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3 Days Congo Gorilla Tour

This 3 days Virunga gorilla safari exposes you to democratic republic of Congo’s mountain gorillas in their natural home. The trip starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda. Virunga national park is one of the oldest parks in Africa. Besides being the least visited gorilla destination, it doesn’t take away the fact that it has a lot to offer.

Itinerary Breakdown

– Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma to Bukima in Democratic Republic of Congo.
– Day 2: Gorilla trekking
– Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma to Bukima in Democratic Republic of Congo.
After having breakfast, go for a city tour and visit the genocide memorial in Kigali. Have lunch in Kigali later transfer to Democratic Republic of Congo. The journey takes 4 hours to reach Gomaborder, get your visa then proceed to Bukima sector in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation.
Luxury: Mikeno Tented lodge
Mid- Range: Bukima Tented camp

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bukima sector.
After having breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing. During the briefing, you will be told the rules to follow while trekking. You will then enter the jungle searching the allocated gorilla family. The interaction with the gorillas only lasts for an hour after which you will descend back to the starting point. Return to the lodge for lunch. Dinner and overnight will be served at the lodge.
Accommodation.
Luxury: Mikeno Tented lodge
Mid- Range: Bukima Tented camp

Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali.
After having breakfast, drive back to Kigali for your flight back home. The drive back rewards you with remarkable sceneries of Lake Kivu, Congo-Nile drive, extensive planations, amazing forests and the towering Virunga massif. The driver will drop you at the hotel or airport for your departure flight.

End of safari.

Inclusive

  • Flight tickets
  • Gorillas permits
  • City tour in Kigali / Goma town
  • 4 WD Vehicle
  • A professional English speaking Driver guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle
  • All ground transportation and fuel
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • All activities / service as per itinerary
  • Drinking water in the vehicleExclusions of the safari:
  • Visas
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wine
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature
  • Travel insurance

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