4 days Congo Gorillas and Nyiragongo tour takes you through the Congo Virunga National Park a home to the rare mountain gorillas and the Nyiragongo Mountain which features as one of the most powerful and smoky volcanoes.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali to Goma town DRC
After a nice breakfast in the morning, you will be picked by your driver/guide and set off to cross  Rwanda’s border with DR Congo. You will have a stopover at Goma town where you have a brief city tour and the surrounding environment like visiting the green and black Lakes. You will return to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Virunga National Park
You will have breakfast early in the morning and head for the most adventurous wildlife experience in Virunga National Park in the East of the DR Congo. Briefing starts at 7:00am by the park official on the guidelines for gorilla trekking. You will be split in groups of 8 people and allocated gorilla families to track. You will be allowed to spend one full hour in the face to face encounter with these apes. You are allowed to take as many pictures as possible basing on their guidelines. You will return to the lodge later for relaxation and lunch and in the afternoon you can take an optional visit to the local king and then return for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Mount Nyiragongo hike
Following breakfast in the morning, you will head Kibati to begin the hiking through the stunning and lava fields with a steep slope near the top. The Spectacular views of the active volcanoes with great fire flames both day and night makes this the most thrilling African adventure you shouldn’t miss out in life. You will have dinner and an overnight stay in the Nyiragongo Crater cabanas at the Volcano summit.

Day 4: Following breakfast in the morning,

You will descend this morning from the powerful volcano to the bottom where you will be picked by the driver guide and be transferred to Goma town. Lunch at Goma town and later continue to Kigali international airport for your scheduled flight.

END OF TOUR

Safari inclusions

  • Nyiragongo hike permit per person
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Transport in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Accommodation and meal
  • Government taxes

Safari Exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Air fares
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks and other drinks