4 Days Congo Gorillas &Nyiragongo Hiking Safari

This 4 Days Congo safari is a perfect package to trek gorillas in Virunga national park and climb  Nyiragongo Volcano with African Apes Holidays.  Meet face to face with the endangered gorillas and experience the boiling lava lake at the summit of Nyiragongo Volcano. The safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Goma
Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Day 3: Nyiragongo Hiking
Day 4: Descend and departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Goma

Our company representative (your safari driver guide) will meet you at Kigali international airport and transfer to Gisenyi. Relax and chill a little on lake Kivu and thereafter cross over to Goma for an overnight stay at Mikeno Lodge/ Bukavu Tented Camp

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Today you wake up early, have breakfast and with your packed lunch transfer to Virunga park headquarters for registration and briefing about the rules and regulations of gorilla trekking. At 8:00am, start off the hike to meet the endangered mountain gorillas, enjoy their human like behaviors, learn their social lives and have fun with them. Gorilla trekking time may take as less as 30 minutes to several hours depending on the location of gorillas that day. Dinner and overnight at Mikeno Lodge/ Bukavu Tented Camp

Day 3: Nyiragongo Hiking

Wake up early, have breakfast, get your packed lunch and transfer to Kibatsi village for a briefing on safety and guidelines of Nyiragongo Hiking. Thereafter, transfers to the starting point of Nyiragongo hiking and at 10:00am, start off the hike. Climbing is strenuous but the experience you get after reaching the summit is worth the effort. Ensure to be physically fit and carry enough drinking water and energy giving snacks. Overnight stay at Nyiragongo Bandas.

Day 4: Descend and departure

In the early morning, wakeup to have a cup of coffee, hike down to the base of the volcano where you will fin your diver guide waiting for you. Drive to Kigali for your connecting flight.
End of the tour

Tour inclusions

 Gorilla trekking permit
 Nyiragongo Volcano permit
 Ground transport
 Pick p and transfers
 Accommodation and meals
 Bottled drinking water
 Miscellaneous
 Full time English speaking guide

Tour Exclusions

 Visa fees
 International flight fares
 Alcoholic beverages
 Tips
 Personal expenses
 Porters fee
 Extra activities not in the itinerary

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