3 Days Virunga Gorilla Trekking is an amazing safari package setup just for you. This is a short tour that will leave you thrilled about what nature has to offer. On this 3 day trip, you will visit Rwanda and Congo, 2 different countries.
Day 1: Land at Kigali before 11am and Drive to Gisenyi – Congo Border.
As you start your 3 days Virunga Gorilla trekking safari, you will meet your guide on your agreed location waiting to welcome you and embark on your drive to cross into Congo to Goma town. Check in with the tourism office strategically located at the Grand Barrier border. Post to receive Gorilla and Volcano permit that’s to be presented at the beginning of every trek. There after you will be transfer to Kibumba tented camp just near the trailhead of Nyiragongo volcano or Bukima tented camp – just outside Virunga national park boundary.
Day 2: Virunga Gorilla Trekking in Congo
Have your first meal of the day – Breakfast and report to Bukima patrol passport with your passport and permit details for registration and briefing. All treks in Virunga national park begin here. Later head into the forest with your ranger guide and expect to hike for 1 to 3 hours until you find the mountain Gorillas in Virunga national park
When you get to see them, you will be in awe inspired by their huge size and gentle nature as you watch them go about their daily business with mothers tending to the young ones and the juveniles making an effort to impress. You will stay up to 1 hour maximum and head back to the camp enjoy a late lunch and have the rest of the day at leisure, including time for nature walks and bird watching. Return to your accommodation
Day 3: Return to Kigali
This morning, you will connect with your driver / guide and transfer to back to Kigali. Depending on your departure flight time, you will be able to do a city tour visiting the Genocide memorial site in Kigali and Kaplaki crafts village for souvenir shopping and drop off at the airport for your flight back home.
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Hiking fees
- Park entrance fees
- Congo Visa fee
- Vehicle entrance fees
- all accommodation as per itinerary
- 4X4 safari vehicle & Fuel
- Full time English/ French speaking driver/ guide
- Bottled mineral water while on safari
- Rwanda Visa fees
- Air tickets
- All items of personal nature like laundry, porterage, phone calls, beer, e.t.c
- Anything else not included in the itinerary