5 Days virunga,nyiragongo and kahuzi biega
This 5 Days virunga, nyiragongo and kahuzi biega safari offers the best experience while on a congo safari, it encompasses literally all the major travel activities carried out while on a congo tour. it includes gorilla trekking in virunga national park, hiking nyiragongo and trekking eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi biega national park.
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali and transfer to Goma.
You will be welcomed at the airport by our guide who will then drive you to Goma in the DRC via Gisenyi for lunch. You have a chance to interact with the local here. You will also have beautiful scenery of lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at Mikeno lodge/Bukima tented camp. FB
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking &Community walk
After an early morning breakfast you will head to the Virunga Park headquarters for a briefing before trekking. The search for the mountain gorillas will take about 2 hours then one hour with the gorilla And you will head back to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch you will be taken around in the nearby communities to interact with the local and share how they lead life then return to the lodge.
Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
On this day we shall wake up a little more early as we head to the Nyiragongo active volcano. You will start you hike at around 10am after briefing and it will take you about 6 hours to reach the summit depending on your levels of energy. Dinner and overnight in tented camps at the summit. FB
Day 4: Nyiragongo & transfer to Kahuzi Biega national park
After breakfast we shall descent to the bottom of the mountain and we shall transfer to Kahuzi Biega National Park where the lowland gorillas inhabit. There is a lot of other wildlife you will see in this entire adventure. Dinner and overnight at Orchid safari lodge. FB
Day 5: Eastern lowland gorilla trekking & departure
Like the mountain gorillas, we shall have early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing. The same gorilla tracking rules apply here. After this trek we shall have our lunch packed lunch and then head back to Kigali to catch out flight back home.