorillas Trekking and Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking in Congo

This 2 day tour package to Murchison falls, offers interesting safari activities including a game drive in which you will see lots of wildlife including lions, buffaloes, elephants, leopards, Jackson’s heart beasts, oribis, giraffes,  kobs, warthogs, waterbucks, etc. You will also enjoy a boat cruise on River Nile in which you will see a lot of wildlife on the river shores including Buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles, hippos, waterbucks and lots of birds.

5 Days Congo Gorilla Tracking and Nyiragongo Hiking

  • Day 1; Kigali transfer to Gisenyi lake Kivu.
  • Day 2; Hiking Nyiragongo Volcanoes.
  • Day 3; Descend back from the summit and transfer to Goma for overnight.
  • Day 4; gorilla tracking in virunga national park.
  • Day 5; Transfer back to Kigali for city tour and back to the  international airport.
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.

5 Days Gorillas Trekking and Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking – Congo

Day 1: Kigali transfer to Gisenyi Lake Kivu

Our trained guide/driver will pick you from the hotel room and brief you about the trip. He will drive towards Gisenyi via Ruhengeri and will make the first stop over at cultural centre in Ibiwachu village found in Ruhengeri. Upon reaching Gisenyi, our clients can have boat cruise if they wish on Lake Kivu. Overnights can be taken from either water front resort lodge or Lake Kivu Serena hotel.

Day 2: Hiking Nyiragongo Volcanoes

Your will have breakfast than transfer to Nyiragongo national park for briefing. The journey of hiking into crater of Nyiragongo Mountain will start and it only takes 5-6 hours climbing to the summit. You will pass through tropical rainforest, so clients should carry the rain jacket because of climate changes, wear rubber shoe, and carry climbing stick, head gear and enough drinking water. The nights are spent from tented camps and dinner is provided from the camp at summit of the volcano.

Day 3: Descending from the summit to be transfer to Goma town.

After morning breakfast from the top summit camp, you will descend to the bottom and the driver will take you to Goma where you can have nature walks in Goma village and overnight spent from mikeno lodge.

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in virunga national park.

We expect our clients to wake up very early and have morning breakfast. Hikers should carry packed lunch from the lodge, enough drinking water. Our driver will drop you at park headquarters for briefing about the do’s and don’ts of gorilla trekking. The reason as to why you have to wake up early, so as to get when the gorillas are still in their nest before they set off to look for food. At 8:00am you will start your journey through the forest trial but not only will you view gorillas but you will encounter others mammals such as monkey, elephants, and also bird species. The time spent with gorillas after allocating a gorilla family is 1 hour and gorilla permits cost USD 400. After long day of hiking gorillas you will head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: transfer to Kigali for city tour and dropping you to airport.

You have morning breakfast then transfer to Kigali town for city tour and then back to Kigali international airport for flight back home.

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.

Safari Land cruiser

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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