This 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking & Nyiragongo hike in DR-Congo will take you for amazing adventure experience in Virunga national park DR-Congo. The trip will start either from Uganda or Rwanda’s Kigali city and will lead you to Virunga national park in DR-Congo to track the rare mountain gorilla, and bring you back to either Uganda or Kigali in Rwanda, depending on where its convenient for you.
Day 1: Transfer to Virunga national park in DR-Congo
On this day you will be picked from your hotel and transfer to Gisenyi near Lake Kivu. You will do a boat ride to visit islands, methane gas plant and hot spring before you cross over to Virunga national park, continue and check into your lodge for overnight at MIKENO LODGE / BUKIMA TENTED CAMP / TCHEGERA ISLAND TENTED CAMP
Day 2: Congo gorilla tracking adventure
After your morning breakfast, you will report to the park headquarters well prepared and dressed in tracking attire be briefed and then enter the forest and start your gorilla tracking adventure that is full of excitement . Afterwards you will return back to your lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight stay at MIKENO LODGE / BUKIMA TENTED CAMP / TCHEGERA ISLAND TENTED CAMP
Day 3: Nyiragongo Volcano hike and Overnight stay
As soon as you finish your breakfast, you will head to another adventure in the park, hike the Nyiragongo, the most beautiful mountain that has the world’s largest crater on top. Its one of the active volcano in the virunga region. Reasonable fitness is required for this activity. Carry warm clothes and sleeping bag. Take a walk around the summit as you take many pictures. You will camp on top of the Volcano at NYIRAGONGO HUTS.
Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali as you end your tour
In the morning after breakfast, you will descend down the mountain, arriving at the park office at kibati by 11:30 am. Proceed to cross over the border to Rwanda. You will have lunch and drive back to Kigali as you end your tour.
The cost of the above itinerary will include the following;
- Transport in Comfortable vehicle and Fuel
- Service of Experienced and professional driver/ guide
- Accommodation for the days of the tour
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Nyiragongo hike fees
- Guide fees
- Bottled drinking water
The cost of the itinerary however will exclude;
- Visa fees for Rwanda or Uganda and Congo
- Optional Activities
- Personal medical Insurance and emergency fees
- Personnel expenses on ones nature such as Tipping guides, lodge staff, beverage like alcohol etc.
End of 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking tour.