3 Day Mountain Gorilla safari In Congo – Virunga

Tour overview

This safari will reward you with a true gorilla watching adventure with in Virunga National in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The safari starts in Kigali Airport and also ends from Kigali airport, the safari includes 2 nights in the lodges that are so well known in Goma area with in the Northern Lake Kivu. The tour includes a gorilla permit of $ 400 per person and will be included in the final costing.

Tour highlights

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and pick up from Kigali International Airport

Upon your arrival at the airport in Kigali, you will be welcomed by the tour guide from our company who will then offer you a city tour of Kigali and after drive to the north of Rwanda and arrive at Goma town in the afternoon, with your lunch at the lake water front beach hotel and later you will enjoy a city tour to visit the Goma city in case time allows.

Dinner and overnight at Either Mikeno Lodge/ Bukima tented Camp

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in the Virunga National Park

gorilla-trekkingWake up by 6:00 am and enjoy breakfast and then drive for 1 hour from the lodge to the park headquarters, from where you will be allocated a gorilla family which is available for gorilla trekking. The guests who will be staying at Bukima tented camp will not need to move a long distance since the lodge is near to the headquarters. These gorillas are easy to track in Virunga National Park and it’s the oldest park in Africa and also watch these primates for only 1 hour, you will watch them feed the young ones in the jungle forest. The trek can short and in some cases 1 or 2 hours can be opted in rough hiking.

Dinner and overnight at Mikeno Lodge/ Bukima tented Camp

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali from Congo

You will wake up in the morning and have breakfast. You will after head to the border and complete the border crossing document and then cross to Rwanda. You will then drive back to Kigali and proceed to the airport for your flight back home.