4 Days Nyiragongo and Gorilla
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
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 SAFARI
- Gorilla permits
- Nyiragongo Hike permit
- The Congo tourist Visa
- Drinking water
- Air tickets
- Visa ad visa fees
- Items of personal nature
- Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary